Height: 5 ft 11in
Weight: 185 lbs/84 Kg
Hometown: Richmond, IN
School: Purdue University
Birthdate: Dec 4,1982
High School: Richmond High School, Richmond, IN
College Career: Competed for Purdue University and coach Jessie Reyes. Wissel was a four-time Division 1 NCAA qualifier and earned All-America honors in the 2005 & 2006 seasons at 184 pound weight class. In his 2004 & 2006 seasons he placed 3rd at the Big Ten tournament. Through the duration of his competitive career as a Boilermaker he compiled a 114-49 record, joining a select group of wrestlers to earn a spot in the 100 wins club.
High School Career: Competed for Richmond High School in Richmond Indiana. The four year letter winner placed at the state tournament 3 times capturing a state title his senior year finishing with a 136-24 overall record. Also lettered in football (three years) and baseball (three years) and was tabbed the all-state selection on the gridiron as a senior... coached by Matt Holeva (wrestling coach).
Personal Informaion: Wissel was born in Richmond, Indiana, on December 4th, 1982. He is the son of Richard and Katha Wissel. He has three older brothers; Tom, Dan and Greg, as well as one sister Anne. He likes spending time with close friends and family at the farm. Hobbies include training; riding horses and mules, fishing, and helping others develop in the sport of wrestling.
Other Colligate Honors
4x most dedicated wrestler-Purdue
2x most valuable wrestler-Purdue
Red Mackey Award
Varsity Walk Award, Purdue Reamer Club to student who brought national recognition to Purdue, 2006
Big Ten Sportsmanship Award
Season Takedown Record-Purdue
Most wins in nation at 184lbs-2006
Durham Brothers Leadership Award-Purdue
Captains Award-2005 & 2006