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Will Schany
Will  Schany

RS Junior

Blair, Neb.

High School:



Virginia Opens Competition At NCAA Championships Thursday

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


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


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


Mueller Advances To Semifinals At Cliff Keen Invitational

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


Hayes, Schany Take First To Lead Virginia At Clarion Open

Five total wrestlers place in season-opening event for Cavaliers

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

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

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

• 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

• 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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