Spencer Lee is an American freestyle wrestler who was born on October 9, 1998, in Murrysville, Pennsylvania.
Spencer Lee is a highly accomplished wrestler who has achieved great success in his career. He began wrestling at a young age and quickly showed a talent for the sport. He attended Franklin Regional High School in Murrysville, Pennsylvania, where he won four state championships and finished his high school career with a record of 144-1.
As a junior in high school, he competed at 120 pounds and won state again while going undefeated (12-0). He also became a three-time PIAA champion. He competed as a senior at 132 pounds and eventually 126 pounds, going undefeated during the regular season.
Going into the state finals, Lee was the top-ranked high school wrestler, pound for pound, with a record of 144-0 during his time in high school.
The wrestler Lee had defeated by technical fall in the state championships the year before squared off against him in the finals, followed by an Iowa teammate named Austin DeSanto. DeSanto secured a takedown in the last seconds while Lee had a 5-4 lead to win 6-5 and possibly pull off the biggest upset in high school wrestling history.
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After graduating from high school, Lee attended the University of Iowa, where he continued to excel in wrestling. In 2021, he won his third NCAA wrestling championship in the 125-pound weight class, and he was also named the Most Outstanding Wrestler of the tournament. He has also won gold medals at the Junior World Championships and the U23 World Championships.
Lee is known for his aggressive wrestling style, exceptional technique, and remarkable speed on the mat. He has been praised by coaches and fellow wrestlers alike for his work ethic, dedication, and sportsmanship.
Outside of wrestling, Lee is known for his humility and down-to-earth personality. He has been an inspiration to many young wrestlers and has worked to promote the sport through his involvement in youth wrestling programs.
Spencer Lee parents: Meet Cathy Lee and Larry Lee
Lee was born to Larry Lee who is his father and Cathy Lee who is his mother. Since he has been very private about his personal life, details about his parents are not currently available.