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  Nick Curby
Nick Curby
Player Profile
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
LaGrange, Ill.

High School:
Lyons Twp.

Weight:
197

Birthdate:
03/19/1980

ILLINOIS
2001-2002: Currently has 7-7 record with three falls (7-6 at 197, 0-1 at heavyweight).

2000-2001: Compiled a 3-3 record at 197 pounds Earned his second Varsity I award.

1999-2000: Earned his first Varsity I award serving as a backup at 197 pounds ... Posted a 8-4 record with a 2-2 mark at the St. Louis Open and a fifth place finish at the Northern Iowa Open ... Placed fourth in Greco-Roman at both University and Espoir Nationals.

1998-99: Redshirt season ... Compiled a 4-4 record wrestling unattached at 197 pounds ... Went 1-2 in the freshmen/sophomore division at the St. Louis Open and 3-2 at the Miami Open.

HIGH SCHOOL
Two-time Junior Greco-Roman All-American ... Placed fifth at the Junior Greco-Roman Nationals in 1997 and 1998 ... Two-time all-state and all-conference pick ... 1998 high school team captain ... Starter at 171 pounds when the Lyons Township team reached the 1996 wreslting state duals elite eight ... Two-time football letterwinner.

PERSONAL
Born 3/19/80 ... Majoring in math ... Son of David and Lynne Curby Given name is Nicholas Curby ... Father wrestled at the University of Michigan from 1971-75 and was a teammate of UI head coach Mark Johnson ... Father won the 190-pound Big Ten title ... Uncle Jerry also was a letterwinner at Michigan while wrestling at 190 pounds ... National Honor Society member and German Honor Society member ... Wrestling academic all-state in 1998 ... Lived in Finland during the 1990-91 school year with his family.

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