Garrett Chase
Garrett Chase
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Erie, Pa.
High School: Cathedral Prep
Position: 174

ACADEMIC MAJOR:   Sport Management

BW ATHLETICS INFORMATION:   Garrett Chase competed in his third season of wrestling at Baldwin Wallace University in 2014-2015. The 2015 NCAA Division III All-American earned his third varsity letter.

ATHLETIC HONORS:   As a sophomore in 2013-2014, Garrett won individual titles at 157 pounds at the BW Open (Nov. 2, 2013) and the Washington & Jefferson, Pa. Invitational (Nov. 9, 2013).

As a junior in 2014-2015, Garrett earned first-team All-OAC honors. He was the OAC Wrestler of the Week award on December 15, 2014. He won an individual title at the Brockport (N.Y.) University Tournament and an individual title at the 29th Annual John Summa Memorial Tournament and was named OAC Wrestler of the Week on February 9, 2015. He placed seventh at the 2015 NCAA Division III National Tournament to earn Division III All-American honors.

BW HONOR:  Garrett received the Jerry Zemelka Award at the 2015 Student-Athletes Awards ceremony.

GENERAL WRESTLING INFORMATION:    As a freshman in 2012-2013, Garrett competed his first season of wrestling and earned his first varsity letter. He was the starting 157-pounder and led the team in victories with 32 and had a 32-13 overall record with three pins, two technical falls, 62 takedowns, a team-leading 73 escapes, four reversals and 19 total near falls.  Garrett placed at a number of tournaments and helped lead BW to win the Manchester (Ind.) University Tournament title. BW finished 4-4 in dual matches.

As a sophomore in 2013-2014, Garrett competed in his second season of wrestling and earned his second letter. He was the starting 157 pounder. He won individual titles at 157 pounds at the BW Open (Nov. 2, 2013) and the Washington & Jefferson, Pa. Invitational (Nov. 9, 2013). Garrett had a 27-9 record with three pins and one technical fall. He also had 37 takedowns, 59 escapes, two reversals and 15 total near falls. BW finished 8-3 overall and 22nd at the NCAA Division III National Tournament.

As a junior in 2014-2015, Garrett competed in his third season of wrestling and earned his third letter. He started at 174 pounds. Garrett was a first-team All-OAC selection. He earned the OAC Wrestler of the Week award on December 15, 2014 for his efforts (4-0 record) at the United States Merchant Marine Academy Duals. Garrett won an individual title at the Brockport (N.Y.) University Tournament. He was named OAC Wrestler of the Week on February 9, 2015 for week's 5-0 record last week, including a 4-0 mark and the 174-pound title at the 29th Annual John Summa Memorial Tournament. Garrett placed second at the NCAA Division III Regional Tournament and was seventh at the 2015 NCAA Division III National Tournament to earn Div. III All-American honors. Individually, Garrett had a 37-8 record with six pins and two falls. He also had 62 takedowns, a team-leading 68 escapes, eight reversals and 24 total near falls. BW finished with a school-record 17 victories, finished 17-6 overall, including a 4-1 OAC dual match mark, won the Summa Memorial Tournament title, placed sixth at the NCAA Division III Mideast Regional and 20th at the NCAA Div. III National Tournament.

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HOMETOWN & HIGH SCHOOL BACKGROUND:   Garrett Chase grew up in Erie, Pennsylvania and graduated from Erie Catholic Prep High School.

Garrett wrestled and played soccer for four years. He earned three varsity letters in soccer and four in wrestling.  Garrett was an All-District soccer player during his senior year.

This page was last updated by the SID on April 28, 2015