Wrestling


Matt McCarter
Matt McCarter

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Batavia, Ill.

High School:
Batavia

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 184

Birthdate:
07/15/1989

03/28/2012

Forty-Seven Illini Named Academic All-Big Ten

Winter Sports Earn Academic Honors

11/02/2011

Illini Wrestling Prepare to Open Season

All-American's Blanton and Futrell Lead Group of 5 Returning NCAA Qualifiers

02/08/2013

Illinois vs. Iowa

Photos from the Illinois vs. Iowa match on Feb. 8, 2013

2012-13: Member of the UI squad.

2011-12: Member of the UI squad ... Named an Academic All-Big Ten selection.

2010-11: Went 1-2 on the season, competing at the UNI Open ... Served as color commentator on mulitple Big Ten Network "Student U" wrestling broadcasts.

2009-10: Went 1-6 on the season ... Went 1-2 at the Missouri Open and 0-2 at both the Eastern Michigan Open and Midlands.

2008-09: Redshirt season ... Went 4-5 in two tournaments ... Finished fifth at the Dan Gable Open after going 2-2 ... Went 2-3 at the Missouri Open to place sixth.

HIGH SCHOOL: 2008 All-Area selection ... All-Western Sun Conference in 2007 and 2008 ... Academic All-Western Sun Conference ... Notched the most takedowns on the Batavia squad in 2007.

PERSONAL: Born on July 15, 1989 ... Parents are Terrence and Mary McCarter ... Majoring in history ... Has two older sisters, Melissa and Katie ... Father, Terrence, wrestled and played football at Augustana ... Lists Muhammad Ali as his favorite athlete ... 2003 national champion Matt Lackey was his Fighting Illini hero growing up.

McCarter's career record
Year	W	L	F	Big Ten	NCAA
2009-10	1	6	0	---	---
2010-11	1	2	0	---	---
Total	2	8	0
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