Awards and Honors
2015 Harold Nichols Cyclone Open runner-up
2015 Kaye Young Open champion
2014 Kaye Young Open champion
2014 UNI Open (sixth-place)
Capped off the season with a 16-8 record… finished 5-5 in dual competition… went 2-0 at the Virginia Duals with wins over Cameron Voss (George Mason) and Devin Nye (Kent State)… finished as the runner-up champion at the Cyclone Open… won four matches at the Cyclone Open, two of which were by fall and one by major-decision… began the year with a championship performance at the Kaye Young Open… defeated Iowa State counterpart Andrew Stowe by 20-6 major-decision in the title match to take first-place honors.
Posted a 14-11 record for the Cyclones... recorded five wins and seven losses in dual competition... defeated Chace Eskam of Arizona State by 6-3 decision... finished sixth-place at the UNI Open... picked up a pair of second period falls over Connor Larson of Grandview and Jacob Semple of Missouri before having to medical-forfeit out of the UNI Open... pinned California Baptist's David Dill in 0:15 at the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational... the fall in 0:15 was the fifth fastest in school history... won the 2014 Kaye Young open behind three falls... pinned Myron Hamilton of Lincoln College, Matthew Kent of Ellsworth and Waldorf's Angel Gomez... defeated Tyler Swope by 7-3 decision to take home the Kaye Young Open title.
Finished the season 9-15, and was 6-5 in dual competition … pinned Pratt CC’s Patrick Jones in :07 seconds, notching the second-fastest pin in program history … Went 2-0 against Oklahoma’s Ross Larson, recording a pin in the dual matchup and earning the 9-6 decision in the Big 12 tournament… finished the season with four pins, three of which coming in less than 40 seconds of action (0:30 and 0:39).
Redshirted initial collegiate season.
Three-time state qualifier for Highland Park Community high school in Detroit… won back-to-back state titles at 285 pounds to finish his high school career… went 33-1 as a senior to capture the Division 2 heavyweight crown, winning a district title and regional title en route to the Michigan state tournament… went 26-0 as a junior to take the Division 2 heavyweight crown, again winning a district and regional title en route to the state tournament… went 31-4 as a sophomore… took third in his district and finished in the top-four at regionals to qualify for the state tournament at 215 pounds, where he would eventually take seventh… coached by Glen Washington.
Born on April 15, 1993… son of Florence Vanhorn… has three siblings: Queantae, Niah and Aniah… open option major.