Nittany Lions visit Michigan State Friday and Michigan on Super Bowl Sunday
Mike Waters heads into his sophomore campaign ready to battle for time at 133 or 141 for Penn State. The North Carolina native went 8-8 in open tournaments for the Nittany Lions as a freshman last season. Parents: Cindy and Jim Waters -- Major: Recreation, Park and Tourism Management.
Lion Career 2012-13: Went 8-8 in open tournaments...five of eight wins were for bonus with two pins and three majors...1-2 at Binghamton Open on 11/11...3-2 at ESU Open on 11/17...0-1 at Nittany Lion Open on 12/1...1-2 at Messiah Open on 1/26...2-2 at National Collegiate Open on 2/24.
2011-12: Red-shirt season...went 7-9 in open tournaments as an unattached wrestler.
Waters is a 2011 graduate of Davie High School in Advance, N.C.. He capped off his stellar prep run by posting a 55-5 record as a senior and winning the 125 pound North Carolina state title in 2011. Waters won the 112 pound crown as a junior in 2010 and took second at 112 as a sophomore in 2009. As a freshman, Waters took sixth. He is the son of Cindy and Jim Waters.