Jesse Stafford
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    Jesse Stafford

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Loomis, Calif.

    High School:
    Del Oro

    Weight:
    165

    01/14/2014

    Jesse Stafford Named WWC Wrestler of the Week

    Junior went 4-0 at Borah Duals

    11/25/2013

    Jesse Stafford Shares Air Force Athlete of the Week Honors

    Junior claimed first place at UNK Holiday Inn Open

    06/24/2013

    Three Air Force Wrestlers Named Mountain West Scholar-Athletes

    A total of 623 athletes honored by conference

    06/04/2013

    Fifteen Falcons Earn WWC Academic Honors

    Erickson, Hyder, Stafford named to WWC All-Academic Team

    05/20/2013

    Pair of Falcons Named to NWCA All-Academic Team

    Hyder and Stafford earn national academic honors

    03/08/2013

    Air Force vs. Northern Colorado

    The Falcons picked up a 35-9 WWC victory over the Bears on Senior Day.

    01/22/2013

    Air Force vs. Northern Iowa

    The 25th-ranked Falcons score a 19-18 come-from-behind victory over former WWC foe Northern Iowa.

    01/22/2013

    Air Force vs. Oregon State

    The 25th-ranked Falcons dropped a tough match to No. 13 Oregon State on Jan. 11.

    11/04/2012

    Blue-Silver Match

    The Silver team picked up a 26-13 victory over the Blue team in the Falcons' annual Blue-Silver Scrimmage, held Oct. 24.

    2012-13: Put together a 23-13 overall record, including a 9-2 mark in dual competition ... tied for second on the team with seven falls ... placed fourth in the Elite Division at the UNK Holiday Inn Open ... took third place at the All-Academy Championships ... shared the team's Commitment to Excellence Award ... recognized as a member of the NWCA All-Academic Team and the WWC All-Academic Team ... named a Mountain West Scholar-Athlete.

    2011-12: Spent a year in Mongolia with Athletes in Action.

    2010-11: Compiled an 18-10 overall record at 157 pounds ... registered two falls on the season ... placed fourth at the Cowboy Open (Amateur Division) to begin the season ... placed fifth in the Amateur Division at the Kaufman/Brand Open ... recipient of the Falcons' Commitment to Excellence Award ... named to WWC Coaches' Honor Roll ... Mountain West Scholar-Athlete.

    High School: Lettered four years in wrestling ... coached by Clint Madden ... team captain ... earned a second-place and a fourth-place finish at the CIF state championships ... state champion in freestyle and Greco-Roman ... placed third at the Jr. Fila Greco-Roman Nationals and sixth at the Jr. Fila Freestyle Nationals ... also lettered three years in cross country and two years in track and field ... three-sport team captain ... state qualifier in cross country ... league champion in track ... recipient of CIF State Sportsmanship Award ... AP Scholar.

    Personal: Member of cadet squadron 39 ... son of Mike and Chris Stafford ... has three older siblings ... brother, Joe, is a 2011 Academy graduate and wrestled four years for the Falcons, serving as team captain in his senior year ... other siblings, Sarah and Aaron, both competed in track in college ... majoring in civil engineering ... plans to become a pilot ... hobby is tree climbing ... craziest ambition is to become Iron Man.

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