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    Josh Katz
    Josh Katz

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Riverwoods, Ill.

    High School:
    Deerfield

    Weight:
    125



    2010-11: Redshirt season ... Did not compete.

    High School: Career record of 139-28 with a 43-5 mark as a senior ... Three-time state qualifier and three-time regional champion ... Placed fourth in the state as a senior to earn all-state honors ... Holds Deerfield career records for wins, team points, escapes and near-falls ... Two-time team captain and 2010 team MVP ... Three-time first-team All-Area as named by Pioneer Press ... Competed in and won his match in the annual Illinois vs. Indiana All-Star dual ... 2009 state runner-up in Greco-Roman ... Trained at Overtime School of Wrestling ... Also a two-time letterwinner in football and lacrosse ... Illinois MatMen Academic All-State honoree.

    Personal: Born Joshua Dylan Katz ... Son of Marcy Cason and Jeff Katz ... Grandparents, aunt and cousin all attended Northwestern Law School ... Chose Northwestern over Wisconsin, Johns Hopkins, Purdue, NYU and Brown ... Anticipated major is undecided.