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Nathan Burak
Nathan  Burak

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Colorado Springs, Colo.

High School:
Coronado

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 197

Weight:
197

02/22/2015

Iowa Falls to Missouri, 18-12, in NWCA Finals

Hawkeyes fail to get offensive in first loss of the season.

02/21/2015

Hawkeyes Top Cornell, Advance to Finals

Iowa faces Missouri on Sunday for the championship of the EAS/NWCA National Duals

02/21/2015

No. 1 Iowa Defeats Chattanooga, 44-3

Hawkeyes collect five pins and a 44-3 victory to advance to National Duals semifinals.

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.

02/22/2015

No. 2 Missouri 18, No. 1 Iowa 12

No. 2 Missouri 18, No. 1 Iowa 12 EAS/NWCA National Duals final Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015

02/21/2015

No. 1 Iowa 24, No. 5 Cornell University 8

No. 1 Iowa 24, No. 5 Cornell University 8 Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015

02/21/2015

No. 1 Iowa 44, Chattanooga 3

No. 1 Iowa 44, Chattanooga 3 Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015

02/15/2015

No. 1 Iowa 30, No. 13 Virginia 6

No. 1 Iowa 30, No. 13 Virginia 6 Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015

02/13/2015

No. 1 Iowa 22, No. 16 Michigan 9

No. 1 Iowa 22, No. 16 Michigan 9 Friday, Feb. 13, 2015

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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