Hometown Athlete of the Week: Hayden Fausett

EUGENE, Ore. - Hayden Fausett is a veteran on the mat, but he’s new to Eugene. His family moved to Eugene headed into his senior year. With an 11-2 record and a 4.0 GPA, it’s safe to say his handled it well.

As for what fuels him: it’s the thrill of winning.

“The feeling of when you win and your hand gets raised…you left it all on the mat and you ended up winning,” Fausett said. “Just that feeling of ‘I accomplished this.’”

Fausett is currently applying for a two-year mission with the Church of Latter Day Saints, after he graduates this June. Following his mission, he plans on a pursing higher education.

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