NWCA All-American (2nd) (2015-16)
2016-17 | Freshman: Posted a 10-5 record with a 0-1 mark in dual meet action … tallied one major decision, one technical fall and one pin … fastest pin was in 0:44 seconds for the second-fastest on the team … third-place at the Cowboy Open (amateur) … completed Unmanned Aerial Systems and Remotely Piloted Aircraft training over the first block of summer … completed Expeditionary Survival and Evasion Training over the third block of summer.
USAFA Prep: NWCA All-American (2nd) … wrestled for coach Tim Alger.
High School: Four-year letterman in wrestling … team captain as a junior and senior … second place district finisher as a freshman … first place district finish, third place regional finish as a sophomore … first place district finisher and fourth place regional finisher as a junior … first place district, first place regional, fifth place at state as a senior … honorable mention academics as a junior and senior … NHSCA second place as a freshman …. NHSCA sixth place as a sophomore …. NHSCA seventh place as a junior … Mighty Ducks wrestling club … Tin Man wrestling club … athletic leadership council… wrestled for coach Lou DeLauro … three year letterman in football … football team captain as a junior and senior … all-state linebacker … second time all-region, first team all-district as a sophomore … first team all-district and all-region as a junior … first team all-state, all-district and all-region as a senior … first team all-academic as a junior and senior.
Personal: Member of Cadet Squadron 11 … son of Don and Jennifer Wagner with two older brothers … anticipates a major in business management … brother Marc Wagner wrestled and graduated from USCGA in 2016 … father, Don Wagner, was a Div. III national champion in wrestling at Millersville University … brother, Brad, played football at Cornell … uncle, Ray Wagner, plays pro football for the Bengals and was a four-time national wrestling qualifier and All-American at Kent State … hobby is fishing … credits his brothers, father and coach Tim Alger with the greatest influence on his athletic career … favorite quote, “It’s not science fiction, it’s what we do every day.” –Air Force