Concordia University Wisconsin Athletics

 

Wrestling

 
Greg Sanders
Greg Sanders
Weight: 141
Year: Fr.
Hometown: San Antonio, Texas
High School: Ronald Reagan
Major: Undecided

2011-12 Season (Freshman): Finished 37-5 in a sparkling freshman season at 141 lbs., setting four CUW records, including wins in a season (37), takedowns in a season (112), 3-point near falls in a season (31), and consecutive match wins (12)...Started collegiate career winning the CUW Open in November, going 6-0 on the day...Became YouTube sensation after completing a backflip for a reversal at the Florida Gulf Coast Duals in Ft. Myers, Fla., in December...Won the Elmhurst College ‘Al Hanke’ Invite in January, winning a 12-10 overtime title match over Elmhurst College's Jake Denhof...Voted ‘Outstanding Wrestler’ at the Elmhurst College 'Al Hanke' Invite by the coaches...Won Northern Wrestling Association title in February...Voted ‘Freshman of the Year’ by the NWA coaches...Won opening match at the NCAA Division III Great Lakes Regional, but suffered an injury that kept him from competing the rest of the tournament...Scored eight pins and three technical falls during the season.

High School: 
Won 135 lb. Texas State Title senior year with a 50-1 record...Won a dramatic overtime match in the championship finals...Finished 61-4 junior year in qualifying to the Texas State Meet...Overall high school record was a sparkling 185-13...Helped Reagan High School to fifth place team finish senior year...Coached in high school by Troy McHugh.