Matt Gurule Bio - Hawkeye Sports Official Athletic Site

Matt Gurule
Matt  Gurule


Grand Junction, Colo.

High School:




Final Notes of 2014-15

Iowa placed 2nd at NCAA Championships to earn a trophy for the 8th straight year


St. John Named Mike Howard MVW

NCAA champion named Most Valuable Wrestler at annual awards banquet


Iowa Tops Purdue, 29-9

Hawkeyes total 35 takedowns to improve to 2-0 in conference duals


Bonus Points Aplenty as Iowa Tops Buffalo

Hawkeyes score extra points in eight of nine wins


Hawkeyes Sweep at The Garden

Iowa tops Hofstra and Bucknell at Madison Square Garden


No. 5 Iowa 29, No. 21 Purdue 9

No. 5 Iowa 29, No. 21 Purdue 9 Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013


Iowa 45, Iowa Central 6

Iowa 45, Iowa Central 6 Iowa City Duals Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012

2014-15 -- did not compete.

2013-14 -- posted a 4-1 record at 133 pounds... placed third at Luther Open... letterwinner.

2012-13 -- went 6-4 at 125 pounds, posting a 2-1 record in dual competition... earned Coaches Appreciation Award... letterwinner.

2011-12 -- posted a 12-5 record at 125 pounds... won title at Duhawk Open, placing second at Grand View Open and third at Lindenwood Open... recorded three major decisions, two pins and one technical fall... letterwinner.

2010-11 -- redshirted... posted a 19-9 record at 125 pounds while competing unattached... won titles at William Penn and DuHawk Opens... placed second at Glen Brand and Pat "Flash" Flanagan Opens, fourth at Grand View Open and sixth at Kaufman-Brand Open... recorded three major decisions and two pins.

High School -- prep career record of 170-21 included a 45-0 junior season... two-time state champion and three-time state finalist... two-time regional champion... set school records for most takedowns (174) and pins (23) in a season... first wrestler in school history to place at state tournament all four years... 2009 NHSCA Junior National champion, earning All-America honors... two-time team outstanding wrestler... 2009 Colorado High School Coaches Association Class 5A Wrestler of the Year... runner-up at 2008 Reno World Championships... four-time letterwinner... coached by Lucas Archuleta, Arnold Gurule and Paul Martinez.

Personal -- born November 13, 1991... son of Arnold and Mitzi Gurule... recreation and sports business major.

Overall Dual Big Ten Dual Dual Pts. Big Ten NCAA SV TB MDTFPinsFastest
Year Record Record Record Scored Place Place W/L W/L W/L W/L W/L Pin
2011-12 12-5 0-0 0-0 0 - - - - 0-0 0-0 3-0 1-0 2-1 2:00

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