Derek Hunsinger
Derek Hunsinger

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
El Paso, IL

High School:
El Paso

Weight:
197


2005-06: Finished eighth in the 197-pound class at the 2005 Midlands Championships ... Posted a record of 11-15 on the season.

2004-05: Picked up a career high 15 victories ... One of only five Huskies to amass double digit victories and single digit losses ... Picked up first place at UW-Stevens Point Open at 197 pounds ... Fourth place finish at MSU Open highlighted by victories over Michigan St. and Northwestern ... Posted a 2-1 MAC record ... Notched three pins on the season.

2003-04: Saw time at both the 184 and 197 pound classes ... Racked up a 7-1 mark at 184 pounds in a reserve roll behind NCAA runner-up Ben Heizer ... Finished third at 184 in the Freshman/Sophomore Division of the Missouri Open (Nov. 23) ... Went 5-1 at the event including a pin of Jordan Gwyther (Lindenwood) and a major decision over teammate John Giuliano.

High School: Two-time IHSA Class A State Champion ... Capped an undefeated 35-0 senior season with a dominating major-decision win in the finals of the state championships at 189 pounds ... Won the 171-pound state crown as a junior after going 37-1 ... Also earned all-state accolades after finishing third as a sophomore at 160 pounds ... Finished his career with 135 wins and three regional crowns ... Outstanding athlete that was a standout football player for El Paso High School as well ... Helped lead El Paso to the Class 1A title game ... Rushed for 180 yards and a score in the state finale ... Also added eight tackles ... Played in just four games as a freshman after breaking his ankle, but led El Paso to a 27-0 Mid-State Conference record in his final three seasons ... Finished his career by earning all-state honors on the gridiron ... Also broke a number of school records, including career rushing yards, most rushing yards in a season (1,925), most touchdowns in a season (31) and most points scored in a season (188) ... Also led the team in tackles from his linebacker position, 117 stops with nine sacks ... Named an Academic All-State selection during his junior and senior seasons.

Personal: Son of Pamela and Robert Hunsinger ... Born Oct. 14, 1984 ... Major is undecided.

Year	W	L	Pins
2003-04	8	3	2
2004-05	15	9	3
2005-06    11             15            1
Career	34	27	6
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