Alex Stepanek | Weight class: 141
Hometown: St. Paul, Neb.
Previous School: St. Paul
Major: Biology & Exercise Science - Pre-Med
Stepanek finished his senior season with an overall record of 15-15 (all at 141) ... went 5-7 in dual meets and 9-3 against GPAC opponents ... placed third at the Buena Vista Open ... won four matches by pin, one by major decision, nine by decision and one by forfeit.
Stepanek tied for second on the team in wins, going 18-22 while competing at 133 and 141...went 12-13 at 133 and 6-9 at 141...took third place at 133 with a 5-1 mark at the Bethany Swede Open on Nov. 10...placed sixth at the Buena Vista Open on Dec. 8 with a record of 5-3...nailed down a team-high tying six pins and two victories by major decision on the season...tallied 30 takedowns, 41 escapes, 18 reversals and eight near falls on the season.
Prepped at St. Paul high school for four years ... Coached by Mark Starkey ... Earned four varisty letters and was team captain for one year ... He was conference and district champion ... Also played football for four years and track for two.
Born on September 12 in Grand Island, Nebraska ... Son of Rochelle Stepanek and Greg Fleming ... interned in physical therapy prior to the 2013-14 academic year.