2011-12: Team captain along with Jason Welch ... Posted a 12-19 overall record and 4-10 mark in duals ... Started all but one dual (season-opening match vs. Stanford) at 197 lbs. ... Went 4-3 at Midlands, taking eighth, his first time on the podium ... Defeated No. 14 Mario Gonzalez (Illinois) 7-5 in sudden victory at Midlands ... Five sudden victory bouts with four coming at Midlands, including three against ranked opponents ... Lost 3-1 in sudden victory to No. 8 Joe Kennedy (Lehigh) and 3-1 to No. 7 Grant Gambrall (Iowa), both at Midlands ... Avenged loss to No. 19 Gambrall with 2-1 win in dual action ... Took fifth at the Michigan State Open ... Placed sixth at the Keystone Classic ... Wrestled at the 2012 Big Ten Championships.
2010-11: Third year as a starter at 197 pounds ... Finished 16-12 overall -- setting a career high in wins -- with a 10-7 mark in dual matches ... 0-2 at Big Ten Championships ... Made appearances in both the NCAA RPI and Coaches Poll rankings during regular season ... Four of his 10 regular-season losses came in sudden victory, including two in Big Ten duals ... Lifted NU to a dual win over Illinois with his last-minute pin of Mario Gonzalez after trailing 7-5 with under a minute remaining ... Bounced back from a sudden victory loss in his first match at the NU Duals to post back-to-back wins in his next two matches ... Third place at Keystone Classic ... Held a 5-1 lead on No. 14 Matt Powless of Indiana before falling in sudden victory, 10-8 ... 2-2 at Midlands Championships with one fall ... Two wins at Pittsburgh Duals.
2009-10: Starter at 197 pounds ... His 12-15 season record included seven bonus-point wins ... 10-9 in dual matches ... Lifted NU to an 18-18 tie at Eastern Michigan, winning by tech fall (25-10) over Josh Lewis in the final bout of the dual match ... Won two matches at the Eastern Michigan Open ... Defeated Northern Illinois' Scott Penny 5-0 in dual match on 12/3 ... Moved up to heavyweight in absence of Ben Kuhar at Cleveland State and pinned CSU's Chris Weber ... Strong outing at NWCA National Duals, going 2-0 with a win over 11th-ranked Brent Haynes of Missouri ... Picked up a major decision Big Ten dual victory against Clay Steadman of Penn State (2/5) ... Surrendered an escape with seven seconds remaining in a 4-3 loss to Luke Lofthouse of Iowa (2/12) ... 0-2 at Big Ten Championships.
2008-09: First year as a starter at 197 pounds, starting in all but two duals ... Finished 6-20 overall and 3-13 in dual matches ... Placed eighth at his first Big Ten Championships, going 1-3 on the weekend ... Edged Cody Gardner of Ohio State by a 2-1 decision in his second match at the Big Ten Championships ... Defeated Tyler Dickenson of Michigan State for his only regular season Big Ten dual win (1/23) ... 1-2 at Midlands Championships ... Also won dual bouts at UC Davis and against Northern Illinois ... 1-2 at Michigan State Open.
2007-08: Redshirted ... Went an impressive 13-5 while wrestling unattached ... 2-2 at Eastern Michigan Open ... Won four matches at Michigan State Open ... 5-1 record at Missouri Open ... 1-2 at Cleveland State Open ... Won one match at Midlands.
High School: Career record of 118-38 ... Two-time ESCC champion at 189 and 215 lbs. in 2006 and 2007 ... Second place at Class AA state finals (2006) ... Third at state finals in 2006 ... Owns school records for takedowns and escapes ... First place at IHSA Regionals (2007) ... ESCC Outstanding Wrestler (2007) ... Ranked 11th nationally at 215 lbs. by W.I.N. Magazine ... Star Newspaper All-Area Team (2007) ... Two-year starter in football at linebacker ... Four-year honor roll student.
Personal: Born John Michael Schoen ... Son of Edward and Julie Schoen ... High school teammate in football of Jeremy Nash, formerly of the NU basketball team ... Chose Northwestern over Indiana, Purdue and Northern Illinois ... Majoring in economics.