2008-09: Won 12 straight heading into the NCAA West Regionals... Finished with a season record of 14-4 due to two wins at the NCAA West Regionals defeating Tyson Reiner from Northern Iowa in the finals... Qualified for the NCAA Championships finishing with a record of 0-2... Tallied a total of five pins for the Bears during the season, tying for the team lead with two others... Was named to the Western Wrestling All-Conference First Team.
2007-08: Posted a record of 18-9 as a freshman, including two pins and one major decision... Won five of his final six bouts en route to a third-place finish at the Oregon Classic... Also went 2-2 at the Cliff Keen Invitational in Las Vegas.
High School: Named to all-state team three times ... Three time state champion ... Placed second at state championship in 2004 ... Graduated with a 191-9 record.
Personal: Born on Nov. 14, 1988 in Tucson, Ariz... Son of Ray and Caro Gaethje... Majoring in criminal justice.