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Gabe Christenson

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Position
Sophomore
Class
Runnells, Iowa
Hometown
Southeast Polk
High School / Club
Iowa
Previous School
Gabe Christenson - Wrestling - Virginia Cavaliers

2021-22
• Posted a 10-6 record competing unattached after transferring into the program in January
• Competed at Lehman Open (1/7), Appalachian Open (1/29), Edinboro Open (2/6) and UVA Round Robin (2/19)
• Second-place finish at the Appalachian Open with a 2-1 record
• Second-place finish at the Edinboro Open with a 4-1 record
• Posted three bonus-point victories with two tech falls and a major decision

PRIOR TO VIRGINIA
• Redshirted as a letterwinner at Iowa in the 2020-21 season

HIGH SCHOOL
• Two-time Fargo All-American
• Two-time UWW Cadet All-American
• Two-time Iowa state champion (2019, 2020)
• Four-time Iowa state place winner – finished fourth in 2018 and sixth in 2017
• Two-time first team All-State selection (2019, 2020)
• Mr. Dan Gable Wrestler of the Year finalist (2020)
• Team MVP at Southeast Polk in 2020
• Helped lead Southeast Polk to three dual state championships and one traditional state championship
• No. 49 recruit on FloWrestling’s Big Board in the class of 2020

PERSONAL
• Son of  Jason and Jean Christenson
• Father wrestled and played football at Central College