Shaun'Qae McMurtry
Shaun'Qae  McMurtry

RS Sophomore

Lockport, Ill.

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Shawn Scott Garners NCAA Tournament Berth at MAC Championships

Scott punches ticket to St. Louis with fourth-place finish; four others finish on the podium


Quintet of Huskies Move On to Day Two at MAC Championships

Elmore, McMurtry, Engelkes, Scott and Bunce each advance to placing rounds


NIU Heads to Show-Me State for 2015 MAC Championships

MAC titles, NCAA berths on the line in Columbia


Pre-Seeds Unveiled for 2015 MAC Championships

Derek Elmore, Trace Engelkes and Shawn Scott land top-five seeds


Huskies Run Past Bulls on Senior Night, 26-10

NIU claims seven wins, including bonus-point victories by Elmore, Northrup and Morse

2014-15: Finished with a 12-17 record as the Huskie starter at 165 pounds... Took fourth place at the MAC Championships (3/8-9) with wins over Kent State's Tyler Buckwalter and Central Michigan's Jordan Wohlfert... Went 2-2 at the Midlands Championships (12/29-30) by defeating Pat Smith of Minnesota and Matt Nora of Illinois... Also notched his first-career pin against Nora at Midlands, sticking the Fighting Illini wrestler in 5:00... Won two major decisions on the season against Daniel Fleet of Olivet (11/15) and Chase Boyd of Tiffin (11/22)... Defeated eventual Southern Conference champion Connor McMahon of SIU Edwardsville (1/17) with a 7-4 decision to key an NIU comeback against the Cougars.

2013-14: Tallied a 9-13 record as NIU's primary starter at 165 pounds... Finished fourth at the MAC Championships (3/8-9) with a 2-2 record... Upset nationally-ranked Zach Toal of Missouri in the opening round of the conference tournament with a 5-3 sudden victory win... Earned his first career win at the EMU Open (11/16) with a 6-1 decision over Findlay's Randy Caris, then followed that with a 10-2 major decision over Purdue's Riley McClurg... Earned his first-career dual win on Dec. 5 with a 9-5 victory over Cleveland State's Jake Smith.

Previous School: Posted a 22-5 record with six pins in six open tournaments while wrestling at 165 pounds in 2012-13... Finished first at three tournaments, taking top honors at the Nebraska-Kearney Holiday Inn Open (11/17), UNK Loper Open (12/8) and Viking-Warrior Open (1/5)... Placed third at the Warren Williamson/Daktronics Open (11/4) after scoring two pins... Pinned Simpson's Greg Harlow in a season-best time of 1:15.

High School: Four-time all-conference and three-time state qualifier at Lockport Township High School... Posted a record of 148-39 in his four seasons with the Porters... Holds the LTHS record for most career takedowns with 239... Won the Illinois Class 3A state title at 160 in 2013 after posting a school record 47 wins during the regular season... Won the Southwest Suburban Blue title at 160 as a senior, in addition to taking the regional and sectional crowns... Captured conference, regional and sectional wins at 152 pounds as a junior en route to taking second place at the state meet... Finished the 2011-12 season with a 33-8 record... Earned his first state tournament berth as a sophomore, where he finished fifth at 145 pounds... Earned a second place finish at the conference meet in 2011... Also played football at Lockport.

Personal:Born May 13, 1994, in Joliet, Ill... Son of Naomi McMurtry... Plans on majoring in marketing and minoring in psychology... Admires Tom Brady.

Season Wins Losses Pins
2013-14 9 13 0
2014-15 12 17 1
CAREER 21 30 1
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