University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown
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Gary Lantz - 174/184 lbs.


174/184 lbs.

Delta, Pa. / Kennard Dale High School

MAJOR:  Business Management

Freshman Season (2009-10)
     Took a red-shirt
     Placed sixth at Washington and Jefferson Collegiate Open 

Red-Shirt Freshman Season (2010-11)
     With Zach Lundgren dropping to 157 lbs., Gary Lantz stepped up and won the vacated starting job at 165 lbs.  Lantz went 16-8 overall and 8-3 in dual meets.  He came up just short of qualifying for the National Tournament by placing fifth at the Super Region I Tournament.  Lantz was also the runner-up at the Washington & Jefferson Collegiate Open.

Sophomore Season (2011-12)
     After starting at 165 lbs. in 2010-11, Lantz jumped two weight classes to 184 lbs. and advanced to his first NCAA National Tournament after winning a true fourth-place match at the Super Region I Tournament.  He finished with a 20-7 overall record and a 12-2 record in dual meets.  Lantz had eight decisions, five falls, five major decisions, a technical fall and a default win.  He also placed third at the Washington & Jefferson Collegiate Open.

High School
     Four-year record of 125-26...senior season record of 35-4...2008 PIAA AAA state qualifier… three-time South-Central Region qualifier...2008 South Region runner-up...two-time section champion...holds school record for wins (37) and take downs in a season...two-time YAIAA League Division I All-Star.

     Born April 7, 1990...majoring in Business Management…one-year letterman in high school in both cross country and soccer...son of Gary and Sandy Lantz of Delta, Pa.