Teyon Ware

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Teyon Ware
Personal information
NationalityUnited States American
Born (1983-08-13) August 13, 1983 (age 39)
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
Weight145.5 lb (66 kg)
Sport
SportFreestyle wrestling
College teamOklahoma Sooners wrestling
ClubWyoming Cowboys wrestling
Medal record

Teyon Ware (born August 13, 1983) is an American amateur wrestler. Competing for the Oklahoma Sooners, Ware won NCAA Division I wrestling titles at 141 pounds in 2003 and 2005.[1] Ware is a 4-time All-American, former Big 12 Conference champion, and U.S. world team member that competed at the 2011 World Wrestling Championships.[2] Ware married Shea Nicole McMullin on July 26, 2014. On July 15, 2015, it was announced that Ware would join the University of Wyoming's coaching staff.

Elementary school[edit]

Attended Windsor Hills Baptist School in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

High school years[edit]

Teyon attended Edmond North High School in Edmond, Oklahoma.[3] In high school, Ware was a letterman in football and wrestling. In wrestling, he won 4 Oklahoma State titles and compiled a perfect 132-0 record.[3][4] In football, he won All-District honors and second team All-State honors. Teyon was Homecoming King his senior year.

College[edit]

Teyon attended the University of Oklahoma on a full ride wrestling scholarship. He won Nationals his freshmen year, took 6th place his sophomore year, won his junior year and placed second his senior year. He graduated in May 2007 with a Mass Communications degree.

2011 World Championships[edit]

Ware competed at the 2011 World Wrestling Championships in freestyle at 66 kg where he lost to Andriy Stadnik 2-1, 4-0.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-02-02. Retrieved 2012-11-23.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Binghamton Adds Two-Time NCAA Champion Teyon Ware to Coaching Staff | New York Wrestling News". Archived from the original on 2013-01-30. Retrieved 2012-11-23.
  3. ^ a b "Major decisionOU wrestler found happiness as part of an Edmond family". Oklahoman.com. 2004-02-08. Retrieved 2021-10-14.
  4. ^ "TEYON WARE". Oklahoman.com. 2004-02-08. Retrieved 2021-10-14.
  5. ^ "Jordan Burroughs storms into gold-medal match at World Championships | TheMat.com - USA Wrestling". www.themat.com. Archived from the original on 2012-04-25.