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    Dan Stelter
    Dan Stelter
    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Villa Park, Ill.

    High School:
    Montini Catholic

    Height / Weight:
    5-9 / 174/184

    Birthdate:
    02/05/1990

    01/14/2012

    #6 Illini Drop to #3 Minnesota, 25-9

    Illini record two wins over ranked opponents

    01/12/2012

    #6 Illini Host Minnesota Friday for Great Escape

    Illini welcome third-ranked Minnesota to Huff Hall

    01/08/2012

    #7 Illini Blasts #8 Michigan, 31-9

    Illinois moves past Michigan with 22-point margin

    01/07/2012

    #7 Illini Dominates Lock Haven, 38-6

    Three wrestlers win by pins

    01/06/2012

    #7 Illini Takes Down Purdue, 24-9

    Mario Gonzalez one of seven wrestlers to earn victory over Boilermakers

    02/08/2013

    Illinois vs. Iowa

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

    2011-12: Compiled a 9-5 record ... Stepped in to wrestle at 174 in five matches, going 2-2 in Big Ten action against Iowa, Purdue, Michigan and Minnesota ... Placed second at the Loras Open.

    2010-11: Went 3-8 on the season, going 3-4 at 184 and 0-4 at 174 ... Started the Ohio State and Lock Haven duals, dropping both matches ... Went 2-2 at the Michigan State Open ... Went 1-2 at the UNI Open and 0-2 at Midlands.

    2009-10: Went 6-8, going 3-4 at both 157 and 165 ... Went 2-2 at both the Eastern Michigan Open and Missouri Open ... Went 1-2 at both Midlands and the Lindenwood Open ... Academic All-Big Ten honoree.

    2008-09: Redshirt season ... Went 10-7, placing third at the Dan Gable Open and fourth at the Duhawk Open ... Went 3-1 at the Gable Open and 2-2 at the Duhawk Open ... Went 2-2 at the Missouri Open ... Was 3-2 at the UNI Open.

    HIGH SCHOOL: Placed fourth at the 2008 IHSA Class AA state championships at 160 pounds after dropping his semifinal bout to current Illini teammate Brian Reynolds... All-Suburban Catholic Conference 2006-08 ... Won the 2008 James Izzo Award ... Helped Montini to a 2005 IHSA Class A state team dual championship ... Captained Montini to a 2008 IHSA Class AA state team dual championship ... Earned eight varsity letters at Montini - four in wrestling, three in football and one in track and field ... Montini football team's special teams MVP in 2007 and 2008.

    PERSONAL: Born Feb. 5, 1990 ... Parents are Jim and Paula Stelter ... Majoring in speech communication ... Has two older sisters, Katie and Chrissy ... Lists Derek Jeter as his favorite athlete because of his leadership skills ... Credits high school coach Mike Bukovsky with most influencing his athletic career because he teaches his athletes how to do things the right way.

    Stelter's Career Record
    Year	W	L	F	Big Ten	NCAA
    2009-10	6	8	1	---	---
    2010-11	3	8	0	---	---
    2011-12  9      5      1      ---   ---
    Total	18	21	2
    

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