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Alex Meyer
Alex  Meyer

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Pleasant Hill, Iowa

High School:
Southest Polk

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 174

Weight:
174

03/31/2015

Final Notes of 2014-15

Iowa placed 2nd at NCAA Championships to earn a trophy for the 8th straight year

03/21/2015

Clark Finishes Runner-Up at NCAA Championships

Hawkeye sophomore places 2nd at 133 pounds, earns 2nd All-America honor

02/22/2015

Iowa Falls to Missouri, 18-12, in NWCA Finals

Hawkeyes fail to get offensive in first loss of the season.

12/30/2014

5 Hawkeyes to Compete in Championships

Iowa will be represented in 5 weight classes in the final matches of the 52nd Ken Kraft Midlands Championships.

12/30/2014

Iowa Crowns 4 Champions, Sets Tournament Record

The Hawkeyes collect four individual titles and set tournament points record at the 52nd Midlands Championships

02/22/2015

No. 2 Missouri 18, No. 1 Iowa 12

No. 2 Missouri 18, No. 1 Iowa 12 EAS/NWCA National Duals final Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015

02/15/2015

No. 1 Iowa 30, No. 13 Virginia 6

No. 1 Iowa 30, No. 13 Virginia 6 Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015

01/17/2015

Iowa 25, Illinois 12

Iowa 25, Illinois 12 Friday, Jan. 16, 2015

12/06/2014

No. 1 Iowa 37, Michigan State 0

No. 1 Iowa 37, Michigan State 0 Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014

01/04/2014

No. 3 Iowa 41, Michigan State 0

No. 3 Iowa 41, Michigan State 0 Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014

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
Career 36-9 5-1 4-0 20 1-1 4-0 3-0 9-0 2:47

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