Ian James
Ian James
Weight: 285
Year: R-Junior
Hometown: Rochester, NY
High School: Greece Olympia
Position: 285

2016-17: Went 18-7 in open tournaments.

2015-16: Went 11-4 in open tournament action… went 6-1 to take fifth place at the New York State Championships.

2014-15: Was pushed into the starting lineup at heavyweight and finished the season with a 5-13 overall record... finished the year 0-5 in duals including an 0-1 mark in MAC dual meets... lost his first career MAC dual in close fashion, 4-0 decision, to Adam Robinson of Central Michigan (12/14).

High School: Was a four-year member and two year team captain at Greece Olympia high school. James is a two-time New York State D1 State tournament finalist. As a senior, James compiled a 43-3 record that included 16 fall victories and claimed a fourth place at the NYS D1 tournament. His biggest win in the off-season came against nationally ranked Connor Calkins in the Section 5 vs Finger Lakes Wrestling Club All-Star Dual as James won by fall. James was named All-League twice and won the Section V title on two occasions.

Personal: Born August 4, 1995… son of Patricia and Doanven James… has one brother, Camren, and one sister, Shawneice… majoring in pharmacy… Lists his favorite food as clif bars… his favorite TV shows are Breaking Bad and Lost… enjoys listening to hip-hop music especially Kendrick Lamar.