Audio Interview: Shamus O'Grady
Hometown: Coon Rapids, Minn.
High School: Coon Rapids
2011-12: Earned All-American Honors for the third straight season at 174 pounds…owned a stellar 17-3 overall record, while battling injury…owned a perfect 5-0 record in dual meets…finished with five pins…took second place at the NCAA Regional Tournament…finished fourth in the NCAA Championship Tournament…All-NSIC Team Member.
2010-11: O'Grady coined a 30-9 overall record in 2010-11, which included a team-high 12 pins...placed 1st at 2010 Auggie Open and 2nd at 2010 Husky Open...named 2011 NCAA Division II Super Region 3 MVP after capturing top honors in region tournament at 174-pounds...NCAA Division II All-American...placed 4th at 2011 NCAA Division II championship at 174-pounds...named one of SCSU's Iron Man of the Year award winners in 2010-11.
2009-10: A breakout season for O'Grady....gained NCAA All-America honors with a sixth place finish at 174-pounds...21-15 overall record...placed 5th at 2009 Husky Open and 2nd at 2010 NCAA Regional.
2008-09: O'Grady went 19-3 on the season with 3 falls while wrestling unattached…he placed 4th at the Dragon Open…2nd at the Husky Open…1st at the Worthington Open…1st at the Iowa Lakes CC Open…1st at the North Country Open…he was named "Husky Red-Shirt Wrestler of the Year."
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2008 graduate of Coon Rapids High School…he was a State Champion and a two-time state finalist…put together an impressive high school career, charting an 85-24 record…an outstanding cross country runner, he also runs at St. Cloud State…
PERSONAL: The son of Dan and Synthia Klint…enjoys running and drawing…a math education major at St. Cloud State.