John-Martin Cannon
John-Martin Cannon
Weight: 165
Year: Junior
Hometown: Brockport, NY
High School: Brockport
Position: 165

2009-2010: Exploded in his sophomore year, posting 22 wins and finishing third on the team in takedowns… finished first in the New York State Championship’s “A” bracket at 165 pounds, stringing together four straight wins including a championship victory over #16 nationally ranked Justin Kerber of Cornell, leading to being named the MAC wrestler of the week (1/26)… finished third at the MAC Championships to become a national qualifier… over the course of the season, he grappled with nine nationally ranked wrestlers... named to the NWCA All-Academic Division I Team and All-MAC Academic team... also earned the State University of New York Chancellor’s Scholar-Athlete Award… earned a 4-1 record in MAC dual meets.

2008-09: Compiled a 22-20 overall record at 157, compiled a seven-bout win streak... placed third at the NYS Intercollegiate Championships... placed fourth at the Body Bar Invitational... finished sixth at the UB Open... also competed at the Reno Tournament of Champions... tied for first on the team in technical falls (1), third in takedowns (37) and tied for fourth in riding time points (4).

High School: Earned six letters and captained two seasons for coach James Cannon at Brockport High School... went 53-1 as a senior for the Blue Devils and set the school record for most career wins (191), most wins in a season (53) and most takedowns in a season (239)... finished third in the 2007 and 2008 NYS Championships and fifth in 2006... also played wide receiver for the Blue Devils’ football team.

Personal: Born August 9, 1990... son of James and Joanne Cannon... has two brothers, Jordan and Jamaal and a sister, Janelle... enjoys hanging out with friends, cooking and listening to music... favorite food is anything Italian... favorite movie is The Pursuit of Happyness... favorite TV channel is the Food Network... favorite quote is “We are what we repeatedly do, excellence then is not an act but a habit” by Aristotle... nickname is JMC... admires his greatest athletic influence and non-sports hero, his father.