2012-13: Posted an overall record of 17-20 at 133 pounds on the season … Went 6-11 overall in dual match action for the year … Recorded a Southern Conference dual match record of 3-4 on the year… Recorded a season-high three-match winning streak on the season … Took sixth-place overall at 133 pounds at the Brute Invitational event … Had a fall victory at 5:33 over Jake Nelson of Belmont Abbey in dual match competition … Recorded three major decision wins on the year … Earned an 8-0 major decision win over Justin Branham of Liberty at the Hokie Open and versus Vinny Punzone of Notre Dame College at the Cleveland State Open … Turned in a 9-1 major decision victory over Scott Stevens of Franklin & Marshall at the Brute Invitational … Edged Brett Boston of Appalachian State 5-4 to earn a conference win … Defeated Anthony Elias of Davidson 8-3 and Tanner Bidelspach of Campbell 9-4 in Southern Conference dual match action … Also posted wins over Tyler Kaelin of Washington & Lee, Zach Isenhour of George Mason, Jared Browning of West Virginia and Any Lyman of Bloomsburg … Beat Justin Farmer of Buffalo at both the Cleveland State Open and the Brute Invitational … Posted a first round 6-4 win over the No. 3 seeded Alex Ward of Chattanooga at the 2013 Southern Conference Championships.
2011-12: Posted an overall record of 6-17 on the season ... All six of his wins came at 133 pounds ... Was 3-11 in dual match action and 0-6 in Southern Conference competition ... Posted an 11-1 major decision win over Casey Gashaw of St. Andrews at the Pembroke Classic ... Recorded back-to-back 6-2 wins over Caleb Green of NCCC and Craig Barker of Bloomsburg in dual match action at the UB Quad Meet ... Upset Andrew Hammer of Ohio, 6-3, in the Runnin' Bulldogs' final home match of the season ... Pinned Joe Jarrells of VMI at 6:13 at the 2012 Southern Conference Championship in Chattanooga, Tenn. ... Earned a spot on the 2011-12 Big South Presidential Honor Roll.
2010-11: Redshirted ... Recorded a 3-8 record at 125 on the year ... Wrestled unattached all season long ... Posted one technical fall win on the season ... Picked up a 19-2 tech fall win over fellow teammate Jake Reinemund at the Davidson Open ... Earned a 7-0 shutout win over Luke Campbell of Spartanburg Methodist at the Davidson Open ... Also posted a 6-2 win over Austin Annas of Appalachian State at 125 at the Appalachian Open ... Also competed at the Hokie Open, the Wolfpack Open and at the 2010 Southern Scuffle ... Earned a spot on the 2010-11 Big South Presidential Honor Roll.
High School: Attended Northwest Cabarrus High School in Charlotte, N.C. ... Posted an overall record of 186-40 and broke the previous school record of 170 career wins ... Was a four-time All-County selection and a four-time All-Conference selection ... Was a team captain and was given the Most Dedicated Award his senior season ... Finished second at the regional meet and third at the state tournament in 2010... Picked up his 100th career win and was the recipient of the Coach's Award in his junior season ... Placed first at the regionals and second at the state tournament as a junior ... Was also a member of the two-time regional cross country team ... A Wendy's H.S. Heisman winner ... A four-time Scholar-Athlete ... Also a member of the honor roll every semester while at Northwest Cabarrus High.
Personal: Born March 29, 1992 in Charlotte, N.C. ... Son of Susan Golde ... Has one sister ... Majoring in Accounting.