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    Keith Sulzer
    Keith Sulzer

    Position:
    Student Coach



    Keith Sulzer served as a student coach for Northwestern during the 2010-11 season.

    2009-10: Did not compete.

    2008-09: Qualified for his second NCAA Championships in his second year as a starter ... Set a career high for wins with 20 (finished 20-14 overall) with an 11-7 dual record ... 3-6 in the Big Ten ... Ranked as high as No. 6 for two weeks in USAToday/InterMat/NWCA poll ... After falling to sixth-seeded Nick Gallick of Iowa State in first round of NCAAs, defeated Anthony D'Alie of Central Michigan ... Lost 2-0 decision to top-ranked Kellen Russell of Michigan in second wrestleback match ... Placed sixth at Big Ten Championships with 3-3 record ... Won Big Ten duals against Michigan State, Illinois and Indiana ... Started season 9-0 ... 2-2 at Midlands Championships ... Lost to two-time NCAA champion J Jaggers of Ohio State 4-2 in sudden victory during dual match on 2/20 ... Defeated NCAA qualifier Ryan Prater of Illinois in dual and in Big Ten Championships ... Academic All-Big Ten ... Named to the NWCA All-Academic team.

    2007-08: Qualified for NCAA Championships in first season as a starter at 141 lbs. ... Finished year with 17-9 record ... Went 5-2 in duals with a perfect 5-0 mark in Big Ten duals ... Finished fourth in first Big Ten Championships ... Started season with third-place finish at Eastern Michigan Open ... Posted 2-2 mark at Midlands Championships ... Fell to Oklahoma's 10th-ranked Zack Bailey in tiebreakers at Midlands ... 1-2 at National Duals with lone win coming against Robert Sanders of Nebraska ... Started Big Ten season by defeating Iowa's ninth-ranked Dan LeClere on 1/27 ... Made it two straight wins over ranked opponents to open Big Ten with 4-3 decision over 10th-ranked Jake Strayer of Penn State on 2/1 ... After sitting out Michigan State dual, defeated 11th-ranked Ryan Prater of Illinois in overtime on 2/17 ... Closed out dual season with 7-2 win against Wisconsin on 2/22 ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2006-07: Redshirted ... Went 7-5 while wrestling unattached ... 3-2 record at Wisconsin Open ... Went 3-1 at Edinboro Open.

    High School: 110-21 record ... Three-time state qualifier ... State runner-up as a junior ... State champion as a senior ... 2005 Asics Ironman Champion ... Two-time all-state selection ... USA Wrestling All-American ... Plain Dealer all-star team ... Sun News All-Sun Team ... High school won state championship all four years ... Ranked No. 2 all four years ... 2004 FILA Cadet all-american ... 2004 cadet national freestyle All-American ... 2005 NHSCA Junior national folkstyle champion ... 2006 junior national freestyle All-American ... National Honor Society member.

    Personal: Born Keith R. Sulzer ... Son of Keith and Sue Sulzer ... Chose Northwestern over Michigan State, Harvard and Cornell ... Majoring in industrial engineering.

    Sulzer's Stats

    Yr. Overall Dual
    2006-07 (Unattached) 7-5 0-0
    2007-08 17-9 5-2
    2008-09 20-14 11-7
    Career 44-28 16-9