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  • r-Freshman
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  • St. Edward
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STATS
YearOverallDualLeagueMajor Dec.Tech FallFallTimePoints
2012-20130-00-00-0000-0
2013-201427-1416-74-24021:4656
Career27-1416-74-24021:4656

Updated: April 16, 2014

2013-14: Went 27-14 on the season and went 16-7 in duals … An NCAA Qualifier … Had four major decisions and two pins … Posted a 4-2 mark in ACC duals … Went 4-0 in his opening weekend as the starter … Secured Tech's win against Kent State with a win inthe final match … Beat No. 20 Ernest James of Edinboro 2-1 in sudden victory in a dual match … Took down No. 15 Blake Herrin of American, 6-5 in a dual … Suffered his first collegiate loss at the Las Vegas Invitational, posting a 2-2 record … Went 4-2 at the Midlands Championships … Picked up a major decision in the UNC dual match … Went 3-1 at the ACC Championship to place third at heavyweight … Went 2-2 at the NCAAs … A second-team selection to the VaSID All-State team.

2012-13: Redshirted … Placed third at the National Collegiate Open … Took second at the Edinboro Open and second at the Purple Raider Open … Wrestling unattached, went 3-1 at the Wilkes Open to place second … Went 2-2 at the Wolfpack Open … Went 4-2 at the Hokie Open.

High School: Attended St. Edward High where he won an Ohio state title as a senior … Wrestled for Coach John Hoffornan … The No. 12-ranked wrestler in the country at 220 pounds according to InterMat … Placed sixth at the NHSCA Junior Nationals in freestyle at 215 pounds to earn All-America honors … A Cadet national champ.

Personal: Ty Ryan Walz was born on March 11, 1994 in Cleveland, OH … The son of Gary Walz and Paula Walz … Has two siblings: Brooks and Casey … Majoring in accounting and information systems.

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