John Van Duyne
John Van Duyne

RS Sophomore

Wilmington, Ill.

High School:

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 149


2009-10: Redshirt season ... Went 6-3 on the year, with a 1-2 mark at the Eastern Michigan Open and a 5-1 record - and third-place finish - in the Missouri Open's freshman-sophomore division.

HIGH SCHOOL: 2009 IHSA Class 1A state champion at 135 and 2008 Class 1A state champion at 125 ... Placed second at 112 at the state meet in 2007 and third at 103 in 2006 ... Helped Wilmington to dual team IHSA state class 1A championships in 2007, 2008 and 2009 ... Compiled a 170-10 career record ... Named the 2009 Illinois Wrestling Coaches' and Officials' Association Scholastic Wrestler of the Year ... Earned seven varsity letters, four in wrestling and three in football ... Named a 2008 football all-state selection.

PERSONAL: Born on March 23, 1991 ... Parents are Dave and Nancy Van Duyne ... Enrolled in the general curriculum ... Lists Lebron James as his favorite athlete because he comes through in the clutch ... Plans to start his own electrician's business after finishing school.