Daryn Nelson
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    Daryn Nelson

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Grand Prairie, Texas

    High School:
    South Grand Prairie HS

    Height / Weight:
    5-10 / 156

    Moved up to the 165-pound weight class prior to the 2007 season...2007: Wing Open semifinalist at 156 pounds...earned Boxer of the Week honors following a victorious decision in the Wing Open preliminaries...posted an 8-1 record on the season...finished a perfect 4-0 in Friday Night Fight bouts...defeated Navy's Cannon Pattillo to open the season...also earned a victory by decision at the Nevada Invitational...2006: Wing Open semifinalist at 147 pounds...recorded a 4-6 mark on the season...2005: Wing Open quarterfinalist...earned Boxer of the Week honors following a referee-stopped-contest bout in the Wing Open preliminaries...joined the boxing program from the wrestling team...recorded an 11-0 major decision at the Oklahoma Open.

    HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year letterwinner in wrestling...four-time district champion...team captain...runner-up at the state championship meet...member of the National Honor Society, Math Honor Society and French Honor Society.

    PERSONAL: Son of Steve and Nancy Nelson...born Nov. 10, 1985...has two older siblings, Cory and Blaine...majoring in Foreign Area Studies...hopes to become a Security Forces Officer...hobbies include snowboarding, off-roading and hiking...worked with the Royal Air Force in England during the summer of 2006...Element Leader and Training NCO...has also served as an Element NCO...currently serving as a Training NCO...member of Cadet Squadron 26.

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