Yoshito Funakoshi
Yoshito Funakoshi
Height: 5-3
Weight: 125
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Torrance, CA
High School: West Torrance HS
Experience: 3V

Overall: 20-36; Duals: 6-22

2016-17 -- Won eight matches, including four in dual meets, as a sophomore ... one major decision and seven decisions ... placed sixth in Roadrunner Open and Pac-12 Championship ... competed in all 16 dual meets at 133 pounds ... earned 29 escapes in dual meets, topping the squad.

2015-16 -- Compiled 1-2 record in early November before suffering season-ending injury ... has been granted a medical hardship ... his lone win was by fall in 2 minutes, 17 seconds, against Carter Danille of Sierra College in Roadrunner Open.

2014-15 – Won 11 of 25 matches at 125 pounds as a true freshman … one fall and one major decision … pinned Jacob Reyes of Grand Canyon in 4:29 in dual meet and earned 12-3 major decision against Nick Derosa of Cleveland State in Clarion Open … placed fourth in Roadrunner Open with 5-2 record … won nine of his first 13 matches as a Mustang … represented Cal Poly at 125 pounds in Pac-12 Championship … wrote a story titled “Want to Get Injured? Try Crossfit,” which was published in a book, Fresh Voices, an annual collection of stories written by Cal Poly students.

High School – A 2014 graduate of West Torrance High School, Funakoshi placed third in the 2014 California State High School championships at 120 pounds and was fifth in the Junior FILAs … posted a 54-7 record as a senior … won Bay League and CIF-Southern Section titles and was runner-up at the CIF-Southern Section Masters Meet ... compiled 159-40 record in his prep career … chose to attend Cal Poly because of its “great academics, its Division I wrestling program and because it is close to home.”

Personal – Son of Yoshikazu and Yvonne Funakoshi … one brother, Yoshiya, and two sisters, Ashley and Jewelysa … aspires to work in the medical field … enjoys basketball, baseball, swimming, the beach and being active outside as hobbies has beehives at his house … born October 1, 1996, in Torrance, Calif. … majors in biological sciences.