Chad Wickard
Chad Wickard
Height: 5-8
Weight: 157
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Newville, Pa.
High School: Big Spring
Major: Mechanical Engineering

2016-17: Bounced bakc from injury to wrestle in 33 matches as a sophomore ... went 16-17 at 157 pounds as he was the only Spartan at the weight class ... had two major decisions ... recorded a pair of tech falls while he also had one pin fall win ... owns a career record of 26-23.

2015-16: Was injured and received a medical redshirt to perserve his sophomore eligibility.

2014-15: Wrestled in 16 matches as a freshman before having season cut short due to injury ... posted a record of 10-6 with one technical fall, one major decision and seven decisions ... captured 157-pound title at the Monarch Invitational ... placed fifth at the New Standard Corp. Invitational.

Personal: Is a mechanical engineering major ... is the son of Brian and Kim Wickard ... born on September 5, 1995 ... wrestled for Nate Gutshall at Big Spring High School ... went 116-35 during his career ... notched 29 pin fall wins, 18 major decisions and eight tech falls ... went 33-7 as a senior as he placed fourth in the state.