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 Archie Colgan
Archie Colgan

Class:
RS Freshman

Hometown:
Westminster, Colo.

High School:
Pomona

Height:
5-8

Event:
157 pounds

Experience:
RS


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Career record
2013-14: Redshirted

2013-14: An aggressive, attacking style served Colgan well in his redshirt season. In seven open tournaments, he finished third or better, including first in the Viking-Warrior Open and the U.S. Western National Open to cap off his season at 157 pounds. He was 26-5 overall (fifth on UW) and led the squad with seven technical falls. He finished his season winning 10 of 11 bouts, and had three falls and four major decisions for the year. Other notable finishes included second at the Cowboy Open and runner-up honors at the UNC Old Chicago Open.

Capping off his season at the ASICS Junior National Championships in April, Colgan went 2-2 in the 70-kilogram (154.25 pounds) class.

High School: Colgan finished his high school career off with a Colorado state title after placing third as a sophomore and junior. He concluded his senior season at Pomona High with a 39-4 record and the state 160-pound crown.

He finished third at state as a junior at 152 pounds, and was third as a sophomore at 140 pounds. Colgan was the 2012 Junior National folkstyle runner-up at 152 pounds and won the Colorado State freestyle crown at 152 pounds in 2011. He placed fifth at the 2013 NHSCA Senior Nationals to become an All-American.

Personal: Born in Denver, Colo., he is the son of Ed and Josie Colgan. He has two siblings, Jasmine and Eamonn. He has not decided on a major at UW.

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