Mike Unger

Mike Unger

Player Profile

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Turner, Ore.

High School:
Cascade HS

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 141

Experience:
1V

OREGON STATE: One of 10 returning lettermen and 6 returning starters ... 10-16 career record with 1 pin, team bonus points in 12 percent of matches (3 of 26) ... (2003) As a freshman, was in his first season in the OSU lineup ... placed fifth in Pacific-10 ... 10-16 record with 1 pin, team bonus points in 12 percent of matches (3 of 26) ... 7 of his losses were to nationally-ranked wrestlers, including 4 who were in the top 10 ... at Pacific-10 Championships, unseeded, placed fifth, went 2-2 with 0 pins; major dec. by 4 seed Juan Mora, Cal State-Fullerton, 11-2 in quarterfinals; dec. over Anthony Baza, Cal State-Bakersfield, 3-2 in wrestleback quarterfinals; dec. by No. 3 seed Casey Hunt, Oregon, 5-3 in wrestleback semifinals; dec. over Chris Brines, California-Davis, 6-1 in fifth-place final. ... pinned Andy Kim, Cal Poly, 4:48 in dual meet for first career pin ... dec. by (13) Gabe Vigil, Boise State, 8-5 in dual meet ... dec. by (8) Dana Holland, Arizona State, 2-1 in dual meet ... tech. fall by (4) Teyon Ware, Oklahoma, 19-2 (6:14) in dual meet ... major dec. by (1) Zack Esposito, Oklahoma State, 18-5 in dual meet ... major dec. by (6) Jason Mester, Central Michigan, 13-1 in dual meet ... at Midlands Open, did not place, went 1-2 with 0 pins vs. wrestlers from 4-year schools; including dec. by (19) Cal Ferry, Illinois, 2-1; dec. by (20) Clark Forward, Michigan, 3-2 ... at Las Vegas Invitational, did not place, went 0-1 with 0 pins vs. wrestlers from 4-year schools ... (2002) Redshirted ... OSU Most Promising Newcomer award ... record of 0-1 at 141 pounds in open tournaments.

CASCADE HIGH: Lettered 4 years; coached by Tom Phillips, Dan Fedenco ... 3-time state champ, winning at 140 pounds as a senior, 130 as a junior, 125 as a sophomore ... 4-time league champ ... played soccer ... 3.25 GPA.

PERSONAL: Majoring in History; may become a teacher and coach ... born in Salem, Ore. ... parents are Mike and Pamela Unger; family includes brother Matt (19), sister Melanie (22) ... enjoys running, biking, ping-pong ... prep teammate Brett Phillips also wrestles for OSU ... top athletic thrill was winning 3 high school state titles ... favorite athlete is John Smith; favorite movie is Major Payne; favorite TV show is Mail Call; favorite actor is Sean Connery; favorite book is Atlantis Found; favorite group is Chicago; favorite vehicle is 1983 Volkswagen Rabbit; favorite food is Mexican; favorite restaurant is Mexico Lindo ... chose OSU for it being a "good school and a good future in wrestling."

OREGON STATE CAREER STATISTICS
2003	W-L	DUAL	TNY	POST	TEAM	BON
141 lbs.	10-16	7-11	3-5	2-2	34.0	12%
	DEC	MAJ	TF	PIN	FFT	OT
141 lbs.	7-12	2-3	0-1	1-0	0-0	1-0
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