Player Profile: Sam Roub


Remy Tittel, Sports Reporter

Name: Sam Roub

Grade: Junior

Sport: Wrestling

What is your weight class?

“My weight class is either 135 pounds or 140 pounds.”

How long have you wrestled for?

“I have been wrestling for 4 years.”

What inspired you to start?

“I started to wrestle because it’s a fun, physical sport.”

What is the hardest part about wrestling? Why?

“The hardest part of wrestling is the mental aspect of being in an all-out fight with another guy.”

If you need to cut weight, what are your techniques for doing so?

“I usually cut 5 to 10 pounds. I wear sweatshirts and sweatpants to practice to sweat more. I will work out during lunch and consume very little water and food throughout the days before weigh-ins.”

What do you do in your off -season to prepare?

“In the off-season, I go to camps and off-season practices.”