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Robert Scherer

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Position
Redshirt Freshman
Class
Lower Burrell, Pa.
Hometown
Burrell
High School

2019-20
• Wrestled in four duals and an open tournament for the Cavaliers
• Competed at the Keystone Classic (11/24) as his only open tournament
• Wrestled in duals vs. Southern Virginia (11/2), VMI (1/18), Duke (2/14) and No. 8 North Carolina (2/21)
• Pinned Robbie Adelstein of VMI in the first period for his dual win
• Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll

2018-19
• Wrestled at heavyweight for the season, seeing action in 10 matches that included four duals
• Saw dual action against Ithaca (11/10), No. 22 Utah Valley (12/29), SIUE (12/30) and No. 21 Lehigh (12/30)
• Also wrestled at the Hokie Open (11/4) and National Collegiate Open (2/23)
• Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll

2017-18
• Competed in five open tournaments and the Southern Scuffle at heavyweight
• Went 2-2 at the Clarion Open (11/5) to open the season
• Also went 2-2 at the Mat Town Open (11/26)
• Finished fifth at the Cleveland State Open (12/16) with a win over Jacob Parker of Pitt

2016-17
• Posted a 6-11 record while competing unattached in a redshirt season
• Went 2-2 at the Clarion Open (11/6) to start the season
• Also went 2-2 at the Lock Haven Classic (12/29)

HIGH SCHOOL
• Three-year letterwinner for head coach Josh Shields at Burrell High School
• Posted a 111-49 career record
• 2015 WPIAL Champion and placed at Powerade
• Two-time PIAA State qualifier
• Three-time Valley News Dispatch All-Star selection
• Two-time Academic All-State first team selection
• Team captain
• Also lettered three years in football
• Two-time All-Conference selection at center and defensive end
• First two-time team captain in school history

PERSONAL
• Son of Christian and Lisa Scherer
• Has three siblings, Nicole, Michael and Sydney
• Sister, Nicole, claimed the Pennsylvania state championship in 100m in track
• Member of the National Honor Society and graduated as salutatorian

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
2016-17* HWT 6-11 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-2 2-4 1:03
2017-18 HWT 6-12 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0-0 1-1 0-0 0-0
2018-19 HWT 2-8 0-4 0-0 0 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-1 0-4
Career 8-20 0-4 0-0 0 0-0 0-0 2-2 0-1 0-4

*Denotes redshirt season which does not count in career records