ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
Walter Peppelman
Walter Peppelman
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Harrisburg, Pa.
High School: Central Dauphin
Position: 157
Major: Government
House Affiliation: Leverett

33 wins in 2010-11 rank seventh on Harvard's single season wins list.

Sophomore (2010-11)
Co-captain ... All-American ... Finished eighth at the 2011 NCAA Championships at 157 pounds ... Placed fifth at the EIWA Championships ... Named first-team All-Ivy ... Finished second at the Binghamton Open and fourth at the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational ... Went 16-1 in dual action and ended the season with a 33-9 mark ... Recorded 10 pins this season, which ranks 10th on the single season pins list.

Freshman (2009-10)  
Compiled a 21-13 record at 149 pounds ... Went 9-6 in dual action ... Won seven straight dual matches ... Went five matches without allowing a point and recorded four technical falls (68-0) and one by fall (nine seconds) ... Finished second at the Brute/Binghamton Open.

Before Harvard
Four-year starter and letterwinner ... Two-time team captain ... Finished third at the PIAA state championships as a freshman, second as sophomore and senior and won as a junior ... Four-time sectional champion and four-time district finalist ... Won the Williamsport Top Hot Tournament four times ... Finished second at Beast of the East as a junior ... Junior National All-American as a junior ... Three-time Patriot News Big 14 team member ... Holds the school record for win at Central Dauphin high school and the PIAA District III ... Received the PA House of Representatives Citation for Excellence and the Dauphin's County Commissioner's Proclamation for Excellence as a junior and senior ... Member of the National Honor Society ... Volunteered with the Special Olympics for track and field, the Four Diamonds Mini-thon Fundraiser and the Walk for Lymphoma.