University of Iowa Athletics

Aaron Meyer

Height 5-8
Weight 141 lbs.
Class Sr.
Hometown Pleasant Hill, Iowa
High School Southeast Polk

2019-20

  • Wayne Duke Postgraduate Scholarship Nominee

2018-19

  • Overall record of 5-4 competing at 141 pounds
  • Placed fourth at Loras Open
  • Academic All-Big Ten
  • Big Ten Distinguished Scholar
  • Dean’s List
  • Letterwinner

2017-18

  • Posted a 10-7 record at 141 pounds
  • Placed second at Pat “Flash” Flanagan Open (2-1), fourth at Luther College Open (2-2) and sixth at UNI Open (5-2)
  • Competed in the Gold Division at the Lindenwood Open (1-2)
  • Pinned two opponents with the fastest coming in 3:51
  • Academic All-Big Ten
  • Dean’s List
  • Letterwinner

2016-17

  • Competed in one open tournament at 141 pounds,  finishing with a record of 4-1
  • Placed third at the Luther College Open
  • Recorded one pin, one major decision, and one technical fall
  • Academic All-Big Ten
  • Letterwinner

2015-16

  • Redshirted
  • Posted a 5-6 mark competing in three open tournaments at 149 pounds
  • Had three major decisions and one fall

High School

  • State runner-up and conference champion as a junior and senior
  • Helped SE Polk to team state title as a sophomore in 2013 and as a senior in 2015
  • Named team captain as a junior and senior
  • Greco-Roman junior state champion in 2014 and 2015
  • Freestyle state champion in 2014
  • Western Junior Regional champion in 2015
  • Fargo Greco-Roman All-American in 2015
  • Wrestled in the Dream Team Classic for Team Iowa against Team USA in 2015
  • First team academic all-state in 2014 and 2015, honorable mention academic all-state in 2013
  • Member of the student council, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, National Council on Youth Leadership, and Student Activities Leadership Team
  • High school coaches were Jason Christenson and former Hawkeye Jessman Smith

Personal

  • Born June 17, 1997
  • Son of Todd and Lorna Meyer
  • Has one brother, Alex, and one sister, Paige
  • Brother Alex was an All-American at Iowa
  • High school teammates with current teammate Keegan Shaw
  • Health and human physiology major
Overall Dual Big Ten Dual Dual Pts. Big Ten NCAA OT MD TF Pins Fastest
Year Record Record Record Scored Place Place W-L W-L W-L W-L Pin
2016-17 4-1 0-0 0-0 0 – – – – 0-0 1-0 0-0 1-0 4:32
2017-18 10-7 0-0 0-0 0 – – – – 0-0 0-1 2-0 1-0 4:58
2018-19 5-4 0-0 0-0 0 – – – – 0-0 1-0 0-0 1-1 1:29
Career 19-12 0-0 0-0 0 – – – – 0-0 2-1 2-0 3-1 1:29