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Rick Loera
Rick Loera

Park Ridge, IL

High School:
Maine South



2009-10 -- did not compete... letterwinner.

2008-09 -- went 1-3 in collegiate competition at 197 pounds, posting a 3-9 overall record... placed sixth at Northern Iowa Open while competing unattached... also wrestled unattached at Duhawk Open and Midlands Championships, and attached at Harold Nichols Cyclone... posted an 0-1 dual record... letterwinner.

2007-08 -- season record was 7-9 at 184 and 197 pounds... went 2-5 in dual matches, scoring 10 team points in dual competition... went 1-2 at Carver-Hawkeye Arena... scored four major decisions and two pins... placed fifth at Kaufman-Brand Open while wrestling unattached... also competed at Midlands Championships... shared team Coaches Appreciation award with junior Daniel Dennis... letterwinner.

2006-07 -- posted a 4-9 season record while competing at 184 and 197 pounds... 184-pound runner-up at Kaufman-Brand Open... went 0-6 in dual meets and 0-5 in Big Ten duals while filling in for injured starter Dan Erekson at 197... was 0-1 at Carver-Hawkeye Arena... letterwinner.

2005-06 -- redshirted... posted a 5-6 season record at 174 pounds while competing unattached... placed seventh at Spartan Classic... also competed at Kaufman-Brand Open and UNI Open.

High School -- career record was 114-14... won three sectional, two regional and two conference titles... NHSCA all-American senior year... three-time all-conference and all-area selection, earning team MVP honors as a senior... placed fourth in Greco-Roman at 2005 Junior National Championships... three-time member of Illinois Freestyle and Greco-Roman National dual team... lettered four years in wrestling and one in football... coaches were Craig Fallico and Dennis McCann.

Personal -- born March 20, 1987... son of George and Diana Loera... his father wrestled at Iowa from 1975-76.

Loera's Career Stats

CollegiateDualBig 10 DualDual Pts.Big 10NCAA SV TB MD TF Pins Fastest
YearRecordRecordRecordScoredPlacePlaceW/LW/L W/L W/L W/L Pin
2006-074-90-60-50----0/0 0/0 1/2 0/1 0/2 ----
2007-087-92-50-010---- 0/0 0/0 4/1 0/02/44:13
2008-091-30-10-00---- 0/0 0/0 1/0 0/0 0/0 -----
Career12-212-120-5100/0 0/0 6/3 0/1 2/64:13
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