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Garrett Peppelman
Garrett  Peppelman

RS Junior

Harrisburg, Pa.

High School:
Central Dauphin



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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

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

• 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

• 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

• 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 is in his fifth year at Lehigh, while Colton is his second year at Harvard

Weight Overall Dual ACC Dual Dual Pts. ACC NCAA MD TF Pins Fastest
Year Class Record Record Record Scored Place Place W/L W/L W/L Pin
2014-15* 165 21-5 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0-0 5-2 2-0 5-0 :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
Career 30-18 10-8 2-6 37 0-2 0-0 6-4 8-1 2-0 0:25
* denotes redshirt season


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