2005-06: First season at 174 pounds ... Went 1-2 At NCAA Championships ... Qualified for the NCAAs with a sixth place finish at the Big Ten Tournament ... Upset No. 7 R.J. Boudro (Michigan State) at Big Tens ... Went 6-2 in Big Ten duals which included an upset over No. 10 Nick Roy of Michigan ... Went 5-2 and upset No. 5 Matt Palmer (Columbia) to finish fifth at Midlands ... Placed fifth at the Las Vegas Invite ... Lost to No. 1 Ben Askren in the finals of the Missouri Open.
2004-05: Finished the season with a 21-11 record ... Recorded five pins on the season, the second most of any Illini ... Went 0-2 at the NCAA Tournament ... Qualified for the 2005 NCAA Tournament after placing sixth in his first Big Ten Tournament appearance ... Went 3-2 in conference competition ... Recorded upset wins over No. 7 Matt Nagel of Minnesota and No. 2 David Bolyard of Central Michigan ... Went 2-2 at the National Duals ... Went 2-1 at the Buckeye Duals ... Wrestled back to the third-place match after losing in the first round of the Midlands Tournament, winning six straight matches ... Placed fourth at the Midlands Tournament ... Placed second at the Missouri Open.
2003-04: Finished season with 3-1 record ... Recorded wins over Big Ten opponents Jeremy Hart of Penn State and Mike Escobedo of Michigan State ... Made his collegiate debut in a dual against Southern Illinois, pinning Matt Oliva in 2:05 ... Went 3-1 in four duals ... Sat out first part of season with knee injury.
2002-03: Redshirt season ... Went 3-2 in one tournament, pinning two including Iowa starter Jason D'Agata in 2:17 ... Pinned Steve Conlin of UNO in 0:21.
HIGH SCHOOL: Two-time Illinois state champion ... Three-time Chicago Catholic League Champion...Placed third in the state tournament as a freshman...Four-time state qualifier ... Fila junior national participant ... Placed third in Junior National competition ... Earned four letters in wrestling ... Four time member of state championship team ... Coach, Keith Healy, wrestled at Illinois.
PERSONAL: Full given name is Donald Alan Reynolds ... Born Aug. 4, 1983 ... Son of Donald and Helen Reynolds ... Biggest thrill in sports was wrestling in the world youth games in Russia ... High school teammate of former Illini and All-American Brian Glynn ... Majoring in sports management.
REYNOLDS' CAREER RECORD
Year W L F Big Ten NCAA 2003-04 3 1 1 --- --- 2004-05 21 11 5 6th DNP 2005-06 22 11 3 6th DNP