University of Iowa Athletics

Leif Schroeder

Height 5-9
Weight 141 lbs.
Class Fr.
Hometown Bozeman, Mont.
High School Bozeman
Leif  Schroeder - Wrestling - University of Iowa Athletics


  • Did not compete
  • Letterwinner

High School

  • Four-time Montana high school state champion
  • Won the 113-pound title as a freshman
  • Won the 126-pound title as a sophomore
  • Won the 132-pound title as a junior
  • Won the 128-pound title as a senior
  • Led team to a state title in 2019, and runner-up finishes in 2017 and 2018
  • Won the Jug Beck Quick Fall Award at state in 2019
  • Four-time AA Eastern Divisional champion
  • Voted outstanding wrestler underclassman in 2017 and 2018
  • Voted outstanding wrestler and Team MVP as a junior in 2019, putting together an undefeated record
  • Became Bozeman high school’s first four-time state champion in 2020, putting together an undefeated record while being named outstanding wrestler, team MVP, Bill Townsend Sportsmanship Award winner, and academic all-state
  • Finished career with 119 consecutive wins and school-record 127 pins
  • Fastest pin was in 14 seconds
  • School-record 163 wins.
  • Lost just three times in high school, never to a Montana wrestler
  • 2019 Reno Worlds Champion
  • 2017 NHSCA Freshman Nationals Virginia Beach second runner-up
  • Placed sixth in Greco Roman and fourth in folkstyle at USA Cadet All-Americans
  • Played football junior season… four-time academic all-state and NHSCA Academic All-American in 2017 and 2018
  • Activities include Incoming Freshman “Jump Up Day” Leader, New Student Orientation, Principal Advisory Group, Student Council-Senior Representative, and Special Olympics
  • High school coach was Nate Laslovich


  • Born November 1, 2001
  • Son of Brian and Tracy Schroeder
  • Brother Bjorn wrestles at Purdue
  • Open major