Wrestling


Matt Fletcher
Matt Fletcher

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Peru, IL

High School:
LaSalle-Peru

Height / Weight:
5-11 / HWT

Birthdate:
04/27/1983

2004-05: Competed at the Missouri Open, going 2-2 ... Pinned Dan Perez of Eastern and Adam Nuru of Missouri Valley at the Missouri Open ... His 0:22 fall over Perez marked the quickest Illini pin of the season

2003-04: Went 2-2 at the Midlands...Placed third at the UNI Open, pinning Roger Miller of Lindenwood in the finals...Went 7-3 at heavyweight in two tournaments.

2002-03: Went 3-4 at heavyweight in two tournaments and one start against Ohio State ... Got his first collegiate pin in his second match of the UNI Open ... Earned his first Varsity "I" Award.

2001-02: Redshirt season ... Compiled a record of 5-5 with one pin.

HIGH SCHOOL: Was a four-year letter winner in wrestling and track and a three-year letterwinner in football ... Was a two-time NCIC champ, regional champ, state place winner (5th) and state qualifier in shot put and discus ... Two-time all-state wrestler and first-team all-conference football player ... News-Tribune Athlete of the Year ... Member of the honor society.

PERSONAL: Born April 27, 1983 ... Son of John and Karen Fletcher ... Father played football at Northern Illinois ... Kinesiology major.

FLETCHER'S CAREER STATS

Year	W	L	F	Big Tens	NCAAs
2002-03	3	4	1	---	        ---
2003-04	9	5	1	---	        ---
2004-05	2	2	2	---	        ---
Total	14	11	4
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