Sam Hazewinkel
Sam Hazewinkel
Player Profile

Pensacola, Fla.

High School:
Pensacola Christian Academy (Dave Hazewinkel)


2005-06 - Junior
Placed third at the NCAA Championships ... Three-time All-American ... Captured his second Big 12 Championship by defeating Coleman Scott of Oklahoma State by a decision of 2-1 ... Finished season with record of 24-1 with lone loss coming to No. 2 Nick Simmons of Michigan State in final match of season ... Placed first at the Brockport Classic recording three pins, claiming the Most Pins Award ... Won third straight Oklahoma Open title ... Defeated then No. 3 Nick Simmons of Michigan State by a decision of 6-2, in the NWCA All-Star Classic ... Totaled 11 falls on the year ... Defeated eight top-20 ranked opponents ... Went undefeated in Big 12 conference matches going 5-0 ... Defeated three top-five ranked opponents, including then No. 3 Nick Simmons of Michigan State, No. 4 Troy Nickerson of Cornell in National Duals by a decision of 2-0 and defeated No. 5 Coleman Scott of Oklahoma State by a decision of 6-4 and later by a decision of 2-0 ... Went 3-0 at Lone Star Duals and National Duals ... Recorded 100th collegiate victory by defeating Jonathan Fennell of Hofstra by a fall...Finished season as the No. 2 wrestler in 125-pound weight class.

2004-05 - Sophomore
Placed third at the NCAA Championships...Two-time All-American...First on the team in dual takedowns with 54...First on the team in overall wins with 41, third on the team in overall falls, three behind the leader Matt Storniolo...Placed second at the Big 12 Championships with a lose in overtime to Coleman Scott of Oklahoma State...Placed first at the Brockport Classic with two pins and one technical fall...Named Most Outstanding Wrestler at the Brockport Classic...Placed first at the Missouri Open and Oklahoma Open with three consecutive falls...Wrestled at 133 pounds in two duals and defeated Jared Henning of Central Oklahoma by major decision, 17-3, and Tyler McCormick of Missouri, 5-2...Defeated 12 top-20 ranked opponents, including No. 2 Kyle Ott of Illinois by decision in overtime, 4-2, and No. 3 Nick Simmons of Michigan State by decision, 2-0.

2003-04 - Redshirt Freshman
Captured the Big 12 Conference Championship...Placed third at the NCAA Championships...First in the Big 12 at 125 pounds with 35 wins...Second on the team in overall wins with 35...Second on the team in dual takedowns with 55, four behind the leader E.K. Waldhaus...Placed first at the Oklahoma Open and beat third-ranked Chris Rodrigues of North Carolina, 9-5, to claim the Missouri Open title...Defeated conference foes Cody Stites of Oklahoma State, 10-1, and Grant Nakamura of Iowa State, 9-0...Defeated top-ranked Jason Powell of Nebraska in the Big 12 finals, 5-2...Pinned Casey Brewster of West Virginia in 4:18...Defeated Mario Stuart of Lehigh twice at the NCAA Championships...Upset Matt Valenti of Pennsylvania, 2-0 at NCAA.

2002-03 - Freshman

Recorded a perfect 140-0 record at Pensacola Christian Academy...Coached by his father Dave Hazewinkel...Captained his high school team for three years...Three-time Florida State Champion...Won the Junior National Greco Championship twice and was named Outstanding Wrestler once...Placed fifth at the World Team tryouts...Also lettered in cross country for two years and track for one.

Born March 4, 1984...Son of Dave and Susan Hazewinkel...Currently enrolled in university studies...Plans to major in communications...Dad, Dave, and uncle, Jim, were both US Olympians...Placed third at 2004 Olympic trials, behind two silver medalists...Ranked No. 1 on Olympic ladder.

Hazeinkel's Record

Year Record Conference NCAA
2006 31-2 First Place Third Place
2005 41-2 Second Place Third Place
2004 35-5 First Place Third Place
2003 Redshirt
Total 107-7

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