David Devine
David Devine
Weight: 285
Year: R-Senior
Hometown: Petersburg, Ill.
High School: Porta HS
Major: Kinesiology

2013-14: Became first wrestler of the Division I era at SIUE to advance to the NCAA Division I Championships ... Lost both of his matches at nationals in the heavyweight class ... Captured SIUE's first individual Southern Conference title, winning the 285-pound weight class with wins over Appalachian State's Denzel Dejournette, Chattanooga's Dawson Peck, and Campbell's Eloheim Palma ... Defeated SoCon top seed Peck twice in sudden victory during the season ... Led the team with a 26-14 record ... Recorded five falls, two technical falls, and three major decisions ... Posted a 10-match winning streak at one point in the season.

2012-13: Posted an overall record of 20-9, going 14-6 in dual meets...Finished third at 285 pounds at SoCon Championships, defeating Gardner-Webb's Travis Porter 8-5 in the third place match...Tied for third on the team in pins (5) and major decisions (3).

2011-2012: Wrestled unattached during season

2010-2011: Avoided the sophomore slump finishing the season with a 20-15 record ... Securing team-leading 11 falls in the 285-pound weight class ... Won all three of his matches to become champion at the National Collegiate Wrestling Association's North Central Conference Championships ... Finished in third at the NCWA Championships by winning five of his six matches.

2009-2010: Won a heavyweight national championship at the National Collegiate Wrestling Association's national event in Virginia ... Recorded three pins in his five matches at the national championships ... Defeated Ed Backus of Hudson Valley Community College 7-5 in the championship match ... Helped Cougars to a third-place team finish at the national championships ... One of five champions at the NCWA North Central Conference tournament, leading SIUE to first place as a team ... Finished the first season at SIUE with a 22-13 record ... Ranked third on the team in wins ... Recorded eight pins overall.

Prep: Won state championships for Petersburg Porta High School his junior and senior years ... Won the championship match as a junior in overtime ... Finished his prep career with a 137-9 overall record, including 98 pins ... Ranked third at Porta High School in career wins ... Also competed in football and track and field at Porta. Parents are David and Karen Devine. Career Statistics

Year	Weight Class	W-L	Falls	Tech. Falls
2009-10	     285	22-13	  8	    0
2010-11      285        20-15    11         0
2011-12      Unattached
2012-13      285        20- 9     5         0
2013-14      285        26-14     5         2
Totals                  88-51    29         2