Drew Romero

Drew  Romero


La Junta, CO

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Air Force Wrestling Set to Host Black and Blue Match

Thursday Oct. 22, 6:30 pm at Clune Arena

Career Highlights
NCAA qualifier (2016-17)
Third-place at the Cowboy Open (2016-17)
Third-place at the All-Academy Championships (2016-17)
Second-place at the All-Academy Championships (2015-16)
Seventh-place at the Big 12 Conference Championships (2015-16)
NWCA All-American (2013-14)

Junior | 2016-17: Posted a 14-15 overall record with a 4-7 mark in dual matches and a 1-4 mark in conference matches … started in all varsity dual matches at 125 … recorded three technical falls and two falls on the season … tied for second on the team with three technical falls in all matches, led the team with two technical falls in dual meet action … third on the team with 10 bonus points in dual matches … third-place at the Cowboy Open (elite) … eighth-place at the Wolfpack Open … third-place at the All-Academy Championships … worked the Air Force Wrestling Special Operations Camp over the summer … Basic Cadet Training confidence course cadre … will serve as the training officer for CS-35 as a senior.

Sophomore | 2015-16: Finished the season with a 17-17 overall record … 2016 NCAA national qualifier … posted a 5-5 dual meet record … logged 19 dual points for the Falcons … logged three major decisions and two falls … second at the All-Academy Championships … placed seventh at the Big 12 wrestling tournament … Frank “Bruiser” Bryant Award … Athletic Director’s pin … Commandant’s pin … completed Operations Air Force at Travis, AFB, Calif. … Expeditionary, Survival and Evasion Training cadre over the third block of summer … will serve as the B-2 element leader as a junior.

Freshman | 2014-15: Finished the season with a 7-3 overall record and 1-1 dual record … placed second at the Cowboy Open … second in the U.S. Western Open 125 class.

USAFA Prep: Attended the USAFA prep school where he took third in the NWCA tournament and kept a GPA above 3.0.

High School: Lettered four years in varsity wrestling under coach Kurtis Romero at Broomfield HS ... 2010 3A third … 2011 3A first … sixth in Greco and fifth in freestyle at 98lbs … All-American at Fargo … 2012 4A first … 2013 4A second.

Personal: Member of Cadet Squadron 35 ... son of Anthony Romero and Brandon and Kerri Brittain ... has two siblings ... credits brother and coach Kurtis Romero with the greatest impact on athletic career ... came to the Academy to be the best in every aspect of his life and he thinks the best place to do that is at the Academy ... plans to major in management … hobbies include working out, riding motorcycles, scoring bonus points on coach Heilman and coaching wrestling ... loves to wrestle against and get mad points on coach Heilman … favorite quote is, "Team first- never quit!" –Zen Ikehara
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