Cory Clark Bio - Hawkeye Sports Official Athletic Site

Cory Clark
Cory  Clark


Pleasant Hill, Iowa

High School:
Southeast Polk




Match Notes: No. 2 Iowa at No. 17 Iowa State

Hawkeyes meet Cyclones in annual Iowa Corn Cy-Hawk Series


Hawkeyes Top Maryland, Sweep Iowa City Duals

Hawkeyes score bonus points in 35 bouts to improve to 5-0


Match Notes: No. 2 Iowa hosts Maryland/IC Duals

Hawkeyes host four duals, starting with Maryland at 11 a.m. (CT)


Hawkeyes Top Cowboy Inside Kinnick Stadium

Fourth-ranked Iowa wins 18-16 over top-ranked OSU in Grapple on the Gridiron


All Eyes on Kinnick Stadium

Saturday welcomes wrestling on the gridiron, football under the lights


Iowa Wrestling -- Maryland & Grand Canyon

Iowa 36, Maryland 9 / Iowa 44, Grand Canyon 0 Friday, Nov. 20, 2015


No. 4 Iowa 18, No. 1 Oklahoma State 16

Grapple on the Gridiron at Kinnick Stadium


NCAA Wrestling Championships -- Session IV

NCAA Wrestling Championships -- Session IV Friday, March 20, 2015


B1G Wrestling Championships -- Session III

B1G Wrestling Championships -- Session III Sunday, March 8, 2015


B1G Wrestling Championships -- Session II

B1G Wrestling Championships -- Session II Saturday, March 7, 2015

2014-15 -- earned All-America honors following second place finish at NCAA Championships at 133 pounds... named Mike Howard Most Valuable wrestler... placed third at the Big Ten Championships to earn automatic bid to national tournament... season record was 30-6, inlcuding a 13-4 dual record and 4-4 conference record... 11-1 record inside Carver-Hawkeye Arena... had a 12-6 record against ranked opponents... won 13 of his last 15 matches... matched his career high with nine falls, the second highest total on the team... scored 55 dual points, fifth highest on the team... won the Luther Open title and the Midlands championship... reached as high as No. 3 in national rankings... letterwinner.

2013-14 -- earned All-America honors following fifth place finish at NCAA Championships... placed fourth at Big Ten Championships to earn an automatic bid to national tournament... season record was 22-4, including 8-0 in dual competition, 3-0 in the Big Ten, and 5-0 at Carver-Hawkeye Arena... only Hawkeye to have a perfect dual record... made eight dual starts, all at 125... opened the season with a 12-0 record... placed sixth at Midlands... tied for second on the team with nine falls... had an 8-4 record against ranked opponents... reached as high as No. 4 in national rankings... letterwinner.

2012-13 -- redshirted... posted a 20-2 record at 125 and 133 pounds while competing unattached... won 125-pound titles at Kaufman-Brand and UNI Opens and 133-pound titles at Roger Denker and Grand View Opens... placed fourth at Midlands... pinned nine opponents, scoring one technical fall and two major decisions... scored 6-1 decision over Illinois' Jesse Delgado in UNI Open finals... ended season on an eight-match winning streak.

High School -- four-time Iowa state champion... captured state and conference titles at 103 pounds in 2009... won state and conference titles at 112 pounds in 2010... won state and conference titles at 119 pounds in 2011... captured state and conference championships at 126 pounds in 2012... was a four-time MVP for Southeast Polk High School... holds school records for career wins and falls, and single-season record for wins.

Personal -- born May 26, 1993... parents are Robin VanHeeswyk and Paul Clark, and stepfather Rob VanHeeswyk... has three brothers, Cody Clark and Bradley and Brandon VanHeeswyk ... open major.... has three brothers, Cody Clark, Bradley VanHeeswyk and Brandon VanHeeswyk... recreation and sport business 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
2013-14 22-4 8-0 3-0 38 4th 5th 2-0 3-0 4-0 9-0 1:09
2014-15 30-6 13-4 4-4 55 3rd 2nd 0-1 4-0 1-0 9-0 0:49
Career 52-10 21-4 7-4 93 2-1 7-0 5-0 18-0 0:49

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