Tyler Graff

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Four-time NCAA All-American and 2016-17 USA Wrestling National Team member Tyler Graff enters his first season as a resident athlete at the Southeast Regional Training Center.

Graff, the 133 pound NCAA runner-up in 2014 at Wisconsin, placed third at Olympic Trials in 2012 and 2016. Along with his duties on Robie’s staff, Graff will continue to train in freestyle with the Southeast Regional Training Center.

In Madison, Graff registered a career record of 128-25 and never finished lower than fifth in the country in four years. He won his first of three University Nationals championships in 2010 and was a Junior World Team Member in 2007. Graff wrestled for current Tech assistant coach Jared Frayer at Wisconsin where the two helped lead the Badgers to consecutive top 10 finishes in 2010 and 2011.

After graduation, the Loveland, Colorado native won the 2015 Dave Schulz Memorial and placed second at U.S. World Team Trials and third at Olympic Trials in 2016. Graff was a four-time Colorado high school state champion and compiled a 162-1 record.

Graff joins Frayer and assistant coach Frank Molinaro as Hokies that have made a National Team.

Career Highlights (via USA Wrestling)

  • Third in U.S. Olympic Team Trials (2012, 2016)
  • Three-time University Nationals champion (2010, 2013, 2015)
  • 2007 U.S. Junior World Team member
  • 2016 U.S. World Team Trials runner-up
  • 2017 Pan American champion
  • Two-time Dave Schultz Memorial International champion (2015, 2017)
  • 2015 Bill Farrell International champion
  • 2016 Canada Cup champion
  • Second in 2014 NCAA Championships for Univ. of Wisconsin
  • Four-time NCAA All-American