2009-2010 (SOPHOMORE, 133/141)
Went 14-11 at 133 and 141 pounds ... finished 1-2 at the Eastern Michigan Open (11/7), scoring a 6-5 decision over Brockport State's Ryan Fallot ... posted a fifth-place showing at the Missouri Open (11/22), going 2-2 with his first pin of the season ... placed fifth at the Cleveland State Open (12/13), going 5-2 on the day with two falls ... went 3-2 at the Midlands Wrestling Championships (12/29), including a major decision ... took third at the Indianapolis Greyhound Open (2/7) ... went 0-2 in Big Ten Duals at 141 pounds.
2008-2009 (FRESHMAN, 125/133)
Posted a 4-3 record in his first collegiate season, going 0-2 at 125 pounds and 4-1 at 133 pounds ... went 0-2 at the Eastern Michigan Open (11/1) ... placed third at the Simonson Open (1/24) with a 4-1 record including his first three collegiate falls; tied for eighth on the team with three pins.
Did not compete during initial season at Purdue.
Four-year letterwinner in wrestling and one-year letterwinner in soccer at Marist High School ... member of the Junior National team as a sophomore ... state qualifier as a senior ... coached on the mat by Mark Gervais and Brendan and Pat Hefferman.
Born on Oct. 11, 1988, in Oak Lawn, Ill. ... son of Owen and Margaret Putman ... has three brothers, Owen, John and Mike, and one sister, Maggie ... is joining former high school teammate Jake Murphy on the Boilermaker wrestling squad ... majoring in law and society.