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  • 2007 Induction Class
Nathan Wachter '99

Three-sport student-athlete at GA - Varsity Wrestling for five years, Varsity Football for five years and Varsity Baseball for one year.
• Captain of the Wrestling Team for two years and Captain of the Football Team for one.
• Won the National Prep Wrestling Championship twice, the only person to win twice in GA history.
• Won the Pennsylvania State Wrestling Championship five times, becoming one of only two wrestlers in history of the Championship to accomplish that feat.
• Three-time National Prep Finalist.
• Two-time Burger King Athlete of the Month.
• Two-time Nova Care Athlete of the Month.
• Listed in the Sports Illustrated Faces in the Crowd in 1999.
• Earned a Top 20 National Ranking in 1998-99.
• Named a 1999 NHSCA High School All-American.
• Broke State Record for most wins in Pennsylvania history, 174 wins, in 1998.
• Named Germantown Academy Outstanding Wrestler for 1997, 1998 and 1999.
• Placed third in the 1999 Beast of the East Tournament.
• Helped Wrestling Team win four Inter-Ac League Championships.
• Helped Wrestling Team win four Private School State Championships.
• Two-time All-Inter-Ac Football Team honoree.
• Two-time All-City Football honoree.
• 1999 Maxwell Award winner.
• Wrestled collegiately at Penn State for four years and served as captain one year.
• NCAA National Tournament Qualifier for four years.
• Received the Ridge Riley Award for Excellence in 2003.
• Nike Mat Town Tournament Champion.
• Penn State 2002 Open Tournament Champion.
• Finished college with an 88-53 wrestling record.
• Served as the Assistant Wrestling Coach at Drexel University where he coached two All-Americans in 2003 and 2006.