University of Iowa Athletics

Artie Bess

Height 6-3
Weight 285 lbs.
Class Fr.
Hometown Deerfield, Ill.
High School Deerfield

2012-13 — redshirted… posted a 6-6 record at heavyweight while competing unattached… placed sixth at Grand View Open… pinned three opponents.

High School — three-time all-conference and two-time MVP at Deerfield High School… holds school record for most career pins and most escapes in a season… placed third at the 2012 Illinois state championships while competing at 220 pounds… was an all-conference linebacker in football and a two-year letterwinner in lacrosse… also lettered in track and field.

Personal — born December 18, 1993… parents are Art and Heidi Bess… two siblings, Haley and Jessie… physical education major.