Garth Yenter
Garth Yenter

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
California, Ky.

High School:
Campbell County

Weight:
141

Experience:
1L


04/29/2014

Wrestling Announces Award Winners at Team Banquet

All-American Mike McClure named Most Outstanding Wrestler.

03/27/2014

Twelve Spartans Earn Academic All-Big Ten Honors

11/15/2012

Wrestling Opens Dual Season at Eastern Michigan

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

11/11/2012

Spartans Place Ten Wrestlers at MSU Open

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

11/08/2012

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.