Awards and honors: 2014 Academic All-Big Ten ... 2013 Big Ten Freshman of the Year
2013-14: Wisconsin's starter at heavyweight ... 2-2 record at the NCAA Championships ... finished seventh at the Big Ten Championships with a 3-2 record ... ranked in top-10 entire regular season, appearing as high as six ... finished season with an overall record of 26-10, including a 14-4 mark in dual competition and a 4-4 record in the Big Ten ... began the season 15-0 ... closed regular season with upset win over 3rd-ranked Bobby Telford of Iowa... won the Navy Classic with a record of 5-0 ... 2-2 record at Midlands
2012-13: Wisconsin's starter at heavyweight ... 2013 Big Ten Wrestling Freshman of the Year ... finished fourth and qualified for his first NCAA championships at the Big Ten championships ... only freshman heavyweight ranked in the top-20 for most of the season ... ranked all season ... finished as the No. 10-ranked heavyweight ... 25-8 overall record on the year ... 13-1 record in dual meets ... 9-3 record against Big Ten competition ... began the season 11-0 in dual meets ... finished fifth at the Cliff Keen Invite with a 3-2 record ... finished third at Midlands with a 6-1 record ... 2-0 record at NWCA National Duals ... had a 2-2 record at the Big Ten championships ... 1-2 record at NCAA championships ... Academic All-Big Ten honoree ... named the team's Most Improved wrestler ... competed in Guatemala at the 2012 Junior Pan Am.
2011-12: Had a 13-2 record in open tournaments at heavyweight ... won the Stevens Point open at heavyweight with a 4-0 record ... took seventh place at the 2011 Midlands Championships at heavyweight with a 3-2 record
High School: Placed third in state with a 36-2 record his freshman year ... state champion, 2008 Fargo Freestyle champion and had a 42-0 record his sophomore year ... state champion with a 40-0 record his junior year ... state champion, 2011 Fargo Freestyle champion and had a 43-0 record his senior year
Personal: Parents are Jim and Alison Medbery ... has two sisters, Brittany (28) and Morgan (25) ... Eagle Scout ... Dad, Jim, wrestled at Colorado State ... Uncles Mike and Mark both played football at Idaho State.
What does it mean to be a Badger?
"Being proud to wear the W and to compete at the highest possible level in every aspect of life."
Off the Mat with Connor:
My favorite thing about Wisconsin wrestling: How close the team is and how everyone works hard for the same goals
Most memorable match: Iowa last year
Before each match I: Pray
Favorite Barry Davis quote: "Etc."
First started wrestling: 5-years-old