Isaiah

White

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Weight: 165
Year: Junior
Hometown: Chicago, Ill.
High School: Oak Park and River Forest
Other College: Notre Dame College

Bio

Honors & Awards

  • NCAA Division I Championships Qualifier (2018)
  • NCAA Division II National Champion (2017: 165 pounds at Notre Dame College)
  • NCAA Division II East Regional Wrestler of the Year (2017 at Notre Dame College)

2018-19 (Junior)
Regular Season – 165 pounds

  • 8-3 overall record 
  • Six of nine matches have come against ranked opponents
  • Defeated #19 Cam Coy (Virginia) at Northeast Duals on Nov. 10
  • Won the Cliff Keen Invitational at 165 pounds, going 5-0 with three top-15 wins
  • Defeated #5 Logan Massa (Michigan) in the semifinals and #14 Mekhi Lewis (Virginia Tech) in the finals

2017-18 (Sophomore)
NCAA Championships – Round of 12 (2-2) – 165 pounds

  • First Round: Defeated Demetrius Romero (Utah Valley) by decision, 9-4
  • Second Round: Defeated #6 Richie Lewis (Rutgers) by sudden victory-1, 3-1
  • Quarterfinals: Lost to #3 Vincenzo Joseph (Penn State) by sudden victory-2, 4-2
  • Cons. Fourth Round: Lost to #16 Jon Jay Chavez (Cornell) by tiebreaker-1, 2-1

Big Ten Championships – 7th (3-2) – 165 pounds

  • First Round: Defeated #14 Te’Shan Campbell (Ohio State) by decision, 6-1
  • Quarterfinals: Lost to #1 Isaiah Martinez (Illinois) by decision, 7-4
  • Cons. Second Round: Defeated Jacob Morrissey (Purdue) by major decision, 12-3
  • Cons. Quarterfinals: Lost to #11 Evan Wick (Wisconsin) by decision, 3-1
  • Seventh-Place Match: Defeated #8 Nick Wanzek (Minnesota) by decision, 5-1

Regular Season – 165 pounds

  • 25-8 record overall (11-2 in duals)
  • Bonus Points: two pins, four technical falls and five major decisions
  • Led Nebraska starters with 11 dual wins and 46 dual points scored; had 44 dual takedowns and was taken down in duals only twice
  • Defeated 10 ranked opponents; all eight of his losses were to ranked or seeded opponents
  • Finished second at the Daktronics Open (Nov. 5)
  • Placed third at the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational (Dec. 1-2)

Before Nebraska

  • Wrestled at Notre Dame College in South Euclid, Ohio, for one season
  • 28-2 record overall in 2016-17
  • Won the 2017 NCAA Division II national championship at 165 pounds
  • Helped Notre Dame College to the 2017 NCAA Division II team championship
  • Named NCAA Division II East Regional Wrestler of the Year in 2017 by the NCAA-II Wrestling Coaches Association
  • Attended Oak Park and River Forest High School in Oak Park, Ill., under Coach Mike Powell
  • Helped his team to three consecutive Illinois state championships
  • Top-ranked wrestler at 152 pounds in the class of 2016 by FloWrestling
  • Won state at 160 pounds as a senior
  • Won state at 152 pounds as a junior
  • Won state at 138 pounds as a sophomore
  • Won 2014 Fargo Junior Freestyle national title at 145 pounds

Personal

  • Born: Nov. 11, 1997
  • Parents: Walter and Michelle White
  • Sisters: Tiffany, Trinity, Jennie, Diamond, Christina, Aiesha
  • Major: Undeclared

Career Statistics at Nebraska

Year Overall Dual Pins TF MD NCAA Big Ten
2017-18 25-8 11-2 2 4 5 Rd. 12 (2-2) 7th (3-2)
2018-19 6-3 1-3 0 0 1 -- --
Career 31-11 12-5 2 4 6 2-2 3-2

*Redshirt season does not count in career totals

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