KYLE DAKE
2017-18 Team USA Ranking: No. 2 at 74 kg/163 lbs.
Years on Team USA: 4 (2013-14, 2015-18)
Residence: Ithaca, N.Y.
Club: Titan Mercury WC
College: Cornell University
High School: Lansing (N.Y.)
Born: Feb. 25, 1991
Height: 5’10”

Career Highlights

- Four-time NCAA champion for Cornell (2010-13)
- U.S. Olympic Team Trials runner-up (2016)
- Three-time U.S. World Team Trials runner-up (2013-14, 2017)
- U.S. Open champion (2016)
- Paris International champion (2017)
- Cerro Pelado International champion (2014)
- Dan Hodge Trophy recipient, as nation’s top college wrestler (2013)
- U.S. Junior World Team member in Greco-Roman (2008)

Career Biography
2017: Second in U.S. World Team Trials… Second in U.S. Open… Paris International champion…
2016: Second at U.S. Olympic Team Trials… U.S. Open champion…
2015: Second in U.S. World Team Trials… Northeast Regional champion…
2014: Cerro Pelado International champion…
2013: Fifth in Heydar Aliyev Golden Grand Prix… Second in U.S. World Team Trials…
2012: Fourth in U.S. Olympic Team Trials…
2011: Second in University Nationals…
2008: DNP in Junior World Championships in Greco-Roman… FILA Junior World Team Trials champion in Greco-Roman… FILA Junior Nationals champion in Greco-Roman…
2007: Second in FILA Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman, third in freestyle…
2006: Fourth in FILA Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman…
College: 2013 NCAA champion at 165 pounds… 2012 NCAA champion at 157… 2011 NCAA champion at 149… 2010 NCAA champion at 141… 2013 Hodge Trophy winner as college wrestler of the year… First wrestler to win NCAA titles in four different weight classes… Earned his degree from Cornell in 2013…
High School: Two-time New York state champion and three-time finalist… Coached by Doug Dake, John Kotmel and Dickie White…
USAW Age-Group: Third in 2006 USAW Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman and freestyle… 
Personal: Son of Doug and Jodi Dake… Has two siblings, Corey and Kristin… Hobbies include taking his dog to the lake and outdoor recreational activities…
Twitter: @kyledake444
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