Thursday Oct. 22, 6:30 pm at Clune Arena
Four named to WWC All-Academic Team; nine named to Coaches' Honor Roll
Erickson, Hyder, Stafford named to WWC All-Academic Team
Five Falcons named All-Americans
Falcons earn first win over UNI since 2002
The Falcons captured a 28-15 victory over New Mexico Highlands in JV competition on Jan. 13.
2014-15: Finished the season with a 5-3 record and a 1-1 dual record in 174 class … one fall on the season with a time of 2:08 … placed 1st in 174 class at the U.S. Western Open, placed 5th in 174 class at the UNK Holiday Inn Open - Elite … Commitment to Excellence award, WWC All-Academic team with a 3.84 GPA in biology … Squadron flight commander … Order of Merit #1 in the following classes – Organic Chemistry I and II, Inorganic Chemistry II, Genetics, Biochemistry … Academic A-Team (4.0 Fall 2014 semester) … Tri Beta Biology National Honor Society … three-time Western Wrestling Conference Coaches Academic Honor … Jump Wings – AM490 … Independent Research in Microbiology … two-time Commitment to Excellence Award … worked at the Nevada National Security Site in Las Vegas, NV for ecological and environmental monitoring … Basis Cadre – Athletic Staff.
2012-13: Posted a 1-1 record on the season ... named to WWC Coaches' Honor Roll ... All-American at the ASICS Junior National Championships, placing fifth at 79kg.
High School: Lettered four years in wrestling ... coached by Brett Larson and Henry Gerten ... two-time state finalist ... three-time team MVP ... three-time freestyle state placewinner ... placed third at Rumble on the Red ... also lettered two years in football ... team MVP ... state finalist in 2011 ... Rosemount Athlete of the Year ... class valedictorian ... two-time outstanding academic achiever ... member of National Honor Society.
Personal: Member of cadet squadron 25 ... son of Joel and Nikki Jackson ... has a younger brother ... father wrestled at St. Thomas ... plans to major in biology ... would like to attend medical school ... hobbies include hunting, water sports and Starcraft 2 ... craziest ambition is to be a professional gamer.