George Fisher
George  Fisher

Class:
RS Freshman

Hometown:
St. Charles, Ill.

High School:
Marmion Academy

Weight:
133/141


02/21/2015

Wolverines Dominate Duke in Dual-Meet Finale

Wrestling Dominates Duke in Dual-Meet Finale

Last Updated: March 8, 2015

Sophomore/Freshman (2014-15)... Claimed ninth place at the Big Ten Championships (March 7-8) with a 2-2 record ... Pinned Illinois' #11 Steven Rodrigues in ninth-place match ... Earned back-to-back wins in final dual weekend, including an 18-4 major decision against Pittsburgh's Ben Ross (Feb. 20) ... Posted a 3-6 Big Ten dual record ... Claimed a 6-2 decision over Wisconsin's Jesse Thielke (Jan. 23) ... Defeated Michigan State's Javier Gasca, 10-8, for first collegiate dual win (Jan. 11) ... Claimed seventh place at the Southern Scuffle (Jan. 1-2) with a 6-2 record ... Recorded three pins and a technical fall at the Scuffle ... Avenged an earlier loss with a 9-3 decision over Oklahoma State's Dean Heil in the seventh-place match ... Posted a 3-2 record at the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational (Dec. 5-6) ... Opened CKLV debut with a 13-7 decision over Cornell's #11 Mark Grey ... Narrowly fell to Central Michigan's #12 Zach Horan, 5-2, in varsity debut at 141 pounds (Nov. 25) ... Has also competed in two open tournaments at 133 pounds ... Claimed sixth place at the EMU Open (Nov. 2) with a 4-2 record ... Also placed sixth at the Michigan State Open (Nov. 2) with a 4-2 mark.

Freshman (2013-14)... Redshirted season ... Competed in four open tournaments ... Posted 2-2 record at the Edinboro Open (Feb. 8), including a 3-2 win against Central Michigan's Chad Deno ... Posted a 0-2 mark at the Midlands Championships (Dec. 29-30) ... Went 1-2 at the Wisconsin Open (Dec. 7) ... Placed fourth at the EMU Open (Nov. 16) with a 2-2 mark ... Claimed third place at the MSU Open (Nov. 9) with a 4-1 record ... Earned a 17-1 technical fall over Grand Valley State's Lukas Klein for first collegiate win.

Prep... Graduated from Marmion Academy (2013) ... Honor Roll ... Participated in 2013 Wrestling USA Dream Team Classic ... Two-time Illinois state champion, winning at 132 (2013) and 119 pounds (2011) ... Claimed second place as a junior (126 pounds, 2012) ... Career prep record of 159-21 ... Named Suburban Christian Conference Wrestler of the Year (2013) and four-time All-SCC first team selection ... USA Wrestling Preseason Nationals (2012) and Cheesehead Invitational (2013) champion ... Fargo freestyle All-American (2013) ... Ranked as the nation's No. 16-ranked 132-pound wrestler.

Personal... Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts ... Born on July 6, 1995 ... Son of Alan and Suzanne Fisher.

Year Overall Dual Tourney Falls TF MD Big Ten NCAA
2013-14 (RS) 9-9 0-0 9-9 1 1 3 -- --
2014-15 24-17 5-7 19-10 6 2 4 9th
Totals 33-26 5-7 28-19 7 3 7

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