University of Iowa Athletics

Abe Assad

Height 5-10
Weight 184 lbs.
Class Jr.
Hometown Carol Stream, Ill.
High School Glenbard North
Abe Assad - Wrestling - University of Iowa Athletics

2021-22
• Posted a 14-10 record at 184 pounds
• Placed seventh at Big Ten Championships to earn an automatic berth the the NCAA Championships
• 7-5 in dual meets and 5-3 in Big Ten duals
• scored 41 team points in dual competition
• reached as high as the No. 15 seed in the nation
• Co-led the team lead with most pins with three and tallied four major decisions and one technical fall
• letterwinner

2020-21
• Did not compete
• Opened the season ranked No. 8 in the country
• Letterwinner

2019-20
• Second-team All-American
• No. 11 seed at NCAA Championships
• Placed fourth at the Big Ten Championships to earn an automatic berth the the NCAA Championships
• Posted a 22-7 overall record
• 22 wins were a team-high
• Five wins against ranked opponents
• Placed runner-up at the Midlands Championships
• Removed his redshirt following Midlands
• Made official debut Jan. 10 at Indiana
• Reached as high as No. 6 in the national rankings
• our technical falls tied for fourth on the team
• First place at Jim Koch Open, first collegiate tournament title
• NWCA Scholar Athlete
• Letterwinner

High School
• Two-time state champion
• Won the 170-pound title as a junior in 2018
• Won the 182-pound state title as a senior in 2019
• Team MVP in 2018 and 2019
• Combined record of 99-1 as a junior and senior
• Recorded 22 consecutive pins his senior season
• Four-time all-conference
• Two-time all-state
• Named conference Rookie of the Year as a freshman in 2016
• Holds school records for fastest pin (11 seconds) and most single-season pins (38)
• 170-pound Cadet Greco National Champion
• 182-pound Junior Freestyle National Champion
• Cadet UWW World Bronze Medalist at 80-kilograms

Personal
• Born February 25, 2001
• Son of Rick and Jill Assad
• Has one sister, Dale Assad
• Open 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
2019-20 22-7 4-2 4-2 12 4th X 2-0 2-0 4-0 3-0 0:56
2021-22 14-10 7-5 5-3 29 7th X 0-1 4-0 1-0 3-0 2:22
Career 36-17 11-7 9-5 41 2-1 6-0 5-0 6-0 0:56