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USA Wrestling

USA Wrestling
2014-15 Team USA Ranking: No. 1 at 97 kg/213 lbs.
Years on Team USA: 6 (2008-13, 2014-15)
Residence: State College, Pa.
Club: Nittany Lion WC
College: Iowa State
High School: Bakersfield, Calif.
Born: March 24, 1986
Height: 6-1
    2014: Third in Golden Grand Prix (Azerbaijan)… U.S. World Team Trials champion… U.S. Open champion…
    2013: Second in Dan Kolov International…
    2012: Olympic gold medalist… Canada Cup champion… U.S. Olympic Team Trials champion… Third in Ivan Yarygin Memorial…
    2011: Pan American Games champion… Third in World Championships… Ion Corneanu Memorial champion… U.S. World Team Trials champion… U.S. Open champion… Fifth in Ivan Yarygin Memorial…
    2010: Second in New York AC International… Second in World Team Trials… Second in U.S. Open…
    2009: Ninth in World Championships… U.S. World Team Trials champion… U.S. Nationals champion…
    2008: Third in U.S. Olympic Team Trials… Seventh in U.S. Nationals…
    USA Age-group: 2005 FILA Junior World Team member… Third in 2004 Junior Nationals in freestyle…
    College: 2009 and 2010 NCAA champion for Iowa State… Second in 2007 and 2008 NCAA Championships… 2008 and 2010 Big 12 champion…
    High School: Two-time California high-school state champion… Outstanding wrestler at 2005 California state tournament… Career record of 159-10 with 132 falls…
    Personal: Son of Steve and Renee Varner… Married his wife, Brittany, on June 9, 2014…
    Note: Wrestled in one event in 2013 before taking rest of year off from competition…