Breaking Records, On and Off the Mat

Minnewaska Area's Tyson Meyer

By Brian Jerzak

Breaking a school record is an amazing feat. It is rare to come across someone who – during a high school career – ended a career, a season, or an individual contest holding a school record. Breaking multiple school records in more than one sport is in another category altogether. Minnewaska Area senior Tyson Meyer is a rare athlete. He breaks school records on and off the mat.

Meyer started wrestling at a young age.

“I have been in wrestling since pre-school. My mom asked me if I wanted to go out for wrestling, and I said yeah. I started wrestling and just kept doing it.”

Success on the mat came quickly for Meyer.

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