Wrestling


Adam Acheson
Adam Acheson

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Champaign, Ill.

High School:
Central

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 174

Birthdate:
02/08/1992

07/09/2014

45 Illini Recognized as Big Ten Distinguished Scholars

Student-Athletes Honored for Earning GPAs of 3.7 or Higher, Including Seven 4.0 GPAs at Illinois

07/10/2013

43 Illini Honored as Big Ten Distinguished Scholars

Student-Athletes with GPAs of 3.7 or Higher Earn Special Recognition

03/27/2013

Illinois Collects 52 Academic All-Big Ten Selections

52 Illini Honored By Conference for Second Time This Year

03/27/2013

Illinois Collects 52 Academic All-Big Ten Selections

52 Illini Honored By Conference for Second Time This Year

11/10/2012

Futrell Wins Title at Harold Nichols Cyclone Open

Redshirt-senior opens up season winning open title

2013-14: Academic All-Big Ten.

2012-13: Competed in two open tournaments this season ... Placed fifth at the Harold Nichols Cyclone Open, going 5-2 overall ... Went 1-2 at the Loras Open ... Academic All-Big Ten honoree.

2011-12: Compiled a 5-3 record this season ... Placed fifth at the Loras Open ... Was part of the starting lineup against Lock Haven, dropped his bout 9-7 against Seth Creasy ... Named an Academic All-Big Ten selection.

2010-11: Redshirt season ... Went 5-8 on the year, wrestling unattached in open tournaments ... Went 3-2 at the Michigan State Open ... Went 1-2 at both the Lindenwood Open and Flash Open, and 0-2 at the Loras Open.

HIGH SCHOOL: Placed fourth at the 2010 IHSA Class 2A state championships at 160 pounds ... Led Central to a fourth-place finish at the 2010 IHSA Class 2A dual team state championships ... Earned six varsity letters: three in wrestling, two in football and one in lacrosse.

PERSONAL: Born Feb. 8, 1992 ... Parents are William and Eva Acheson ... Has an older brother, Alex, who played baseball from 2007-10 at the University of Evansville ... Majoring in kinesiology ... Plans to become a personal trainer following graduation.

Updated September 2014

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