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Tomas Lira
Tomas Lira

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Nichols, Iowa

High School:
West Liberty

Height:
5-10

Weight:
197

02/06/2013

Ranked Foes Await Hawkeyes

Hawkeyes travel to No. 8 Illinois before hosting No. 13 Nebraska

12/11/2012

Hawkeyes Head to New York City

Iowa will compete in the inaugural Grapple at the Garden on Dec. 16

12/04/2012

Hawkeyes Look for No. 200 Against Lehigh

Iowa has won 199 career duals inside Carver-Hawkeye Arena

11/24/2012

Hawkeyes Widen Gap at IC Duals

Hawkeyes improve to 5-0 with wins over SIUE, Cornell College

11/16/2012

2nd Time Around, Lira Wants Results

Hawkeye junior embraces the excitement and challenges of the Iowa wrestling room

11/24/2012

Iowa 49, SIU-Edwardsville 0

Iowa City Duals Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012

02/05/2012

Iowa 39, Wisconsin 3

Iowa 39, Wisconsin 3 Sunday, Feb. 5, 2012

12/02/2011

No. 1 Iowa 20, No. 7 Illinois 13

No. 1 Iowa 20, No. 7 Illinois 13 Friday, Dec. 2, 2011

11/25/2011

Iowa 37, Iowa Central 6

Iowa 37, Iowa Central 6 Friday, Nov. 25, 2011

2013-14 -- posted a 9-2 record at 197 and 285 pounds... six of his nine wins were by pin... won Grand View Open title and placed third at Luther Open.

2012-13 -- went 17-6 at 197 pounds... pinned 12 opponents, recording fastest fall on team (0:19)... all but one of his 12 pins were in the first period... went 1-2 in dual competition, scoring six team points... runner-up at Kaufman-Brand and Roger Denker Opens... placed third at UNI Open and sixth at Lindenwood Open... letterwinner.

2011-12 -- posted a 11-10 record at 197 pounds, going 2-6 in duals and 0-3 in Big Ten duals... scored six team points in dual competition... placed second at Grand View Open and third at Lindenwood Open... recorded six pins, one major decision and one technical fall... posted a 1-3 record at Carver-Hawkeye Arena... academic all-Big Ten... letterwinner.

2010-11 -- recorded a 13-7 mark at 184 pounds... runner-up at William Penn, Pat "Flash" Flanagan and Grand View Opens... placed fifth at Northern Iowa Open... pinned six opponents... academic all-Big Ten... letterwinner.

2009-10 -- redshirted... posted a 10-11 record at 184 pounds while competing unattached... won title at York College Open and placed second at Duhawk Open... also competed at Harold Nichols, Kaufman-Brand, Wisconsin, Brand and Grand View Opens.

High School -- prep career record was 124-6... two-time state runner-up, winning conference title senior year... two-time all-state in wrestling, earning all-district and all-conference honors in football... set school records for most pins and most escapes... also lettered four years in track and one year in football and cross country... three-time medalist on 1,600-meter relay... coached by Jesus Lira, Morgan DePrenger, Jeff Wiele, Jeff Richardson, Curt Diemer, Travis Mauer, Kevin Mueller and Mitch Kelly.

Personal -- born May 26, 1991... parents are Jesus Lira, Sr., and Audrey Rasmussen and Jeff Rassmussen... chemical engineering 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
2010-11 13-7 0-0 0-0 0 - - - - 0-0 0-0 1-0 0-1 6-1 1:55
2011-12 11-10 2-6 0-3 6 - - - - 0-0 0-0 1-1 1-1 6-0 0:39
2012-13 17-6 1-2 0-0 6 - - - - 0-0 0-0 3-1 0-0 12-0 0:19
2013-14 9-2 0-1 0-0 0 - - - - 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 6-1 1:03
Career 50-25 3-9 0-3 12 0-0 0-0 3-1 1-2 30-1 0:19
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