Iowa will be represented in 5 weight classes in the final matches of the 52nd Ken Kraft Midlands Championships.
The Hawkeyes collect four individual titles and set tournament points record at the 52nd Midlands Championships
Iowa completes the first two sessions of competition with a 110.5 team score and 10 wrestlers one step closer to the championships
Iowa finished the first session of the 52nd Ken Kraft Midlands Championship with a team score of 47.5 and a 27-5 record.
The Open Wrestling Championships begin Friday at Las Vegas Convention Center
2013-14 -- recorded an 18-6 mark at 174 and 184 pounds... went 2-0 in Big Ten duals, scoring 8 team points in dual competition... ended season on an 11-match winning streak... placed seventh at Midlands Championships... won titles at Pat "Flash" Flanagan and Grand View Opens, placing fourth at Luther Open... recorded four pins, two techincal falls and two major decisions... academic All-Big Ten... placed fourth at University Nationals... letterwinner.
2012-13 -- redshirted... posted an 11-8 record at 184 pounds while competing unattached... placed third at Roger Denker Open, fifth at UNI Open and sixth at Lindenwood Open... pinned three opponents.
High School --three-time state placewinner, including the 170-pound state championship as a senior... two-time conference champion... team captain and MVP as a senior... placed fifth at the 2012 Junior Freestyle Nationals... placed third at the 2012 FILA Junior World Team Nationals... placed first at the 2011 USAW Junior Folkstyle Nationals, second at the 2011 USAW Greco-Roman Nationals and third at the USAW Junior Freestyle Nationals... played football as a freshman and sophomore... three-time first team academic all-state (2010-12)... four-time first team academic all-conference (2009-12)... involved in student council, student activities leadership team, Team Leadership Council and Fellowship of Christian Athletes... coached by former Hawkeye Jessman Smith.
Personal --born May 2, 1994... son of Todd and Lorna Meyer... has one brother, Aaron, and one sister, Paige... human physiology major.