Ryan Faught
Ryan Faught
Weight: 174
Year: So.
Hometown: Clear Lake, Iowa

2017-18 season: Placed third at Coe College Invitational (11-18-17) ... Placed third at Central College Invitational (1-6-18) ... Placed 3rd at NJCAA Central District tournament at 165 pounds to qualify for 2nd straight national tournament (2-11-18).

2017-18 record: 14-7 with 3 major decisions.

Iowa Western dual (165 pounds)

Faught dec. Kole Gray, 10-3.

Ellsworth dual (165 pounds) (11-15-17)

Matthew Young (E) dec. Faught, 7-4.

Coe College Invitational (165 pounds)

Faught (N) major dec. Zach Taylor (Truman), 9-1; Ben Hewson (Cornell) pinned Faught, 2:00; Third-place match: Faught (N) dec. Nicholas Olejnik (Missouri Baptist), 6-4.

Iowa Lakes dual (165 pounds)

Bunmi Smith (IL) pinned Faught.

Iowa Central dual (165 pounds)

Faught (N) dec. Tyson Dowler, 1-0.

Central College Invitational (165 gold division)

Dylan Brazell (Graceland) dec. Faught, 5-4; Faught dec. Tracey Eitel (University of Ozarks), 3-1 (OT); Faught major dec. Chance Benadum (Central), 11-2; Faught dec. Nickolas Madsen (Morningside), 6-4 (OT, ultimate tie-breaker); Faught dec. Brazell (University of Ozarks, 5-3 (OT).

RCTC dual (165 pounds)

Faught major dec. Jesse Hanson, 13-5.

Ellsworth dual (165 pounds) (1-17-18)

Faught dec. Matt Young, 4-2.

Iowa Lakes dual (165 pounds) (1-26-18)

Faught won by forfeit.

NJCAA Central District (At Fort Dodge) (165 pounds)

Quarterfinals - Myron Crawford (Ellsworth) dec. Faught, 6-5; Consolation semifinals - Faught dec. Tell Ward (Iowa Western) in OT; Third-place match - Faught dec. Crawford (E), 13-6.

NJCAA national tournament (At Council Bluffs) (165 pounds)

Faught dec. Augustus Siaway (Ridgewater), 2-1; Dillon Ulrey (Clackamas) dec. Faught, 3-2; Antonio Larocca (Nassau) dec. Faught, 9-4.

2016-17 season: Placed 4th at NJCAA Central district tournament (2-12-17).

2016-17 record: 10-17 with 1 fall and 1 major decision.

Luther College Open (Silver Division) (157 pounds)

Faught dec. Dustin Monroe (Nebraska Wesleyan), 5-3; Max Forsyth (Wartburg) major dec. Faught, 9-0; Jesse Hanson (RCTC) dec. Faught, 3-1 (OT).

Iowa Western dual (157 pounds) (11-16-16)

Chase Lemons (IW) major dec. Faught, 14-4.

Coe College Turkey Invitational (157 pounds) (11-19-16)

Mason Miller (Grand View) dec. Faught, 3-2; Faught (N) dec. Wylie Allen (Cornell), 7-4; Clint Allen (Cornell) dec. Faught, 2-0.

Ellsworth dual (157 pounds) (12-1-16)

Josh Adams (E) dec. Faught, 9-2.

BVU Open (Class A Division, 157 pounds) (12-3-16)

Faught (N) major dec. Brady Bott (Iowa Lakes), 9-1; Steffon Fassett (Central Missouri) dec. Faught, 9-4; Faught (N) dec. Dario Gamino (Waldorf), 3-0; Dakota Drenth (Morningside) dec. Faught, 5-2.

Iowa Central dual (157 pounds) (12-7-16)

Dayton Racer (IC) major dec. Faught, 16-4.

Central College Invitational (157 pounds)

Kyle Fowler (unattached) dec. Faught, 4-0; Faught dec. Etienne Kinney (Minnesota State), 2-0; Mitch Knock (Central) dec. Faught, 3-2.

Neosho County CC dual (157 pounds)

Cole Franklin (Neosho) dec. Faught, 7-4.

Barton County CC dual (157 pounds)

Faught dec. Christian Rivas, 5-2.

RCTC dual (157 pounds)

Brett Bradford (R) pinned Faught, 5:41.

Iowa Western dual (174 pounds)

Faught dec. Joey Sutter, 3-1 (OT).

Iowa Lakes dual (174 pounds)

Faught dec. Eric Vigo, 4-1.

NJCAA Central District tournament (174 pounds)

Andrez Clagon (Iowa Central) tech. fall Faught, 18-3; Timothy Barr (Iowa Western) dec. Faught, 10-9; Faught dec. Eric Vigo (Iowa Lakes), 3-0. 

NJCAA national tournament (174 pounds)

Tyree Overton (Lincoln) tech. fall Faught, 17-2; Faught pinned Stacy Williams (Arkansas Baptist), 2:22; Alex Aguilar (North Idaho) major dec. Faught, 10-0.

Career record: 24-24 with 1 fall and 4 major decisions.