Jon Clark
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Pleasant Hill, Calif.

High School:
De La Salle HS '04

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 184

Major:
Exercise Biology

2007-08: Went 6-7 overall, 6-6 against NCAA-countable opposition... Missed most of the year due to injury, but returned in time to place 5th at Pac-10 Championships... Defeated Cal Poly's Ernie Varela, 6-4, in 5th-place bout... Wrestled at 184's at conference despite seeing most regular-season action at 174 pounds... Won 12-0 major decision vs. King College's Derek Harrison at Kauffman/Brand tournament.

2006-07: Finished with a 4-10 record (3-10 in NCAA bouts) and a 3-4 mark against Pac-10 opponents... Was the Aggies' starter at 157 pounds in eight of 15 duals... Earned two dual victories and nine dual points... Defeated Oregon State's Keegan Davis, 2-1, to help UC Davis upset the then-No. 19 Beavers... Was the 5th-ranked 157-pounder in the Pac-10 at the time... Lost both matches at the Pac-10 Championships.

2005-06: Posted 12-15 overall record (11-15 in NCAA-countable matches)... Picked up two victories by fall, including 1:18 pin against Justin Barden of Pacific Univ.... Went 1-2 at Pac-10 Championships, earning 9-6 win over 5th-seeded Shawn Reilly of Cal State Fullerton.

2004-05: Redshirted... Competed unattached and went 2-2 (1-2 in NCAA-countable bouts) at Fullerton Open... Scored technical fall win over open wrestler Humberto Moreira in first bout... First win over collegian was 6-0 shutout against Fullerton's Scott Judd.

DE LA SALLE HS '04: Captured Bay Valley Athletic League and North Coast Section titles as a senior... Advanced to state tournament, where he placed 7th (145 lbs.)... Also won individual championships at Mission San Jose, Cupertino Memorial and Lou Bronzan Invitational tournaments... Captured CIF-NCS Scholar-Athlete honors all four years... Ranked among top 100 prep athletes by Contra Costa Times... Nominee for school's Athlete of the Year award... Voted Most Improved and Most Outstanding Season in 2004.

PERSONAL: Born in Oakland, Calif.... Majoring in exercise biology... Parents are Gary & Linnette Clark... Older brother, Chris, attends San Diego State... Dream vacation can be anywhere so long as it involves surfing... Competed in Greco-Roman wrestling for Concord Youth Center.