Anthony Vega

Class: Senior
Weight: 141 pounds
Major: Nursing
Hometown: Olivehurst, CA
Previous School: Sacramento City College

College: Vega is entering his second season wrestling for Simpson. He transfered from Sacramento City College prior to the 2012 season. His athletic accomplishments while at Simpson include earning NAIA All-American honors, finishing fifth at the 2013 NAIA Nationals, and being team captain and team MVP. His accomplishments while at Sacramento City College include being an 2012 academic All-American, the Young Men Emerging Leader Award Winner in spring 2012, and the Soto/Reeves Academic Award winner in 2012. He finished fifth in the state tournament in 2012, .

High School: Vega competed in four years of varsity wrestling at Lindhurst High School. He also played football and baseball. His athletic accomplishments include being a four-time GEL division champion, and two-time section champion and state qualifier, and a "Top 12 in State in 2010". In 2010, he was team and GEL division MVP and was the Appeal-Democrat All-Area MVP lightweight. His club team was Bricks Wrestling Club.

Personal: Anthony is the son of Mario Vega. His hobbies include drawing, fishing, and lifting weights. His career goal is to help others.

Reason for coming to Simpson: "I chose Simpson to become even closer with God."