Kevin Norstrem

  • Kevin
  • Norstrem

  • Class
  • Weight
    141 lbs.
  • High School/Other
  • Hometown
    Brandon, Fla
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Updated: June 7, 2017

2016-17: Joined midway through the season to go 5-5 overall … Went 5-0 to win the 141-pound title at the Franklin & Marshall Open … Started at 141 in duals against Lock Haven, Kent State and Nebraska … Suffered an injury against Lock Haven that kept him out a month.

2014-15: An NCAA qualifier who went 18-14 on the season … A second-team all-state selection by VaSID … Picked up a win against Newberry in his official collegiate debut … Went 2-2 while wreslting unattached at the Hokie Open, placing fourth … Picked up a pair of wins in Tech's tri-meet against Gardner-Webb and No. 23 North Dakota State … Lost to Johnni DiJulius of Ohio State, 2-1, in the dual match … Took seventh at the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational … Picked up wins over seeded Scott Delvecchio and Ian Nickell at the event … Fell to No. 5 Jimmy Gulibon of Penn State 9-4 in the dual … Took fifth place at the Midlands Championships, going 5-2 overall, 4-1 against NCAA competition … Beat former Tech All-American Jarrod Garnett 3-2 in the placement match … Picked up a 3-2 win over Pitt's Nick Zanetta in the dual and then downed NCSU's Bryce Meredith, 8-2 … Earned an at-large bid to the NCAA Championships, where he went 1-2.

2013-14: Was redshirted … Went 21-4 while wrestling unattached at 133 pounds … Won three open tournaments … Went 4-0 at the Hokie Open to take the title … Went 4-0 at the King Open to capture the title … Went 2-2 at the Midlands Championships … Went 4-1 at the Shorty Hitchcock Memorial, placing second … Won both of his matches at the Appalachian State Open to take the title … Placed third at the National Collegiate Open, going 5-1.

High School: Lettered four times for Coach Russ Cozart at Brandon High … The No. 19 overall recruit in the country as rated by Amateur Wrestling News, No. 16 by D1CollegeWrestling, No. 42 by InterMat and No. 44 by FloWrestling … A five-time Florida state champion, four times at the 3A level … Went 229-3 in his four years at Brandon … Combined with a 45-1 eighth grade year competing against high school competition, he was 274-4 for his career … Attended Tampa Bay Christian as an eighth-grader and won a state title at 112 pounds … A three-time double All-American (Juniors in 2010 and 2011, Cadet in 2009) in Fargo (includes a Junior National Greco-Roman championship at 130 pounds in 2011) … Finished his senior year ranked No. 3 in the country at 138 pounds by Amateur Wrestling News and No. 8 by InterMat … Named to Amateur Wrestling News' All-Academic Team.

Personal: Kevin Austin Norstrem was born October 25, 1993 in Brandon, FL … The son of Timothy and Nancy Norstrem … Has a brother, Kyle … Majoring in finance.