Julian Feikert Death – Oklahoma State University Alumnus Julian Feikert of Keokuk, Iowa has sadly passed away. He died on leaving those that knew him in shock and disbelief. He was confirmed dead through a Facebook post that says “I don’t even know what to say other than I am heartbroken, such an amazing person!!! You brought so much light to people’s lives you touched”. The circumstances surrounding the actual cause of Julian Feikert’s death has not been released.
Julian Feikert Birth and Education
He was born in Keokuk, Iowa on October 25, 1991, Julian Feikert was the beloved child of James and Dena Feikert. He was a shining star in the wrestling world during his time at Keokuk High School, under the guidance of coach Tommy Rose. The summer of 2006 saw him become a Freestyle state champion as a freshman, an accomplishment he went on to repeat by qualifying for Fargo three times, and receiving the prestigious Burlington all-Hawkeye honoree award thrice.
Aside from his impressive wrestling career, Julian was also a formidable athlete in soccer and cross country. His academic acumen was evident through his four-time honor roll selection, and he was well-regarded for his participation with Big Brothers/Big Sisters, as well as being a member of the student council. In open tournament competition, Julian maintained a stellar record of 15-6 while wrestling at both 141 and 149 pounds.
Julian Feikert Career
Of his seven victories, two were major decisions and an impressive three were falls. Though he finished second at the Hastings Open after a hard-fought battle including two falls, he eventually lost to Ross Grande of Nebraska in sudden victory in the championship match. He also placed third in the tournament after securing six wins at the Kaufman Brand Open. Throughout his successful athletic career, Julian Feikert remained a humble and dedicated teammate and leader whom many looked up to and admired.
As a NCAA qualifier, he made an impressive debut as a starter by achieving a record of 22-19. He showed his potential by securing the third position at the Big 12 tournament. He also defeated four ranked opponents and emerged victorious against three NCAA automatic qualifiers. He pinned the number 9 ranked Nick Dardanes in just 52 seconds and won decision victories over Dean Pavlou of Chattanooga and Bryan Pearsall of Penn State.
Julian Feikert’s obituary will be released by the family
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