2004-05: Member of UI squad ... Went 1-2 at the UNI Open ... Went 0-2 at the Missouri Open.
2003-04: Redshirt year ... Placed sixth at the Missouri Open ... Went 6-5 in two open tournaments.
HIGH SCHOOL: Three-time all-conference ... Four-time sectional qualifier ... 2001 fresh/sophomore division state champion ... 2002 freestyle state champion...2003 IHSA state qualifier ... Broke school records for career wins, take-downs and team points in a single season ... Earned four letters for wrestling and two for soccer.
PERSONAL: Full given name is Matthew Stephen Wagemann ... Born June 26, 1985 ... Majoring in kinesiology ... Son of Dan and Audrey Wagemann ... Dad wrestled at the University of Iowa where he was an All-American ... Was a member of the National Honor Society and his church group in high school ... Biggest thrill in sports was qualifying for the state tournament his senior year by way of double overtime victory ... Lists former Iowa State NCAA Champion Cael Sanderson is his favorite athlete ... Names national champion Matt Lackey as his Fighting Illini Hero.
WAGEMANN'S CAREER RECORD
Year W L F Big Ten NCAA 2004-05 1 4 0 --- ---