Austin Repp

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Wrestler Austin Repp from Pacific High School. Austin is the defending state champion at 170 pounds. He currently holds three records at Pacific for career wins, pins and team points. His career record is 169-15. Austin is currently ranked 24th in the nation, according to USA Wrestling. He plans to wrestle in college but hasn't selected a school. You may see Austin in the coaching ranks in the future. Coach Rob Schimsa says Austin is a good communicator and is always willing to help other wrestlers who are learning the sport. Austin is a good student as well. GPA 4.0.

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