Wrestling

  David Stoltz
David Stoltz
Player Profile
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Arlington Heights, Ill.

High School:
Hersey

Weight:
133

Birthdate:
02/13/1979

ILLINOIS
1999-2000: Second-year starter at 133 pounds • Finished fifth at the Big Ten championships and advanced to the NCAA tournament for the second consecutive season • Compiled a 19-16 record including 5-6 in dual competition • Earned a seventh place finish at the Midlands.

1998-99: The Illini’s regular starter at 133 pounds • Finished the season with a 16-17 record with one fall • Compiled a 3-6 record in Big Ten duals and earned seventh place at the Big Ten Championships • Qualified for the NCAA Championships where he went 0-2 with two narrow defeats • Placed second at the Las Vegas Invitational • Earned his first Varsity “I” award.

1997-98: Redshirt season • Finished with an 11-3 record while competing unattached at 126 pounds • Won the Miami Open • Also competed at the St. Louis Open and the Northern Open • Placed third in Greco at the 1998 Junior World Team Trials and placed fourth in freestyle.

HIGH SCHOOL
Won the IHSA state title in 1995 • Finished third at the IHSA state meet in 1997 and fifth in 1996 • Jr. National Greco runner-up in 1997 • Three-year letterwinner • Ended with a varsity record of 139-9 • Finished first at the 1996 Greco Junior Nationals and was a Junior Greco World Team member • Placed in the cadet nationals in 1994 and 1995 and was a member of the cadet world teams those years • On the honor roll eight straight semesters.

PERSONAL
Born 2/13/79 • Son of James and Donna Stoltz • Hopes to coach and teach after school • Majoring in history.

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