Austin Starkey | Weight class: 157
Hometown: St. Paul, Neb.
Previous School: St. Paul
Major: Biology and Chemistry
Starkey posted a career high win total in the process of going 22-16 overall while wrestling at 149, 157 and 165 ... went 5-4 in dual meets and 8-5 against GPAC opponents ... notched five pins and four wins via major decision ... placed eighth in the 157-pound bracket at the Buena Vista Open.
Starkey recorded an overall record of 15-19 while wrestling at 157 and 165 ... went 13-15 at 157 and 2-4 at 165 ... posted a mark of 5-7 in duals and 5-7 against GPAC opponents ... won six matches by pin, eight by decision and one by forfeit.
Starkey posted a combined record of 14-17 while wrestling at 157 and 165 as a freshman...went 12-17 at 157 and 2-0 at 165...notched a mark of 5-4 in dual matches...recorded three pins and two wins by major decision...tallied 39 takedowns, 29 escapes, 18 reversals and 14 near falls on the season.
Prepped at St. Paul high school ... Wrestled for four years ... Four time varsity letter winner ... Placed at the state tournament all four years as well.
Born January 10 in Grand Island, Nebraska ... Son of Mark and Brenda Starkey ... His older brother Brandon is currently on the Concordia wrestling team.