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  Joel Yahner
Joel Yahner

Player Profile

Brockway, Pa.

High School:



Career: 9-28 record with three pins, a tech fall and one major decision.

2013-14: 2-6 record competing in open tournaments...went 2-2 at the Clarion Open.

2012-13: Went 1-2 on the season competing in open tournaments...earned a 16-0 (3:29) tech fall over Bloomsburg's Othoniel Cantres in the Edinboro Open.

2011-12: Finished with a 6-20 record as one of just two true freshmen in Pitt's starting lineup...went 2-2 at the Mat Town Open in Lock Haven, where he registered his first win, a 1-0 decision over Tyler Malys (Penn State Club), and his first pin, a fall over Othoniel Cantres (Bloomsburg) in 4:00...went 2-2 at the Cleveland State Open...picked up first career dual win with a 2-0 decision over Princeton's Bobby Grogan at the Pitt Duals...finished with three pins and one major decision on the year.

High School: Had two seasons of more than 30 wins, going 37-2 as a senior and 32-10 as a sophomore...placed fourth at the PIAA state tournament as a senior...Northwest Region champion...two-time district champion...placed seventh at Flonationals...also played football...an Honor Graduate.

Personal: Born Sept. 1, 1992...son of Ed and Mary Beth...has three brothers: Gavin, Pierce and Reese...Accounting major.