Iowa completes the first two sessions of competition with a 110.5 team score and 10 wrestlers one step closer to the championships
Iowa finished the first session of the 52nd Ken Kraft Midlands Championship with a team score of 47.5 and a 27-5 record.
The Open Wrestling Championships begin Friday at Las Vegas Convention Center
Iowa owns a 14-0 record in the Iowa City Duals
Hawkeye heavyweight notches a pair of pins during Saturday's finals
2013-14 -- recorded a 23-7 record at 141 pounds... won title at William Penn Open, placing second at Luther and Pat "Flash" Flanagan Opens, and third at Grand View and Joe Parisi Opens... his four technical falls ranked second on team... also recorded three major decisions and three pins... letterwinner.
2012-13 -- redshirted... posted a 6-7 record at 133 and 141 pounds while competing unattached... recorded one pin and one technical fall.
High School -- prep career record of 175-2 with 99 career pins... won 154 consecutive matches to begin high school career... three-time state champion, four-time finalist... four-time conference, sectional and district champion... two-time metro wrestler of the year... four-time all-metro... conference wrestler of the year as a senior... two-time NHSCA All-American... four-year letter winner cross country... four-time academic all-conference.... National Honor Society Member... coached by former Hawkeye NCAA Champion Pete Bush.
Personal -- born May 9, 1994... son of Anthony and Margaret Carton... has one sister, Rachel... business studies major.