A Bulldog wrestling great, Mooney placed second at 177 pounds in 1989 while earning his second of three All-America finishes. He also took third place in both 1988 and 1990. In addition, Mooney was a two-time (1989-90) first-team academic All-America honoree. He was named FSU's Most Outstanding Wrestler as a senior in 1989-90 after registering a 22-5 record and leading the Bulldogs to a 9-1 dual mark and a ninth-place finish at the NCAA-II Championships. A team captain as a senior, Mooney was both a three-time NCAA-II Mideast Region and GLIAC Champion. He led FSU to both four consecutive league and regional titles during his varsity career as well as a number one national ranking in 1988-89. Mooney registered a 23-8-2 slate along with four pins as a junior while helping Ferris achieve its most successful season ever with a second place NCAA-II Championships finish. As a sophomore (1987-88), the Burlington, Ontario, native finished 26-4 overall as FSU concluded the campaign with an 8-1 dual record and a fourth-place national finish. Mooney garnered 1987-88 NCAA-II Mideast Region Rookie of the Year Award recognition. The Nelson High School graduate was a three-year letterwinner at FSU and finished his career with a 71-9-2 individual record. He was also the Canadian National Greco-Roman champ in the 82-kilo class. Presently, he and his family reside in Stafford, Va.