Chris Nissen
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    Chris Nissen

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Denver, Colo.

    High School:
    Standley Lake

    Weight:
    149

    2005-06: Compiled a record of 7-4, including a 2-2 mark in dual action ... four of his seven victories came by fall, including a fastest time of 1:45 ... finished third at both the All-Academy Championships and NCAA West Regional ... was named an NCAA Alternate ... 2004-05: Missed most of the year due to injury ... had a record of 0-4 (0-2 in dual action) ... scored one takedown and four escapes ... 2003-04: One of two Air Force wrestlers to qualify for the NCAA Championships ... took second place at the West Regional Championships to earn the NCAA bid ... finished the season with a 13-12 (.520) overall record ... went 4-2 in dual meet action ... took first place at the Cowboy Open in his first collegiate outing ... ranked third on the team in pins with seven ... also recorded a tech fall ... tallied 26 takedowns, one reversal and 31 escapes ... High School: Lettered four years in wrestling ... coached by Ron Granari ... lost just two matches his entire high school career (135-2 overall record) ... four-time state champion ... high school and Greco All-American ... four-time all-state selection ... two-time Colorado wrestler of the year and one-time Colorado athlete of the year ... two-time Rocky Mountain News wrestler of the year ... four-year academic letterwinner ... Personal: Member of cadet squadron 26, the Mighty Barons ... parents are Ed and Sandra Nissen ... brothers are Matt (20) and Daniel (16) ... hobbies include fishing, hiking and camping ... born May 1, 1985.

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