Nate Limmex
Nate  Limmex

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Ada, Mich.

High School:
Grand Rapids Catholic Central

Height / Weight:
5-7 / 149

Birthdate:
03/29/1996

04/11/2017

Wrestling Hands Out Season Awards

Two-time NCAA qualifier Alex Griffin named Most Outstanding Wrestler

03/22/2017

59 Boilers Tabbed Academic All-B1G

Purdue honored members of its basketball, swimming and diving and wrestling programs

01/29/2017

Welch Upsets, Morrissey Pins in Loss

Boilermakers take three bouts from No. 13 Minnesota

01/27/2017

Boilermakers Fall to No. 6 Nebraska

Jacob Morrissey locks down fifth straight victory

01/20/2017

WR Wins Fourth Straight, Thumps Maryland

Boilermakers take eight weights, three with bonus points

2016-17 / AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN
Stats

Awards & Honors
• Academic All-Big Ten

Tournaments
• Competed at Eastern Michigan Open (11/5)
• Roadrunner Open runner-up (11/20)
• Competed at Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational (12/2)
• Competed at Big Ten Championships (3/4)
• Competed in freestyle at University Nationals at 65 kg (6/4)

Season Notes
• Purdue’s 149-pound starter in 13 of 16 duals.
• Had a season-best six-match winning streak from Nov. 18 to 20 ... that run included his 4-1 runner-up finish at the Roadrunner Open ... registered four decisions and two technical falls in those six matches and outscored his opponents 64-20.
• Missed time mid-season due to an injury at the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational ... unable to compete in SIU Edwardsville dual and Midlands Championships.
• Returned to the lineup against Indiana on Jan. 13 for his first match since Dec. 2 when he took an injury default at the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational.
• Posted first Big Ten dual victory with a 13-2 major decision against Maryland’s Adam Whitesell ... he scored a takedown in each period and earned a four-point nearfall early in the match.
• Won both matches of a double-dual weekend with Nebraska and Minnesota ... defeated Nebraska’s Collin Purinton 7-3 thanks to a first period takedown, a four-point nearfall in the second and added 1:30 of riding time ... followed with an 8-4 win over Carson Brolsma of Minnesota ... overcame a 4-2 first period deficit with takedowns in the second and third periods.

2015-16 / AS A FRESHMAN
• Redshirted

HIGH SCHOOL
• Took third at 138 pounds at Super 32 Challenge in 2014
• 2013 FloNationals 126-pound champion
• Won three Michigan High School Athletic Association Division 3 titles at three different weights (2013: 130; 2014: 135; 2015: 140) ... captured 2013 title with a 10-2 major decision and registered a 17-2 technical fall in 3:42 to claim 2014 championship
• Nine of his 12 career MHSAA tournament matches resulted in bonus points (5 TF, 4 MD) and outscored opponents 150-23
• Closed out high school career among the nation's top-10 ranked wrestlers at 138 ... No. 4 by Amateur Wrestling News, No. 5 by InterMat, No. 6 by WIN Magazine and No. 7 by Flowrestling
• High school record of 127-9

PERSONAL
• Full Name: Nathan Paul Limmex
• Major: Chemical Engineering
• Birthday: March 29, 1996
• City Born: Grand Rapids, Michigan
• Parents: Terry and Sandy Limmex
• Notes: High school teammate of Devin Schroder

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