Sixth-ranked Oregon State, #14 Michigan highlight tough weekend for NIU
2013-14:Redshirted as a true freshman... Competed in five open tournaments at 141 pounds, placing at two... Took fourth place at the EMU Open (11/16) with a 2-2 record... Finished sixth at the Grand View Open (1/25) with a 5-2 mark... Scored his first win and pin of the year against Minot State's Flynn Stormer at the Warren Williamson/Daktronics Open (11/3), sticking his opponent at 1:06... Registered his other two pins at Grand View, pinning Michael Cuthbertson of Benedictine (Kan.) and unattached Philip Hendrix... Earned major decisions against Ohio's Billy Waldeck at the MSU Open (11/9) and unattached Jake Baxter at the University of Dubuque Open (2/15).
High School:Compiled a 91-9 record through his first three seasons at Bartlett High School... Two-time team MVP and team captain... Ended his career by qualifying for the Class 3A state tournament... Finished the 2011-12 season with a 39-3 record and 15 pins... Claimed the Class 3A state titles at 132 pounds in 2012, becoming Bartlett's first state champion... Won the Upstate 8 title at 132, in addition to a sectional title... Placed second at the Preseason Nationals heading into the 2011-12 season... Earned a conference title at 119 as a sophomore with the Hawks... Placed second at sectionals en route to his first state tournament berth in 2011... Went 25-2 as a freshman, but missed the postseason due to injury.
Personal:Born Nov. 7, 1994, in Schaumburg, Ill... Son of John and Anna Annoreno... Plans on majoring in pre-physical therapy... Aspires to become a physical therapist... Enjoys playing the drums... Admires Jordan Burroughs and Walter Payton.