Wrestling



    Danny Monaco  
    Danny Monaco

    Class:
    RS Sophomore

    Hometown:
    Carol Stream, Ill.

    High School:
    Glenbard North

    Weight:
    141

    Birthdate:
    10/23/1989


    FRESHMAN SEASON (2009-10)
    Started 15 of 19 dual matches, notching six dual victories ... compiled a record of 12-13 overall with a fall and major decision ... opened the season with a third-place showing in the 141-lbs. open division at the Michigan State Open ... advanced to the semifinals of the MSU Open and went 4-1 for the day ... won both bouts in the F.I.T.E. Duals, including a major decision ... notched one `W' at the Hoosier Duals, Las Vegas Invitational and Southern Scuffle ... came up big in IU's 22-17 victory over Purdue, contributing three team points with a 7-1 decision.

    REDSHIRT SEASON (2008-09)
    Had an impressive redshirt season that included a 13-4 record and tournament title ... began the year with six straight wins, including a 4-0 performance en route to the Freshman/Sophomore Division crown at the Eastern Michigan Open ... pinned Bucknell's Adam Healey in just nine seconds at the Michigan State Open ... placed sixth at the Cleveland State Open ... reached the stand once again with a fifth-place showing at the Kent State Open ... also tallied a major decision at the EMU Open.

    PREP/PERSONAL
    A four-time all-conference selection ... twice placed at Illinois state championships, finishing as runner-up and fifth ... compiled a record of 43-4 ... led his team to second place finish in the state, four conference titles and three sectional championships ... tallied a sixth-place showing in the Iron Man tournament ... high school teammate of fellow Hoosier Geno Capezio ... the son of Janice and Ron Monaco ... born on Oct. 23, 1989 ... has two brothers, Ronnie and Jimmy ... a Business major.

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