Wrestling



 Cole Ford
Cole Ford

Class:
RS Freshman

Hometown:
Payson, Utah

High School:
Payson

Height:
5-8

Event:
141 pounds

Experience:
RS


06/04/2013

Seven Cowboy Wrestlers Named To Conference Academic Teams

Wyoming heavyweight boasts league's best GPA

04/15/2013

Cowboy Coaching Staff Announces Wrestling Team Awards

Team honors five seniors and team leaders

11/17/2012

UW Wrestlers Enjoy Successful Day In Kearney

Cowboys place 17 in top six

Career record:
2013-13: Redshirted
2013-14: 4-1 (1 fall)
Totals: 4-1 (1 fall)

2013-14: Ford missed most of his redshirt freshman season due to injury, but recovered in time to wrestle in the Utah Valley Open on Jan. 11. Wrestling at 141 pounds, he posted a 4-1 mark to place third in the bracket. He racked up a fall in his first match of the season, pinning Jesse Bassett of Western Wyoming in 4:40.

2012-13: In his first season of collegiate wrestling, Ford went 10-7 in four open tournaments. The true freshman tallied two pins, two major decisions and one technical fall, wrestling unattached. He was 4-2 in the Cowboy Open to begin his season. Ford was 1-1 versus conference opponents, and finished the campaign with a 3-2 mark in the Utah Valley Open.

He was recognized by the UW coaching staff at the year-end banquet for keeping a GPA above 3.0 for the season.

High School: Ford capped his high school wrestling career off with a state title in his senior season, after finishing second and third in previous seasons. He earned All-State and All-Region honors in football and wrestling, and was a National Honor Society and Academic All-State honoree.

Personal: Ford was born in Payson, Utah, and he is the son of Shayne and Robbie Ford. He has two siblings, McCade and Ciara. McCade wrestled for the Cowboys from 2011-13. He has had four uncles who competed in collegiate sports. Ford intends to study pre-veterinary medicine at UW.

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