Koort Leyrer
Koort Leyrer
Weight: 165/174
Year: RS Junior
Hometown: Holt, Mich.
High School: Holt


Won 12 bouts while competing at both 165 and 174 pounds...Nine wins came at 165 and the other three came at 174...Took sixth at 165 pounds at the Mercyhurst Laker Open (Nov. 19) after he went 3-2 with a pin and two decisions...Was 3-1 at the Cleveland State Open (Dec. 18)...Earned a dual meet victory when he pinned his opponent from Cumberland in 1:53 at the Northern Illinois Quad Meet (Dec. 21)...went 2-2 at the Southern Scuffle (Jan. 1)...Two wins at 174 pounds came at the Simonson Open (Jan. 28) and both were decisions...Picked up a win against his opponent from Princeton at the National Collegiate Open (Feb. 26).


Saw time at 157 pounds, starting the first two dual meets of the season...picked up a victory on the first day of the Midlands Invitational, recording a pin against a Northwestern Wildcat at the 4:05 mark.


Redshirted to maintain a season of eligibility.


Four-time league champion...state qualifier during his freshman and junior years...state runner-up as a senior...led his team to a state championship as a junior under head coach Rocky Shaft...earned All-Area Division I honors all four years in high school...all-time wins leader at Holt high, 179-36...also played football at Holt high...led team to league and district championships his junior year...


Born May 16, 1991 in Lansing, Michigan...son of Chris and Brooke Leyrer...has a younger brother, Kolin...2009 Leadership Award recipient...four-time all-area academic team member...serves as the wrestling team's Student Athlete Advisory Council representative...political science major.