Will McDermott
Will McDermott

RS Senior

Mundelein, Ill.

High School:


2007-08: Won eight matches on the season, including three at both Midlands and the Duhawk Open... earned major decisions against Ryan Farwell of UW-LaCrosse, and Seth Noland of Lincoln... finished second at the Duhawk Open with three wins and one loss.

2006-07: Went 13-12 overall and 1-2 in dual-meet competition... wrestled in his first MAC competition against Eastern Michigan... holds a 4.0 cumulative GPA... was selected to represent NIU Athletics at the NCAA Leadership Conference... elected to the executive board of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.

2005-06 (Redshirt): Recorded a 3-4 record at 133 and a 6-2 mark at 141 in open competition... finished second in the 141-pound class at the Dan Gable Collegiate Open... wrestled in the finals of the "Flash" Flanagan Open... received the NIU Underclassmen Academic Award with a 4.0 GPA... posted a record of 9-6 on the season.

High School: 2005 Mundelein Most Valuable Wrestler... earned the school's 2003-2004 Mental Toughness Award... is a three-time all-conference selection... earned the 2005 NSC Conference Championship... captained the squad in 2004-2005... qualified for sectionals three times, including in 2005, when he also qualified for state... Mundelein Outstanding Male Athlete award winner.

Personal: Son of Cheryl and Patrick McDermott... born December 23, 1986... psychology major.

Year	W    L      Pins
2005-06 9      6      1
2006-07 13   12     2
Career	21     18      3