Garth Yenter
Garth Yenter


California, Ky.

High School:
Campbell County




Wrestling Announces Award Winners at Team Banquet

All-American Mike McClure named Most Outstanding Wrestler.


Twelve Spartans Earn Academic All-Big Ten Honors


Wrestling Opens Dual Season at Eastern Michigan

For the second straight year, MSU will face Eastern to kick off the dual season.


Spartans Place Ten Wrestlers at MSU Open

Ryan Watts takes second at 157 pounds, Michael McClure finishes first at 285.


Wrestling Kicks Off Home Season with MSU Open

MSU will host 34 schools competing in the event on Sunday, Nov. 11 at Jenison Field House.

2013-14 (Freshman) 17-18 Overall, 8-10 Duals, 9-5 Open Tournaments: Started every dual at 133 pounds to earn his first letter . . . Downed No. 11 Joe Roth of Central Michigan, 8-4, to secure MSU's dual victory over the No. 25 Chippewas . . . His performance in the victory over Roth earned him the team's Special Moment Award (lateraled Roth to his back and went on to win the match 8-4) . . . Took down Indiana's Chris Catton 10-3 in the final match of the dual, sealing MSU's first Big Ten dual victory of the season on Feb. 9 . . . Placed third at the Cradle Gear Invitational on Dec. 29, recording four victories . . . Went 3-0 at the Eastern Michigan Duals . . . Closed out the season with competition at the Big Ten Championships.

2012-13 (Redshirt) 18-9 Overall, 18-9 Open Tournaments: Finished 4-1 at the EMU Open, falling to fellow Spartan Hermilo Esquivel in the finals to take second ... Recorded 3-2 at the MSU Open, to take fourth place ... Finished the CSU Open with a 5-2 record, taking fifth place ... Took sixth place at the Harris Open with a 3-3 record ... Also placed second at the Greyhound Open going 3-1 with a 3-2 victory over Illinois's Dominic Olivieri.

PREP: Won the 120-pound Kentucky state title as a junior and a senior ... Posted a senior season record of 65-0 ... Four-time state place winner and finished second in the state as a sophomore ... Boasts a career high school record of 191-17 and was 145-3 in his last three seasons.

PERSONAL: Son of Jay and Krista Yenter ... Born July 20, 1994 ... Majoring in chemical engineering.