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Brandon Sorensen
Brandon Sorensen

RS Freshman

Cedar Falls, Iowa

High School:




Hawkeyes Tame Wildcats, Move to 10-0

Sorensen, Moore & Burak log wins over ranked opponents


Rolling out the Welcome Mat

From offseason to preseason, atmosphere changes with accouterment


Hawkeyes New and Old to Compete in Vegas

The Open Wrestling Championships begin Friday at Las Vegas Convention Center


No. 1 Iowa 38, No. 19 Northwestern 3

No. 1 Iowa 38, No. 19 Northwestern 3 Friday, Jan. 23, 2015


Iowa 25, Illinois 12

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

2013-14 -- redshirted... posted a 24-4 record at 149 and 157 pounds while competing unattached... ended season on a 13-match winning streak... placed third at Midlands Championships... won titles at Grand View, Pat "Flash" Flanagan and Jim Fox Opens... placed second at Luther Open... recorded five major decisions, three pins and two technical falls.

High School -- four-time Iowa high school state champion from 2010-13... finished his career tied for the most career wins in the history of the Iowa High School Athletic Association... led Denver High School to team titles at the 2010 and 2012 state tournament... four-time conference champion and first team honoree... 2013 USA Wrestling folkstyle national runner-up... placed fifth at 2013 USA Wrestling freestyle nationals... 2012 USA Wrestling high school preseason national champion... team captain on 2013 cross country team, placing second as a team at state championship.

Personal -- born August 22, 1994... son of Dwight and Julie Sorensen... siblings include brothers Blake and Brock, and one sister, Brenna... brother Blake wrestles at Upper Iowa... business major... high school coaches were Dwight Sorensen, Chris Krueger, Shane Miller and Rod Wolfensperger... coaching and sport promotion major.

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