Ryan DesRoches
Ryan DesRoches
Height: 5-11
Weight: 174
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Deer Park, WA
High School: Riverside HS
Experience: 3V

83-31 Overall, 23-8 Duals

2010-11 – A stellar junior season with a 33-8 record, 14 falls and a third-place finish in Pacific-10 Conference Championship … earned second trip to nationals, but was 0-2 with losses to No. 2 Andrew Howe of Wisconsin and John-Martin Cannon of Buffalo … 10-1 in dual meets with four falls … enters senior season with 36 career falls … placed first in Cal Baptist Open and Fullerton Open, second in Reno Tournament of Champions and third in Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational … won 22 of his first 23 matches as a junior before losing to No. 9 Shane Onufer of Wyoming in Reno TOC finals … 12 of his first 20 wins were by fall … also earned one technical fall and six major decisions … shared team lead with Boris Novachkov with five riding time points in dual meets.

2009-10 – A third-place finisher in the Pac-10 Championships and a national qualifier in breakout sophomore season at Cal Poly … posted 34-10 overall record with 17 falls and five major decisions … won 14 of his first 22 matches by fall … placed first in the Cuesta Invitational, Menlo Open and California Collegiate, was second in the Reno Tournament of Champions and fourth in the Missouri Open … beat Eric Starks of Arizona State four times, including 6-2 decision for third place in Pac-10 finals … lost to Daniel Rinaldi of Rutgers 13-4 and to Scott Giffin of Penn 11-4 in NCAA Championships … 9-2 in dual meets with four major decisions and a pair of falls … lead the team with six three-point near falls in dual meets.
2008-09 -- As a true freshman, compiled 16-13 record, including 4-5 mark in duals ... posted 2-2 mark in Pac-10 Championships, earning a pin and a major decision ... was 4-2 in the Missouri Open as well as in the California Open ... dropped 6-3 decision to Ryan Sonderegger of Portland State in dual but avenged the loss with a fall in 4:12 at Pac-10 Championships.

High School -- Three-time Washington State champion at Riverside High School ... compiled a 134-16 record in four years as a varsity wrestler ... won his regional twice and district three times ... went undefeated in his junior year ... won the Tri-State Championship in 2006 at 160-pounds ... won two titles at the USAW Freestyle State Championships and was a USAW Greco Roman State Champion in 2007 ... also a three-time letterman in football.

Personal -- Son of Robert and Gina DesRoches ... eight brothers, Jake, Nick, Jimmy, Sammy, Jonny, Aaron, Peter ... married to Kaitlin DesRoches and they have one son, Titus, who was born in May 2011 ... born Aug. 25, 1989 in Spokane, Wash. ... majoring in kinesiology ... chose Cal Poly for its academics and wrestling ... also visited Boise State, Lehigh and Oregon State ... career ambition is to be a doctor ... enjoys being outdoors and music.