BIOGRAPHY
  Eddie Klimara
Eddie Klimara
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Joliet, Ill.

High School:
Providence Catholic

Weight:
125


04/02/2013

Cowboy Wrestling Season in Review

By Taylor Miller

03/23/2013

Dieringer, Caldwell and Gelogaev Finish Third

Chris Perry and Jordan Oliver compete for national titles tonight at 7 p.m.

03/23/2013

Perry, Oliver Crowned National Champs, Cowboys Finish Second

Oliver ends his career a two-time national champion.

03/22/2013

Cowboy Wrestling in Second, Five Advance to Semis

03/22/2013

Oliver, Perry Advance to NCAA Finals

Cowboys secure seven All-Americans.

2013-14 (Sophomore Year):Finished the 2014 season at 21-10 overall and 9-9 in dual action ... Went 2-5 on the season versus ranked opponents with his both of his ranked wins coming in the NCAA Championships ... Upset No. 13 Evan Silver of Stanford and No. 11 Robert Deutsch of Rider at NCAAs ... Earned a runner-up finish at the Big 12 tournament, falling to All-American and seventh-ranked Jarrod Patterson in the finals, 4-3 ... Went 4-1 against Big 12 opponents during the regular season ... Faced five top-10 opponents ... Scored the first two takedowns on No. 2 Nico Megaludis in the dual against No. 2 Penn State ... Opened the season with a fall over Paul Petrov of Bucknell in 3:27 ... Fastest fall came in 2:51 over Ben Randolph of Benedictine ... Took second at the Joe Parisi Open ... Collected 13 bonus-point wins, including seven major decisions, five falls and one technical fall ... Lead the team in wins by major decision ... Two-time NCAA qualifier.

2012-13: Finished his first season as a Cowboy with a record of 31-17, going 3-2 in his first appearance at the NCAA Championships ... Snatched an 11-2 major decision at the NCAA tourney over Ben Willeford of Cleveland State ... Won his first Big 12 title to earn a spot in the NCAA tournament with a 15-5 major decision over Ryak Finch of Iowa State ... Went 5-0 in the Big 12 dual finals and championship ... Originally slated to take a redshirt year as a true freshman, he was pulled from his redshirt to compete at the Bedlam dual in early December ... Picked up a 17-5 major decision over Missouri's Zach Synon to win the 125-pound title at the UCM Open ... Racked up 16 bonus-point wins, including 10 major decisions, four falls and two technical falls.

High School: Put together a 154-5 record ... Earned All-America and All-State status and received the Outstanding Wrestler Award in 2012 ... 2010 Fargo champion ... Competed in Junior Duals from 2008-2010.

Personal: Born Sept. 2, 1993 ... Son of Eddie and Gloria Klimara ... Has one sister, Jessica ... Planning to major in business.

Year Overall Dual vs. Ranked Fall MD TF Quick
2012-13 31-17 9-9 0-10 4 10 2 1:18
2013-14 21-10 12-4 2-7 6 7 1 2:51
Total 52-27 21-13 2-17 10 17 3 1:18
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