With the start of official practices just under two weeks
away, UWBadgers.com will introduce to you the newest members of the Wisconsin
wrestling team by giving you a look at who they are off the mat. Next up:
Hortonville, Wis., native Kegan Gennrich.
Gennrich comes to the Badgers from Hortonville High School, where he was a state champion in his senior season and put together a stellar 148-25 record over four years for the Polar Bears. Kegan also finished third at state in both his sophomore and junior seasons, was the 2012 Post-Crescent All-Area Athlete of the Year and a 2012 FloNational All-American. Off the mat, Gennrich also played football in high school and was named all-conference in his senior season.
Athlete: LeBron James
Movie: The Sandlot
TV show: Workaholics
Sports team: Wisconsin Badgers
Place on campus: Memorial Union
Vacation spot: Cabin in Rhinelander, Wis.
Wrestler: Jordan Burroughs
Place to wrestle other than the UW Field House: Kohl Center
Why did you choose Wisconsin?: Strong wrestling program and I love the atmosphere in Madison.
First started wrestling: 4 years old
Most memorable match: State finals my senior year of high school
My favorite thing about Wisconsin Wrestling: The great teammates
Before each match I...: Pace a lot
In off-season training, I worked on: Hand fighting
Dream as a collegiate wrestler: NCAA Champion
What talent would you like to have: To be able to sing
Dream job/career: Rapper
Dream date: Mila Kunis
If I could live anywhere in the world, it would be: On the beach in California
If I could bring one thing from my hometown, it would be: The Twist (local ice cream place)
I can't live without: Naps, video games, music
Greatest invention of the last 100 years: Xbox
What is your greatest fear?: Spiders
What is your greatest achievement?: Wisconsin state champion and Post Crescent Athlete of the Year
Which fictional or historical figure would you like to meet?: Batman
Most famous person I've met: Greg Jennings
If I had a million dollars, I would...: Buy a very large house