Tyler French
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    Tyler French

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Malta, Mont.

    High School:
    Malta

    Weight:
    174

    2008-09: Finished the season with a 12-11 overall record and 5-3 dual mark ... missed the latter portion of the season due to injury ... recorded two falls on the year ... recipient of the Wayne Baughman/A-10 Warthog Award for the second-straight season.

    2007-08: Put together a 26-12 overall record ... led the team with a .684 winning percentage ... earned his first NCAA Championships appearance with a first-place finish at the West Regional ... first-team All-Western Wrestling Conference performer ... compiled an 8-2 dual record, including a 4-1 ledger in WWC action ... ranked second on the team with six falls on the season ... finished third at the All-Academy Championships and fourth at the Kaufman-Brand Open ... recipient of the Wayne Baughman/A-10 Warthog Award.

    2006-07: Put together a 16-13 overall ledger and 0-1 mark in dual action ... tallied five falls on the season, recording a fastest time of 0:06 ... captured fifth place in the Amateur Division at the Kaufman/Brand Open ... finished third at the Tournament of Champions.

    High School: Lettered four years in wrestling ... coached by Craig French ... four-time state placewinner ... state champion in 2008 ... also lettered three years in football and track ... all-conference linebacker and pole vaulter in 2006 ... member of National Honor Society.

    Personal: Member of cadet squadron 38 ... son of Craig and Conni French ... has two sisters, Kelli (19) and Jacki (16) ... majoring in systems engineering management ... plans to become an A-10 Warthog pilot ... hobbies include wrestling, hiking, kayaking, rock climbing, adventure races and reading ... craziest ambition is to jump from the top of Angel Falls and walk away from it.

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