Missed the entire season due to injury ... Academic All-Big Ten honoree.
2008-2009 (SOPHOMORE, 141)
Notched a 6-7 record in his first collegiate season at 141 pounds, including an 0-4 mark in Big Ten duals ... went 3-2 at the Eastern Michigan Open (11/1), including a fall and a major decision ... swept a trio of matches at the Wendy's Duals (1/17) with a fall and a season-high score of 23-12 over East Stroudsburg's Matt Rizzo ... posted an incredible performance against two-time NCAA Champion J Jaggers of Ohio State (2/8), nearly sticking the Buckeye but falling 8-4 ... finished ninth of the team with 31 takedowns.
2007-2008 (FRESHMAN, 133/141)
Went 5-5 in his inaugural collegiate season, going 3-5 at 133 pounds and 2-0 at 141 pounds ... went 2-1 at the ACC/Big Ten Clash (11/17), filling in for injured starter Sean Schmaltz ... won the Midwest Open (12/29) at 141 pounds with a pair of victories, including his first career pin.
Did not compete during initial season at Purdue.
Four-year letterwinner at Portage High School ... qualified for state championships as a junior ... won sectional, regional and semi-state titles before placing fourth at state championships during senior season ... coached by Ed Pendoski, Larry Tharp and Jason Hayes.
Born on September 1, 1987, in Valparaiso, Ind. ... full name is Matthew James Hemry ... son of Mike and Judy Hemry ... has two brothers, Mike and Joe ... enjoys fishing and playing baseball ... majoring in mathematics.