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    Mitch Sliga
    Mitch Sliga

    Class:
    Freshman

    Hometown:
    Fishers, Ind.

    High School:
    Fishers

    Weight:
    184



    2013-14: Redshirt season...compiled a 4-3 record wrestling unattached this season,winning matches by a major decision, tech fall and fall at 4:59...Won the 184 lbs. Duhawk Open on Feb. 1 at Loras College..Took second place on the year year at 184 lbs. at the UW-Parkside Tournament, the 42nd Annual Wisconsin Open...In July of 2013 won the Junior National Freestyle Title at 195 lbs.

    High School: 2013 Indianapolis Star Super Team Wrestler of the Year ... 2013 and 2012 Indiana State Champion at 195 ... Posted a four-year record of 178-4, including 99 consecutive wins ... Pinned or had a tech fall against every opponent he faced in 2012-13, except one (13-4 major decision) ... Pinned his 2013 finals opponent in 31 seconds ... 2013 Junior Nationals Freestyle Champion at 195 lbs. ... Went a perfect 8-0 en route to the title, winning six bouts by tech fall, two by fall ... Member of the 2012 USA Cadet World Team where he placed 5th at the Cadet World Championships ... 2012 FILA Cadet FS National Campion ... 2012 USA Wrestling Triple Crown Winner ... Four-time Fargo National Champion ... Four-time Indiana State place winner, regional champion, sectional champion and conference champion ... Two-time semi-state champion ... Team captain and a three-time team MVP and letterwinner ... Played a year of fullback for the Fisher football team ... Junior Academic All-State and had the highest GPA on the Fisher wrestling team for three years.

    Personal: Born Mitchell Tyler Sliga ... Son of Christopher and Michelle Sliga ... Competed on the Indiana national teams with current NU wrestler Jason Tsirtsis ... Chose Northwestern over Minnesota, Michigan and Cornell ... Plans to major in economics at Northwestern.