On Bannister: Newcomer that is expected to compete for a starting spot at 133 lbs.
High School: Three-time state champion that won
a school-record 207 matches, against just 22 losses, in his Bishop
McNamara career...Four-year letterwinner...Two-time placewinner at Beast of the East and a three-time placewinner
at the National Preps tournament, placing third at 130 lbs. in 2009...Competed for the St. Charles and Southern Maryland
Wrestling Clubs and at the Fire Cracker Duals...Four-time All-Met
honoree by the Washington Post, including a First Team selection following his junior season...Received Maryland's 2009 Dave
Schultz Award, given annually to a senior that achieves excellence in
wrestling, scholastic achievement, character, citizenship and community
service...Also a letterman while running cross country...Played football at Bishop McNamara.
Personal: Son of A.J. and Christine Bannister...Mechanical Engineering major.