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    Lee Munster
    Lee Munster

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Fox Lake, Ill.

    High School:
    Grant

    Weight:
    174



    03/26/2014

    Winter Sports Student-Athletes Receive Academic All-Big Ten Nods

    Northwestern with a combined 155 fall and winter honorees thus far

    03/26/2014

    Winter Sports Student-Athletes Receive Academic All-Big Ten Nods

    Northwestern with a combined 155 fall and winter honorees thus far

    12/12/2013

    Northwestern Returns Home Sunday for Dual vs. SIUE

    No. 9 `Cats feature six wrestlers ranked in Top 20

    10/03/2013

    NU Wrestlers Past and Present to be Honored During Homecoming

    Current and past members will be on field during OSU-NU football game

    08/02/2013

    Northwestern Named USA Wrestling Regional Training Center

    Now home to Chicago Regional Training Center

    2013-14 Northwestern Match-by-Match Results Get Acrobat Reader

    2012-13 Northwestern Match-by-Match Results Get Acrobat Reader

    2013-14: Academic All-Big Ten...Sidelined with an injury to begin the season...Made season debut at Keystone Classic, going 3-1 at 174 lbs...Began year with 6-1 record...Injuries sidelined him for the end of the season...Had medical forfeits in duals against Penn State (1/19) and Stanford (2/16) to end season...Finished year going 6-4 at 174 lbs...Went 3-3 in duals and 2-2 in Big Ten...Recorded a major dec. and tech fall win on the year...Went 3-1 at Keystone Classic, defeating Quinton Hiles (Penn) by 16-0 tech. fall at 4:28, maj. dec. over Matt Irick (Indiana) 10-0 and Kevin Radford (Arizona State) by 3-1 dec...Won three straight duals by defeating Jake Residori (SIUE) 2-1, Nate Jackson (Indiana) 3-0, and Alec Ortiz (Minnesota) 4-1...Finished No. 2 at Keystone Classic (11/24).

    2012-13: 2013 NCAA Qualifier ... Received at-large bid ... Posted 24-9 record on the season, including 14-3 mark in duals and 5-3 record in Big Ten duals ... Six major decisions, five tech falls and one pin ... Captured the 174 lbs. title at the Keystone Classic ... Placed fifth at Midlands ... Wrestled five consecutive ranked opponents from Dec. 29-Jan. 12 ... 13-match winning streak to start the season ... Won seven of eight matches from Jan. 20-Feb. 17 ... Won eight of nine matches heading into Big Ten's, including 5-4 decision over Michigan's then-No. 10 Dan Yates ... Competed at 2013 Big Ten Championships

    2011-12: Finished first season with a 24-12 overall record and 9-6 mark in dual action at 174 ... Qualified for first NCAA championships with a fourth-place finish at Big Ten's ... 2011 Midlands Champion, helping Northwestern place second, its best finish in school history ... Went 5-0 at Midlands en route to his title, including a 7-3 decision over Iowa's No. 8 Ethen Lofthouse in the finals ... Named CollegeSports360.com's Primetime Performer of the Week (Jan. 3) after Midlands title ... Wrestled his first match of the season against 2011 NCAA Champion and then-No. 1 Nick Amuchastegui of Stanford ... Finished second at the Michigan State Open and Keystone Classic ... After dropping four-straight against NCAA qualifiers during the dual season, came back to go 8-2 prior to NCAA's, including wins over No. 18 Curran Jacobs of MSU (9-1 major decision) and No. 10 Nick Heflin of Ohio State (4-2) ... Went 1-2 at NCAA's, defeating Pitt's Ethan Headlee 8-2 in his first match ... Lost a heart-breaking 3-2 decision to Heflin after 11 minutes of wrestling (TB2) in second round ... Second on the team with five major decisions ... Wrestled at 2012 University Nationals Tournament, going 3-2 in the 84 kg/185 lbs. freestyle division.

    2010-11: Redshirt season ... 14-4 wrestling unattached ... Repeated as FILA Junior National champion at 84 kg, defeating several D-I starters along the way ... Champion of the FILA Junior World Team Trials to earn one of seven spots on world team (5/20) ... Took second place in the 184-pound weight class at Cleveland State Open and at Eastern Michigan Open ... Champion and Most Outstanding Wrestler at Wisconsin Open ... Three wins at Michigan State Open before forcing to medical default out of the tournament ... 1-2 at Midlands Championships ... Champion of Flash Flanigan Open.

    High School: Ranked No. 4 senior recruit nationally at 189 pounds and No. 10 overall by InterMat... 20th wrestler in Illinois history to win at least three state championships (2007 at 119 lbs., 2009 at 171 lbs., 2010 at 189 lbs.) ... 2010 FILA Junior National champion and second-place finisher at FILA Junior World Team Trials ... Collected a career high school record of 155-7, including 35-1 as a senior ... Named third-team ASICS All-America at 189 pounds ... 2010 Dave Schultz Award winner in Illinois, presented in recognition of excellence in wrestling, scholastic achievement, character, citizenship, and community service ... 2010 Grant High School Male Athlete of the Year, the first single-sport athlete to earn the honor ... Holds all-time single-season pinning record at Grant (30) ... Finished 47-0 as a junior, when he won the Most Outstanding Wrestler award at every tournament he competed in where the honor was given ... Placed second at 2009 USA National Championships and fourth in 2008 ... Three-time North Suburban Conference, regional and sectional champion ... Team co-MVP junior year ... Has trained at the Overtime School of Wrestling since 2001 where he was a part of three USA National Club Team championship teams (2006-08) ... Scholar-athlete all four years.

    Personal: Born Leroy Arthur Munster ... Son of Leroy and Raedel Munster ... Sister, Trista, played four years of soccer at Jacksonville State University and sister, Kaela, played basketball at Carthage College ... Seven-time Judo National Champion (Junior Olympics) ... Six-time International Judo Champion (American/Canadian Championship) ... Majoring in economics.

    Season Overall W-L Dual Meet W-L Big Ten W-L Dual Points For-Against Big Ten Champs. NCAA Champs. Pins For-Against Tech Falls For-Against Major Dec. For-Against
    2011-12 24-12 9-6 3-5 40-21 4th DNP (1-2) 3-0 1-1 5-2
    2012-13 24-9 14-3 5-3 54-11 DNP DNP (0-2) 1-0 5-0 6-3
    Career 48-21 23-9 8-8 94-32 -- -- 4-0 6-1
    11-5