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Garrett Peppelman

Freshman
Class
Harrisburg, Pa.
Hometown
Central Dauphin
High School

2017-18
• Did not see action after injury sustained in the previous season

2016-17
• Missed part of the season due to injury
• Posted a 14-5 record
• Saw his first action with a second-place finish at the Lock Haven Classic (12/29)
• Finished second at the Franklin & Marshall Open (1/7) with a 4-1 record
• Went 3-0 in his first dual action at the Virginia Duals
• Posted a tech fall over Martin Duane of the Citadel (1/13)
• Posted major decisions vs. NDSU’s Dylan Urbach and Bucknell’s D.J. Hollingshead (1/13)
• Went 5-3 in dual matches
• Did not see action after injury forced his season to end prior to the ACC Championships

2015-16
• Posted a 16-13 record wrestling at 165 pounds
• Posted six tech falls and two major decisions on the year
• Finished second at the Clarion Open (11/1) with a 4-1 record
• Posted a tech fall of Tyler McNutt at No. 25 North Dakota State (11/6)
• Defeated Justin Kresevic in a dual meet at No. 5 Ohio State (11/13)
• Finished third at the Mat Town Open (11/22) with a 4-1 record
• Named to All-ACC Academic Team

2014-15
• Redshirt season
• Posted 21-5 record while wrestling unattached in open tournaments
• Placed in five of the six open tournaments in which he competed
• Won 165 championship at Wilkes Open (12/28)
• Took runner-up honors at Mat Town Open (11/30)
• Finished third at Shorty Hitchcock Memorial (1/18)
• Took fourth at Hokie Open (11/9)
• Finished fifth at Wolfpack Open (11/16), rebounding from opening loss to win five straight bouts to finish tournament
• Selected to ACC Academic Honor Roll

HIGH SCHOOL
• Two-time Pennsylvania state champion
• Four-time state placewinner; was state runner-up in 2013 and also took fifth place
• Finished career with 185-15 record, setting wins record for district
• Ranked No. 1 nationally at 160 pounds by Flowrestling his senior year
• Beast of the East champion
• Super 32 champion
• Member of Dapper Dan Classic team and USA Dream Team
• Coached by Jeff Sweigard at Central Dauphin HS
• Member of National Honor Society

PERSONAL
• Parents are Dr. Walter and Kathy Peppelman
• Has three brothers, Walter, Marshall and Colton, all of whom also wrestled in college
• Walter was two-time All-American at Harvard
• Marshall wrestled at Lehigh, while Colton wrestled at Harvard
 

Weight Class  Overall Record Dual Record ACC Dual Record Dual Points
Scored
ACC Championship Record NCAA Championship Record Major Decisions Tech Falls Pins Fastest Pin
2014-15* 165 21-5 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0-0 5-2 2-0 5-0 0:37
2015-16 165 16-13 5-5 0-3 18 0-2 0-0 2-3 6-1 0-0
2016-17 174 14-5 5-3 2-3 19 0-0 0-0 4-1 2-0 2-0 0:25
2017-18 165 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0
Career 30-18 10-8 2-6 37 0-2 0-0 6-4 8-1 2-0 0:25

*Denotes redshirt season which does not count in career records