All-American 1-of-7 Hawkeyes to place in top 8
3 All-Americans among 14 Hawkeyes competing for national titles
Hawkeyes in 4th place heading into NCAA finals
Gilman, Clark, Sorensen finish runner-up at NCAA Championships
Gilman, Clark, Sorensen advance to national championship bouts
NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships Session VI Saturday, March 19, 2016
NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships Session III Friday, March 18, 2016
NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships Session IV Friday, March 18, 2016
NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships Session II Thursday, March 17, 2016
Big Ten Wrestling Championships (Session II) Saturday, March 5, 2016
2014-15 -- placed third at the Big Ten tournament to earn an automatic berth to his first NCAA Championships... recorded a career-high 29 wins and reached as high as No. 7 in the national polls... placed third at the Midlands Championships and first at the Luther Open... owned a 14-3 dual record, including an 8-1 mark in Big Ten duals, an 8-2 mark at Carver-Hawkeye Arena, and an 11-6 record against ranked opponents... ranked third on the team with seven pins, third with 8 major decisions, and fourth with three technical falls... letterwinner.
2013-14 -- recorded a 18-7 mark at 184 and 197 pounds... went 7-3 in dual competition and 3-1 in Big Ten duals... scored 26 points in dual competition... placed sixth at Midlands Championships, and second at Luther and Joe Parisi Opens... went 3-0 in overtime bouts... recorded four pins, two technical falls and two major decisions... letterwinner.
2012-13 -- redshirted... posted a 19-9 record at 184 pounds while competing unattached... runner-up at UNI, Roger Denker and Grand View Opens... placed third at Kaufman-Brand Open and eighth at Midlands Championships... recorded five technical falls, four pins and three major decisions... won FILA Junior World Team Trials at 84 kg... placed eighth at FILA Junior World Championships at 84 kg.
High School -- two-time state champion and three-time state finalist... two-time team MVP, earning Takedown and Pin King and Tough Guy awards senior year... 2012 Junior National Greco-Roman (182 lb.) and Freestyle (195 lb.) champion... won bronze medal at 2011 FILA Cadet Freestyle World Championships in Szombathely, Hungary... 2011 FILA Cadet Greco-Roman (84 kg) and Freestyle (84 kg) champion... 2011 Junior Nationals All-American in Greco-Roman and Freestyle... 2010 Cadet National Greco-Roman and Freestyle finalist... coached by Mike Powell.
Personal -- born March 21, 1994... son of Charles Brooks and Caryn Brooks... siblings include brothers Max and Ben... Max played football at Illinois Wesleyan, while Ben wrestled at North Carolina... recreation and sports business major.
|Overall||Dual||Big Ten Dual||Dual Pts.||Big Ten||NCAA||TB||MD||TF||Pins||Fastest|
|2013-14||18-7||7-3||3-1||26||- -||- -||3-0||2-1||2-0||4-0||1:30|