• Biography - Josh Patterson / Wrestling    
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   Class   Senior
   Height   5-10
   Weight   184
   Hometown   Ontario, N.Y.
   High School   Wayne Central
 
   

Junior Season (2008-09):
Qualified for NCAA Championships for third year in a row
Earned All-America honors with seventh place finish
Went 5-2 at NCAAs
Captured 184-pound title at CAA Championship
Led entire nation in wins (46) and pins (22)
Posted a 46-6 overall record and 24-2 duals mark
School record 116 team points in dual matches for the season
BU Male Athlete of the Year
Awarded WIN Magazine Schalles Award for nation's "best pinner"
Won Penn State Open and finished runnerup at Southern Scuffle
Ranked as high as No. 6 in national polls
Set school records for most wins and pins in a season

Sophomore Season (2007-08):
Qualified for the Division 1 NCAA Championships for the second year in a row
Placed third at CAA Championship at 174 with a 4-1 record
Finished in second place at Cornell Body Bar Invitational
First on the team with seven overall major decision victories
Earned 67 team points in dual matches, second best on the team
Third on the team with 22 overall wins and 16 dual wins

Freshman Season (2006-07):
Qualified for the Division 1 NCAA Championships
Colonial Athletic Association all-rookie honoree
Lead team with 16 dual match victories and 27 wins overall
Had an overall record of 27-12
Pinned seven opponents
Placed third at CAA Championships
Placed second at the Navy Classic
Had six consecutive dual match wins
Was a preseason all-conference all-freshman team selection and also ranked fifth in his weight class
27 wins were the second highest single season total in the schools Division 1 era, highest by a D1 rookie
16 dual wins tie the record for most ever in D1
His three technical falls also tie a single season record.

Before Binghamton:
A six-year letterwinner and team captain at Wayne Central
2006 New York State Section V Class A Tournament Champion at 171 lbs
Senior High School National Champion
Placed third at the state high school championship as a junior (160 lbs.) and went on to win the NHSCA Junior National Tournament in Cleveland
Ranked first in New York and seventh nationally among 171-pound seniors by Wrestling USA magazine

Personal:
Born November 18, 1988
Parents are Todd and Christine Patterson
Majoring in Economics
Josh is the youngest of three Patterson brothers (Nate and Mike) who starred at Wayne Central High and wrestled for Binghamton