George Fisher
George  Fisher

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
St. Charles, Ill.

High School:
Marmion Academy

Weight:
141


02/21/2015

Wolverines Dominate Duke in Dual-Meet Finale

Wrestling Dominates Duke in Dual-Meet Finale

Junior/Sophomore (2015-16)
• Claimed eighth place at the Big Ten Championships (March 5-6) with a 1-3 record
• Defeated Northwestern's Jameson Oster, 4-2, in the Big Ten wrestlebacks
• Dropped a narrow 6-5 decision to Virginia Tech's #8 Solomon Chishko in the National Duals (Feb. 21)
• Used an overtime takedown to defeat Oregon State's Jack Hathaway, 3-1 (Jan. 7)
• Went 2-2 at the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational (Dec. 4-5)
• Defeated Oklahoma's Noah Teaney, 7-5, in home opener (Nov. 22)
• Posted a 2-1 record at the season-opening Northeast Duals (Nov. 15)

Sophomore/Freshman (2014-15)
• NCAA Qualifier; posted a 0-2 record at the NCAA Championships (March 19-21)
• 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
• Avenged an earlier loss with a 9-3 decision over Oklahoma State's Dean Heil in the Scuffle 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)
• Also competed in two open tournaments at 133 pounds
• Claimed sixth place at the EMU Open (Nov. 2) with a 4-2 record
• Placed sixth at the Michigan State Open (Nov. 2) with a 4-2 mark

Freshman (2013-14)
• Redshirted season; competed unattached 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)
• 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
• Honor Roll

Personal
• Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts, majoring in general studies
• Born on July 6, 1995
• Son of Alan and Suzanne Fisher
• Has an older brother, Charlie

Year Overall Dual Tourney Falls TF MD Big Ten NCAA
2013-14 (RS) 9-9 0-0 9-9 1 1 3 -- --
2014-15 24-19 5-7 19-12 6 2 4 9th dnp
2015-16 8-13 5-8 3-5 1 0 0 8th --
Totals 41-41 10-15 31-26 8 3 7


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