2014-15: Recorded a 5-5 season while wrestling unattached in open tournaments ... went 3-2 at the Cowboy Open ... marked two victories and one loss at the Pat Flash Flanagan ... one by 9-4 decision, the other by fall ... 0-2 record at the UNI Open
2013-14: 7-9 record while competing unattached in open tournaments at 165 and 174 lbs. ... 2-2 record at the Grand View Open, including a one-minute pin, his fastest of the season ... 2-2 record at the Duhawk Open ... 1-2 record at the Loras Open ... 1-2 record at the Dan Gable Open
2012-13: Redshirt season ... 5-8 record in open tournaments at 157 and 165 lbs. ... fourth-place finish at 157 lbs., at the Loras Open with a 2-2 record ... 1-2 record at the Pointer Open ... 1-2 record at the Flash Flanagan Open ... 1-2 record at the Blugold Open at 165 lbs.
High School: Four year starter at Loyola Academy... two-time Illinois National Team member... 31-8 record and finished third at regionals in his senior season...also was CCL finalist and finished sixth at state in Freestyle and third in Greco-Roman that year...30-9 record in his junior season when he finished sixth in the Greco-Roman state competition ... 4-2 record at Fargo that season ... finished fifth at the sophomore state tournament his sophomore year ... also played football where he was a two-time defensive captain and his team's defensive MVP.
Personal: Parents are Symphony Buffard and Antonio Cathery ... has five siblings, Symphony (27), Sentenlo (16), SanQuan (11), Sanchezz (7) and Santrall (5) ... hobbies include reading, playing Xbox and playing basketball, baseball, soccer, football and chess ... pursuing a degree in Agriculture Business Management.
What does it mean to be a Badger?
"Passion, brotherhood, loyalty, and dedication"
Off the Mat with Santonio
Before each match, I:
I remind myself to go out there and have funMost memorable match:
When I won my first conference title and my whole family was there going crazyMy favorite thing about Wisconsin wrestling is:
Wearing the "W" on my singlet and the history of greatnessFavorite quote
: "Hard work beats talent, when talent doesn't work hard."Most memorable wrestling achievement:
Qualifying for the Greco World Team Trials