John Wendt

John  Wendt


Sylvania, OH

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 185


Military & American History


Three Falcons Named to Preseason All-WAC Team

Dewing, Bone and Wendt of Men's Soccer join the preseason All-WAC team

JUNIOR YEAR | 2016-17: Second-team All-WAC … WAC Defensive Player of the Week (Oct. 31-Nov. 6) Played in 20 games with 17 starts in goal … registered an assist against Army West Point … made 70 saves with 23 goals allowed for a 1.19 goals-against average … finished the season with a .753 save percentage … recorded an 11-7-1 record while in goal … logged five shutouts … registered career-high 10 saves in the win against San Francisco … explored European battlefields from the standpoint of strategy and tactics over the first block of summer … completed powered flight over the second block of summer … served as a military guidance officer during Basic Cadet Training … honor officer … Superintendent’s list.

SOPHOMORE YEAR | 2015-16: Played in 12 of 17 games … logged 42 saves with 17 goals allowed for a 1.34 goals allowed average and a .712 save percentage … took one shot on the season with one shot on goal … finalized his season record at 4-7-1 ... made the commandant’s and dean’s list ... completed Operation Air Force at Schriever AFB and Cheyenne Mountain, Colo., during the first period of summer ... served as a military guidance officer for Basic Cadet Training during the third period of summer ... will become active in the cadet wing as a Personal Ethics and Education Representative (PEER) as a junior.

FRESHMAN YEAR | 2014-15: Appeared in three matches, making one start ... first-career start was against San Jose State ... recorded five saves in 150 minutes ... completed the Expeditionary Skills and Evasion Training (ESET) this past summer ... also participated in the jump program and earned his jump wings ... made the Commandant’s list.

Before Air Force: ODP: Member of Region II Holdover Pool from 2009-12 ... helped team to Inter-Regional title in 2011 ... Club: Member of Pacesetter Soccer Club from 2011-14 ... led team to 2014 State Cup title ... won the 2012 Blue Chip Classic ... helped team to semifinals of Region II Tournament in 2013 ... also member of Toledo Football Academy from 2005-11.

High School: Four-year letter winner in soccer ... also lettered three years in basketball ... first-team All-Ohio ... league Player of the Year in soccer as a senior ... set school record for most shutouts (12) in one season ... tied school record for least goals allowed (8) in both junior and senior season ... three-time all-district selection ... member of National Honor Society ... high school soccer coach was Jon Haynes.

Personal: Cadet squadron 14 ... parents are Ted and Mary Wendt ... majoring in military and American history ... hobby is playing basketball ... favorite food is penne pasta ... favorite book is Genghis Khan ... favorite movie is Gladiator ... reality TV show he would choose to be on is Ice Road Truckers ... person in history he would most like to meet is George Patton ... credits soccer coach Paul Holdgate with the biggest influence on his sports career ... favorite professional soccer team is Everton ... favorite player is Nick Hagglund.
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