Christy Powell

2015-2016 Christy Powell

Christy Powell (Graduate Studies at University of St. Mary, KS):

  • University of St. Mary Women’s Wrestling Coach (2018 – present)
  • Volunteer Coach at CMP Wrestling for Youth Wrestlers: high school, middle school, and elementary school students.
  • USAW Bronze Certified Coach (January, 2012).
  • 2016 Olympic Trials Qualifier:
    • 2nd place, 53 kg (116.8 lbs.).
  • Participated in the 2016 Olympic Trials:
    • 53 kg (116.8 lbs.).
  • 2016 Senior Nationals Women’s Freestyle National Championships (Qualifier for the World Trials):
    • 4th place, 53 kg (116.8 lbs.).
  • 2017 Asics USAW Senior Women’s Open Freestyle World Team Trials:
    • 7th place, 53 kg (116.8 lbs.).
  • College:
    • Attending University of St. Mary (USM) (2018-present)
      • Graduate Assistant.
      •  Majoring in Education with a concentration in Teacher Leadership.
    • Assistant Volunteer Coach at Missouri Valley College (MVC), Marshall, MO (2017-2018)
    • Attended MVC (Fall 2013-Fall 2017)
      • 12/8/2017, Graduated from MVC with a Bachelor of Science, Magna Cum Laude.
      • 3.706 G.P.A.
      • Major: Educational Studies (Emphasis Elementary Education and in Special Education, K-12th).
      • MVC Dean’s List (a semester GPA of 3.5 or above with a minimum of 12 hrs.): Spring 2015, Fall 2015, & Spring 2016, Spring 2017, & Fall 2017.
      • Student Missouri State Teacher Association (S-MSTA) President: Fall 2016- Fall 2017
      • S-MSTA Co-President: Spring 2016
      • S-MSTA Vice President: 2015-2016
      • S-MSTA Treasurer 2014-2015
      • Resident Assistant: Spring 2017 –Fall 2017
      • Freshman Seminar Mentor: Fall 2016
    • Athletics:
      • Signed a four year wrestling scholarship with MVC (2013-2017).
      • Weight Classes: Fr. -123 lbs., So. -123 lbs., Jr. -116 lbs., & Sr. -116 lbs.
      • MVC Women’s Wrestling Award: 2014 Most Outstanding Freshman
      • MVC Women’s Wrestling Award: 2015 Most Inspirational Wrestler
      • MVC Women’s Wrestling Award: 2016 Coaches Award
      • MVC Women’s Wrestling Award: Team Captain: 2016-2017
      • MVC Women’s Wrestling Award: 2017 Most Valuable
      • 2017 Women’s Collegiate Wrestling Association (WCWA) National Championship, 4th place (116 lbs.).
      • WCWA National Championship Academic All-American Award, 2/13/2016 & 2/11/2017.
  • High School:
    • Attended Hillgrove High School, Powder Springs, GA (2009-2013)
    • Played the clarinet all 4 years in Hillgrove High School’s Concert Band
    • Beta Club: 2010-2013
    • Academic Booster Club: 2010-2013
    • Awarded: Hillgrove’s Who’s Who for Class of 2013
    • 3.906 G.P.A.
    • Hillgrove High School most accomplished varsity letters in sports (10):
      • 4 letters in Cross County
      • 3 letters in Wrestling (boys’ team)
      • 2 letters in Track
      • 1 letter in Lacrosse
    • Hillgrove High School first College All-American Wrestler (2017)
    • Cobb County’s first female wrestler to earn a college wrestling scholarship (2013)
    • Hillgrove High School’s first wrestler to earn a college wrestling scholarship (2013)
    • Hillgrove’s first H.S. All-American Wrestler (2013)
    • Hillgrove High School’s first female wrestler (2010-2013)
      • J.V.: freshman year and sophomore years. Varsity: sophomore, junior, and senior years
      • Weight Classes: 9th -103 lbs., 10th -103 & 112 lbs., 11th -106 lbs., 12th-106 lbs.
    • Only Marietta Daily Journal (MDJ) Scholar Athlete from Hillgrove High School that was recognized for participating in three varsity sports for 2012-2013.
  • 12th Grade (2012-2013):
    • 5th at the 2012-2013 Cobb County Championship (Folk-style)
    • 4th at the 2012-2013 G.H.S.A. Regional Championship (Folk-style)
    • 10th at the 2012-2013 G.H.S.A. Sectionals (Folk-style)
    • 1st at the 2013 Team GA (TGA) Girls State Tournament Champion, 3x TGA State Champion
      • First female in GA to be a 3x TGA Girls State Champion
    • 4th at the USAW Girls Folk-style Nationals (Junior Division, 117 lbs.)
      • Earning an H.S. All-American status (Girls Folk-style)
    • 2012-2013 (12th grade) High School Record: 41 wins and 21 losses.
  • 11th Grade (2011-2012):
    • 1st at the 2011-2012 J.V. Cobb County Championship (Folk-style), 3x Placer
    • 1st at the 2012 Team GA (TGA) Girls State Tournament Champion, 2x TGA State Champion
    • 2012 Hillgrove High School Wrestling: “Most Dedicated Varsity Wrestler”
    • 2011-2012 (11th grade) High School Record: 33 wins and 16 losses.
  • 10th Grade (2010-2011):
    • 3rd at the 2010-2011 J.V. Cobb County Championship (Folk-style), 2x Placer
    • 1st at the 2011 Team GA (TGA) Girls State Tournament Champion
      • This was the first year the tournament had ever been held.
  • 9th Grade (2009-2010):
    • 3rd at the 2009-2010 J.V. Cobb County Championship (Folk-style)
  • Youth Wrestling:
    • Started wrestling in 4th Grade, 9 years old

 

 

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