Tyler Schmidt, Merrill High School

Tyler Schmidt, Merrill High School

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Tyler Schmidt, Merrill High School

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TYLER SCHMIDT

TYLER SCHMIDT

Parents: Karla Schmidt and Keith Liebck

High School: Merrill High School

Freshman letters, honors: Wrestling (second-team all-conference, lettered)

Sophomore letters, honors: Football (second-team all-conference, lettered), wrestling (first-team all-conference, lettered)

Junior letters, honors: Football (first-team all-conference, lettered), wrestling (first-team all-conference, won state, lettered, captain), track and field (honorable mention all-conference, lettered, captain)

Other Sports/Accolades: Second place at the Greco national wrestling tournament

Senior letters, honors: Football (first-team all-conference, lettered), wrestling (first-team all-conference, won state, lettered),

Volunteer work: Special Olympics and octagon club

Favorite sports memory: Winning state in wrestling a second time.

Advice to an athlete: Always work as hard as you can. You don’t get better by going half-speed.

Inspiration: Barry Sanders. He was a really humble athlete and one of the best, and I wanted to be just like him.

College plans: Attend UW Madison to major in nuclear engineering and hopefully work in R&D at a nuclear power company.

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Parents: Karla Schmidt and Keith Liebck

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