Midwest City, Okla.
Midwest City High School
|Height / Weight:|
5-8 / 157
As a Redshirt Freshman (2008-09)
Transitioned down to 141 pounds, where he posted a 2-4 mark on the year ... One of his two wins came by fall over Nebraska's Frank Odierno ... Competed at the Harold Nichols Cyclone Open ... Went 0-2 in dual action.
As a Freshman (2008-09)--
Redshirted...Went 4-7 on the year wrestling at 157 pounds...Competed at the Lindenwood, Central Missouri, Oklahoma and Roger Denker Opens...Recorded a major decision win over Cody Inslee of Pratt CC on Nov. 16.
High School: Four year letterman at Midwest City ... Freestyle/Greco state champion.
Personal: Full name is Richard Dee Immel ... Born Jan. 17, 1990 ... Son of Greg and Paula Immel ... Has a brother, Jeremy (13) and a sister Melanie (4) ... Planned major is Pre-med/zoology ... Was valedictorian of his senior class and was named an Oklahoma Academic Scholar ... Favorite hobby is sleeping and Colorado is his favorite vacation destination ... "Slick" is his nickname and becoming a surgeon is his dream job ... Reasons to attend OU include it is close to home and has great academics.
Coach Spates on Immel:
"Richard Immel is a walk-on from the great wrestling tradition of Midwest City, Okla. Injuries hampered his high school career and he is ready to make his mark in college."