Michael Billingsley

Michael  Billingsley


Winnemucca, NV

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Career Highlights
Third place at the All-Academy Championships (2016-17)
Sixth place at the Big 12 Conference tournament (2015-16)
First place at the Cowboy Open (2014-15)

Junior | 2016-17: Posted a 16-16 overall record with a 5-5 mark in dual matches and a 2-3 mark in conference dual matches … started at 174 in all Div. I dual matches on the year … second-most dual meet wins on the season (5)… posted three major decisions and one fall … third-place at the All-Academy Championships … fourth-place at the Cowboy Open (elite) … Dean’s list … completed Powered Flight over the summer.

Sophomore | 2015-16: Finished the season with a 14-10 overall record and a 1-2 dual record in the 165 class … logged three dual points for the Falcons … 10 decision victories, one major decision and two falls on the season … fastest fall was in 2:02 … sixth place finish at the Big 12 Wrestling Conference tournament … second place at the Rocky Mountain Open … fourth at the UNK-Holiday Inn Open-elite … squadron honor NCO … AD’s list … Dean’s list … participated in the pilot training operations course over the first block of summer … Expeditionary Survival and Escape Training cadre.

Freshman | 2014-15: Finished the season with a 8-4 overall record, and a 2-2 dual record in the 165 class … finished the season with a 7-5 overall record and a 1-2 dual record in the 174 class … recorded three falls on the season with a fastest fall time of 1:43 … placed first at the Cowboy Open … placed third at the U.S. Western Open … placed fourth in the UNK Holiday Inn Open … placed fourth in the All-Academy Championships … Dean’s list … Athletic Director’s list … placed eighth at Greco University Nationals … attended Expeditionary Survival and Escape Training over the summer.

USAFA Prep: Wrestled for coach Tim Alger at the USAFA Prep School.

High School: Four-year letterman in wrestling … three-year letterman in track and football ... NCWA All-American ... four-time Nevada state champion in wrestling … Rollie Lane champion … all-state outside linebacker in football ... wrestled for coach John Brooks at Lowry HS ... National Honor Society member … academic all-state for two years.

Personal: Member of cadet squadron 31 ... son of Tim and Susan Billingsley with two brothers … younger brother Beau is a member of the Air Force wrestling team ... major is management ... hobbies include anything outdoors, fishing, hunting, hanging out at the lake ... credits his father with the greatest impact on his athletic career ... plans for a career in space or acquisitions … has never had a bloody nose … when in eighth grade he beat Halo 3 on legendary in one night… joined the Academy for a great education, great wrestling, and a chance to be an officer in the military ... favorite quote, "Send it."

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