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    Adam Acheson
    Adam Acheson
    Class:
    RS Junior

    Hometown:
    Champaign, Ill.

    High School:
    Central

    Height / Weight:
    5-10 / 174

    Birthdate:
    02/08/1992

    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

    03/28/2012

    Forty-Seven Illini Named Academic All-Big Ten

    Winter Sports Earn Academic Honors

    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 October 2013

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