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Will Schany
Will  Schany

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Blair, Neb.

High School:
Blair

Weight:
184


03/14/2018

Virginia Opens Competition At NCAA Championships Thursday

Six Cavaliers begin quest for NCAA Championships in opening round Thursday morning

03/07/2018

Brackets, Seeds Announced For 2018 NCAA Wrestling Championships

Hayes earns No. 12 seed at 125 pounds, while Mueller earns No. 10 seed at 133 pounds

03/06/2018

Atkinson, Schany Earn At-Large Bids To 2018 NCAA Championships

Cavalier pair joins automatic bid winners Louie Hayes, Sam Krivus, Tyler Love and Jack Mueller from UVA

12/01/2017

Mueller Advances To Semifinals At Cliff Keen Invitational

Hayes, Krivus and Schany advance through consolation bracket with chance to place Saturday

11/05/2017

Hayes, Schany Take First To Lead Virginia At Clarion Open

Five total wrestlers place in season-opening event for Cavaliers

2016-17
Third-place finisher at the ACC Championships at 184 pounds
Posted a 23-16 record on the season
Fifth-place finish at the Clarion Open (11/6) to start the season
Went 4-0 in competition at the Virginia Duals (1/13-14)
Finished third at the Edinboro Open (2/4)
Claimed the championship at the U.S. Collegiate Championships (2/19)
Went 3-1 for the third-place finish at the ACC Championships

2015-16
Posted a 9-13 record wresting at 184 pounds
Wrestled in eight dual meets and three tournaments for the Cavaliers
Went 3-5 in dual meets
Advanced to day two at the Cliff Keen Invitational (12/4-12/5), going 3-2

2014-15
• Redshirt season
• Was 6-4 while competing unattached at 184 pounds in open tournaments
• Scored four wins at Wolfpack Open (11/16)

HIGH SCHOOL
• Four-time state champion
• Set state record for takedowns
• Was first wrestler to earn a state championship at Blair HS
• Was Dave Schultz Award winner for state of Nebraska in 2014
• Earned championship at NHSCA Junior Nationals in 2013
• Two-time champion at Rocky Mountain Nationals
• Coached by Erich Warner at Blair HS
• Also was four-year letterwinner in golf and three-year letterwinner in football (linebacker)
• Was an all-state honoree in in football and golf his senior year
• Placed 13th at state golf tournament his senior year
• Four-year member of school's honor roll

PERSONAL
• Parents are Kelly and Carol Schany
• Has one brother, Jake, and one sister, Katelyn
• Brother plays football at Ohio University

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* 184 6-4 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0-0 1-0 1-0 1-1 1:08
2015-16 184 9-13 3-5 1-2 10 0-2 0-0 1-4 1-0 1-1 0:48
2016-17 184 23-16 5-8 0-3 16 0-0 0-0 6-4 0-0 2-1 3:50
Career 31-29 8-13 1-5 26 0-2 0-0 7-8 1-0 1-1 0:48
* denotes redshirt season

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