Colton Schilling
Colton Schilling
Height: 5-8
Weight: 141
Year: RFr.
Hometown: Sweet Home, OR
High School: Sweet Home
Experience: RS

Overall: 13-8; Duals: 0-0

2013-14 – Redshirt … compiled 13-8 record in open tournaments, placing fourth in both the Roadrunner Open and California Collegiate Open … also competed in the Midlands and Shorty Hitchcock Open, finishing with a 2-2 record in each event … won five of his matches by fall, all in the first period … quickest pin was in 1 minute, 8 seconds, against Jalen Ramos of Rutgers in Shorty Hitchcock Open.

High School -- Schilling is a three-time Oregon state 4A champion and finished second as a junior while wrestling under head coach Steve Thorpe at Sweet Home High School ... won state titles at 103 pounds as a freshman, 112 pounds as a sophomore and 126 pounds as a senior, compiling a 184-4 career prep record with 145 falls ... led Huskies to four Sky-Empire League titles ... set school records for most falls in a season (45) and career (145) at Sweet Home ... also is a four-time state Greco-Roman and freestyle champion, holds the state record of 11 state titles and won gold medals in FILA Cadet and Junior divisions in Greco-Roman wrestling during a three-week cultural exchange visit to South Africa in the summer of 2012 ... also attended the northwest regional training camp at Oregon State, then trained and competed with the team that went to nationals in Fargo, N.D.  ... After that, he attended the Santiam camp ... other honors include three-time national All-American, 2011 Greco-Roman national finalist, four-time state Greco-Roman and freestyle champion (holds state record with 11 state titles) and was named to the 2013 Wrestling USA National High School All-American Team ... a four-time Sweet Home scholar-athlete, was named to the Dairy Farmers of Oregon academic all-state team and is a National Honor Society member ... played for the Huskies' football team as a wide receiver and defensive back, twice earning team defensive MVP and all-league honors ... was recruited by Oregon State, Stanford, George Mason and other schools, choosing Cal Poly because "I liked the smaller school fit, coming from a small town. I didn't feel like I would get lost, and I wanted to stay on the West Coast, closer to my family" ... also chose to be a Mustang because of head coach Brendan Buckley: "He's a great coach and I like his philosophies. The wrestlers put their academic goals as high as their athletic goals" ... finished in top 10 percent of senior class, earned Honors Diploma and named Leadership Student of the Year.

Personal -- Son of Steven and Patricia Schilling ... one brother, Tyler, and one sister, Alexia ... has worked at Green Peter Dam, installing fish counting equipment ... wants to travel internationally ... enjoys riding dirt bikes, hunting, hiking and fishing with friends ... born March 27, 1995, in Sweet Home, Oregon ... majors in general engineering.