Congratulations to Civil Engineering student Mason Parris, who has been named the winner of the 2023 WIN Magazine/Culture House Dan Hodge Trophy, the magazine announced on Monday, March 27. The award is presented annually to the nation’s most dominant college wrestler. Parris is UM’s first-ever Hodge Trophy recipient.
Parris posted a perfect 33-0 record en route to the NCAA heavyweight title, earning a 5-1 decision over Penn State’s Greg Kerkvliet in the championship final last Saturday (March 18). He earned 21 bonus wins — 64 percent of his total wins — with 11 falls, three technical falls and seven major decisions and averaged 9.7 points per match this season. Read more about Michigan Wrestling and Parris’ achievement.