|High School:||Sunnyside HS|
|Previous College:||Arizona State|
ARIZONA STATE: Was part of the Pac-10 rival Sun
Devils' program for three seasons (2005-06 thru 2007-08)...
competed only his middle season.
HIGH SCHOOL: Posted a 153-6 career record at
Sunnyside High School in Tucson, Arizona, for Coach Robert
Deberry... four-time team captain and four-time state champion,
both individually and with his team... named Co-Wrestler of the
Year in Arizona with teammate Nick Gallick... All-American in 2005
by Wrestling USA magazine.
PERSONAL: Born on Jan. 21, 1987, in Safford, Arizona... parents are Steve Lopez and Linda Hampton... has three siblings (Micheal, Amber and Eric)... American studies major... aspires to be a national champion and compete in the Olympics... was cadet national champion in Greco-Roman... credits his father for biggest influence on his career: "Without him, I wouldn't be wrestling."