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2014-15 Team USA Ranking: No. 2 at 98 kg/216 lbs.
Years on Team USA: 1 (2014-15)
Residence: Minneapolis, Minn.
Club: Minnesota Storm
College: Michigan State
High School: Saginaw, Mich. (Nouvel Catholic Central)
Born: March 21, 1980 in Owingsville, Ky.
Height: 5-11
    International Competition: Second in 2013 Dave Schultz Memorial International… 2012 Minnesota Storm Holiday Cup champion… Third in Granma Cup (Cuba)… Third in 2007 Sunkist Kids International Open… Third in 2006 Henri Deglane Challenge… Third in 2005 Henri Deglane Challenge…Second in 2005 Sunkist Kids/ASU International Open…Third in 2004 NYAC Christmas International… Third in 2004 Sunkist Kids International…Sixth in 2004 Dave Schultz Memorial International…
    U.S. Competition: Second in U.S. World Team Trials… Second in 2014 U.S. Open… 2013 U.S. Open champion… Seventh in 2009 U.S. Nationals… Fifth in 2005 and 2006 U.S. Nationals… Fourth in 2005 U.S. World Team Trials… Second in 2005 University World Team Trials… Third in 2005 University Nationals… 2004 North Regional Olympic Team Trials Qualifier champion…
    College: Attended Michigan State Univ., where he was coached by Tom Minkel… 2002 NCAA Tournament qualifier… Earned a degree in Kinesiology… Currently enrolled in medical school…
    High School: Attended Nouvel Catholic Central High School, where he was coached by Edward Thomas... Also lettered in soccer, cross-country and track & field…
    Personal: Son of Daniel and Alice Wechter… Has three brothers, Thomas, Michael and Matthew, and eight sisters, Amy, Mary, Christina, Claire, Rose, Beth, Anne and Anna Clara… Hobbies include painting…