Tanner Lynde
Tanner  Lynde

RS Senior

Delphi, Ind.

High School:

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 184



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Awards & Honors
• Academic All-Big Ten

• Competed at Eastern Michigan Open (11/5)
• Placed fifth at Roadrunner Open (11/20)
• Competed at Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational (12/2)
• Competed at Midlands Championships (12/29)
• Competed at Big Ten Championships (3/4)

Season Notes
• Appeared in 13 of the Boilermakers 16 duals at 184 pounds ... only missed the season-opening Boilermaker Duals (11/13).
• Set numerous career highs during his final season: wins (15), major decisions (4), technical falls (4), bonus point wins (10), takedowns (37), back points (62) and total points scored (213).
• Averaged a career-best 6.5 points per match ... scored 76 more points than last season ... put up 40 more back points than he did in redshirt junior campaign.
• Third on the team in first period points scored (89) and second period points (63). • 1 of 5 Boilermakers to score 200+ total points ... his 213 total points were the fifth most on the team.
• Obtained 40th career victory with a 14-2 major decision against Maryland’s Idris White in wrestleback action at the Big Ten Championships.
• Sparked Purdue’s comeback at South Dakota State with a 13-3 major decision of Martin Mueller ... took a 4-1 lead in the third period ... escaped to start the third and again after a Mueller takedown ... secured bonus points with a six-point move near the end of the period and 1:45 of riding time.
• Disposed of White with an 18-2 tech fall in 4:40 during Maryland dual ... Lynde responded to a quick White takedown with a reversal and tilting him for a four count on two occasions, building an 11-2 lead through the opening period ... an escape to start the second period followed with an immediate takedown and a four-point nearfall to bring the match to an end ... the tech fall was the fourth of the season for Lynde and the 18 points are the most he has scored in a match during his career.
• Went 5-2 at the Roadrunner Open with two major decisions, a tech fall, a pin and he received a medical forfeit ... the fifth-place showing was his highest finish in 11 career tournaments.


Awards & Honors
• Big Ten Distinguished Scholar Award
• Hammer Down Strength & Conditioning Award

• Competed at Michigan State Open (unattached) (11/15)
• Competed at Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational (12/4)
• Competed at Midlands Championships (12/29)
• Competed at Big Ten Championships (3/5)
• Competed in freestyle at University Nationals at 86 kg (6/4)

Season Notes
• Purdue's primary 184-pounder
• Started all but one dual for the Boilermakers ... turned in a 5-4 conference record after going winless against Big Ten competition his first two seasons ... won three by decision and two by fall
• Tied for team lead in dual points scored with 49 ... pinned five dual opponents and major decisioned another ... had only scored nine points in two previous seasons
• Posted career highs across the board with win types and in nearly every scoring category ... his five falls ranked third on the team ... tied for fifth with seven bonus point wins ... both of which were career bests ... was +14 on his previous season best for takedowns and +42 in total points scored
• Scored first in 16 of his 26 matches ... .615 score first percentage ranked third among those that had 20 or more matches ... held a 20-point advantage in the first period
• Recorded fastest pin of his career in the first bout of the season, a 1:13 stick of Northern Illinois' Quinton Rosser
• Won three straight to close out the regular season

• Placed sixth at Eastern Michigan Open (11/15)
• Competed at Midlands Championships (12/29)
• Competed in freestyle at University Nationals at 86 kg (5/30)

Season Notes
• Started four duals at 184 ... appeared at 197 against Ohio State
• All three ranked opponents faced during season were listed among the top 10
• Scored first in 53 percent of matches
• Held 11-point edge in the first period against opponents
• Went 5-2 at Eastern Michigan Open ... registered only pin of the season with a 5:15 stick in wrestlebacks ... scored 16-1 tech fall in 5:40

• Placed sixth at Michigan State Open (11/9)
• Competed at Big Ten Championships (3/8)

Season Notes
• Appeared in 13 of 14 duals for the Boilermakers
• Went 4-2, including a pair of major decision victories, at Michigan State Open to start season
• Won first dual match of career with a 6-4 decision over Jacob Kasper of Duke
• His 1:52 stick of Ashland's Tyler Gross tied for ninth fastest on team

2012-13 / AS A FRESHMAN
• Redshirted

• Four-year varsity letterwinner at Delphi High School
• First state champion in Delphi school history, winning the 189-pound Indiana High School Athletic Association title in 2012
• Posted the first undefeated season in school history, going 52-0 as a senior, and finished 133-13 for his high school career
• Earned Delphi High School Male Athlete of the Year honors as a senior
• Set the Delphi records for most career wins and single season wins
• Took third at the IHSAA tournament as a junior (171) and fifth as a sophomore (152)
• Placed seventh at the high school nationals as a sophomore in Virginia Beach, Virginia

• Full Name: Tanner Allan Lynde
• Major: Selling and Sales Management
• Minors: Organizational Leadership and Supervision, Communications
• Birthday: October 9, 1993
• City Born: Norfolk, Virginia
• Parents: Ted and Mimi Lynde
• Siblings: Two sisters, Haley and Regan
• Notes: High school teammate of former Boilermaker Braden Atwood (2012-15)


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