2006-07: Wrestled 21 matches for Ducks at 125 pounds (13-8), all in the first three months of the season. Finished fourth in the Best of the West Tournament with a 4-2 record, including a pin of Asao Palani of Douglas College at 1:11. The following weekend, staked three more pins the same day in the Hoosier Duals over Delirico Choates of Cumberland (3:52), Mike Wilson of Ohio (1:51) and Brody Essick of Aplachian State (2:02). Added two more victories by pin later in the winter over Brad Caldwell of Portland State (0:54) and Darrin Frasaquillo of YVC (4:03). Opened season with major decision win over Nick Ramirez of Wyoming, 11-3.
BEFORE OREGON: A four-time Montana High School state champ at Skyview High School . . . finished prep career with a remarkable 156-1 overall record . . . placed sixth at high school nationals . . . one of 13 Montana High School athletes to win four state titles.
PERSONAL: Born Feb. 17, 1985 in Billings, Mont. . . . parents are Rick and Jerry Malia.