2006-07: Went 3-2 at the UNI Open ... Finished third at the Dubuque Open.
PRIOR TO ILLINOIS: Wrestled for Harper College in Palatine, Ill. for two years... Served as team captain and received All-American honors ... Finished third at the 2006 National Junior College Tournament at 184 pounds.
HIGH SCHOOL: Fresh-soph state tournament champion ... Was runner-up his junior year and placed third in his final season.
PERSONAL: Full given name is David Andrew Gleissner ... Born April 6, 1986 ... Parents are Ralph and Cindy Gleissner ... Majoring in mechanical engineering ... Biggest thrill in sports include participating in the Grand March at the Illinois State Tournament and signing with Illinois ... Favorite athlete is Brett Favre because of his mental toughness, determination, and love for the sport ... Lists his older brothers as influencing his athletic career.
GLEISSNER'S CAREER RECORD
Year W L F Big Tens NCAAs 2006-07 11 7 2 --- ---