2007-08: Automatically qualified for the NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships with a runner-up finish at the CAA Championships at 174 pounds... Lost both of his matches at the national championships... CAA Co-Wrestler of the Week on Jan. 29... Finished second on the team in wins with 25... Posted a 14-3 mark in dual matches with a 6-2 record against CAA opponents... Tied for second on the team and tied for fifth in the CAA in falls with eight... Recorded three major decisions and two technical falls during the season... Pembroke Classic Champion at 174 pounds... Finished fourth at the Virginia Intercollegiate State Championships at 174 pounds.
2006-07: Tied for third on the team with 18 wins... Had the most dual match victories on the team with 12... Finished second on the team with six wins in CAA matches... Second on the team with nine falls, setting a new career high... Also established a new career high with two technical fall victories... Placed second at the Virginia Intercollegiate State Championships at 174 pounds... Went 3-2 at the two-day CAA Duals at the Fieldhouse... Ranked fifth in the conference at 174 pounds heading into the CAA Championships... Named to the Athletic Director's Honor Roll during the fall semester... Made the Dean's List during the spring semester... Earned the CAA Commissioner's Academic Award.
2005-06: Split time at both 174 pounds and 184 pounds... Registered a 17-13 overall record at 174 pounds and was undefeated at 184 pounds, winning all four of his matches, to finish the season with a 21-13 record... His 21 wins was the third-highest total on the team... Had the third-most CAA wins on the team with seven... Registered three pin falls, one technical fall and three major decisions... Tied for the second-highest total of pin fall victories on the team with three... Placed first at the Central Jersey Open on Nov. 13... Placed fourth at the Virginia Intercollegiate State Championships... Was named CAA Co-Wrestler of the Week on Jan. 31 after winning both of his matches during the week, one by major decision and the other by pin fall... Named to the Athletic Director's Honor Roll during the spring semester.
2004-05: Battled well in his freshman season at 165 pounds, earning a 12-18 overall record... Named to the CAA all-Rookie team at 174 pounds... Recorded five pin fall wins... Collected a 5-8 dual match mark and tallied a 4-3 dual record against CAA opponents... Placed fifth at the Navy Classic... Finished fourth at the Virginia Intercollegiate State Championships... Made the Athletic Director's Honor Roll in Spring 2005 for excellence in the classroom.
Prep: Posted a solid four-year varsity career at Northern High School... Captured the 2004 South Region 3A/4A state championship at 171 pounds... Named Calvert County most valuable wrestler... Recorded a 99-47 career record... Selected Washington Post second-team all-Metropolitan... Garnered first-team Southern Maryland Athletic Conference (SMAC) honors as a senior... Placed sixth at the SMAC championships as a freshman... Earned two third place SMAC championship finishes (2002 and 2003) and one first-place showing (2004)... Three-time regional qualifier, garnering a third, fourth and second place finish... Also received two letters in football... Member of the National Society of High School Scholars... Made the honor roll each year.
Personal: Full name is Stuart R. Oates, Jr... Born January 23, 1986... Parents are Donna and Randy Oates... 2004 graduate of Northern High School... Chose George Mason over Ursinus... Majoring in exercise science.
Career Statistics Year Wgt. CAA Dual Overall Falls TF MD 2004-05 165 4-3 5-8 12-18 5 0 0 2005-06 174/184 7-3 12-3 21-13 3 1 3 2006-07 174 6-3 12-7 18-14 9 2 1 2007-08 174 6-2 14-3 25-12 8 2 3 Totals 23-11 43-21 76-57 25 5 7