Erickson, Hyder, Stafford named to WWC All-Academic Team
Hyder and Stafford earn national academic honors
VonOhlen, Kreimier, Martinez advance to Friday's action
Falcon quartet seeks All-America honors
Sophomore earns his first career award
The Falcons picked up a 35-9 WWC victory over the Bears on Senior Day.
The Falcons rolled to a 42-0 victory over the Cowboys on Jan. 13.
The 25th-ranked Falcons score a 19-18 come-from-behind victory over former WWC foe Northern Iowa.
The 25th-ranked Falcons dropped a tough match to No. 13 Oregon State on Jan. 11.
The Silver team picked up a 26-13 victory over the Blue team in the Falcons' annual Blue-Silver Scrimmage, held Oct. 24.
2011-12: Compiled a 17-5 overall record on the season ... also registered a 6-0 dual mark ... recorded seven pins on the season, with a fastest fall of 1:37 ... won his first tournament title at the UNK Holiday Inn Open, placing first in the Amateur Division ... took third place at the All-Academy Championships ... recipient of the Coaches Appreciation Award ... named to WWC Coaches' Honor Roll.
High School: Lettered four years in wrestling for coach Gaylord Strand ... two-time state champion ... four-time state placer, placing second in 2008 and third in 2009 ... took fifth place at NHSCA Junior Nationals in 2010 ... also lettered four years in cross country ... named Athlete of the Year in 2008, 2010 and 2011 ... class salutatorian ... Eagle Scout.
Personal: Member of cadet squadron 33 ... son of Scott and Tanny Hyder ... has three siblings, Calli (15), Bree (13) and Charlease (6) ... majoring in operations research ... would like to become a pilot ... hobbies include rock climbing, hiking and camping ... craziest ambition is to backpack across Europe or South America.