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Biography - Sarah Hildebrandt, CO

2019-20 Team USA Ranking: No. 1 at 53 kg/117 lbs.
Years on Team USA: 5 (2014-17, 2018-2020)
Residence: Colorado Springs, Colo.
Club: New York AC
College: King Univ.
High School: Granger, Ind. (Penn)
Born: Sept. 23, 1993
Height: 5-3

Past Senior World Teams
2019 Senior Worlds (9th at 53 kg), 2018 Senior Worlds (silver at 53 kg), 2016 Senior Worlds (10th at 55 kg)

Past Age-Group World Teams
2013 Junior Worlds (10th at 55 kg), 2013 World University Games (8th at 55 kg), 2012 Junior Worlds (11th at 55 kg)

Career Highlights:
• 2018 World silver medalist
• Three-time World Team member (2016, 2018, 2019)
• 9th in 2019 World Championships
• 10th in 2016 World Championships
• 2019 Pan American Games champion
• Four-time Pan American Championships champion (2013, 2015, 2018, 2019)
• Second in 2017 Ivan Yarygin Grand Prix (Russia)
• Two-time Final X champion (2018, 2019)
• 2018 U.S. Open champion
• 2018 Outstanding Ukrainian Memorial champion
• Second in 2016 Klippan Lady Open (Sweden)
• Second in 2015 and 2016 Dave Schultz Memorial International
• Second in 2014 Phase II World Team Trials
• Third in 2015 and 2016 U.S. Open
• Two-time WCWA national champion and four-time finalist for King Univ.

Career Biography:
2020: Second in Pan American Olympic Qualifier (Canada) at 50 kg… Pan American Olympic Qualifier Wrestle-off champion at 50 kg… Matteo Pellicone Ranking Tournament champion at 50 kg (Italy)… 
2019: Ninth at World Championships... Pan American Games champion… Final X champion… Pan American Championships champion… Third in Dan Kolov International (Bulgaria)… Yarygin Grand Prix champion (Russia)… 
2018: World silver medalist… Final X champion… Pan American Championships champion… U.S. Open champion… Grand Prix of Spain champion… Third in Klippan Lady Open (Sweden)… Outstanding Ukrainian Memorial champion… Fifth at Poland Open…
2017: Third in Russia Cup… Second in Dave Schultz Memorial International (Nov. 2017)… Second in U.S. World Team Trials… Fifth in Outstanding Ukrainian Memorial… Second in Ivan Yarygin Grand Prix (Russia)… 
2016: 10th in World Championships… Non-Olympic Weight World Team Trials champion… Second in Klippan Lady Open (Sweden)… Second in Dave Schultz Memorial International… Third in U.S. Open
2015: 10th in UWW Golden Grand Prix Finals (Azerbaijan)… Third at U.S. World Team Trials… Third at U.S. Open… Pan American Championships gold medalist… Second in Dave Schultz Memorial International… 
2014: Third in Bill Farrell International… Second in Phase II World Team Trials… Second in U.S. Open… Fifth in Klippan Lady Open…
2013: New York AC International champion… Austrian Ladies Open champion… 10th in 2013 Junior World Championships… Fourth in U.S. Open… Pan American Championships gold medalist… Second in Klippan Lady Open… 
2012: Second in University Nationals… 
2010: Fifth in Sunkist Kids International… 
College: 2015 WCWA National champion for King Univ… 2014 WCWA national champion at 123 pounds... Second in 2012 and 2013 WCWA Nationals… Coached by Jason Moorman… 
Age-Group Achievements: 2011 Junior Nationals champion… Second in 2010 Junior Nationals… Third in 2010 Pan American Junior Championships… 2010 USA Wrestling Folkstyle Nationals… 2010 Body Bar FILA Cadet Nationals champion…
Personal: Daughter of Nancy and Chris Hildebrandt… Has two brothers, Cory and Drew, and one sister, Amy… Drew Hildebrandt competes for Central Michigan Univ. and placed second in 2014 Junior Nationals in freestyle wrestling… Hobbies include reading and playing video games… U.S. Olympic Training Center resident athlete…
Awards: 2018 USA Wrestling Women’s Wrestler of the Year… Outstanding Wrestler at the 2018 Pan American Championship… Outstanding Wrestler at the 2018 U.S. Senior Open… Outstanding Wrestler at 2016 Bill Farrell International/Non-Olympic Weight Trials…

Twitter: @sarhilde
Instagram: @sarhilde