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Josh PelletierClass: R-Senior
Previous School: Foxcroft Academy HS
Hometown: Charleston, Maine
2010 (R-Jr.): Finished season with 15-8 record for Flames while competing as the starting heavyweight for the first time …one of eight grapplers to complete the year with 15 or more victories … ranked tied for fifth on the team in dual wins with 9 … opened season with a 10-2 major decision over Diante Wright of Campbellsville (Nov. 7)… posted a win over Army's Alan Lutterman (Dec./4-0) in the Brockport/Oklahoma Gold Tournament (Nov. 14) … posted perfect records in back-to-back events … 3-0 at the Hoosier Duals (Nov. 28) including wins over Cumberlands' Travis Aubrey (Dec./8-6, SV), Northern Illinois' Dakota Greenshaw (Dec./ 3-1), and Chattanooga's Tom Minwell (Major Dec./ 8-0) … 2-0 at quad match hosted by Binghamton with wins over Robert Grogran (Fall, 1:00) of Princeton and Corey Waite (Dec./ 6-4, SV) of Binghamton … continued impressive stretch, posting 4-2 record at Southern Scuffle, with three victories being by decision, and one by fall (0:58) against Joe Tymoszuzuk of Kent State … won 9 of 11 bouts from Nov. 28 to Dec. 30 … finished regular season winning three of last four duals … won final match of the year against Nadeem Farah of Duquesne by a major decision, 8-0 … finished runner up at the NCAA East Regionals.
2009 (R-So.): Named to the Big South Presidential Honor Roll … finished the year with a 2-6 record in limited action at heavyweight … posted his first win of the year by fall with a first-period pin over Cumberlands Jaron Singley at the Hoosier Duals (1:06) … picked up his second victory of the year with a 3-0 decision over Lehigh's Justin Allen at the Nittany Lion Open.
2008 (So.): Redshirted.
2007 (Fr.): Posted the team's second most victories at heavyweight, finishing the year with an 8-4 record … after dropping an opening round match, reeled off six straight wins to finish third at the Spartan Invitational (12/2) … placed sixth at the Virginia State Intercollegiates (1/6) … opened the event with a 3-1 decision over Virginia's Jack Danilkowicz … helped the Flames to a 36-9 dual match victory over Messiah, picking up a 9-5 decision over Ethan Bucarey.
Prep: Graduated from Foxcroft Academy … finished his three-year high school career with a 110-10 record (91.7 winning percentage) … did not compete during his freshman season … was a three-time Penobscot Valley Conference, regional and state champion … posted a 28-9 record at 215 pounds as a sophomore … posted a perfect 38-0 record as a junior at 215 pounds, placing sixth at the New England Championships … culminated his prep career with a 44-1 record at 275 pounds … was the New England Champion as a senior.
Personal: Son of Maynard and Lorrie Pelletier … birthday is on June 14 … comes from an athletic family as his brother, Caleb, wrestled at West Point … majoring in criminal justice … his dream job is to work for the border patrol or FBI … the event he is most looking forward to this year is the NCAA East Regional, as he hopes to have a chance to qualify for the NCAA National Championship … when he was growing up, he wanted to become a helicopter pilot.