|| Matt Kim
Kerry McCoy on Kim: "Matt spent the spring and summer getting bigger and stronger. He was a little undersized last year, once he moved up a weight class, but now he should be able to battle with anyone. I think the move will pay off and he will do a great job this year."
2007-08 Season (Sophomore): Began the year as Stanford's starting 141-pounder, but was sidelined due to injury ... Posted a 5-7 record and a 1-1 mark in duals ... Went undefeated at the Menlo Open to start the year, winning two matches by technical fall ... Won his opening match at the Central Missouri Open ... Pinned his first opponent of the season at the Fullerton Open ... Helped Stanford best San Francisco State with a decision at 141 pounds.
2006-07 Season (Freshman): Competed for Stanford at the Pac-10 Championships at 141 pounds and finished with a 1-2 record ... Picked up eight wins in his first season of collegiate competition ... Pinned opponents in first two matches of the year, with a pair of wins by fall over Scott Thompson (Jamestown) and Matt Olson (Concordia) at the Bison Open, the fastest coming in 3:05 ... Moved up to 141 pounds on Jan. 21, after competing as the Stanford starter at 133 pounds earlier in the season ... Earned seven dual points with two dual wins ... A Pac-10 All-Academic Honorable Mention Selection ... Competed at the University National Championships in April.
2005-06 Season (Redshirt): Wrestled unattached at the Cal Open in November ... Won six matches at 60 kg in the FILA Junior Nationals freestyle division in April ... Was just one bout shy of All-America honors ... Pinned two opponents during the tournament.
High School: Attended West Linn High School in Oregon ... Won the state title in 2004 and captured a runner-up finish in 2005 ... Finished seventh at state in 2002 ... A four-time district champion ... Captained the wrestling squad as a senior ... Participated in the Oregon Cultural Exchange to Japan during the summer of 2004 ... A Pacific Coast Champion in 2005 ... Won the 2004 Northwest Regional Freestyle Championship.
Personal: Born in San Diego, Calif. ... Son of Jason and grace Kim.
Kim's Year-by-Year Statistics
|Year||Record||Dual Record||Falls||Tech. Falls |
|2006 || Redshirted |
|2007 ||8-18 ||2-10||2 ||0 |
|2008 ||5-7 ||1-1||1 ||2 |
|Career Totals|| 13-25 || 3-11 || 3|| 2