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    Aaron Jones
    Aaron Jones

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Macomb, IL

    High School:
    Macomb

    Last College:
    Rend Lake College (Ina, IL)

    Weight:
    184/197



    Season Overall W-L Dual Meet W-L Big Ten W-L Dual Points For-Against Big Ten Champs. Pins For-Against Tech Falls For-Against Major Dec. For-Against
    2008-09 11-12 0-2 0-1 0-9 -- 4-2 0-2 2-1
    2009-10 10-18 7-10 1-6 25-40 8th 2-6 0-0 2-2
    2010-11 17-11 13-6 3-5 49-18 DNP 4-0 0-0 1-2
    Career 38-41 20-18 4-12 74-67 -- 10-8 0-2
    5-5

    2010-11: Second year as NU's starter at 184 pounds ... Co-winner of team's Most Dedicated Wrestler award ... 4-1 at Keystone Classic to take third place ... Started 10-0 in dual matches ... Four falls, including in the Big Ten opener vs. Indiana's Eric Cameron ... Posted his biggest win as a Wildcat against Purdue, upsetting No. 7 A.J. Kissel by 6-1 decision to earn Big Ten Wrestler of the Week honors ... Opened the year with a 4-0 victory over Stanford's Spence Patrick ... 0-2 at Midlands Championships and Big Ten Championships ... Suffered a string of four defeats by a combined total of just 12 points early in Big Ten dual season.

    2009-10: First year as a starter at 184 pounds ... Finished 10-18 overall and 7-10 in duals ... Placed eighth at the Big Ten Championships, going 1-3 on the weekend with a win by fall over Purdue's Nicholas Corpe ... Began the year with two wins at Eastern Michigan Open ... Wrestled a dominating match in defeating Zach Benzio of Northern Illinois by 7-2 decision, amassing over five minutes of riding time (12/3) ... Followed that performance with a pin in NU's dual at Cleveland State despite wrestling up at 197 pounds ... 0-2 at Midlands Championships ... 2-1 at Lone Star Duals, recording NU's only individual victory vs. Oklahoma ... Won his first career Big Ten dual match over Ohio State's TC Pendleton by 8-2 decision (2/7).

    2008-09: Finished 11-12 in his first season with Northwestern ... Began the year with a 3-2 record at Michigan State Open ... Finished fourth at the Cleveland State Open with a 5-2 record, losing 6-4 to Andy Vaughn of Pittsburgh in the third-place match ... Dropped a 5-4 decision to Jamie Luckett in dual match at Clarion on 12/20 ... Also competed in Midlands Championships, Dan Gable Open and Loras College Open ... Collected four total pins.

    2007-08: Earned Junior College All-American status in one year wrestling for Rend Lake College in Ina, Ill. ... Placed fifth in the 197-pound division in the national championships in Rochester, Minn. ... Named the wrestling team's co-MVP ... Joined Northwestern on July 25, 2008.

    High School: Finished his high school career with a 112-40 overall record ... Placed fifth at state championship his sophomore year and third as a senior.

    Personal: Born Aaron Michael Jones ... Son of Willie and Peggy Jones ... Chose Northwestern over Illinois ... Majoring in psychology.