Matt DeMars
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    Matt DeMars

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Howell, Mich.

    High School:
    Detroit Catholic

    Height / Weight:
    5-8 / 112

    2010: Repeated as national champion at the 112-pound weight class...NCBA All-American...NCBA regional champion...earned the Wing Open title at 112 pounds for second straight year...recorded a perfect 7-0 record, including a 4-0 mark against NCBA opponents...collected a win by knockout over Army's Terry Neil at the Service Academy Classic...also defeated Neil at the NYC Invitational...won bouts with Navy's Huy Troung at Washington and in the NCBA Championship finals...2009: National champion at 112 pounds...NCBA All-American...NCBA regional champion...Wing Open champion at 112 pounds...compiled a perfect 6-0 record, including a 5-0 mark against NCBA opponents...posted four wins over service academy opponents...2008: Wing Open finalist at 112 pounds...one of three freshmen to advance to the finals...competed on three occasions during Friday Night Fights...three of four losses on the year came at the hands of Dean Chuva, the 2008 national champion.

    HIGH SCHOOL: Detroit Catholic Central High School...lettered in varsity football.

    PERSONAL: Full name is Matthew Paul DeMars...nickname is "Chooch"...son of Paul and Geri DeMars...has two older siblings, Melanie and Jonathan...majoring in systems engineering management...future plans include becoming a pilot...has served as Element NCO and Services NCO... was also Class Representative during freshman year...was the Combined Federal Campaign Representative as a sophomore...named to the Superintendent's List for excellence in military, academic and athletic achievements...was the top marksman during Basic Cadet Training...attended the Academy's Prep School...served as Academic Officer...named to the Dean's List...hobbies include anything outdoors...is "big on the inside"...spent the summer on leave, completing Operation Air Force at Moody AFB, Ga., and serving on the cadre of Combat Survival Training...member of Cadet Squadron 14.

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