Jon Viruet
Jon Viruet
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Springfield, Mass.
High School: Springfield Central
Position: 157/165 lbs
Concentration: Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

2015-16: Went 16-12 overall, 7-5 in dual bouts, and 7-3 in EIWA duals on the year … Represented team at 165 lbs. at the EIWA Championships (Mar. 5-6) … Tied for third at 165 at the F&M Open (Dec. 30) … Posted two major decisions and two technical falls on the season … Tied for second on the team in dual EIWA wins (seven) and tied for third in dual wins (seven) … Earned EIWA dual wins vs. American (Jan. 9), Cornell (Jan. 16), Sacred Heart (Jan. 17), F&M (Jan. 22), Bucknell (Jan. 23), Princeton (Feb. 7), and Binghamton (Feb. 13).

Before Brown: Won three Massachusetts Division I state titles and finished as runner up as a freshman … Captured four Western Massachusetts titles … Gained New England titles as a junior and senior … Claimed NHSCA Junior National Championship as a junior … Garened NHSCA Senior All-America honors as a senior … Took home Fargo Greco All-America accolades in 2014 … Wrestled for head coach Darby McLaughlin … Competed at the club level for Northeast Elite and Nieves Wrestling Club … Also ran cross country for head coach Joshua Rice … National Honor Society and National Math Honor Society member.

Personal: Jonathan is the son of Ricardo and Ilianette Viruet … Has an older brother, Richard, and a younger sister, Gabriella … Richard is a member of the wrestling team at Drexel University … Born on October 28, 1996 … Plans to concentrate in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology.