Despite the loss, senior Avery Garner picked up a major decision for UVU on Senior Night.
At Utah Valley University ... JUNIOR ~ (2012-13): 20-10 overall record (7-3 duals) ... named Second Team All-WWC with a second place finish at the NCAA West Regional/WWC Championships on March 9 (1-1 record) ... opened the season by winning a title at the Cowboy Open in Laramie, Wyo. on Nov. 3 with a 4-0 record ... placed sixth at the Wolfpack Open in Raleigh, N.C. on Nov. 11 with a 4-2 record ... went 3-2 at the Reno Tournament of Champions on Dec. 16 ... 6-3 against WWC competition on the season ... second on the team in dual wins (7) and points (26) and third in wins (20) ... won four bouts by major decision, one by fall and 15 by decision.
SOPHOMORE ~ (2011-12): 14-16 overall record (6-10 duals) ... named to the WWC Coaches' Honor Roll ... won the Northwest College Open to begin the season by going a perfect 4-0 on Nov. 5 ... placed fourth at the NCAA West Regional/WWC Championships by going 2-2 at the tournament in Cedar Falls, Iowa on March 4 ... went 2-2 at the Wrestle for a Cure Duals in Harrisburg, Pa. (Nov. 12) ... posted two falls, five major decisions and six wins by decision.
REDSHIRT ~ (2010-11): Redshirted the season and went 15-10 while wrestling unattached.
FRESHMAN ~ (2009-10): 17-10 overall record (4-2 duals) ... named to the WWC Coaches' Honor Roll with a 3.35 GPA ... wrestled at both 165 and 184 on the year ... won the Cowboy Open in Laramie, Wyo. while he went 4-0 and placed second at the Northwest College Open in Powell, Wyo. as he went 2-1 ... also placed second at the UVU Open in Orem as he went 2-1 ... began the season 7-1 ... went 3-3 at 184 lbs. as he had to bump up two weight classes due to an injury at the end of the year ... picked up one victory by fall and three by major decision.
Before Utah Valley: Prepped at Tooele High School ... a two-time State Champion ... four-time Region Finalist ... holds the record for the Most Consecutive Pins at Tooele HS with 16 ... went undefeated his senior year at 43-0 ... went 158-17 over his wrestling career at THS ... also played football in high school.
Personal: Graduated from Tooele HS in 2009 with a 3.5 GPA ... expected major at UVU is Exercise and Sport Science ... enjoys ping pong and poker ... also recruited by Western State ... parents are Rod and Sharon.