Air Force Wrestling Announces Incoming Class of 2014 Twenty-four wrestlers join Falcons for upcoming season
June 25, 2010
USAFA, Colo. -
Air Force wrestling head coach Joel Sharratt announced today the arrival of the Class of 2014. This year’s incoming freshman class features 24 wrestlers, including seven entries from the Academy Prep School. Featured in the group are 10 high school state champions and three NCWA All-Americans.
“The team and staff are excited about this year’s class, and the talent and depth it will add to the program,” said Sharratt. “Personally, I am proud of the effort the team and coaches gave to attract such a great group of young men to the Academy. These guys offer the Academy tremendous depth in all aspects of our mission and hold great promise as future leaders.”
Following is a listing of this year’s newcomers, along with a brief summary of their previous athletic accomplishments:
Carter Adams, Coon Rapids, Minn. – Attended the Academy Prep School … four-time state placer in high school … All-American at NCWA Nationals in 2010, finishing third … captured title at 2010 NWCA Southwest Regional … posted a 25-10 overall record at the Prep School.
Dan Barringer, Monument, Colo. – Third-place state finisher in 2009 … state champion in 2010 … compiled a perfect record (45-0) as a senior … academic all-state honoree.
Daniel Baucke, Bartlett, Tenn. – Three-time state champion … four-time state placer … Most Outstanding Wrestler at 2010 state championships ... Fargo Cadet All-American ... ranked 16th by W.I.N. Magazine in final 2009-10 rankings ... named All-American by Wrestling USA Magazine ... 2009 Southeast Region freestyle champion.
Jared Broussard, Maurice, La. – State champion in 2009.
Jonsen Crandall, Oakley, Utah – Two-time state champion … two-time state runner-up.
Cody Davis, The Woodlands, Texas - Two-time state champion … placed third in 2008 … fifth-place at 2008 Cadet Greco Nationals.
Brook Gosch, Orwigsburg, Pa. - Eighth place at NHSCA Junior Nationals … state qualifier in 2010.
Evan Gros, Lake Orion, Mich. – Attended the Academy Prep School … three-time state placer in high school … two-time state runner-up.
Devin Hightower, Colorado Springs, Colo. – Attended the Academy Prep School … finished sixth in the state in high school … NWCA Southwest Regional runner-up in 2010.
Jarret Hoeppner, Apple Valley, Minn. – Attended the Academy Prep School … three-time state placer in high school … All-American at NCWA Nationals in 2010, finishing seventh … finished first at 2010 NWCA Southwest Regional … posted a record of 22-9 at the Prep School, including 15 falls.
Colby Kluesner, Denver, Colo. – Placed fifth in state in 2009 … finished third in 2010.
Joshua Kreimier, Fort Collins, Colo. – Attended the Academy Prep School … academic all-state in 2008 … two-time state runner-up in high school … state champion in 2008 … ranked 13th nationally by W.I.N. Magazine in 2008 … Fila Cadet National Greco runner-up … four-time Cadet Asics All-American … All-American at NCWA Nationals in 2010, placing third … finished first at 2010 NWCA Southwest Regional, earning Outstanding Wrestler honors … compiled a 36-8 record at Prep School.
Garrett Manley, Holland, Ohio – Fourth place state finisher in 2008.
Blake Mabry, Mesa, Ariz. – Attended the Academy Prep School … state placewinner and state champion in high school … state freestyle champion … runner-up at NWCA Southwest Regional in 2010.
Justin Martinez, Henderson, Nev. – Attended the Academy Prep School … Prep School national champion and two-time Prep School All-American in high school … two-time state runner-up.
Chris Morales, Rio Rancho, N.M. – Third-place state finisher as a sophomore … state champion in junior year … member of New Mexico Dream Team in 2009.
Michael Osborne, Union, Ky. – Finished fourth in state in 2009 … state champion in 2010.