Derek Holcomb
Derek Holcomb
Weight: 165
Year: R-Junior
Hometown: Newark Valley, NY
High School: Newark Valley
Class: 165

2016-17: Went 10-10 overall and 1-3 in duals on the season… his dual win was a 5-2 decision over George Mason’s Garrett Tingen… had seven takedowns and two escapes on the season.

2015-16: Went 8-8 in open tournament action… took sixth place at the New York State Championships… competed at the Midlands where he went 0-2.

2014-15: Redshirted as a freshman... earned a 15-10 record in open tournaments during his first season with the Bulls.

High School: Was a six-year member and two year team member of the wrestling team at Newark Valley Senior High School. He was named All-American twice over his illustrious career. As a senior, he compiled a 43-3 record, setting the school record for wins in a season. He was a two time state qualifier while earning a fourth place finish at the New York State D1 tournament as a senior. Finished off his career with two Section 4 championships. He became the first freshman in Section 4 history to qualify for the sectional finals.

Personal: Born on December 26, 1995… son of Julie and Rodney Holcomb… has two brothers, Chris and Shawn Boyle, and one sister, Ashley Holcomb… majoring in biomedical sciences… lists one of his hobbies as dirtbike racing… enjoys country music and listening to Florida Georgia Line.