2009-10: Went 2-5 on the season ... Started the first dual matches of his career against Findlay and McKendree, going 1-1 ... Went 0-2 at both the Missouri Open and Midlands ... Accepted a forfeit victory against Northwestern ... Academic All-Big Ten honoree.
2008-09: Went 0-2 at the Missouri Open.
2007-08: Redshirt season ... Went 4-4 in open tournaments ... Placed fifth at the Loras Open, going 3-2 ... Went 1-2 in the Missouri Open Fresh-Soph Division.
HIGH SCHOOL: 2007 IHSA Class A state champion at 135 pounds ... Placed fourth at the IHSA Class A state meet in 2006 ... Compiled a 45-2 record in 2007 ... Broke the school record for most wins in a season ... Three-time All-Interstate Eight wrestler and a two-time All-State selection ... Led Wilmington to a IHSA Class A team wrestling state title ... Eight-time letterwinner in wrestling, football and baseball ... Two-time All-Interstate Eight baseball player and one-time All-Interstate Eight football selection ... Helped the Wilmington baseball team to a state championship in 2005.
PERSONAL: Full given name is Vincent Emil Vercelli ... Born April 3, 1989 ... Parents are Lodi and Lynn Vercelli ... Majoring in speech communication ... Has two brothers, Jake and Tony, and a sister, Gina ... Father, Lodi, played football at Northwestern ... Brother, Tony, plays baseball at Northwestern ... Brother, Jake, was a two-time All-American wrestler at Purdue ... Played baseball and football at Wilmington with current Illinois pitcher Tanner Roark ... Lists his favorite athlete as Walter Payton ... Ranked 13th out of 113 students in his high school graduating class.
Vercelli's Career Record
Year W L F Big Ten NCAA 2008-09 0 2 0 --- --- 2009-10 2 5 1 --- --- Total 2 7 1