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Scott Clymer

Class: R-Junior
Position:
Height: 5-9
Weight: 149

Previous School: Northwestern Lehigh HS

Hometown: Germansville, Pa.

2010 (R-So): Finished the year ranked third on the team in victories with a 20-12 record at 141 pounds … one of six grapplers to advance to NCAA National Championships after winning NCAA East Regional title … one of three Flames to produce at least 20 victories … tied for first on the squad for the most wins by fall (6) … led all grapplers in wins decided by major decision (6-0) … 8-5 in dual matches … finished fourth in the Brockport/Oklahoma Gold Tournament (11/29) by posting a 4-2 record, including three consecutive victories by fall … produced a 4-1 record in the Keystone Classic (11/22) to finish third in the event and assist Liberty to a first-place team finish … wrestled to a 2-2 record in the Hoosier Duals (11/28), including a 14-1 major decision win over Seth Statum of Chattanooga … was 2-2 at the Southern Scuffle (12/29) … won six of final seven duals before NCAA competitions … run included victory by fall (4:03) over Bucknell's John Regan and a technical fall win (2:56) over Morgan McDaniel of Gardner-Webb … defeated Kelin Bidelspach of Campbell (Major Dec./14-0) to claim NCAA East Regional Championship … made first appearance in NCAA National Championships … captured win over No. 11 seed Adin Duenas of Cal State Fullerton in opening round … win marked eighth win in program history in championship bracket, and fourth win in program history over a seeded opponent. 

2009 (So.): Wrestled in two events before redshirting the remainder of the season … posted a 3-4 record during those events at 149 pounds … was 3-2 at the Nittany Lion Open, picking up a trio of decision wins.

2008 (Fr.): Finished his first season at Liberty with an overall 18-20 record … wrestled at both 141 and 149 … one of five wrestlers on the year to grapple in multiple weight classes … finished the year fifth in overall victories … opened his collegiate career with a sixth-place finish at the Brockport-Oklahoma Gold Classic, posting a 3-3 tournament record (11/10) … helped the Flames to a fifth-place finish at the Navy Classic the following weekend (11/17), with a 3-2 record … the tournament run included a 4-2 decision over George Mason's Aaron Keeton and a dominating 18-0 technical fall win over Bucknell's Derek Eckhart … picked up an 8-4 decision over Eastern Michigan's Rece Cox at the Campbellsville Duals (12/8) … opened the Virginia State Intercollegiates with a 5-0 blanking of Old Dominion's Justin Belanger (1/5) … scored the Flames' lone team points with a 13-2 major decision over Kalen Dull in Liberty's opening dual against Northern Illinois at the Wendy's Big Classic Duals (1/20) … helped the Flames take first place at the Eastern Regional Duals, posting victories in both his bouts (2/3) … picked up a 16-0 technical fall win over Gardner-Webb's Jimmy Ballantyne and a win by fall (5:35) over Millersville's Cody Becker … won his last match-up of the season, picking up a 4-1 decision over VMI's John Held to help the Flames to a 30-12 dual victory over their in-state foe (2/22).

Prep: Graduated from Northwestern Lehigh High School … recorded a 86.8 winning percentage in high school with a combined 151-32 competition record … finished fifth at the state tournament during his freshman year, capping off a 31-3 campaign at 103 pounds … state qualifier at 112 pounds as a sophomore, finishing the year with a 33-7 record … dotted his high school resume with a state championship at 125 pounds in his junior year, posting a 40-9 record during the campaign… finished his senior year with a career high in victories (47-4), while finishing third in the state tournament.

Personal: Son of Scott and Carol Clymer … birthday is on July 29 … majoring in sport management at Liberty … would like to follow in his father's footsteps and work in construction after graduation … chips and Dairy Queen Blizzards are among his favorite snack foods … wants fans to come out and watch Liberty wrestle this year because this year's team brings more talent and intensity out onto the mats … Italy would be his country of choice if he had to live anywhere in the world for a year … would like for Bon Jovi's "Living on a Prayer" to be his life's theme song.