Kevin Hoy
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    Kevin Hoy

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Waretown, N.J.

    High School:
    Southern Regional

    Weight:
    Hwt

    Birthdate:
    08/08/1981

    AIR FORCE ACADEMY

    2001-02: Finished eighth at the NCAA tournament, earning All-American honors ... Placed second at the West Region tournament to earn an invitation to the NCAA Championships ... Team?s highest ranked wrestler at No. 9 in the nation ... He was undefeated in 13 dual meets and finished the year with a 46-8 overall record ... Second on the team with 82 takedowns ... Notched 38 nearfalls and eight pins ... Finished in third place at the Cowboy Open (5-1) and the Oklahoma Open (5-1) ... Won the Southern Colorado open for second straight season ... Captured first place at the prestigious Las Vegas Invitational, becoming the first Falcon to ever a championship at the event ... Became a three-time champion at the All-Academy Championships ... Won first place at the Colorado Collegiate tournament ... Placed sixth at the U.S. National freestyle competition ... Became the first cadet in to ever place in the event, which is a Olympic Trials Qualifying event and World Team Trials qualifying event.

    2000-01: Dual meet record of 8-1 ... Only dual loss of the season came against No. 4 Billy Blunt of Fresno State ... Finished the season ranked 17th in the nation by Amateur Wrestling News ... Overall record of 42-13 ... Led the team in wins (42) and escapes (49) ... Second on team with 51 near falls ... Champion of All-Academy and Colorado Colligiate tournaments ... Placed first at the Southern Colorado Open, the Aggie Open and the Jack Hancock Invitational ... Runner up at Oklahoma Open ... Placed fifth at prestigious Collegiate Invitational ... Third-place finisher at Western Regionals ... Qualified for NCAA tournament ... Went 2-2 at NCAAs ... Both losses were by one point ... Lost to Lehigh?s Shawn Laughlin (2-1) and Harvard?s David Rechul (3-2) ... Pinned North Carolina?s Matt Kenny (1:37) and defeated Clarion?s John Testa (4-2).

    1999-00:Cracked the varsity starting lineup as a freshman ... Champion of All-Academy and Colorado Collegiate tournaments ... Third-place finisher at Western Regionals ... Amateur Wrestling News all-rookie team.

    HIGH SCHOOL

    Lettered three years in wrestling and two years in football ... Two-time district finalist, district champion and regional champion ... Captured fifth place at state as a senior ... Win-loss record of 25-4 as a senior, and was 44-15 overall ... Coached by Gerald Tabbacchino and John Stout.

    PERSONAL

    Born Aug. 8, 1981 ... Majoring in aeronautical engineering ... Parents are Thomas and Sheryl Hoy ... Hobby is fishing ... Favorite movie is Scarface ... Brother, Erik, is a first year medical student at UMDNJ... Member of Squadron 30, the Knights.

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