2011-12 -- posted a 16-4 record at 149 pounds... went 1-2 in dual competition... won Duhawk Open title, placing third at Lindenwood and Grand View Opens... ended season on a seven-match winning streak... pinned six opponents and posted two major decisions... academic all-Big Ten.
2010-11 -- redshirted... posted a 19-2 record at 149 pounds while competing unattached... won titles at William Penn, Glenn Brand and Pat "Flash" Flanagan Opens, while placed second at Kaufman-Brand Open and third at Northern Iowa Open... ended season on a 12-match winning streak... pinned four opponents and recorded one technical fall... placed third at 145.5 pounds at FILA Junior Nationals.
High School -- prep career record of 179-6 included an undefeated 46-0 senior season... three-time state champion and four-time state finalist... team won three state titles... four-time conference champion... 2010 Junior National freestyle champion... named valedictorian of his graduating class... coached by Rick Caldwell.
Personal -- born October 7, 1991... son of Tom and Prudy Ballweg... his father wrestled at Wisconsin... his brother, Mark, also wrestles at Iowa and his brother, Matt, was a four-year letterwinner for the Hawkeyes (2008-11)... they are the 37th set of brothers to wrestle at Iowa... undecided engineering major.
|Overall||Dual||Big Ten Dual||Dual Pts.||Big Ten||NCAA||SV||TB||MD||TF||Pins||Fastest|
|2011-12||16-4||1-2||0-0||3||- -||- -||0-0||0-0||2-1||0-0||6-0||1:02|