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Joey Montgomery

Class: Junior
Position:
Height: 5-7
Weight: 141

Previous School: Eastside HS (Georgia Perimeter)

Hometown: Covington, Ga.

2010 (Jr.): Named to the Big South Presidential Honor Roll … only competed in two duals on the year for the Flames … dropped contest to No. 7 Kevin LeValley of Bucknell by fall (6:00) (Jan. 23) … defeated by Michael Long of VMI by Major Dec./ 2-12 (Jan. 27).

2009 (So.): Named to the Big South Presidential Honor Roll … was accepted into the Honors program … posted a 4-7 record during his first season with the program … wrestled at two different weight classes (141 and 149 pounds) … his first win for the Flames was by fall, as he pinned York's Bryan Deuber in 55 seconds at the Spartan Invitational … also posted a 5-4 sudden victory decision later at the Spartan Invitational against Elizabethtown's Ronnie Cuff … won his last two bouts of the year, posting a 2-1 record at the Eastern Regional Duals … posted his second win by fall at the Eastern Regional Duals when he pinned Wagner's Jake Villaret in the first period (1:48).

Previous School: Transferred to Liberty from Georgia Perimeter College in Dekalb County, Ga.

Prep: Was a four-year letterwinner at Eastside High School … finished his prep career with a 89.6 winning percentage, as he posted a 215-25 record in high school … captured his area championship as a freshman, posting a 46-13 record at 103 pounds … placed second in the area and third at the state championship with a 54-6 record at 119 pounds as a sophomore … area champion for a second time as a junior, completing the year with a trip to the state tournament as he was 53-4 at 130 pounds as a junior … area and state champion at 130 pounds as a senior, finishing the year with a 62-2 overall record … named the wrestling programs MVP … Heisman trophy award winner … team captain .. four-time Highest GPA award winner.

Personal: Son of Dwayne Montgomery and Tracy Moore … birthday is on Nov. 29 … majoring in business finance … would like to be a financial planner after graduation … sour patch kids are his favorite snack food item … Boy Meets World was his favorite show growing up as a child … determined and focus are two words he uses to describe himself on the mat.