Wesley Richard
Wesley Richard

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Dillingham, Alaska

High School:
Dillingham HS

Weight:
149

Experience:
1L


11/12/2011

Minnesota Earns Nine Titles at the 41st Annual Bison Open

Gophers take on No. 5 Cornell and No. 1 Penn State next weekend

07/12/2012

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2012-13 • REDSHIRT JUNIOR:
Overall Record:
2-2
Dual Meet Record: N/A
Big Ten Record: N/A
Pins:
1
Major Decisions: 0
Technical Falls: 0

Finished season with 2-2 overall record • At the Bison Open saw 14-12 decision over Anthony Caputo of NDSU.

2011-12 • REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE:
Overall Record: 5-4
Dual Meet Record: 0-1
Big Ten Record: N/A
Pins: 3
Major Decisions: 0
Technical Falls: 0

Went 5-4 on the season • Finished 3-1 at the Bison Open • Recorded a fall over Travis Fredrickson of Southwest Minnesota State at the 2:38 mark • Wrestled in the North Dakota State dual but fell to Steven Monk • Record two wins by fall at the UNI Open • Scored a 2:02 fall over Randall Cirksesna of Mankato and at the 1:21 mark against Joe Winkle of Iowa Central.

2010-11 • REDSHIRT FRESHMAN:
Overall Record: 3-3
Dual Meet Record: N/A
Big Ten Record: N/A
Pins: 3
Major Decisions: 0
Technical Falls: 0

Went 3-3 overall with three pins • Defeated David Baker of Concordia-Moorehead by fall at 2:21 • Pinned Ramsey Beard of Waubonsee at 2:18 and Tyler Furger of UW-Lacrosse at 4:58 in the consolations rounds of the Flash Open.

2008-09 • REDSHIRTED:
Went 7-6 on the season at 149 lbs. • Competed solely in open meets • Earned four wins by fall • Earned a victory in his first career match on Nov. 15, beating Jake Zeiher of Rochester Community & Technical College 11-7 • First career fall came later in the same meet, pinning Justin Lemann on Concordia College • Tallied a 3-2 mark to open the season at the Bison Open.

HIGH SCHOOL:
Competed for Dillingham High School as a prep • Two-time Alaska state champion • Two-time state runner-up in Alaska • Named Dillingham Athlete of the Year as a senior • Part of a prep program that won two state titles and three regional championships during his high school career • Was undefeated in the semi-final round of all his prep tournaments • Also participated in cross country at Dillingham • Lists his most memorable sports thrill as winning a triple-overtime match at an Alaska high school tournament.

PERSONAL:
Son of Kathy McLinn and Brian Richard • Father, Brian, played football at Oregon • Has a sister, Annalee (3) • Plans to major in youth studies at Minnesota • Born Nov. 24, 1989.

Season Wt. Overall Wt. Cl. Dual Big Ten Points Pins MD TF v.Rnk Strk Fast Pin Big Ten's NCAA's
2010-11 149 5-4 5-4 0-1 - - 3 - - - - 1:21 - -
2011-12 149 3-3 3-3 - - - 3 - - - - 2:18 - -
2012-13 157 2-2 2-2 - - - 1 - - - - - - -
Total - 10-9 10-9 0-1 - - 7 - - - - 1:21 - -

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