• Biography - Justin Lister / Wrestling    
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   Class   Senior
   Height   5-11
   Weight   157
   Hometown   Rodman, N.Y.
   High School   South Jefferson
 
   

Junior Season (2010-11):
Compiled 23-8 overall record, 15-6 in duals
Named CAA Co-Wrestler of the Week in February
NCAA qualifier at 165 pounds and won match before ankle injury derailed his quest for repeat All-America honors
Won second straight CAA title, moving up a weight and winning crown as the No. 4 seed after dispatching the top two seeds
Also captured title at New York State Championship
Earned CAA Commissioner's Academic Award

Sophomore Season (2009-10):
NCAA All-American with fourth place finish at 157 pounds
Completed remarkable run at nationals, advancing to semifinals as unseeded wrestler
Produced highest NCAA finish by an unseeded wrestler in seven years and became first BU wrestler to advance to NCAA semifinals
Went 4-2 at NCAA Championship with pins of No. 3 and No. 4 seed and decision over No. 11 seed
Pinned third seed from Virginia Tech in quarterfinals to secure All-America honors
Also pinned the No. 4 seed and reigning All-American from Penn State
CAA champion and Wrestler of the Year
Compiled 32-10 overall record, 13-7 in duals
Racked up a team-high 10 pins
Captured New York State Championship and Cornell Body Bar title and placed third at BU Open

Freshman Season (2008-09):
Finished with an overall record of 25-13 including 10 dual match wins
Earned six major decisions and five pins
Produced 42 team points in dual matches
Placed fourth at Penn State Open

Redshirt Season (2007-08):
Won more than 10 matches at open tournaments

Before Binghamton:
Five-year varisty letterwinner at South Jefferson H.S.
Three-time NYS runner-up
Played three sports

Personal:
Parents are Peter and Kathy Lister
Majoring in human development