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College Athlete of the Year: Adam Sheley


*Name: Adam Sheley

*Sports Competed in: Wrestling

*Athletic Awards and Accomplishments (include winter and spring sports of 2012-2013 school year, and fall sports of 2013 school year):

-2013 NCAA National Champion -2013 CoSIDA Academic All-America 1st Team

-2013 WIAC Co-Wrestler of the Year -2013 NWCA Coaches Academic All-American

-2013 WIAC 1st-Team -2013 WIAC Max Sparger Scholar Athlete

-2013 WIAC John Peterson Wrestler of the Meet -2013 WIAC Scholastic Honor Roll

-2012-2013 Wisconsin La Crosse Team MVP

-2012-2013 Wrestling Team Captain

Sports Idol: Jordan Oliver (2x NCAA Champion, 4x All-American from Oklahoma State)

Favorite Sports Memory:

My favorite sports memory has to be winning a NCAA National Championship in front of all of my family, friends, and teammates. The joy of realizing my dream of becoming an NCAA Champion was made even better by being able to share it with everyone. It was the culmination of 18 years of training, dedication, and persistence.

Future Plans:

Middle/High School Social Studies teacher and wrestling coach

Favorite Quote: "The will to win means nothing without the will to prepare." -Juma Ikaanga (Tanzanian Marathon Runner)

Non Athletic Activities Accomplishments and Awards:

-Dean's List every semester (Fall 2009-Fall 2013)

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