- Egg Harbor City, N.J.
- High School:
- Cedar Creek
ACADEMIC MAJOR: Psychology
BW ATHLETICS INFORMATION: Austen "Patt" McGinnis competed in his third season of wrestling at Baldwin Wallace University in 2015-2016. He earned his first varsity letter.
GENERAL WRESTLING INFORMATION: As a freshman in 2013-2014, Patt competed in his first season of wrestling and received a certificate of participation for his efforts. He competed for mat time at 133 pounds. Patt had a 5-12 overall record with seven takedowns, nine escapes, two reversals and three total near falls. BW finished 8-3 overall and 22nd at the 2014 NCAA Division III National Tournament.
As a sophomore in 2014-2015, Patt is competed in his second season of wrestling and earned a certificate of participation. He compiled a 5-15 record with one pin, eight takedowns, 24 escapes and one total near fall. BW set a single-season school-record with 17 wins, finished 17-6 overall and 4-1 in OAC dual matches, won the 29th Annual John Summa Memorial Tournament, placed sixth at the NCAA Div. III Mideast Regional and 20th at the 2015 NCAA Div. III National.
As a junior in 2015-2016, Patt competed in his third season of wrestling and earned his first varsity letter. He battled for mat time at 141 pounds and started several matches. Patt compiled a 7-12 record with one pin, 13 takedowns, 25 escapes and four total near falls. He had a 3-0 record and won the 141-pound title at the 30th Annual John Summa Memorial Tournamet on February 6, 2016. BW compiled a school-record 18 victories with an 18-8 overall record, won the OAC title with a perfect 5-0 record and placed an all-time best second at the NCAA Div. III Mideast Regional Tournament. BW also was 31st of 53 teams at the NCAA Division III National Championships.
HOMETOWN & HIGH SCHOOL INFORMATION: Patt grew up in Egg Harbor City, New Jersey and graduated from Cedar Creek High School in the spring of 2013.
Patt wrestled for four years and earned three varsity letters, played two years of football and earned one letter and played three years of baseball and earned two letters.