Following day one of the U.S. Olympic Team Trials, five of the six Badger-affiliated wrestlers were eliminated from competition
Trevor Brandvold is in his second year as an assistant coach at Wisconsin. He served as a volunteer assistant coach in 2010-11. Brandvold Match-by-Match
Honors and Awards: 2011 All-American at 197 lbs. (fourth place) ... 2010 All-American at 197 lbs. (sixth place) ... 2010 and 2011 Big Ten Champion at 197 lbs.
2010-11: Wisconsin's starter at 197 lbs. (ranked No. 2 all season except one week) ... 18-2 record on the season ... had three pins and six major decisions ... won the Big Ten Championships at 197 lbs. with a 3-0 record ... went 4-2 to take fourthplace at the NCAA Division I Championships, earning All-America honors
2009-10: Wisconsin's starter at 197 lbs (ranked in the top seven all season and as high as fifth) ... had a 24-6 record on the season ... 8-0 record in the Big Ten ... had two wins by pin and two by major decision ... took third place at the Midlands Championship at 197 lbs. with a 6-2 record ... went 2-1 at the NWCA National Duals ... won the Big Ten Championships at 197 lbs. with a 3-0 record ... went 4-3 to take sixth place at the NCAA Division I Championships, earning All-America honors
2008-09: Redshirt season ... wrestled unattached for Wisconsin at 197 lbs. ... compiled an 18-5 record in open tournaments including two major decisions, four tech falls and six pins ... first place at UNI and Stevens Point Opens ... placed second at the Cyclone Open ... took third at Kaufman-Brand Open ... finished sixth at the prestigious Midlands Championships as an unattached competitor
2007-08: Qualified for his second NCAA Championships ... did not place at NCAAs but finished 2-2 at the championship ... finished fourth at the 2008 Big Ten Championships ... it was his second fourth place finish at 184 lbs. in as many years ... placed seventh at the Cliff Keen Invite and third at the Body Bar Invite ... started at 184 lbs. for most of the season but a knee injury kept him out of two Big Ten duals ... finished the season 21-14 overall, 7-7 in duals and 1-4 in Big Ten duals.
2006-07: Competed at the 2007 NCAA Championships at 184 lbs. ... finished fourth at Big Tens after being seeded eighth ... went 7-0 early in the season, including four wins at the Lonestar Duals ... recorded two conference wins against Penn State and Iowa ... scored 40 team points, had five major decision victories and three pins ... finished 19-9 overall and 10-3 in dual action
High School: State champion his senior season with a 46-0 overall record ... won the senior national championship in 2006 ... placed second at state his junior year with a 44-1 overall record ... also captured the Junior National Championship that season ... was a four-time conference champion ... three-time regional and sectional champion ... named first team Asics All-American ... rated No. 1 at 189 lbs. by Intermat, The Mat and USA Wrestling ... named Wisconsin wrestler of the year as a senior ... concluded his high school career with a 151-11 overall record, including 11 pins ... earned Crossface Academic All State three times ... also lettered in football and baseball.
Personal: Major is life sciences communication-business ... parents are David and Karen ... David was a two-time wrestling national champion for UW-River Falls ... has two younger siblings, Craig and Alyssa ... brother Craig wrestles at UW-Stevens Point ... is a leader for Athletes in Action college ministry ... volunteers as a student venture at Verona High School
Why Wisconsin?To excel at wrestling and school and grow as a person