2012-13 Season (Redshirt Freshman): Team's starter at 125 pounds ... compiled a 26-15 record and 16-6 mark in duals ... led teams in wins (26) ... placed second at the Pac-12 Championships in Tempe, Ariz. ... began season with a seven match win streak ... recorded a fall in 2:49 against Jordan Lowe of Southern Oregon at the Reno Tournament of Champions ... defeated twelfth ranked Nikko Triggas of Ohio State at the NCAA Championships in Des Moines, Iowa ... defeated seventeenth ranked Shane Gentry of Maryland ... won four matches by major decision, most notably defeating Mark Collier of San Francisco State 16-2 ... had six match win streak from January 18 through February 9.
2011-12 Season (Freshman):Redshirted his first season on The Farm ... competed unattached at 125 pounds, tallying a 9-8 overall record ... registered four falls on the season ... wrestled at the Roadrunner Open (3-2), Reno Tournament of Champions (1-2), Midlands (2-2) and the California Collegiate Open (3-2) where he placed fourth.
High School: A 2011 graduate of Blaire Academy in Blairstown, N.J. ... lettered four times in wrestling and ran cross country ... captained the team his senior year ... team was the four-time National Prep Champs (2008-2011) ... No. 1 high school wrestling team in the nation in 2009 ... squad was the four-time Beast of the East Champs (2007-2010) and Ironman Champs 2009 ... 2010 Asics All-American first-team ... ranked No. 1 nationally at 112 lbs. in 2010 ... a four-time National Prep Champion (2008-2011) ... two-time Beast of the East Champion (2008 & 2009) ... part of the 2011 USA Dapper Dan and Dream Team ... the 2009 Ironman Champion and Maccabiah Games Champion ... a 2010 junior nationals finalist ... holds high school record for 31 consecutive National Prep team titles and the eighth wrestler to win National Preps four times.
Personal: Son of Ira and Amy Silver ... has two siblings, Sam and Lauren ... anticipating a major in psychology ... contemplating a profession as a psychiatrist or an adolescent therapist ... enjoys hiking, traveling, and nature ... went to Russia during summer 2011 for three weeks to train with the cadet and junior national Russian team in Sochi ... full name is Evan Martin Silver.