NWCA Academic All-American (2016-17)
Third-place at the All Academy Championships (2016-17)
2016-17 | Freshman: Posted a 22-12 overall record with a 2-3 mark in dual meet actions … most wins on the team … tallied two major decisions, two technical falls and four falls … third-place at the All Academy Championships … third-place at the Cowboy Open (amateur) … second-place at the Northern Colorado Open … NWCA Academic All-American … earned his jump wings and completed Expeditionary Survival and Evasion Training over the summer.
High School: Four-year letterman in wrestling … wrestled for coaches Robert Kosins and Ron Wiederholt … OHSAA Div. II 182lb state champion 2016, 2nd in 2015 and 6th in 2014 … Ohio freestyle state champion in 2016 and 2014, 2nd in 2015 … Ohio Schoolboy national wresting team and cadet national team in 2014, both teams placed 2nd … United World Wrestling Cadet Championships All-American and 6th place in 2015 … holds high school records for most take downs and most technical falls … high school career record was 140-27 … National Honor Society and graduated with honors.
Personal: Member of Cadet Squadron 22 … son of Ron and Cindy Wiederholt with two siblings … plans to major is geoscience … hobbies include RC planes, fishing and longboarding … both parents are retired Air Force and his brother is active duty Air Force … credits his father with the greatest influence on his athletic career … favorite quote is, “Thankfully, perseverance is a good substitute for talent.”… hails from OH-IO.