Wrestling Program Adds Graduate Assistant
Thomas Williams joins Cy Wainwright's staff for inaugural season
Benedictine College head wrestling coach Cy Wainwright is proud to announce the hiring of Thomas Williams as the programs new graduate assistant.
Thomas is a native of San Dimas, Calif., where he was a three-time state placer winner and state champion He capped off an impressive high school career with a Senior National second-place finish and becoming a double All-America honoree in Freestyle and Greco at Fargo.
Thomas was ranked the No. 1 at 119 pounds in the United States and selected to be a member of the 2008 USA Dream team and Dapper Dan Classic.
After high school Thomas signed a scholarship to wrestle at American University for Mark Cody and Teague Moore. He was a four-year starter for them at 125 pounds.
During his career he was a two-time EIWA place winner and two-time NCWA Academic All-American.
Thomas finished up at American with two Bachelor degrees one in International Service and Business.
“I am excited to have Thomas a part of our staff," said Coach Wainwright. "He will be an integral piece to helping the lightweights here at Benedictine. Not only is he a standout wrestler, but an overall great individual."