Griffin Parriott
Griffin  Parriott

RS Freshman

New Prague, Minn.

High School:
New Prague

Height / Weight:
5-7 / 157



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• Competed at Navy Classic (11/18)
• Competed at Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational (12/1)
• Competed at Midlands Championships (12/29)
• Competed at Big Ten Championships (3/3-4)
• Placed seventh at Marine Corps U.S. Open Men’s Freestyle National Championships at 70 kg (5/27-28)
• Competed at U.S. Senior Freestyle World Team Trials Challenge Tournament at 70 kg (5/19)

Season Notes
• Scored first in 79 percent of his matches (23-29), which was the highest percentage on the team.
• Missed duals against SIU Edwardsville and Central Michigan in December due to illness; four duals in January due to injury (Penn State, Illinois, North Dakota State, Ohio State) ... returned to the lineup against Michigan State and went 3-1 in last four duals of season.
• Although he doesn’t consider himself a pinner, five of Parriott’s wins have were by fall ... his five pins ranked second on the team ... recorded three pins in less than a minute ... stuck Princeton’s John Pipa in 34 seconds in the consolation quarterfinals of the Navy Classic ... pinned LIU Post’s TJ Fabian 39 seconds while wrestling in his first official match for the Boilermakers at the Journeymen/MyHouse Northeast Duals ... pinned Jake Danishek of Indiana in 44 seconds during wrestlebacks at the Big Ten Championships.
• Avenged an Andrew Crone pin from the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Collegiate Wrestling Invitational with a pin of his own, sticking the 14th-ranked Badger at 3:17 ... Parriott held a 5-2 advantage after a high-action first period that saw him take Crone down twice.
• Built a 12-4 lead on Indiana’s Austin Holmes thanks to six rapid-fire takedowns not even halfway through the second period before suplexing Holmes and getting the fall at 3:42.
• Went 2-2 at the Midlands Championships, posting wins over Andrew Shomers of Edinboro (5-3) and Buffalo’s Alex Smythe (9-7).
• Beat Oregon State’s Hunter Willits 3-2 at the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational, avenging a sudden victory 3-1 loss to Willits at the Navy Classic two weeks prior.
• Went 3-0 for Purdue at the Journeymen/MyHouse Northeast Duals while making his debut in the lineup ... overcame a 3-2 deficit to North Carolina’s Kennedy Monday late in the final frame with a takedown and a four-point nearfall to win 8-3.

2016-17 / AS A FRESHMAN
Season Notes

• Redshirted
• Competed at 157 pounds at Warren Williamson/Daktronics Open (unattached) (11/6)
• Purple Raider Open 157-pound champion (unattached) (1/15)
• Greyhound Open 157-pound champion (unattached) (2/5)
• UWW Junior Men’s Freestyle National Championships 70 kg champion (5/29)
• Competed at U.S. Junior Freestyle World Team Trials at 66 kg (6/9)

• Nation’s No. 2 152-pounder by WIN Magazine, No. 3 by Flowrestling and InterMat ... tabbed as the No. 7 overall recruit of 2016 by Flowrestling ... No. 17 by InterMat.
• 2016 ASICS/Vaughan Junior 152-pound freestyle national champion ... 2016 ASICS/Vaughan Junior 152-pound Greco-Roman national champion ... was one of two wrestlers to claim both Greco-Roman and freestyle titles.
• ASICS All-America Third Team 152-pound selection.
• Wrestled for Team Minnesota at the 2016 Cliff Keen Dream Team Classic ... wrestled on the USA All-Star Team at the 2016 Pittsburgh Wrestling Classic.
• Two-time Super 32 placewinner ... placed third at 152 pounds in 2015 ... placed fifth at 145 in 2014.
• Five-time Minnesota State High School League Division AA state qualifier (2012: 113; 2013: 120; 2014: 132; 2015: 145; 2016: 152) ... three-time MSHSL Division AA champ (2014: 132; 2015: 145; 2016: 152) ... 2012 113-pound runner-up ... placed third in 2013 at 120.
• Opened with back-to-back technical falls at 2016 MSHSL tournament, followed by back-to-back falls ... captured the title with a 10-second fall hitting a spladle ... outscored opponents 62-16 in four matches wrestled.
• High school record of 246-22 (36-9, 41-5, 43-6, 42-1, 45-0, 39-1)**.
• Won back-to-back Cheesehead Invitational titles in Kaukauna, Wisconsin ... won at 145 pounds in 2015 and 152 pounds in 2016.
• Placed third in freestyle at 2015 UWW Junior Nationals at 66 kg ... 2015 ASICS/Vaughan Junior freestyle All-American with fifth-place finish at 152 pounds.
• 2014 FILA Cadet Greco-Roman 63 kg runner-up ... 2014 Cliff Keen USA Wrestling Junior Folkstyle Nationals 138-pound runner-up.
• Named Outstanding Wrestler at 2013 Minnesota Christmas Tournament.

** Minnesota allows middle school wrestlers to compete in varsity competitions.

• Full Name: Griffin Mark Parriott
• Major: Undecided
• Birthday: September 22, 1997
• City Born: New Prague, Minnesota
• Parents: Mark and Sara Parriott
• Siblings: Older brother, Morgan


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