[3] Kolat competed successfully in high school and international tournaments, finishing his career at Jefferson-Morgan High School with an undefeated (137-0) record and four Pennsylvania state titles. "Especially with COVID, that was one hell of a summer job," Ed Dressler said of his son's experience. This is the Lock Haven University Wrestling scholarship and program info page. Lock Haven Wrestling Alumni and Supporters,We are working hard to plan for the future and put the resources in place for our student-athletes during these uncertain times. The Bald Eagles' wrestling program will have two camps at Liberty Arena in Williamsport. The Spring Grove senior verbally committed to the Bald Eagles in September after signing up for the National Guard's split-option program this past spring. He ended his college wrestling career with an impressive .941 winning percentage (111-7) and 53 career falls. Cary Joseph Kolat (born May 19, 1973) is an American wrestler and wrestling coach who earned two NCAA championships in 1996 and 1997 for Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania and was a member of the United States Men's Freestyle Wrestling Team from 1997–2001. "He's a mat rat," Spring Grove head coach Tyke Conover said of Dressler. But it was actually pretty cool for the most part. Then came the 5 a.m. wakeup calls, grueling workouts and bad food. Dressler has dealt with that uncertainty by competing in club tournaments so that he can get in plenty of matches even if the PIAA wrestling season is altered or canceled. Dressler plans to major in political science and will be required to spend at least six years in the Army after he graduates as a second lieutenant. List of Pennsylvania State University Olympians, United States Men's Freestyle Wrestling Team from 1997–2001, "Cary Kolat - Head Coach - Staff Directory", "Kolat named head wrestling coach at Campbell University", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Cary_Kolat&oldid=957895189, West Virginia Mountaineers wrestling coaches, North Carolina Tar Heels wrestling coaches, Campbell Fighting Camels wrestling coaches, Pan American Games gold medalists for the United States, Pan American Games medalists in wrestling, Short description is different from Wikidata, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 21 May 2020, at 00:56. "They've always been a powerhouse with a good tradition and I've known local wrestlers who've gone there," Dressler said of why he chose Lock Haven. 1957-1958: State 1st 1958-1959: State 1st 1959-1960: State 1st 1960-1961: State 1st He's interested in working in the intelligence community later in his life. 11/23 Navy Classic. The Lock Haven University Store is a non-profit affiliate of Lock Haven University, dedicated to supporting University programs and student life. His older sister, Ashley, is a nursing student at York College and has enlisted in the National Guard as a combat medic. ... Central Michigan - Lock Haven Dual. He's a normal Spring Grove wrestler with a blue-collar work ethic who puts his head down and gets the job done. He already has 82 career wins entering his senior season. Kolat picked up his first undefeated season in 1996–97 going 25-0 at 142 pounds leading to his second straight national title. During this time he was named Outstanding Wrestler four times at state meets, an honor no one else had achieved even twice. Got to do a lot of new things.". Lock Haven University Fall Classic. Use OR between terms to find items with any the terms. But he also was glad to meet people from different backgrounds and get to know them. 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