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      Brendan Heffernan
    Brendan Heffernan
    Player Profile
    Class:
    Sophomore

    Hometown:
    Palos Heights, Ill.

    High School:
    Marist

    Weight:
    197

    ILLINOIS
    2001-2002: Currently has 5-4 overall record.

    2000-2001: Was 0-2 at 184 pounds Earned his first Varsity I award.

    1999-2000: Redshirt season ... Placed first at 197 pounds in the freshman/sophomore division of the St. Louis Open in his only action of the season.

    HIGH SCHOOL
    Earned three varsity letters in football and four in wrestling ... Two-time state placewinner at the Illinois state wrestling championships ... Placed third at 189 pounds as a senior and fourth at 171 as a junior ... Placed third at 191 pounds at the 1999 Junior National Championships ... Member of the National Honor Society and four-year member of the Marist honor roll.

    PERSONAL
    Born 10/9/80 ... Twin brother Patrick wrestles at 157 for the Illini ... Brother Jim is an Illini assistant coach ... Majoring in communications ... Son of James Heffernan.

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