2012-13: Wisconsin's starter at 197 lbs. ... qualified for his first trip to the NCAA championships with a seventh place finish at 197 lbs., at the Big Ten championships ... earned the first individual ranking of his career on Jan. 15, breaking through to No. 20 at 197 lbs. ... was ranked as high as No. 17 ... finished the season ranked No. 18 ... 21-12 overall record on the season ... 11-4 dual record ... 8-5 record vs. Big Ten competition ... was undefeated in his first eight dual meet matches ... earned wins over four ranked opponents ... 3-2 record at the Cliff Keen Invite ... 3-2 record at the Midlands Championships ... 1-1 record at NWCA National Duals... went 1-2 at NCAA championships ... named winner of the team's Most Dedicated Award.
2011-12: Wisconsin's starter at 197 lbs. ... 10-12 record on the season, including two wins by major decision ... went 1-2 at the 2011 Midlands Championships at 197 lbs. ... went 0-2 at the Big Ten championships at 197 lbs.
2010-11: 11-4 record in open tournaments at 197 lbs. ... took second place at 197 lbs. at the Loras Open with a 2-1 record ... went 2-2 at the Kaufman Brand Open at 197 lbs. ... won the Flash Open at 197 lbs. with a 3-0 record
2009-10: 5-10 record on the season at 197 lbs. ... went 2-1 at the Loras Open to finish in fifth place ... went 1-2 at the Cliff Keen Invite ... took seventh at 96 kg/211.5 lbs. at the 2010 FILA Junior Nationals in freestyle
High School: 2009 Division I state champion at 189 lbs. ... compiled 54-3 record his senior year ... tallied 238 takedowns on the season ... part of 2008 Division I state championship team ... placed second at 171 lbs. his junior year and fourth his freshman year ... finished with a career record of 186-24 ... holds the school record with 553 career takedowns ... finished high school with 71 career pins ... three-time Greco-Roman, folkstyle and freestyle National All-American
Personal: Parents are Dan and Robin Hein ... intends to major in kinesiology ... coached by his father Dan in high school ... has three brothers, Jesse, Jordan and Josh ... Jordan was a former UW heavyweight and currently plays on the Badger football team ... father Dan wrestled at UW-River Falls ... enjoys lifting, hunting and fishing
Why Wisconsin? UW-Madison is a great school. I had endless opportunities for both academics and athletics.