On this week's show Rick Johnston talks with swimming and diving head coach Mickey Wender. Hockey goalies Ryan Leets and Rob Tadazak are featured, along with the Army wrestling team.
2011-12: Saw injuries derail a promising junior campaign in early December ... won 11 of 13 bouts to open the year, before suffering a season-ending injury at the Cliff Keen Invitational ... began the season by winning four straight matches and nine of 10 bouts ... finished the year with an 11-4 overall record, two pins and two major decisions ... went 5-1 in duals ... started the season by winning consecutive dual matches over opponents from Iowa State, Boston University and Rider ... followed up that showing by placing third at the Oklahoma-Gold Classic ... went 5-1 with a pair of major decisions en route to the third-place showing ... won two of three bouts at the Northeast Duals, taking down foes from Arizona State and Sacred Heart ... ended the season at the Cliff Keen Invitational, going 1-2 ... forced to take a medical forfeit in his final bout of the tournament and did not return the rest of the season.
2010-11: Turned in a banner sophomore season by posting personal bests with 27 overall victories, five dual match wins and five technical falls ... listed second on the club with 27 wins and led the team with five technical falls ... his 10 bonus-point wins ranked third on the squad ... won an individual title at the All-Academy Championships ... finished runner-up at the New York State Championships ... placed third at the Body Bar Invitational ... turned in a fourth-place showing at the Oklahoma-Gold Classic ... finished sixth at the EIWA Championships ... authored an eighth-place effort at the Southern Scuffle ... was one of just three Black Knights to record a victory in the annual Army-Navy dual match ... posted a 5-1 win over Joe Locksmith ... competed exclusively at 149 pounds ... earned "Most Improved" award following the season.
2009-10: Forged an overall record of 16-12, including a 4-3 mark in dual matches ... win total ranked 11th on the team ... listed third on the team in major decisions (six) and tied for fourth on the team in pins (five) ... had 11 bonus-point victories, the third-most on the team ... began the year by winning an individual title at the Centenary College Open, pinning all four of his opponents ... placed fifth at the New York State Championships, going 3-2 with two major decisions ... also competed at the Southern Scuffle, Hitchcock Classic and EIWA Championships ... defeated opponents from Merchant Marine, Boston University, Harvard and Sacred Heart in dual match action.
HIGH SCHOOL: Indiana state champion in 2009 ... title capped an undefeated 48-0 senior campaign ... served as team captain as a senior at Culver Military Academy under coach Matt Behling ... also placed third at the 2008 state meet.
PERSONAL: Daniel J. Young was born May 12, 1991 in East Lansing, Mich. ... has four brothers and two sisters ... brother, Paul, was an NCAA qualifier in 2009 at 165 pounds for Indiana University and is a current Army assistant coach ... lists music and water sports among his hobbies ... majoring in American Legal Studies.