Andrew Hoover
Andrew Hoover
Height: 5-6
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Colbert, Wash.
High School: Mt. Spokane
Position: 149
Major: Economics

2019-20: Was the 2020 UAA 149-pound champion, after winning both of his matches at the conference championships...Became the ninth Spartan in the 149-pound weight class to earn the All-UAA honor...Finished the season second on the team with 25 wins (25-14), competing exclusively at 149 pounds...Tallied 12 pins and one techincal fall throughout the year...Notched three-straight victories at the Al Hanke Invitational, including an 11-1 major decision win over Adrian's Garrett Gelinski, a pin (1:18) over UW-Whitewater's Alex Valenzona and a 9-6 decision over Chicago's Grant Morrison...Received UAA All-Academic recognition.

2018-19: Was the 2019 UAA 149-pound champion, after winning both of his matches at the conference championships...Became just the eighth Spartan in the 149-pound weight class to earn the All-UAA honor, the first since Isaac Duke in 2011...Finished the season with 19-17 record, including a 17-15 mark at 141 pounds...Tallied six pins and three techincal falls...Won three-straight matches at the Waynesburg Invitational, including a pin (3:49) over Washington & Jefferson's Michael Nagy and a major decision victory (14-4) over Pitt.-Bradford's Neiko Kuntz...Earned UAA All-Academic recognition... Selected to the UAA Presidents Council Scholar-Athlete Team.

2017-18: Named a NWCA Scholar All-American...Was the 2018 UAA 141-pound champion, after winning both of his matches at the conference championships...Became just the third Spartan in the 141-pound weight class to earn the All-UAA honor, and the first since Clay Criss in 2009...Finised the season with a team-best 29 wins (29-14), competing exclusively at 141 pounds...Finished second on the team in pins (8) and tied for second in technical falls (2)...Received the Bob Del Rosa Most Valuable Wrestler Award for his performance throughout the year...Earned UAA All-Academic recognition.

2016-17: Finished his freshman season with a 10-21 record, competing exclusively at the 141-pound weight class...Won his first career match by technical fall, defeating Mott College's Saben Sprangler 16-0 at the 2016 Ohio Intercollegiate Open. 

Personal: Earned four varsity letters in wrestling at Mt. Spokane High School...served as team co-captain during his junior and senior year...coached by Travis Hughes...born September 2...son of John and Kristine.