Lincoln McIlravy Bio - Hawkeye Sports Official Athletic Site
Lincoln McIlravy
Lincoln McIlravy

Philip, SD

High School:
Philip HS


1997 -- Won third NCAA title, defeating Iowa State's Chris Bono, 5-3 in overtime...won third Big Ten title, scoring a match termination and two technical falls in the process...ranked forth in the nation the entire season by AWN...earned fourth all-American honor, joining an elite group of 11 other Hawkeye wrestlers ever to accomplish the feat...posted a 22-0 season and recorded three pins...scored team bonus points in 17 matches, with seven match terminations, six major decisions, three pins and one technical of Mike Howard Most Valuable Wrestler Award...missed almost two months during the season due to a concussion...placed first at Midlands...non-bonus match wins were against Bono and Minnesota's Chad Kraft.

1996 -- redshirted...member of USA Wrestling National Freestyle Team...placed third in 1996 Olympic trials...finished second at the USA Freestyle Championships...defeated Russian wrestler Igor Koupeev, 5-4 in OT at the USA vs. Russia Dual Meet at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.

1995 -- Posted a 25-1 record with seven falls...placed second at the NCAA Meet at 150 pounds...battled Illinois' Steve Marianetti at both the Big Ten and NCAA Meets, winning the Big Ten title 6-4 and losing 13-10 for the national championship...had a 52-match winning streak before falling to Marianetti...won title at Northern Open...quickest pin came against Matt Pernesky of Clarion in 1:02.

1994 -- won NCAA title at 150 pounds after winning 142-pound title as a freshman...recorded 27-0 record with one fall, 10 major decisions and three technical falls...won NCAA title match against Brian Harper of Michigan by a score of 8-3...won Big Ten title by beating Willy Short of Minnesota 6-4...won titles at Northern Open and Las Vegas came in 4:38 against Terry Watts of Fresno State...outscored opponents 498-151 in wins...scored 10 points or more 17 times.

1993 -- won NCAA title at 142 pounds as a true freshman...defeated Lock Haven's Shannyn Gillespie, the top seed, 12-7 in semifinals and Fresno State's Gerry Abas (#2) 16-15 in championship match...compiled 22-2 record with two technical falls for the season...placed second at Big Ten Mett, losing championship match to Wisconsin Dan Spilde (4-2)...upset top seed and sixth-rated Steve Marianetti of Illinois (3-2) in Big Ten semi-finals...recorded his first varsity win over Arizona State's Steve St. John (9-6)...defeated Iowa State's Jodie Wilson (#17) 23-10...won by major decision over Ohio State's Charlie Becks 24-15...lost to Northwestern's Paul Andriotti (#9) 14-7 in his varsity debut...had placed second at 150 pounds at Northern Open (defaulted to teammate Terry Steiner in championship match)...defeated Iowa State's Torrae Jackson (#4) in Northern Open semifinal 10-7...also defeated Michigan's Brian Harper (#10) in quarterfinal round...scored 20 points or more on six occasions.

High School -- career record of 200-25-0...five-time state champion...junior national champion and Cadet national champion...third team All-American as junior and first team as a captain as junior and senior and three-time team MVW...held school records for most falls, most takedowns and most consecutive falls...Honor Roll student and National Honor Society member.

Personal -- born 7/17/74...pre-physical therapy major.

Year	W-L-F	Big Ten	NCAA
1993	22-2-1	2nd	1st
1994	27-0-1	1st	1st
1995	25-1-7	1st	2nd
1996	Redshirted
1997	22-0-3	1st	1st
Career	96-3-12	
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