University of Iowa Athletics

Blake Rasing

Height 6-2
Weight 215 lbs.
Class Sr.
Hometown New Hampton, Iowa
High School New Hampton

2011-12 — posted a 13-6 record at heavyweight, going 2-2 in Big Ten duals… runner-up at Lindenwood and UNI Opens… recorded three pins and one major decision… earned Coaches Appreciation Award… academic all-Big Ten.

2010-11 — Big Ten champion, earning an automatic bid for his first NCAA Championships… posted a 18-7 record at heavyweight, going 13-3 in dual competition and 5-3 in Big Ten duals… posted a 6-2 record at Carver-Hawkeye Arena… scored 48 team points in dual competition… recorded three major decisions and two pins… academic all-Big Ten… letterwinner.

2009-10 — posted an 18-9 record at heavyweight… went 1-5 in dual competition, going 1-0 in Big Ten duals, while wrestling for injured starter Dan Erekson… won titles at Grand View and Duhawk Opens while competing unattached… placed second at Kaufman-Brand Open and third at Harold Nichols Open… also competed at Midlands Championships… letterwinner… placed fifth at 120 kg/264.5 pounds at ASICS men’s freestyle University National Championships.

2008-09 — did not compete… academic all-Big Ten… letterwinner.

2007-08 — redshirted… went 7-4 at heavyweight while competing unattached… placed second at Jim Fox Open and third at Kaufman-Brand Open.

High School — state champion senior year, placing second as a junior… Wrestling USA honorable mention all-American senior year… prep career record of 92-27 includes a 37-0 senior season… collected 42 pins… won conference title senior year, placing third as a sophomore… team won class 2A state dual title sophomore year… three-time Ironman Award winner… team captain senior year… coached by Bill Glenn… two-time first team all-district and third team all-state in football… team captain, lineman of the year and defensive MVP senior year… Eagle scout.

Personal — born October 25, 1988… son of Kenneth and Shari Rasing… accounting/finance major.

Overall Dual Big Ten Dual Dual Pts. Big Ten NCAA SV TB MD TF Pins Fastest
Year Record Record Record Scored Place Place W/L W/L W/L W/L W/L Pin
2009-10 18-9 1-5 1-0 3 – – – – 1-1 1-0 3-0 0-0 6-1 1:21
2010-11 18-7 13-3 5-3 48 1st – – 1-2 0-0 3-0 0-0 2-0 1:05
2011-12 13-6 2-2 2-2 6 – – – – 0-0 0-0 1-0 0-0 3-1 0:35
Career 49-22 16-10 8-5 57 3-3 0-0 7-0 0-0 11-1 0:35