|Hometown:||Grass Valley, CA|
|High School:||Nevada Union HS|
|Previous College:||Fresno State|
Wade Sauer lived up to his billing in 2006-07 as the heralded Fresno State transfer built momentum late in the season and earned All-America status with a sixth-place finish at the NCAA National Championships... he enters the 2007-08 campaign ranked No. 1 in the Pac-10 and will be expected to return to the national limelight... in April he placed fifth in Greco and eighth in freestyle at the University Games in Akron, Ohio... he finished with a 30-15 overall record last year with 3 pins... he was 9-6 in duals with 2 pins... placed sixth at the Tournament of Champions in Reno and won the Fullerton Open... he sat out one season at Fresno and saw limited action in 2005-06 which included a third-place showing in the Fullerton Open... he was a high school All-American at Nevada Union High School for Coach Shane Valdez... CIF and section champion as a senior and also placed third at the Reno Tournament of Champions... third at CIF and a section champion during his junior season... credits Coach Shane Valdez as the biggest influence in his career... enjoys hunting, fishing, backpacking, mountain biking, archery, road biking and spear fishing... born on June 2, 1986, in Grass Valley... parents are David Sauer and Traci Morrison... criminal justice and psychology major.