89 Garrett Wenzelburger
89 Garrett Wenzelburger
Height: 6-6
Weight: 213
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Hartland, Wis.
High School: Milwaukee Lutheran
Position: WR
Major: Secondary Education-Biology

2014 Season (Senior): Named to All-Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference First Team for the third straight season as a wide receiver...Led the NACC with 126.3 receiving yards per game, which also ranked sixth nationally...Ranked 11th nationally with 8.1 receptions per game...Led the conference with 1,010 receiving yards and ranked 37th nationally despite missing final 2.5 games due to injury...Finished as the NACC and CUW career leader in receptions with 251...Ranked second in NACC career receiving yards list with 3,169 and also second in receiving touchdowns with 38...Played in and started eight games...Finished season with 65 catches, averaging 15.5 yards per catch and scored nine touchdowns...Had over 100 receiving yards in five straight games, including going over 200 yards twice...Caught at least six passes in first six games of season, while hauling in double-digit receptions three times...Tied a career-high with 14 receptions, while going for 210 yards and two touchdowns in a 49-46 win over Trine (Oct. 18)...Posted a career-best 239 receiving yards on 13 catches, while scoring a tied for career-best three touchdowns against Augsburg (Sept. 13)...Hauled in 11 passes for 171 yards and two touchdowns in a 47-20 win over Concordia Chicago (Oct. 4)...Secured nine passes for 160 yards in a 62-24 win over Aurora (Oct. 11)...Opened season with a seven-catch, 77-yard performance, while scoring one touchdown in a 31-28 win over North Park (Sept. 6)...Hauled in six passes for 100 yards and a score against Albion (Sept. 20).

2013 Season (Junior):  Named All-Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference First Team as a wide receiver…Named team Offensive MVP…Set numerous records throughout the season…Holds the single game receiving record after hauling in 219 yards on 12 receptions against Lakeland College (Oct. 26)…Set the program single-season record for receiving yards with 1,193…Ranked fifth nationally in receptions per game, ninth in receiving yards, 13th in receiving yards per game and 21st receiving touchdowns…Led the NACC in receptions, receiving yards, receiving yards per game and receiving touchdowns…Appeared in and started all 11 games…Finished with the season with 101 receptions for 1,193 yards and 11 touchdowns…Had six 100-yard receiving games…Posted four double-digit reception games…Recorded back-to-back 100-yard receiving games twice…Caught a touchdown pass in 9-of-11 games, including a streak of six games…Hauled in 13 receptions for 196 yards and a career-high-tying three touchdowns at Trine University (Sept. 21)…Had eight catches for 140 yards and a touchdown, including a 61-yard reception, against Benedictine University (Oct. 5)…Finished with back-to-back 10-plus reception and over 100 yards receiving in mid-season…Recorded 11 receptions for 129 yards and a touchdown at Concordia University Chicago (Oct. 19)…Made 12 catches for a program record 219 yards and a touchdown, including a 66-yard reception, versus Lakeland College (Oct. 26)….Finished with a career-high 14 receptions for 138 yards against Aurora University (Nov. 9)…Ended the season with nine catches for 124 yards and a touchdown at UW-Platteville (Nov. 23).

2012 Season (Sophomore): Named to All-Northern Athletics Conference First Team...Appeared in 10 games, making eight starts...Ranked first in the conference with 66 receptions...Led team and finished second in the NAC in receiving touchdowns with 11...Ranked third in the conference, averaging 76.8 receiving yards per game...Totaled 763 receiving yards...Tied for 38th in the nation in receptions per game, averaging 6.6 per contest...Posted season-highs in receiving yards (148) and touchdowns (three) against Aurora University (Nov. 3)...Hauled in season-high 11 receptions for 117 yards (10.6 yards per catch) versus Lakeland College (Oct. 20)...Caught seven passes for 104 yards and two touchdowns against Macalester College (Sept. 8)...Totaled two touchdowns each against Concordia University Chicago (Oct. 13) and Rockford College (Oct. 27)...Finished season with five catches for 47 yards and a touchdown against Wisconsin Lutheran College (Nov. 10), helping CUW secure a second-place finish in the NAC.

2011 Season (Freshman): Emerged during the second half of the season and became Austin Damaschke’s go-to target in the red zone…Finished with 19 receptions for 203 yards and seven touchdowns…Ranked fifth in the Northern Athletics Conference among all receivers in touchdowns…Hauled in his first career TD grab with a 16-yard reception at Rockford College (Oct. 1)…Made two TD grabs (4 and 23 yards) versus Benedictine University (Oct. 15)…Had a career day with five catches for 43 yards and three TDs, including back-to-back TD grabs in the fourth quarter, at Wisconsin Lutheran College (Oct. 29)…Snagged a 21-yard TD at Concordia University Chicago (Nov. 5).

High School (Milwaukee Lutheran): Was a two-time first team all-state, all-area and All-North Shore Conference performer...Named NSC Receiver of the Year twice...Named All-NSC First Team and Honorable Mention in basketball...Played on the Division 2 South Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Association All-Star Team...Finished with over 140 receptions, 2,300 yards and 29 touchdowns on the gridiron...Averaged 17 points per game his senior year on the court...Earned Luthern High School All-America honors...Helped the track & field team win a regional and sectional championship...

Personal: Son of Kurt and Michelle...Has one younger sister, Jana.