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    Mark Szott
    Mark Szott

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Naperville, Ill.

    High School:
    Waubonsie Valley

    Height / Weight:
    6-4 / 240

    Position:
    SB



    12/11/2013

    NU Leads B1G With Over 100 Fall Academic All-Big Ten Awards

    Wildcats hit triple digits in a single-sport season for the first time in school history

    12/06/2012

    Northwestern Leads B1G in Academic All-Big Ten Awards

    Wildcats' 15.83 awards per fall sport lead conference by a wide margin

    12/06/2012

    Northwestern Leads B1G in Academic All-Big Ten Awards

    Wildcats' 15.83 awards per fall sport lead conference by a wide margin

    10/19/2011

    NU Announces Hilton Garden Inn Athletes of the Week

    Audrey Huth (cross country) and Nikko Boxall (men's soccer) earn honors

    2013: Appeared in 10 games for the 'Cats as a backup super back and on special teams ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2012: Played in four games, seeing time on offense and special teams ... Academic All-Big Ten honoree.

    2011: Redshirted his freshman season.

    High School: ESPN.com three-star ... Starting tight end for Waubonsie Valley for three years, compiling 47 catches for 528 yards in his career ... 2010 Chicago Tribune honorable mention All-State honoree ... Twice named honorable mention all-conference and academic all-conference ... Set single-game highs with seven catches for 122 yards in a game in 2009 ... Helped the Warriors make the state playoffs four consecutive years ... Warriors captured the 2010 Upstate 8 Conference championship ... Also lettered in basketball and baseball ... Served as team captain in football and baseball ... Honor Roll student ... Coached at Waubonsie Valley by Paul Murphy.

    Personal: Born Mark Joseph Szott ... Son of Gary and Rose Szott ... Cousin is former Northwestern and current Houston Astros pitcher J.A. Happ ... Father played basketball at Rockford College ... Competed against Northwestern men's basketball standout Drew Crawford in basketball ... Communication studies major.