Wrestling


Matt Nora
Matt Nora

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
La Grange, Ill.

High School:
Lyons Township

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 165

Birthdate:
05/13/1993

03/27/2013

Illinois Collects 52 Academic All-Big Ten Selections

52 Illini Honored By Conference for Second Time This Year

03/27/2013

Illinois Collects 52 Academic All-Big Ten Selections

52 Illini Honored By Conference for Second Time This Year

03/09/2013

Illini Send Three to Semifinals at B1G Championships

Blanton, Delgado and Polz advance to semi's

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

03/09/2013

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

2013-14: Filled in at 165 pounds in Illinois' dual against Wisconsin, winning a 4-1 decision over Ben Cox ... Compiled a 2-2 tournament record.

2012-13: Full-time starter at 157 ... Notched a overall record of 12-14 ... Pinned NCAA qualifier Tommy Churchard of Purdue in his Big Ten dual debut ... Finished runner-up at the Northern Iowa Open ... Academic All-Big Ten honoree.

2011-12: Redshirt season ... Compiled a 2-1 record ... Competed in the Loras Open.

HIGH SCHOOL: Placed third in 2011 IHSA state tournament Class 3A...Four time member of the WSSC All-Conference team 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011...Placed seventh at Preseason Nationals...Named team captain and team MVP...Holds the record for most single-season takedowns in Lyons Township history with 223...Member of National Championship Cadet Freestyle Dual Team Conference Champions in 2011...Earned four varsity letters for wrestling.

PERSONAL: Born May 13, 1993...Parents are Matthew and Joanne Nora...Siblings are Mary Grace, Mimi and Paul...Father, Matthew, played water polo at Loyola University...Majoring in Business.

Nora's Career Record

YEAR	 W	L	F	Big Ten	NCAA
2011-12	2	1	0	---	---
2012-13	12	9	3	---	---
2013-14	3	2	1	---	---
Total	17	12	4

Updated September 2014

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