Awards and Honors: 2014 Academic All-Big Ten
2014-15: Went 8-2 while competing unattached at 184 lbs. ... finished with a 3-2 record at the Pointer Open ... went 2-1 at the Dan Gable Open ... recorded a 3-1 finish at the Pat Flash Flanagan Open .
2013-14: 0-2 record in dual competition at 174 lbs. ... 4-4 record in open tournament while competing unattached at 174 lbs. ... 3-2 record at the Jim Fox Open ... 1-2 record at the Loras Open
2012-13: 1-2 record in open tournaments at 174 lbs. ... 1-2 record at Blugold Open ... Academic All-Big Ten honoree.
2011-12: has a 3-4 record at 165 lbs. in open tournaments .. went 0-2 at the Stevens Point Open ... went 3-2 at the Luther Open
High School: Had a 27-16 record his sophomore year ... had a 39-3 record and was the Woodland Conference champion his junior year ... took fifth in state with a 45-4 record his senior year
Personal: Parents are Terri and Bob Hochstaetter ... has a brother, Russ (28) ... enjoys playing guitar ... major is history
"Loved the atmosphere of the campus and how much the students care about the athletic teams here."
Off the Mat with Brett
First started wrestling:
5th gradeMy favorite thing about Wisconsin wrestling is:
The tight brotherhood we have created. We are always on each other's backs, but it's a great thing and it only makes us better."Favorite quote
: "Once you've wrestled, everything else in life is easy." Dan gableIf I could change one wrestling rule, it would be:
More aggressive on stalling callsA non-athletic talent I have is: