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    Christopher Lopez
    Christopher Lopez
    Class:
    RS Sophomore

    Hometown:
    Chicago, Ill.

    High School:
    Carl Sandburg

    Height / Weight:
    6-1 / HWT

    Birthdate:
    07/21/1993

    03/09/2013

    Two Illini Advance to Big Ten Finals

    Delgado and Polz to wrestle the Big Ten title

    03/08/2013

    Big Ten Championships Brackets Released

    Competition begins Saturday at 10 a.m. CT

    03/06/2013

    Illini Host 2013 Big Ten Championships

    The Orange and Blue will welcome the nation's best to Assembly Hall

    03/04/2013

    Eight Illini Earn Pre-Seeds for Big Ten Championships

    Senior Conrad Polz earns Illini's highest seed at number two

    01/24/2013

    #6 Illini Host Indiana Sunday for Great Escape

    The Orange and Blue hold a three-match all-time advantage over Hoosiers

    03/09/2013

    Big Ten Wrestling Championships Session 1

    Session 1 of the Big Ten Wrestling Championships at the Assembly Hall.

    03/09/2013

    Big Ten Wrestling Championships Session 2

    Session 2 of the Big Ten Wrestling Championships at the Assembly Hall.

    02/08/2013

    Illinois vs. Iowa

    Photos from the Illinois vs. Iowa match on Feb. 8, 2013

    02/04/2013

    Illinois vs. Penn State 2/3/13

    Photos from Illinois vs. Penn State dual on Feb. 3, 2013

    01/30/2013

    Illinois vs. Indiana 1/27/13

    Photos from Illinois' 30-9 victory over Indiana on Jan. 27, 2013

    2012-13: Full-time starter at HWT after injury to Pat Walker ... Ended year with an 11-16 overall record ... Placed fifth at the Lindenwood and Northern Iowa Open.

    2011-12: Redshirt season ... Compiled a 5-3 record ... Placed second at the Loras Open ... Competed in the UNI Open.

    HIGH SCHOOL: Placed second at the 2011 IHSA Class 3A state championships...Placed third at the 2010 IHSA Class 3A state championships...Placed second at the 2010 Junior Nationals...Placed second at the 2011 FloNationals...Was a two-time All-State wrestler...Member of All-Conference football team...Earned five varsity letters: three in wrestling and two in football...Senior record in wrestling was 55-2.

    PERSONAL: Born Aug. 21, 1993...Father is Jesse Lopez...Twin brother, Brandon, also wrestles for the Illini...Father, Jesse, wrestled for Eastern Illinois University...Was coached by Eric Siebert and Mike Polze...Majoring in Business Administration...Plans to start his own business following graduation.

    Lopez's career record
    Year	W	L	F	Big Ten	NCAA
    2012-13	11	16	1	--	--
    2012-13	13	15	2	--	--
    Total	24	31	3

    Updated March 2014

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