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Sammy Brooks
Sammy  Brooks

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Oak Park, Ill.

High School:
Oak Park-River Forest

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 184

Weight:
184

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.

02/21/2015

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

01/30/2015

No. 1 Iowa 23, No. 2 Minnesota 12

No. 1 Iowa 23, No. 2 Minnesota 12 Friday, Jan. 30, 2015 Williams Arena, Minneapolis

2013-14 -- recorded a 18-7 mark at 184 and 197 pounds... went 7-3 in dual competition and 3-1 in Big Ten duals... scored 26 points in dual competition... placed sixth at Midlands Championships, and second at Luther and Joe Parisi Opens... went 3-0 in overtime bouts... recorded four pins, two technical falls and two major decisions... letterwinner.

2012-13 -- redshirted... posted a 19-9 record at 184 pounds while competing unattached... runner-up at UNI, Roger Denker and Grand View Opens... placed third at Kaufman-Brand Open and eighth at Midlands Championships... recorded five technical falls, four pins and three major decisions... won FILA Junior World Team Trials at 84 kg... placed eighth at FILA Junior World Championships at 84 kg.

High School -- two-time state champion and three-time state finalist... two-time team MVP, earning Takedown and Pin King and Tough Guy awards senior year... 2012 Junior National Greco-Roman (182 lb.) and Freestyle (195 lb.) champion... won bronze medal at 2011 FILA Cadet Freestyle World Championships in Szombathely, Hungary... 2011 FILA Cadet Greco-Roman (84 kg) and Freestyle (84 kg) champion... 2011 Junior Nationals All-American in Greco-Roman and Freestyle... 2010 Cadet National Greco-Roman and Freestyle finalist... coached by Mike Powell.

Personal -- born March 21, 1994... son of Charles Brooks and Caryn Brooks... siblings include brothers Max and Ben... Max played football at Illinois Wesleyan, while Ben wrestled at North Carolina... recreation and sports business major.

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