Josh Wilson placed fifth at the prestigious tournament a year ago.
At Utah Valley University ... FRESHMAN ~ (2012-13): 11-3 overall record (2-1 duals) ... opened the season by placing third at the Cowboy Open on Nov. 3 with a 5-1 record (two pins and three major decisions) ... also placed third at the Wolfpack Open on Nov. 11 in Raleigh, N.C. with a 4-1 record (with three falls) ... helped his team defeat Arizona State at home on Jan. 18 with a fall (2:43) over ASU's Ares Carpio ... won six of his bouts by fall, three by major decision and one by decision ... had his season cut short due to illness.
REDSHIRT ~ (2011-12): Redshirted the season and went 5-4 while competing unattached at 133 pounds.
Before Utah Valley ...
Prepped at Broadwater High School in Townsend, Mont. ... born Dec. 26, 1992 in Helena, Mont. ... a three-time State Champion ... a two-time Greco National Champion as well as runner-up, a Folkstyle National Champion runner-up, and a two-time runner-up Freestyle National Champion ... helped his high school team take second in State.
Graduated from BHS in 2011 ... coached club wrestling ... his twin brother Jade also wrestles at UVU ... also recruited by Arizona State, Oregon State and Minnesota ... parents are Kurt and Tiffany Rauser.