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 Morgan Rieder
Morgan Rieder

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Paonia, Colo.

High School:
Paonia

Height:
6-1

Event:
197 pounds

Experience:
HS


Career record:
2013-14: Redshirted

2013-14: Redshirting in his first season with the program, Rieder tallied a 3-10 mark with three falls. He competed in five open tournaments, and posted a pin in just 52 seconds in the U.S. Western National Open to end his season.

High School: Rieder played football and wrestled at Paonia High. A four-year varsity wrestler, he wrestled to a 34-5 season mark and 28 pins his senior year. He ended his high school career with a 108-35 record and was a four-year state qualifier. He lost out early his freshman year and placed the next three years. In 2012 he was state runner-up and completed his senior year by placing fifth.

Rieder also received all-conference first team honors in football and was a state qualifier in the discus. He finished his senior season with 44 tackles, 240 yards rushing and three TDs in football.

Personal: Born in Johnstown, Colo., he is the son of Suzanne Rieder. He has three siblings: Alex, Grayson and Fredrick. His brother Alex is a club wrestling coach at UW. He is pursuing a degree in art at UW.

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