Ty Walz

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Virginia Tech great Ty Walz enters his first season as a volunteer assistant coach at his alma mater.

Walz was the 2017 ACC Champion at heavyweight and was a three-time All-American for the Hokies from 2015-17, placing seventh once and fourth twice. Walz’s 109 career wins ranks 10th in program history and his .784 career winning percentage ranks in a tie for 11th.

In the fall of 2017, Walz became the first Virginia Tech wrestler to make a World Team as he earned a spot on the U23 squad that competed at the U23 World Championships in Poland. He won the 97 kg bronze medal at the U23 Worlds, becoming the first Hokie grappler to win a medal in international competition.

Walz resides in Blacksburg and is still competing as a resident athlete with the Southeast Regional Training Center.