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    Nico Jimenez
    Nico Jimenez
    Class:
    RS Junior

    Hometown:
    St. Charles, Ill.

    High School:
    Marmion Academy

    Height / Weight:
    5-10 / 184

    Birthdate:
    10/01/1991

    11/02/2011

    Illini Wrestling Prepare to Open Season

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

    2012-13: Went 0-2 at the Harold Nichols Cyclone Open.

    2011-12: Compiled a 2-2 record ... Competed at the Loras Open.

    2010-11: Redshirt season ... Did not compete unattached in any open tournaments.

    HIGH SCHOOL: Won the 171-pound title at the 2010 IHSA Class 2A state championships ... Earned four varsity letters in wrestling, two in football ... Wrestling captain and MVP in 2009 and 2010.

    PERSONAL: Born on Oct. 1, 1991 ... Father's name is Walter Jimenez ... Enrolled in the general curriculum ... Has two brothers, John and Nate, and one sister, Lauren ... His hobbies include spending time with his family and friends, playing music, and performing on stage ... The person with the most influence on his career is his father because "he has supported everything I do and has always been right at my side my entire life."

    Updated October 2013

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