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Shabaka Johns
Weight: 165
Year: Junior
Hometown: Indianapolis, Ind.
High School: Warren Central
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2014-15 Stats 2014-15 Stats

2014-15 Stats

2014-15: At 165 pounds, earned a 24-11 overall record for the season, including an 11-3 dual record and 7-3 mark in SoCon bouts … finished 13-8 in tournament action … achieved one pin, one tech fall and two major decisions en route to 36 dual points, tied for second most on the team with Dalton Henderson … placed second at the SoCon Championships with a 2-1 mark, defeating The Citadel’s Kenneth Radford by a 5-1 sudden decision in the first round followed by a 9-4 decision over Gardner-Webb’s Austin Trott, whom he had lost to twice previously in the season … fell to SIU-Edwardsville’s Connor McMahon by a close 4-3 decision in the title bout … placed fourth at the All-Academy Championships with a 2-2 record, pinning Norwich’s Zach Gibson in 5:00 in the first round and later defeated Merchant Marine’s Branden Yeik by a 5-2 decision … came in fifth place at the Hokie Open with a 4-1 record, including an 8-3 decision over Duke’s Jake Faust and a 6-1 decision over Virginia’s Zak DePasquale, whom he would defeat at the Wolfpack Open, as well … placed fourth at the Keystone Classic with a 3-2 mark on the day, including a 5-1 decision over Appalachian State’s Nick Kee, who would go on to be ranked No. 30 late in the season … earned a team best 10-match win streak from Dec. 12 to Feb. 7.

2013-14: Finished with a 10-15 record during his rookie campaign at 149 pounds … went 7-11 during dual matches, picking up 21 team points … went 4-3 in matches against SoCon foes … put together a run of four straight dual match wins … of his 25 matches, 21 were decisions and only gave up bonus points in three team duals … competed at the SoCon Championships.

High School: Four-year letterwinner for coach Danny Williams at Warren Central High School in Indianapolis, Ind. … three-time recipient of the school's Michael Johnson Most Dedicated Wrestler … won the team's “Set a Good Example" award and was a team captain … also grappled for the Warren Wrestling Academy and Team Indiana, a national duals team where he went 7-1 … member of the 3.0 Club for academics.

Personal: Full name is Shabaka Massah Johns … son of Deon Rochelle and Oluwokay Victor Johns … has one older brother, John Anthony Turrentine … plans to major in biology.

Year

Overall

Dual

SoCon

MD

TF

Pin

2014-15 24-11 11-3 7-3 2 1 1
2013-14 10-15 7-11 4-3 0 0 0

Career Totals

34-26

18-14

11-6

2

1

 1 

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