Wrestling

  John Sears
John Sears
Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tinley Park, Ill.

High School:
Marist

Weight:
165

Birthdate:
07/05/1979

ILLINOIS
2001-2002: Currently has a record of 0-2.

2000-2001: Wrestled at the Missouri Open, Northern Iowa Open and in four dual meets for the Illini, recording a 3-7 record at 174 pounds Won Big Ten match against Andrew Curran of Northwestern, 3-2, and took two wins at the UNI Open.

1999-2000: Earned his second Varsity I award serving as a backup at 174 pounds Posted a 2-2 record at the St. Louis Open in his only action of the season.

1998-99: Saw action in three different weight classes with 17 matches at 174 pounds and one each at 184 and 197 Posted a 9-8 record at 174 and 1-0 at both 184 and 197 for an overall record of 11-8 Earned his first Varsity I award.

1997-98: Redshirt season Competed unattached in 10 matches at 167 pounds and finished with a 4-6 record Wrestled at the St. Louis Open, Northern Open and Miami Open.

HIGH SCHOOL
Finished second in the state as a senior Four-year letterwinner in wrestling and two year letterwinner in football Two-time All-East Suburban Catholic Conference pick Set the school record for takedowns Member of the 1997 Junior National Team Marist High School finished second in the state in 1997 Starting quarterback for the Marist football team.

PERSONAL
Born 7/5/79 Son of John and Michele Sears Majoring in speech communications.

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