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Joe Uker
Joe Uker

Osage, IA

High School:



2006-07 -- posted a 6-7 overall record and a 5-6 mark in collegiate competition at 165 and 174 pounds... competed at Kaufman-Brand and Northern Iowa Opens, and at Midlands Championships... academic all-Big Ten... received J. Donald McPike, Sr., Award given annually to the senior with the highest graduating grade-point average... letterwinner.

2005-06 -- posted a 9-9 overall record, going 5-6 in collegiate competition at 165 pounds... went 0-1 in dual matches... runner-up at UNI Open... placed sixth at Spartan Classic while competing unattached... academic all-Big Ten... letterwinner.

2004-05 -- went 4-5 overall at 157 and 165 pounds... competed at Kaufman-Brand Open and Midlands Championships... went 6-2 at FILA Freestyle University Nationals after collegiate season... academic all-Big Ten... letterwinner.

2003-04 --season record was 9-7 at 157 pounds... placed third at Kaufman-Brand Open... recorded on technical fall... also competed at Central Missouri State Open, Northern Iowa Open and Midlands Championships... academic all-Big Ten... letterwinner.

2002-03 -- redshirted... season record was 9-10 while wrestling unattached at 157 pounds... recorded one technical fall and one pin on the season... went 1-0 in sudden victory matches... placed fourth at Mike McCready Open.

High School -- runner-up at 145 at state meet senior year, placing sixth as a sophomore... career record was 112-47 with 60 pins... two-time conference champion... member of Osage's 100 win club... named 2002 Male Athlete of the Year for Osage High School by the Mason City Globe Gazette... placed fourth at 160 at Junior State Freestyle tournament and fourth at 152 at Central Junior Regional tournament senior year... team MVP senior year... lettered four years in wrestling and three in football... two-time academic all-state in wrestling... four-time academic all-conference in wrestling and football... won National Science Merit Award... National Honor Society and student council member... wrestling coach was Brent Jennings.

Personal -- born September 21, 1983... son of Dan and Annette Uker... brothers Mike, a two-time all-American, and Ben, a NCAA qualifier, also competed for the Hawkeyes... biology major.

Uker's Career Stats

CollegiateDualBig 10 DualDual Pts.Big 10NCAASV TB MDTFPinsFastest
2003-049-70-00-00- -- -0/00/00/01/00/0----
2004-050-40-00-00- -- -0/00/00/10/00/1----
2005-065-60-10-00- -- -0/00/00/00/21/04:56
2006-075-60-10-00- -- -0/10/00/00/10/2----
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