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Montell Marion
Montell Marion

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Des Moines, Iowa

High School:
Roosevelt

Height:
5-7

Weight:
141

04/27/2012

McDonough Named Mike Howard MVP

Hawkeyes celebrate 2011-12 season at annual postseason awards banquet

03/17/2012

3 Hawkeyes Finalize All-America Honors

Ramos, Lofthouse and Telford earn top eight honors following consolation round

03/17/2012

McDonough Wins Gold, Hawks Grab 3rd

Matt McDonough won his second career NCAA title tonight inside the Scottrade Center

03/16/2012

4 Hawkeyes Advance to NCAA Semis

Hawkeyes have four in the semis, two alive in wrestle-backs

03/16/2012

Hawkeyes Don't Like to 'Cut It Close'

University of Iowa sends 6 to the NCAA quarterfinals, sits in 5th place

03/17/2012

NCAA Wrestling Championships (Session VI)

NCAA Wrestling Championships Saturday, Feb. 17, 2012 Scottrade Center, St. Louis

03/16/2012

NCAA Wrestling Championships (Session III)

NCAA Wrestling Championships Friday, March 16, 2012 Scottrade Center, St. Louis

03/16/2012

NCAA Wrestling Championships (Session IV)

NCAA Wrestling Championships Friday, March 16, 2012 Scottrade Center, St. Louis

03/15/2012

NCAA Wrestling Championships (Session I)

NCAA Wrestling Championships Thursday, March 15, 2012 Scottrade Center, St. Louis

03/15/2012

NCAA Wrestling Championships (Session II)

NCAA Wrestling Championships Thursday, March 15, 2012 Scottrade Center, St. Louis

2011-12 -- All-American, placing second at 141 pounds at NCAA Championships... placed second at Big Ten Championships to earn his third-straight NCAA automatic bid... posted a 30-4 record, going 16-1 in duals and 6-1 in Big Ten duals... scored 58 team points in dual competition, which ranked fourth on team... his 30 season wins, 16 dual wins and six Big Ten dual wins, overall winning percentage (.882), dual winning percentage (.941) and Big Ten dual winning percentage (.857) rank third on team... went 9-0 at Carver-Hawkeye Arena... placed second at Midlands Championships... won title at Lindenwood Open... led team with 10 major decisions... went 4-1 in overtime bouts... won first 15 matches of season.... letterwinner.

2010-11 -- All-American, placing fourth at 141 pounds at NCAA Championships... placed fourth at Big Ten Championships to earn his second-straight NCAA automatic bid... posted a 13-5 record at 141, going 4-1 in Big Ten duals... won title at Pat "Flash" Flanagan Open... posted a 1-1 record at Carver-Hawkeye Arena... scored 14 team points in dual competition... posted five major decisions and one pin... was reinstated to team Jan. 4, 2011, after being suspended from squad in May 2010... earned team Mike J. McGivern Award, which is presented to the team's most courageous wrestler, and All-America award... letterwinner.

2009-10 -- All-American, placing second at 141 pounds at NCAA Championships... placed third at Big Ten Championships to earn his first bid to NCAA meet... posted a 31-8 record, going 11-3 in dual matches and 6-2 in Big Ten duals... went 4-2 at Carver-Hawkeye Arena... scored 45 team points in dual competition... named Big Ten Wrestler of the Week Jan. 19 after upsetting Oklahoma State's Jamal Parks (4-0) at Carver-Hawkeye Arena... won Kaufman-Brand Open title while competing unattached... won Wisconsin Open title and placed sixth at Midlands... earned team most improved award and shared team all-America award with four other Hawkeyes... letterwinner.

2008-09 -- posted a 17-4 record at 133 pounds... won Grand View Open title... placed second at Kaufman-Brand and Northern Iowa Opens, and fifth at Midlands Championships... pinned three opponents and posted five major decisions... letterwinner.

2007-08 -- redshirted... posted an 11-5 record at 133 pounds while wrestling unattached... placed second at Jim Fox Open and fifth at Kaufman-Brand Open... also competed at Midlands Championships... recorded three pins, four major decisions and one technical fall.

High School -- two-time state champion and two-time state runner-up... prep career record of 151-7 included a 36-0 season... recorded 62 career pins... three-time all-American... four-time district champion... team captain senior year... coached by Dion Cobb and Al Garrison.

Personal -- born May 3, 1988... son of Lydell Marion and Sherri Marion... sports and health studies 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
2008-09 17-4 0-0 0-0 0 - - - - 0-0 0-0 5-0 0-0 3-1 2:11
2009-10 31-8 11-3 6-2 45 3rd 2nd 1-1 0-0 5-1 2-0 4-2 2:37
2010-11 13-5 4-1 4-1 14 4th 4th 0-2 0-1 5-0 0-0 1-0 2:49
2010-11 30-4 16-1 6-1 58 2nd 2nd 4-1 0-0 10-0 0-0 2-0 0:43
Career 91-21 31-5 16-5 117 5-5 0-0 25-1 2-0 9-3 0:43
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