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Jordan Conaway
Jordan  Conaway

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Abbottstown, Pa.

High School:
New Oxford

Weight:
125/133

Position:
125/133

Experience:
So.


03/21/2015

Matt Brown Claims National Championship at 2015 NCAA Finals

Three-time All-American downs Pitt's Tyler Wilps 5-4

03/21/2015

Morgan McIntosh Earns 3rd at 197 as Lion Wrestlers Continue on at NCAA Championships

Two-time All-American McIntosh downs defending national champion on his way to bronze

03/20/2015

Gulibon and Brown Clinch All-American Status at NCAA Championships

Gulibon earns first All-American laurel, Brown is Penn State's 24th three-timer

03/20/2015

Matt Brown a National Finalist to Lead Nittany Lion Wrestlers at NCAA Championships

Five Penn Staters earn All-America laurels as day two in St. Louis concludes

03/19/2015

Nittany Lion Wrestlers Perfect in Round One of NCAA Championships

Penn State in middle of heated early battle for NCAA team title

NCAA QUALIFIER
Junior Jordan Conaway heads into the 2013-14 season ready to make a run at a starting spot in Penn State's lighter weights. The 2013 National Qualifier finished just one win shy of All-America status as a red-shirt freshman and will look to take the next step this season. Parents: Jackie and David Conaway -- Major: Rehabilitation and Human Services

Lion Career
2013-14:
Posted 4-1 mark at Binghamton Open on 11/10 to advance to finals, downing #11 Jimmy Gulibon in semifinals before dropping 3-1 dec. to #9 Mark Grey of Cornell in finals...went 3-0 with a pin to win the Thunder Wolve Open on 12/7, getting Outstanding Wrestler laurels...dropped 5-2 dec. to #17 Shelton Mack the next day in BJC dual vs. Pitt...took 6th at the Southern Scuffle as the 12-seed with a 4-3 record, including three majors and wins over #12 Shelton Mack of Pitt and #18 Mack McGuire of Kent State...first Big Ten dual win of the year at 125, majoring Michigan State's Brenan Lyon 14-5 on 1/31...downed Michigan's Conor Youtsey 9-4 at 125 on 2/2.

2012-13:
Defeated Frank Martellotti 5-1 in Intrasquad Dual on 11/1...made Penn State dual meet debut on 11/16, beating Lehigh's Laike Gardner in Rec Hall...went 2-2 at NLO on 12/2, lost 9-5 dec. to #19 Joseph Ward of UNC...picked up first Big Ten dual win by pinning Quin Murphy of Indiana (4:42) on 12/9 in Rec Hall...went 1-2 at Southern Scuffle on 1/1-2...downed MSU's Brandon Fifield in dual on 1/13...stunned #3 Tyler Graff 10-8 (sv) in dual win on 1/18, using two third period takedowns and takedown in sudden victory to get win...majored Purdue's Danny Sabatello 13-4 on 1/20...majored Nebraska's Shawn Nagel on 1/27, 14-5...downed #8 Daryl Thomas 8-6 at Illinois on 2/3, picking up second win over top-ten wrestler...downed #16 Shelton Mack of Pitt 5-3 (sv) on 1/8 for third win over ranked foe this year...went 6-2 in Big Ten duals as a red-shirt freshman this year.

Big Ten Championships (2-2, 5th, NCAA Qualifier): Posted a 2-2 mark in his first Big Ten Championship tournament, taking fifth place and earning a trip to the NCAA Championships.. beat #11 Daryl Thomas of Illinois 6-5 (tb2)...lost to #1 Logan Stieber of Ohio State, lost to #6 Chris Dardanes of Minnesota...beat #11 Thomas again for fifth, 4-1.

NCAA Championships (3-2, `Round of 12'): Posted a 3-2 mark at his first NCAA Championship tournament in Des Moines, finishing just one win shy of All-America laurels in the `round of 12'...opened with hard fought 3-1 (sv) loss to Rutgers' Vincent Dellafave in the opening round...rebounded with three straight wins...6-4 (sv) over Dylan Hyder of Air Force, 6-4 over Dane Harlowe of Boston and a first period pin (1:17) of Michigan's Rosario Bruno...then lost 14-4 to #8 Cody Brewer in the All-America round.

2011-12:
Red-shirt season...went 11-5 in open tournaments...gathered a pin and two tech falls as well.

High School/Personal:
Wrestled at New Oxford High School. Conaway claimed his first Pennsylvania state title at 112 this past March of 2011, capping off a 38-3 senior season. The title follows a strong finish in 2010 that saw Conaway claim third place laurels at 103. Conaway continued his prep ascent this spring with a win over his Team USA opponent at the 2011 Dapper Dan Classic. Conaway leaves New Oxford with a 146-20 career record. He is the son of Dave and Jackie Conaway.

Career Statistics
YEAR OVERALL DUALS (B10) TRN (B10/NCAA) F TF M Pts.
2011-12 Red Shirt Season
2012-13 19-10 11-2 (6-2) 8-8 (2-2/3-2) 2-3 0-0 4-1 40
2013-14 15-5 4-1 (2-0) 11-4 (0-0/0-0) 1-0 0-0 5-0 14
2012-13 34-15 15-3 (8-2) 16-12 (2-2/3-2) 3-3 0-0 9-1 54
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