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Alex Meyer
Alex  Meyer

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Pleasant Hill, Iowa

High School:
Southest Polk

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 174

Weight:
174

03/19/2016

Brooks, Burak, Meyer Earn All-America Honors

Hawkeyes in 4th place heading into NCAA finals

03/19/2016

Hawkeyes Shutout in NCAA Finals

Gilman, Clark, Sorensen finish runner-up at NCAA Championships

03/18/2016

Reservations for 3 in NCAA Finals

Gilman, Clark, Sorensen advance to national championship bouts

03/06/2016

Clark, Brooks Crowned B1G Champions

Hawkeyes place second at 2016 conference tournament

03/05/2016

4 Hawkeyes Advance to B1G Finals

Clark, Sorensen, Brooks, Burak compete for title Sunday

03/19/2016

NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships Session VI

NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships Session VI Saturday, March 19, 2016

03/18/2016

NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships Session III

NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships Session III Friday, March 18, 2016

01/29/2016

No. 2 Iowa 34, No. 23 Minnesota 6

No. 2 Iowa 34, No. 23 Minnesota 6 Friday, Jan. 29, 2016

01/24/2016

No. 2 Iowa 21, No. 11 Nebraska 11

No. 2 Iowa 21, No. 11 Nebraska 11 Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016

01/22/2016

No. 2 Iowa 39, No. 20 Purdue 4

No. 2 Iowa 39, No. 20 Purdue 4 Friday, Jan. 22, 2016

2015-16 -- All-American, placing eighth at NCAA Championships... lost his opening match of natianal tournament before winning four straight to reach the medal round... advanced to NCAA Championships for first time in career following a fifth place finish at Big Ten Championships... placed third at Midlands Championships... posted a 27-7 record with 10 wins over ranked opponents... reached as high as No. 3 in national polls... was 9-0 in Big Ten duals... recorded five major decisions, three technical falls, and two pins... Academic All-Big Ten... NWCA Academic All-American... letterwinner

2014-15 -- posted an 18-3 record and defeated two top-six ranked opponents at 174... went 2-0 in Big Ten duals, collecting 12 team points in dual competition... placed third at Midlands Championships... won title at Joe Parisi Open and placed second at the Luther Open... recorded five pins, two major decisions, and one technical fall... academic All-Big Ten... John and Dorothy Sill Award recipient... letterwinner.

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.

Overall Dual Big Ten Dual Dual Pts. Big Ten NCAA TB MDTFPinsFastest
Year Record Record Record Scored Place Place W/L W/L W/L W/L Pin
2013-14 18-6 2-0 2-0 8 - - - - 1-1 2-0 2-0 4-0 2:47
2014-15 18-3 3-1 2-0 12 - - - - 0-0 2-0 1-0 5-0 3:51
2015-16 27-7 16-1 9-0 23 - - - - 0-0 5-1 3-0 2-1 4:02
Career 63-15 21-2 9-0 43 1-1 9-0 6-0 11-1 2:47

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