Senior Clay Steadman heads into his final season at Penn State having missed last season for medical reasons. Steadman is a two-year letterman for the Nittany Lions and is a product of Edinboro's General McLane High School.
Lion Career 2010-11: Missed entire season for medical reasons.
2009-10: Key 3-1 win over Bloomsburg's Jake Dabashinsky on 11/15 in PSU's win over the Huskies...outstanding effort at Sprawl and Brawl Duals going 2-1, with tough tie-breaker loss to No. 16 Lamar Brown of Rutgers...went 2-1 at the 2009 Nittany Lion Open on 12/6...went 1-2 at Reno TOC on 12/20...downed Lock Haven's Harry Turner 6-2 on 1/3...went 1-2 at Virginia Duals on 1/8-9, getting 4-1 win over Virginia Tech's Chris Penny...dropped close 9-5 decision to #10 Patrick Bond of Illinois on 1/22.
Big Ten Championships (0-2, DNP): Went 0-2 in his first run at the Big Ten Championships.
2008-09: Steadman mans the 197-pound spot after starter Andrew Haile was injured in Penn State's season opener vs. Hofstra on 11/16...went 1-1 at MSU Open...stepped in for injured starter Andrew Haile and made Penn State dual meet debut at Cornell on 11/21...picked up first career dual meet win with convincing 12-3 major over West Virginia's Brandon Boyer in PSU's 27-10 win on 12/14...was named Ridge Riley winner for that dual as well...went 0-3 at National Duals on 1/10-11, including loss to #1 Craig Brester of Nebraska...dropped major decision to Indiana's Matt Powless on 1/23 in conference dual debut...sustained injury in that bout that has kept him out of the line-up since...got first career Big Ten dual meet win over Michigan State's Tyler Dickenson on 2/13 (4-1 decision)....dropped hard-fought 4-2 decision to Penn's Thomas Shovlin on 2/20.
Big Ten Championships (0-2, DNP): Steadman went 0-2 in his first trip to the Big Ten Championships, falling to Indiana's Matt Powless and Minnesota's Gordon Bierschenk.
Steadman wrestled at General McLane High School in northwestern Pennsylvania's Erie County...a native of McKean, Pa., just north of Edinboro.