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#17 Mike Maresh
Position: Linebacker
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 230
Year: Senior
City/State: Champlin, Minn.
High School: Champlin Park HS
Experience: 3 Letters
Mike Maresh
Courtesy: NDSU Athletic Media Relations
Release: 08/11/2008

* 2007 All-Great West Football Conference football first team

* 2006 All-Great West Football Conference second team (media)

* GWFC Defensive Player of the Week

 

Returns to the starting ‘Will’ linebacker position after another solid performance during the 2007 season ... Talented player with good instincts ... Has started all 32 games played during his career ... Excellent speed to go with good size ... Hard-hitter with a nose for the football ... 2007 SEASON (JUNIOR): Started in 10 games before missing the finale with an injury ... Recorded 53 tackles including 29 solos with one tackle for loss ...  Part of defensive unit that led the GWFC in rushing defense, pass defense and total defense ... ... Had two interceptions, a week apart, at Central Michigan (9-22-07) and at Western Illinois (9-29-07) ... Credited with a careeer-high nine solo tackles in comeback win at Cal Poly (11-10-07) ... Had eight tackles including six solos against Stephen F. Austin (9-8-07) ... Named to the All-Great West Football Conference first team ... 2006 SEASON (SOPHOMORE): Started in all 11 games with 56 tackles including 31 solo stops and 4.5 tackles for loss ... Recorded a pair of interceptions ... His first collegiate pick came in the season opener at Concordia-St. Paul (8-31-06) ... His second came during the 17-9 defensive struggle at Stephen F. Austin (9-16-06) ... Made a career-high 10 tackles during the 10-9 loss at Minnesota including five solo stops ... Earned GWFC Defensive Player of the Week (10-23-06) honors following the effort against the Gophers ... Had eight tackles in 29-24 win at Ball State (9-23-06) including one tackle for loss ... Forced one fumble during the 34-14 win at nationally-ranked Georgia Southern (10-7-06) ... Credited with a pair of pass breakups in the 28-24 win at UC Davis (11-4-06) ... 2005 SEASON (FRESHMAN): Started all 11 games ... Recorded a season-high eight tackles in the win at nationally-ranked Northwestern State (9-10-05) including six solo stops ... Forced a fumble in the shutout win over Weber State (9-17-05), part of a six tackle outing ... Finished with five solos and seven tackles overall at Montana State (9-24-05) ... Logged a season best two sacks against Northern Colorado (11-5-05) ...  Also compiled a 7-4 record with two major decisions and a pin for the Bison wrestling team  ... 2004 SEASON (REDSHIRT):  Sat out the season as a redshirt in the Bison program ... HIGH SCHOOL: First-team all-state by the Associated Press, the Minneapolis Star-Tribune and the St. Paul Pioneer Press ... All-metro and all-conference for 9-2 Champlin Park High School and coach Mike Korton ... Two-time all-conference selection and the Most Valuable Defensive Player in the conference ... Recorded 112 tackles with two interceptions and four quarterback sacks ... Career record holder for tackles at Champlin Park ... Played fullback on offense where he averaged 5.5 yards per carry and scored 13 TDs ... An outstanding wrestler, he was an all-state, a three-time All-American, and ranked as high as second nationally ... Also competed in track & field ... PERSONAL:  Born Jan. 29, 1985 ... Major field of study is community sports ... Lists football, going to the beach and volleyball as his hobbies ... Family includes wife, Bridget, two brothers, Tony and Sam, and a sister, Dani ... Son of Bill and Julie Maresh ... Father wrestled at BYU, Sam plays football at Minnesota.

 

Maresh’s Career Bests

Solo Tackles: 9 at Cal Poly, 11-10-07)

Assisted Tackles: 6 at Stephen F. Austin, 9-16-06

Total Tackles: 10 at Minnesota, 10-21-06

Tackles For Loss: 1.5 vs. Mississippi Valley State, 10-14-06

Sacks: 2 vs. Northern Colorado, 11-5-05

Interceptions: 1 at Central Michigan, 9-22-07; at Western Illinois; at Stephen F. Austin, 9-16-06; vs. Concordia-St. Paul, 8-31-06

QB Hurries: 2 at UC Davis, 11-4-06

Games W/ Double-Figure Tackles: 1

 

DEFENSIVE POINT CHART

Season     G      UT     AT       TT       FF      FR      P,BU-D     INT    Blkd    Pts.    Sacks   Penetr’s

2005          11      33      17        50         1         0              0             0          0        301         2             2.5

2006          11      31      25        56         1         0              2             2          0        345         0             4.5     

2007          10      29      24        53         0         0              1             2          0        322         0             1.0   

Career      32      93      66        172       2         0              3             4          0        968         2             8.0

 

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