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  Dan Scherer
Dan Scherer

Player Profile

St. Louis, MO

High School:
Mary Institute Country Day School



Cardinal Wrestling Names 2013-14 Team Captains

The foursome was chosen by a vote of the team and coaches


Eight Wresters Earn Pac-12 All-Academic Honors

Kyle Meyer and Michael Sojka were named to the First Team


Stanford Wrestlers Fall on Second Day of NCAAs

Evan Silver finished with the fifth-most wins by a freshman in school history


Cardinal Trio Still Alive at NCAAs

Evan Silver upset 11th-seeded Nikko Triggas in the first round


Cardinal Sends Three to NCAA Championships

Stanford is seeking its first NCAA Champion since 2004


Stanford vs. Michigan - Nov. 18, 2012

Stanford vs. Michigan - Nov. 18, 2012. Photos by Bob Drebin

Scherer's Career Match-By-Match

2012-13 Season (Junior): Team's starter at heavyweight ... finished with a 22-14 record and a 12-8 record in duals ... had the third most wins on team (22) ... placed second at the Roadrunner Open in Fresno, Calif. in early November ... placed fourth at the Pac-12 Championships in Tempe, Ariz. ... tallied four consecutive wins at Reno

2011-12 Season (Sophomore):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 in early December ... went 3-2 at the Reno Tournament of Champions and 2-2 at the Midlands tournament in late-December ... won a season-best five straight matches from Jan. 5 to Jan. 21, including two overtime matches ... earned Pac-12 All-Academic Second Team honors.

2010-11 Season (Freshman): 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 at the end of December ... was undefeated (2-0) at the Lone Star Duals in mid-January ... recorded a 6-1 record to place third at the California Collegiate Open in early February ... recorded a 4-0 decision over Cal Poly's Kelan Bragg to secure his season high seventh consecutive victory ... named to the National Wrestling Coaches Association 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 ... 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 ... holds school records for most pins in a season, wins in a season, career wins, career team points, and single team points in a season ... football team was a state quarterfinalist in 2008 and a finalist in 2007.

Personal: Son of Joseph and Dorothea Schderer ... his father played college football at Illinois State University ... also has an older brother, Joey, and two younger brothers, Michael and Nick ... Joey played football at the University of Pennsylvania ... has yet to declare a major ... enjoys working out with his dad and brothers ... full name is Daniel Ryan Scherer.

Scherer's Year-by-Year Statistics

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
Career Totals 63-38 30-17 12 1