UI head coach wants to see urgency, fight, points, separation and domination out of 2013-14 Hawkeyes
NCAA champion named Most Valuable Wrestler at annual awards banquet
A lot about March Madness and a little about Mother Nature
Lofthouse earns fifth, Evans sixth in Saturday's medal round
4 Hawkeyes earn All-America honors
Session VI Saturday, March 22, 2014
Session III Friday, March 21, 2014
Session IV Friday, March 21, 2014
Session I Thursday, March 20, 2014
Session II Thursday, March 20, 2014
2013-14 -- NCAA and Big Ten champion at 133 pounds... earned the third All-America honor of his career... performed the season sweep of conference and national championships for the 61st time in program history... led team in wins with a 32-2 record... lead team with 12 falls... had a 16-1 record in duals, leading the team in dual wins and dual points scored (76)... was 10-0 at home, raising his career record to 34-0 all-time at Carver-Hawkeye Arena... finished the year with 18 straight wins... opened the season with a 5-3 win over Va. Tech's Devin Carter at the NWCA All-Star dual, competing at 133 pounds... scored bonus points in 19 of 32 wins, including 12 falls, five major decisions and two technical falls... named Big Ten Wrestler of the Week on Jan. 14... named Mike Howard Most Valuable Wrestler... had a 13-2 record against ranked opponents... letterwinner.
2012-13 -- All-American, placing second at 133 pounds at NCAA Championships... runner-up at Big Ten Championships, earning his third-straight automatic NCAA bid... overall record of 30-2, including 23-0 in dual competition... 23 dual wins led the team... 8-0 in Big Ten duals... led the team with 114 dual points... recorded a team-high 14 pins... scored eight major decisions and one technical fall... was 9-0 at Carver-Hawkeye Arena... won his first 26 matches of the season, increasing his career-best winning streak to 28 matches... named Big Ten Wrestler of the Week on Feb. 5...earned the John and Dorothy Sill award, presented to the most dedicated wrestler... letterwinner.
2011-12 -- All-American, placing third at 133 pounds at NCAA Championships... runner-up at Big Ten Championships, earning his second-straight automatic NCAA bid... posted a 33-4 record at 133, going 17-1 in duals and 7-1 in Big Ten duals... led team with 74 team points scord in dual competition... also led team in dual wins (17), dual winning percentage (.944), Big Ten duals (7), Big Ten dual winning percentage (.875), and technical falls (7)... ranked second on team in overall wins (33) and overall winning percentage (.892), and third in pins (8) and major decisions (5)... runner-up at Midlands Championships... won Lindenwood Open title... won first 15 matches of season, scoring bonus points in 12... posted a 9-0 record at Carver-Hawkeye Arena... named Big Ten Wrestler of the Week Dec. 6 and Jan. 10... letterwinner.
2010-11 -- posted a 25-6 record at 133 pounds... went undefeated in duals (12-0) and Big Ten duals (8-0)... placed third at Big Ten Championships earning an automatic bid to his first NCAA Championships... scored 47 team points in dual competition... won title at Glen Brand Open and placed sixth at Midlands Championships... posted an undefeated 6-0 record at Carver-Hawkeye Arena... recorded six major decisions, three technical falls and two pins... won 132.25-pound title at FILA Junior Nationals... letterwinner.
2009-10 -- redshirted... went undefeated at 12-0 at 133 pounds while competing unattached... won titles at York College, Grand View and Duhawk Opens... pinned six opponents and recorded two major decisions... placed third at 55 kg/121.25 pounds at ASICS men's freestyle University National Championships.
High School -- three-time state champion, winning titles at 112 and 125 pounds... four-time conference champion... four-time all-state and all-conference... two-time team MVP... set school records for most takedowns in a career and season, and best season record... placed second, third and fifth at Fargo Junior Nationals, and fifth at Junior World Championships... ASICS all-star team member... coached by Frankie Defilippis, Mark Hahn, Israel Martinez and Chris Edwards.
Personal -- son of Al and Deb Ramos... theatre arts major.