NIU wrestling earns MAC weekly award for second time.
2014-15: Went 6-3 as the Huskies' starting 149-pounder before missing the rest of the year due to injury... Posted a 3-0 record at the Northeast Duals (11/29), including a 17-2 technical fall of Sacred Heart's Paul Curtin... Picked up a major decision against Steve Gutschenritter of Buena Vista (11/22)... Opened the year with two wins at the EMU Duals (11/15), knocking off Olivet's Kyle Witgen and Clarion's Sam Sherlock.
2013-14: Posted an 11-8 record, while starting the first month of the season at 149... Upset nationally-ranked and 2014 NCAA qualifier Eric Grajales of Michigan with a 5-4 decision at the EMU Duals (11/16), which was also his first-career dual start... Went 2-0 at the Northern Duals on Nov. 23, defeating Northern Iowa's Gunnar Wolfensperger and North Dakota State's Tyler Diamond... Placed third at the Flash Flanagan Open (1/11) with a 5-1 record... Scored his first-career victory at the Warren Williamson/Daktronics Open (11/3) with a 13-4 major decision over Augustana's (S.D.) Zach Friederich.
2012-13: Recorded 22 wins on the year at 141 and 149, placing him third on the team overall... Won four matches by major decision... Placed in five of the seven tournaments in which he wrestled... Had four pins, with the quickest time being 1:13 against Wheaton's Gage Burt at the University of Dubuque Open (2/16) en route to a third place finish... Claimed second at the Michigan State Open (11/11) and the Harper Open (2/2)... Took fourth place at the EMU Open (11/3) and fifth at the Flash Flanagan Open (1/12)... Finished the year on a five-match winning streak.
High School: State runner up at 140 pounds during his senior campaign at Lowell High School... Took first in the Michigan state championships at 140 as a junior... Took seventh place at state in 2010... Won the conference title at 140 all three years... Finished in the top four at district and regionals - including a first place showing as a junior - each of his first three seasons... Three-time all-conference and all-area pick... Two-time all-state selection... Was team co-captain and co-MVP as a junior with twin brother Andrew... Member of the Red Arrows' 2008-09 state championship team.
Personal: Born July 25, 1993, in Grand Rapids, Mich... Son of Roger and Laura Morse... Twin brother of fellow Huskie Andrew Morse... Older brother, Jackson, wrestles at Illinois... Father was an athlete all four years at Western Michigan... Major is undecided.