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Tomas Lira
Tomas Lira

Class:
Graduated

Hometown:
Nichols, Iowa

High School:
West Liberty

Height:
5-10

Weight:
197

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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