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    Matt Nora
    Matt Nora
    Class:
    RS Sophomore

    Hometown:
    Naperville, Ill.

    High School:
    Lyons Township

    Height / Weight:
    6-0 / 157/165

    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

    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
    2012-13	12	14	3	---	---
    Total	12	14	3

    Updated October 2013

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