Esteban Gomez-Rivera
Esteban Gomez-Rivera
Weight: 133
Year: RS Senior
Hometown: Miami, Fla.
High School: Belen Jesuit Prep

2016-17 (Senior) - NWCA ALL-ACADEMIC TEAM... ACADEMIC ALL-EIWA... Five major-decision wins were T2nd on team among starters... His 15 major-decision wins are T8th on career list... Had 75 career victories (16th on AU list) and his 31 dual-meet wins are T10th on career list... Finished 7th at EIWA Championships... Beat Joey Gould of Bucknell, 7-3, in 7th-place match... Opened season with 2nd-place finish at Southeast Open, going 4-0 before losing final... Earned 5th at the Wolfpack Open with 6-1 mark, including a 3-2 decision over Eli Stickley of Wisconsin in the final... Had major-decision victories in duals over Army West Point, North Carolina, Penn and George Mason, with a 5:00 pin of Cameron Kelly of Ohio Univ. in final dual of season.

2015-16 (Junior) - NWCA ALL-ACADEMIC TEAM... ACADEMIC ALL-EIWA... Wolfpack Open champion, going 5-0 in Raleigh... Followed with 2-2 mark at Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational, including a 1:29 pin of Ian Berreda of Gateway Bible Institute... Went 1-2 in 133-pound bracket at EIWA Championships, with win coming in 9-3 decision over Austin Harry of Army West Point... Had a bonus-point dual win over Brandon Leynaud of Duke in 9-1 major.

2014-15 (Redshirt) - Posted a 19-6 record in open tournaments, recording a pair of major decisions… captured an individual title at the Franklin & Marshall Open… placed third at the Cleveland State Open and Edinboro Open… posted a 4-2 record at the East Stroudsburg Open… also competed at the Hokie Open. 

2013-14 (Sophomore) - Finished third on the team with an overall record of 23-19, going 8-8 in dual meet competition ... placed seventh at the EIWA Championships, posting a 3-2 record ... opened the year with a fourth place result at the Brockport/Oklahoma Gold, notching his first career pin (2:12) against Brockport’s Kevin O’Hagen ... went 3-3 to finish sixth at the Keystone Classic ... posted back-to-back major decisions over George Mason’s Zachary Isenhour, 14-4, and Army’s Nicholas Frank, 13-3, to place fifth at the Franklin & Marshall Open ... recorded his fastest career fall pinning Binghamton’s Mike Sardo in 1:10.

2012-13 (Freshman) - Registered a 12-19 record and 5-9 mark in dual meets … tied for second on the team with four major decisions … opened the year placing fourth at the Brockport/Oklahoma Invitational, posting a record of 4-2 … went 2-2 at the Keystone Classic, with both victories coming by major decisions … tallied back-to-back major decisions over Columbia’s Robert Dyar and Binghamton’s Dylan Cohen … started all 14 dual meets.

Belen Jesuit Prep School - Won two Florida wrestling state championships in 2010 and 2012... four-time state finalist from 2009 to 2012... named most valuable wrestler of his high team four times... served as captain of the wrestling team for four years... earned six varsity letters... also named a 2012 NHSCA Academic All-American.

 

Year

Overall

Dual

Fall

MD

TF

2012-13

12-19

5-9

0

4

0

2013-14

23-19

8-8

2 (1:10)

4

0

2014-15 (RS)

19-6

--

0

2

0

2015-16

16-9

7-3

1 (1:29)

2

1

2016-17

24-5

11-1

1 (5:00)

5

1

Total

75-52

31-21

4 (1:10)

15

2