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JOE RAU
2014-15 Team USA Ranking: No. 1 at 80 kg/176 lbs.
Years on Team USA: 1 (2014-15)
Residence: Minneapolis, Minn.
Club: Minnesota Storm
High School: Chicago, Ill. (St. Patrick)
Born: March 17, 1991
Height: 6-1

2015: Third in Hungarian Grand Prix… Grand Prix Zagreb Open Champion… Second in Dave Schultz Memorial International…
2014: Second in Minnesota Storm Holiday Cup… DNP in World Championships… Phase II World Team Trials champion… 10th in University World Championships at 85 kg… University Nationals champion… Northern Plains Regional champion
2013: Second in New York AC International… Fourth in U.S. Open…
2012: Fourth in University World Team Trials… Fourth in University Nationals…
2010: Seventh in University Nationals…
2009: Junior Nationals Greco-Roman champion… Eighth in Junior Nationals in freestyle…
College: 2013 NCAA Div. III champion for Elmhurst, where he was coached by past NCAA champion Steve Marianetti… Three-time All-American… Four-time conference champion… Conference wrestler of the year… Elmhurst College Athlete of the Year… Two-time place winner at Midlands Championships…
High School: Illinois state qualifier… two-time conference champion… freestyle state champion…
Personal: Son of Rick and Lisa Rau… Has two brothers, Ray and Jack, and one sister, Julie… Hobbies include skateboarding, singing, stand-up comedy, traveling, reading, anything outdoors, drinking coffee, eating new foods…