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Nathan Burak
Nathan Burak

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Colorado Springs, Colo.

High School:
Coronado

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 197

Weight:
197

01/23/2015

Hawkeyes Tame Wildcats, Move to 10-0

Sorensen, Moore & Burak log wins over ranked opponents

01/02/2015

Hawkeyes Kick Off Road Trip On a High Note

Iowa picked up a 27-9 conference win over No. 23 ranked Rutgers on Friday night.

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

12/29/2014

10 Hawkeyes to Compete in Semifinals

Iowa completes the first two sessions of competition with a 110.5 team score and 10 wrestlers one step closer to the championships

01/23/2015

No. 1 Iowa 38, No. 19 Northwestern 3

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

01/17/2015

Iowa 25, Illinois 12

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

03/22/2014

2014 NCAA Wrestling Championships

Session V Saturday, March 22, 2014

03/21/2014

2014 NCAA Wrestling Championships

Session III Friday, March 21, 2014

03/20/2014

2014 NCAA Wrestling Championships

Session I Thursday, March 20, 2014

2013-14 -- earned his first All-America honor with an eighth place finish at NCAA Championships... qualified for his second NCAA tournament with a 5th place finish at Big Ten Championships... placed third at Midlands Championships... recorded a 19-8 overall record, including an 8-2 mark in duals and a 6-2 record in the Big Ten... had a 6-8 record against ranked opponents... reached as high as No. 11 in national rankings... had two major decisions, one technical and one pin... earned Academic All-Big Ten... Big Ten Sportsmanship Award winner... letterwinner.

2012-13 -- recorded a 20-17 overall record, including a 4-4 Big Ten dual record... shared Most Improved Wrestler award with Nick Moore and Mark Ballweg... started 19 duals... recorded four major decisions... placed fourth at the Big Ten Championships... advanced to the round of 12 at the NCAA Championships... letterwinner... Dean's List.

High School -- three-time state qualifier... state individual and team champion as a senior... state runner-up as a sophomore... missed his junior season with a broken elbow... three-time all-district honoree... competed at 2011 Fargo Nationals, placing third in freestyle and fourth in Greco-Roman.

Personal -- born January 6, 1993... parents are Steve and Bonnie Burak... siblings include brother Gabe and Micah, Gabe wrestled at Northern Colorado and Penn, Micah wrestled at Penn... Health and Human Physiology- exercise science major.

Overall Dual Big Ten Dual Dual Pts. Big Ten NCAA OT MDTFPinsFastest
Year Record Record Record Scored Place Place W/L W/L W/L W/L Pin
2012-13 20-17 7-12 4-4 23 4th - - 2-2 4-1 1-0 2-1 2:34
2013-14 19-8 8-2 6-2 27 5th 8th 2-2 2-1 1-0 1-0 3:46
Career 39-25 15-14 10-6 50 4-4 6-2 2-0 3-1 2:34

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