Stoll Wins Gorriaran Trophy

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CLEVELAND – University of Iowa junior Sam Stoll was awarded the Gorriaran Trophy on Saturday night at the 2018 NCAA Wrestling Championships. The award is presented annually to the wrestler who records the most pins in the least amount of time at the national tournament. Stoll placed fifth at 285 pounds, recording a tournament-best three falls in a combined time of eight minutes, 50 seconds.
He is the sixth Hawkeye in program history to earn the award. The others include Sherwyn Thorson (1962), Bruce Kinseth (1979), Lou Banach (1983), Doug Streicher (1990), and Mark Perry (2006).