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Dan Scherer
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 197
Year: Senior
Hometown: St. Louis, Mo.
High School: Mary Institute Country Day School
Major: Mgmt. Science & Engineering
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Career Match-By-Match Results Career Match-By-Match Results

As a Senior (2013-14)

• Stanford's starter at 197 pounds, compiling a 21-4 overall record
• NCAA qualifier, upsetting 16th-seeded Alex Polizzi of Northwestern while suffering a career-ending knee injury in Oklahoma City
• Won the Pac-12 Championship at Stanford's Maples Pavilion (March 2)
• Was named the conference tournament's Most Outstanding Wrestler
• Knocked-off ninth-ranked Taylor Meeks of Oregon State to win the title
• Went 13-3 in duals
• Finished third at the Reno Tournament of Champions (Dec. 22)
• Defeated three ranked opponents on the year
• NWCA Academic All-America, becoming just the third four-time recipient in program history
• Pac-12 All-Academic First Team

As a Junior (2012-13)

• Team's starter at heavyweight
• NCAA qualifier
• Finished with a 22-14 record and a 12-8 record in duals
• Tallied the third-most wins on the team
• Went 2-2 at the NCAA championships in Des Moines, Iowa
• Placed fourth at the Pac-12 Championships in Tempe, Ariz.
• Finished as the runner-up at the Roadrunner Open in Fresno, Calif. (Nov. 10)
• Went 4-1 at the Reno Tournament of Champions (Dec. 16)
• Registered three falls with the fastest coming in 2:02 against Michigan State's Chris Nash (Dec. 16)
• NWCA Academic All-America
• Pac-12 All-Academic Second Team

As a Sophomore (2011-12)

• Compiled a 20-11 overall record as the team's starter at heavyweight
• Finished with an 11-4 dual record, totaling 40 dual points
• Placed third at the Pac-12 Championship in Boise, Idaho
• Was 2-2 at the Vegas Invitational
• Went 3-2 at the Reno Tournament of Champions and 2-2 at the Midlands tournament
• Won a season-best five straight matches from Jan. 5 to Jan. 21, including two overtime matches
• NWCA Academic All-America
• Pac-12 All-Academic Second Team

As a Freshman (2010-11)

• Posted a 21-13 record as a rookie, wrestling mainly at 184 pounds
• Compiled a 7-5 dual record, registering 23 points
• Placed fifth at the Pac-10 Championships in Corvallis, Ore.
• Finished third at the Fullerton Open with a 5-1 record
• Went 2-2 at the Midlands Championships
• Was undefeated (2-0) at the Lone Star Duals
• Recorded a 6-1 record to place third at the California Collegiate Open
• Registered a 4-0 decision over Cal Poly's Kelan Bragg to secure his season-high seventh consecutive victory
• Named to the NWCA All-Academic True Freshmen Team

High School

• A 2010 graduate of Mary Institute Country Day School in Ladue, Mo.
• Lettered four times in wrestling, three times in football and once in track and field
• Captained the wrestling team as a junior and senior
• A four-time ABC League Champion
• Went undefeated and won the state championship in 2010
• Also placed three times in the state championships
• Held school records for most pins and wins in a season, and career wins and team points
• Football team was a state quarterfinalist in 2008 and a finalist in 2007

Personal

• Son of Joseph and Dorothea Scherer
• His father played college football at Illinois State University
• Has an older brother, Joey, and two younger brothers, Michael and Nick
• Joey played football at the University of Pennsylvania, while Michael played football at Missouri
• Full name is Daniel Ryan Scherer

Year

Record

Dual Record

Falls

Tech. Falls

2010-11
21-13
7-5
6
1
2011-12
20-11
11-4
3
0
2012-13
22-14
12-8
3
0
2013-14
21-4
13-3
5
0
Career Totals
84-42
43-20
17
1
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