Brown adds Alexander to coaching staff

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Geoffrey Alexander, a four-time NCAA qualifier at the University of Maryland, has joined the Brown University wrestling program as an assistant coach, Brown head coach Todd Beckerman announced on Monday.

"Our staff is excited to bring Geoffrey on board and believe that he can make an impact working with our lower weights," Beckerman said. "I coached Geoffrey during my time at Maryland and know that he brings a tremendous work ethic to all that he does on and off the mat."

Alexander recorded 100 wins in his career at Maryland, becoming just the fourth wrestler in program history to reach the century mark in career wins. He earned a spot in the NCAA Championships in 2012, 2013, 2015, and 2016. Alexander finished his career with a .690 winning percentage, a 45-15 (.750) mark in dual bouts, and 48 bonus-point victories.

"I am truly grateful for this opportunity to coach at Brown University and look forward to working with some of the best and brightest student-athletes in the country," Alexander said. "I have known Coach Beckerman since my days as a high school wrestler, and I know that he expects nothing short of excellence in all aspects of his program."

As a redshirt senior, Alexander made his fourth appearance at NCAAs after posting an undefeated 6-0 mark in Big Ten duals. In his redshirt season in 2013-14, he notched a 25-2 record and won four open tournaments.

During the Terrapins' time in the Atlantic Coast Conference, Alexander placed twice at the league championship at 133 lbs., coming in second in 2012 and fifth in 2013. He earned All-ACC honors and helped Maryland take home the team title in 2012. Alexander finished a perfect 5-0 in ACC duals as a sophomore.

A native of Pittsburgh, Pa., and a product of Shady Side Academy, Alexander gained a degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice from Maryland in 2016.


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