William Laughlin
William Laughlin
Weight: 174
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Lansdale, Pa.
High School: North Penn
Class: 157
Major: Exercise Science
  • Two-year letterwinner who has posted a 47-15 career record and 15 victories via pinfall
  • Ranks 18th in program history in pinfall victories

Junior Year (2019-20)

  • Had a breakout junior season for the Royals, finishing with a 33-10 overall record and a 20-2 mark in dual matches
  • 33 victories were the eighth-most in a season in program history
  • Posted 12 victories by pinfall, his fastest coming in 39 seconds; also had seven major decision wins and one by technical fall
  • 12 pinfall wins were the sixth most in a season in the history of the program
  • Finished seventh in the 174-pound weight class at the 2020 NCAA Mideast Regionals, as Scranton had their highest team finish ever at the event (ninth)
  • Placed fourth at 174 pounds at the Will Abele Invitational (Jan. 18), helping Scranton place fourth as a team in the event

Sophomore Year (2018-19)

  • Did not compete in his second year in the program

Freshman Year (2017-18)

  • Went 10-5 in his first collegiate season.
  • Had five victories by pin
  • Won the 157-pound title at the Jim Crytzer Memorial Invitational on Jan. 6 at Washington and Lee, helping the Royals win the team title.

Awards & Honors

  • 2020 NWCA Division III Scholar All-American
  • University of Scranton Athlete of the Week (Jan. 8, 2018)

High school/personal

  • Son of Raymond and Jeanne Laughlin.