2014-15: Compiled a 12-6 record on the season while competeing at 141 lbs. ... two time starter for the Badgers ... went 3-1 at the Pat Flash Flanagan Open ... 2-2 record at the Navy Classic ... finished with a 1-2 record at the Wyoming Open ... 6-1 record at the UNI Open, with one win by major decision and one by fall
2013-14: Went 15-8 while competing unattached in open competition at 141 lbs. ... 3-2 record at the Blugold Open ... 4-2 record at the Duhawk Open ... 2-2 record at the Grand View Open ... finished second at the Jim Fox Open with a 3-1 record ... finished second at the Dan Gable Open with a 3-1 record
High School: Went 48-1 and had a third place finish at state as a senior ... two-time Greater Metro Conference Wrestler of the Year ... placed seventh at Folkstyle Nationals during senior year ... placed fifth in state in both sophomore and junior seasons ... three-time Greco-Roman state champ ... two-time Freestyle state champ ... finished fourth in state as a freshman ... placed fourth in the Folkstyle Nationals during freshman and sophomore seasons
Personal: Parents are Frank and Karen Grahek ... has two younger sisters, Abigail (15) and Grace (11) ... also played volleyball in high school and was a member of the 2011 state championship team ... enjoys hanging out with friends ... related to the first king of Norway ... major is History/ Legal Studies
What does it mean to be a Badger?
"It means I'm part of a strong family traditon."
Off the Mat with Gabriel
Before each match, I:
Do the exact same warm-upOne thing I absolutely have to do before I turn 40:
Go to NorwayFavorite Barry Davis quote:
Every Barry Davis quoteFavorite quote
: "I am the master of my fate. I am the captain of my soul."If I could change one wrestling rule, it would be:
Add the pushout to Folkstyle