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Nathan Burak
Nathan  Burak

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Colorado Springs, Colo.

High School:
Coronado

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 197

Weight:
197

02/03/2016

Match Notes: Hawkeyes host Indiana on Senior Night

No. 2 Hawkeyes host No. 2 Hoosiers at 7 p.m. on Mediacom Mat

02/02/2016

The Next One is the Next Big Deal

Iowa will celebrate senior night and a possible conference title Friday

01/29/2016

Hawkeyes Turn Back the Clock on Gophers

Hawkeyes's 34-6 win is the largest in the series in 24 years

01/22/2016

No. 2 Hawkeyes Return Home, Roll Purdue, 39-4

Hawkeyes pile up points in first Carver-Hawkeye Arena appearance since Dec. 10

01/10/2016

No. 2 Hawkeyes Make History in Evanston

Hawkeyes' 54-0 shutout is largest margin of victory in a Big Ten Dual

01/29/2016

No. 2 Iowa 34, No. 23 Minnesota 6

No. 2 Iowa 34, No. 23 Minnesota 6 Friday, Jan. 29, 2016

01/24/2016

No. 2 Iowa 21, No. 11 Nebraska 11

No. 2 Iowa 21, No. 11 Nebraska 11 Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016

01/22/2016

No. 2 Iowa 39, No. 20 Purdue 4

No. 2 Iowa 39, No. 20 Purdue 4 Friday, Jan. 22, 2016

01/15/2016

No. 2 Iowa 31, Wisconsin 3

No. 2 Iowa 31, Wisconsin 3 Friday, Jan. 15, 2016 Madison, Wis.

11/20/2015

Iowa Wrestling -- Maryland & Grand Canyon

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

2014-15 -- placed seventh at NCAA Championships to earn his second All-America honor... placed fourth at the Big Ten Championships to earn an automatic berth to the national tournament... won the 197-pound title at the Midlands Championships... won a career-high 24 matches... was 8-3 in dual competition, including a 4-2 mark in the Big Ten... reached as high as No. 3 in the national rankings... his four major decisions tied for fifth on the team... had an 8-7 record against ranked opponents... was 6-1 at Carver-Hawkeye Arena... named most improved wrestler at annual awards banquet... letterwinner.

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
2014-15 24-7 8-3 4-2 40 4th 7th 2-0 4-1 1-0 2-0 0:53
Career 63-32 23-17 14-8 90 6-4 10-3 3-0 5-1 0:53

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