Career Record: 91-53
2014-15: Qualified for the NCAA Championships for the second year in a row … Earned his second Elite 89 award, becoming only the second wrestler to win the award in back-to-back years … Seeded 11th at the NCAA Championships … Finished second at the MAC Championships and earned Honorable Mention All-MAC … Went 29-5 overall the 2014-15 season, a perfect 17-0 dual meet mark and is an unblemished 8-0 against MAC competitors … Finished the regular season with a team leading 66 points earned … He recorded 15 decisions, six major decisions (2nd), four falls (T4th), three tech falls (T2nd) and a win by medical forfeit … Claimed first place at the Jonathan Kaloust Bearcat Open (11/9) and seventh at the Midlands Championship (12/29-12/30) … Named to the MAC Wrestler of the Week Honor Roll twice (11/26, 12/4) ... Jack Wilkins/James Howard Scholar Athlete of the Year recipient ... Named to the Academic All-MAC Wrestling Team.
2013-14: Qualified for the 2014 NCAA Championships after placing 4th at the MAC Championships … Won the Elite 89 Award as Warner was had the highest GPA of any wrestler in the NCAA Championships … Finished the season 19-13, 6-2 in the MAC and 12-6 in duals … Placed 2nd at the Wolfpack Open … Defeated No. 17-ranked Luke Smith (CMU) by a 6-2 decision and beat No. 19-ranked Brandon Zeerip by a 9-2 decision in the MAC Championships … Began the year 8-2 ... Named to the Academic All-MAC Wrestling Team.
2012-13: Did not compete due to injury. Received a medical hardship.
2011-12: Qualified for the 2012 NCAA Championships … Took second at the CAA Tournament … Finished 27-16 on the year and 4-2 in the CAA … Went 15-8 in duals and finished with 5 falls and 6 major decisions … Defeated NCAA Qualifier's No. 13 Joe Booth of Drexel 3-1 on March 3, defeated No. 24 Mike Ottinger of Central Michigan 5-2 on Feb. 5, Jan. 21 defeated eleventh-ranked P.J. Gillespie of Hofstra in a 7-3 decision, Corey Lear of Bucknell, James Brudage of Rider and Brandon Wright of Chattanooga.
2010-11: Took fourth at the CAA Tournament … Knocked off NCAA Qualifier Ryan McGarity of Binghamton 11-3 at the CAA Tournament … Won his first career dual match with a 7-4 decision over Northern Illinois' Zach Benzio … Defeated UNC Greensboro's Byron Sigmon 3-1 in sudden victory on Feb. 13 for his first win over an NCAA Qualifier … Went 18-22 on the year … Earned CAA All-Freshman team honors.
Prep: A four-year letter-winner for head coach Dave Heckard … Was state runner-up as a senior at 171 pounds … Won the Super 32 Challenge … Took second place at the prestigious Beast of the East Tournament … Finished high school with a 136-33 career record … Ranked third in his weight class by intermatwrestle.com.
Off the Mat: Born Oct. 17, 1991 … Son of Kenneth and Therese Warner … Three siblings, Tyler, Tess, and TC … Majoring in communications and criminal justice.
Tristan Warner's Wins over NCAA Qualifiers:
2/13/11 - Byron Sigmon (UNC Greensboro) W, 3-1 D
3/5/11 - Ryan McGarity (Binghamton) W, 11-3 MD
11/6/11 - Brandon Wright (Chattanooga) W, 5-4 D
12/3/11 - James Brundage (Rider) W, 4-2 D
1/11/12 - Corey Lear (Bucknell) W, 4-2 D
1/21/12 - P.J. Gillespie (Hofstra) W, 7-3 D
2/5/12 - Mike Ottinger (Central Michigan) W, 5-2 D
3/3/12 - Joe Booth (Drexel) W, 3-1 D
11/17/13 157 Tommy Gantt (NC State) W, 4-2 D
12/6/13 157 Brandon Zeerip (EMU) W, 9-2 D
2/2/14 157 Luke Smith (CMU) W, 6-2 D
2/9/14 157 Spartak Chino (Ohio) W, 3-0 D
3/8/14 157 Spartak Chino (Ohio) W, 8-4 D
3/9/14 157 Brandon Zeerip (EMU) W, 9-2 D
11/29/14 – Dakota Friesth (Wyoming) W, 13-2 MD
12/29/14 – Conor Brennan (Rider) W, 3-1 D
12/30/14 – Nestor Taffur (F&M) W, M. For.
1/30/15 – Harrison Hightower (Ohio) W, 7-2 D
2/20/15 – Cooper Moore (UNI) W, 7-4 D