2006-07: Finished his first season at NIU with a record of 16-14 with two pins and one major decision... picked up a fourth-place finish at MAC Championships... earned crucial win against Tyler Rhodes of Northern Iowa to preserve a tie against the Panthers... won his first MAC match over Charlie Walker of Eastern Michigan.
Harper College: Wrestled and played football from 2004 to 2006 at Harper College... during 2004 football season, earned a national championship title after his team won the Graphic Edge Bowl... during 2005-2006, his wrestling team earned a national championship after he placed second in the 285-pound weight class... is the only athlete to ever win national championships in two sports at Harper College.
High School: Garnered First Team All-Conference honors during his junior and senior years... Earned Second Team All-State accolades in his senior year... finished third in the Indiana State Tournament during his senior year... was a four-year varsity letter winner... holds Benton Central H.S. records for most wins, pins.
Son of Sandy and David Benner... born October 14, 1985... majoring in Rehabilitation and Exercise Science.
Year W L Pins
2005-06 16 14 2
Career 16 14 2