Full Name: Allicyn Schuster
Birthday: October 10th, 1999
Wrestling Club: Monarch Wrestling
School: Papillion - La Vista
Hometown: La Vista, Nebraska
Weight Class: 126 lbs.
Most significant wins/accomplishments: 2015 Elite Wrestling Outstanding Wrestler - High School Division; Iowa State Female Elite Wrestling Champion.
Allicyn Schuster is one of the bright young stars of the future. With outstanding goals, a down-to-earth attitude, and terrific talent, Allicyn sets her sights high. She follows her mantra of achieving her goals, and not letting anything else stop her. On top of all this, she takes every ounce of her focus and determination to all aspects of her life. Allicyn crushed the Quest, becoming one of a handful of female wrestlers to do so, and she is a true inspiration to all wrestlers, both male and female. Allicyn, we hope nothing but the best for you, and we at HERO are sure you will accomplish all of your goals, and we can't wait to see it happen.
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Why do you enjoy wrestling?
I like wrestling because I can set goals, work hard with my team to reach those goals, and when I reach them I feel accomplished.
What is the most important thing wrestling has taught you?
As a girl wrestling in a boys sport, all you can do is set goals, go out on the mat, and all you can do is strive to accomplish those goals.
What's the best advice your coach has given you?
You can accomplish anything if you believe in your abilities, so trust your team and trust your coach.
How do you handle tough defeats?
This is a time where we review what happened in that match, how we can improve from it, and we put the past in the past and move on to the next match.
What’s your proudest achievement as a wrestler?
When I was awarded the Outstanding Wrestler in Iowa.
How old were you when you started wrestling?
I started when I was nine years old.
What is your favorite post-tournament meal or treat?
Chocolate - during the off-season everything is called off-season chocolate.
What's your favorite wrestling move?
I like the nearside cradle with the stud finish.
Do you have a favorite song that gets you pumped up before a practice or match?
I don't really like to listen to music before my matches. I prefer to get into my zone.
Who is your Hero/role model?
My hero is Dan Gable because his quotes are inspiring to me.
What is your favorite subject in school?
I like math and science the most.
What is your favorite movie?
Do you play any sports aside from wrestling?
I do Jiu-Jitsu, kickboxing, and in the past I have swam, ran track, and played volleyball.
Do you have any favorite hobbies outside of sports?
I sew quilts, I watch my brother play football and wrestle, and I like to ride Harley's with my dad.
What are your goals for this season?
I want to place in the top four at girls Folkstyle Nationals, make the podium at Bodybar Freestyle, and top four at Fargo Freestyle Nationals.
What are your goals for your wrestling career?
I would like to make it to the 2020 Olympics.