Mike Sears
Mike Sears

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Grand Blanc, Mich.

High School:
Flint Powers Catholic

Weight:
149


Fifth-Year Senior (2010-11)... Did not compete.

Senior/Junior (2009-10)... Represented the Wolverines at three different weight classes -- 133, 141 and 149 pounds ... Registered a 0-3 mark at the Virginia Duals (Jan. 8-9) ... Competed at the Southern Scuffle (Dec. 29-30) ... Posted a 2-2 record at the EMU Open (Nov. 7).

Junior/Sophomore (2008-09)...Made collegiate dual debut against Virginia Tech (Jan. 24) ... Has also competed in three open tournaments ... Went 1-2 at the Kent State Open (Jan. 18), earning a 7-1 decision against Ohio State's Brian Kelly ... Posted 0-2 records at the Michigan State (Nov. 9) and Eastern Michigan (Nov. 1) Opens.

Sophomore/Freshman (2007-08)... Competed in six open tournaments ... Tallied a career-high seven wins ... Posted a 2-2 record at the Ashland Eagle Open (Feb. 23) with a pin and a major decision ... Went 1-2 at the Edinboro Open (Feb. 2) ... Claimed seventh place at the Kent State Open (Jan. 19) with a 2-2 mark ... Also competed at Penn State (Dec. 2), Michigan State (Nov. 11) and Eastern Michigan opens (Nov. 3) ... Posted a 2-2 record at the MSU event.

Freshman (2006-07)... Redshirted season ... Wrestled in eighth open tournaments ... Took fourth place at the NWCA National Open (Feb. 18) with a 2-2 mark ... Recorded an 0-2 mark at the Edinboro Open (Feb. 3) ... Participated at the Dan Gable Collegiate Wrestling Open (Dec. 13), posting an 0-2 record ... Took fifth place at the Midwest Open (Dec. 30) with a 1-2 record ... Competed at the Cleveland State Open (Dec. 16), posting an 0-2 record ... Went 0-2 at the Penn State Open (Dec. 3) ... Registered a 2-2 mark at the Wrestling Bear Open (Nov. 18) ... Earned a 10-1 major decision over Mott's Allen McMillan to claim first collegiate win ... Posted an 0-2 record at the Michigan State Open (Nov. 10).

Prep... Graduated from Powers Catholic High School (2006) ... Honor Roll ... Academic All-Big 9 Conference ... 2006 Michigan state qualifier ... All-Big Nine Conference selection (2006) ... Career prep record of 111-62 ... Two-year PCHS team captain (2005, '06) and four-year letterwinner ... Two-year member of Team Michigan national team, qualifying for the Junior Nationals (2005, '06) ... Runner-up at the 2006 AAU Folkstyle World Championships ... Also competed in football.

Personal... Enrolled in the School of Kinesiology, majoring in movement science ... Born on August 17, 1988 ... Son of Jerry and Lisa Sears ... Father wrestled at Michigan State (1979-80).

Year Overall Dual Tourney Falls TF MD Big Ten NCAA
2006-07 (RS) 5-16 0-0 5-16 1 1 1 -- --
2007-08 7-11 0-0 7-11 3 0 1
2008-09 1-7 0-1 1-6 0 0 0
2009-10 2-7 0-3 2-4 1 0 0
Totals 15-39 0-4 15-35 5 1 2


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