University of Iowa Athletics

Brody Grothus

Height 5-10
Weight 141 lbs.
Class Sr.
Hometown Davenport, Iowa
High School Assumption

2015-16 — was 4-6 in limited time at 141 pounds… missed majority of season recovering from offseason surgery… 3-2 record in duals, including a 2-1 mark in the Big Ten… academic All-Big Ten… letterwinner.

2014-15 — recorded a 14-2 record at 149 pounds… 1-0 in Big Ten duals, earning 5 team points in dual competition… reached as high as sixth in national rankings… placed sixth at Midlands Championships… placed first at Luther Open and third at Joe Parisi Open… Mike J. McGivern Award recipient… recorded six pins, two technical falls, and one major decision… academic All-Big Ten… letterwinner.

2013-14 — earned an at-large berth to compete in first career NCAA Championships… posted a 24-12 record… 24 wins were a career best… was 6-4 in duals, including a 5-3 mark in Big Ten duals… was 5-7 against ranked opponents, including wins over the top four NCAA All-Americans… recorded five pins and three major decisions… placed fourth at Midlands Championships… reached as high as No. 7 in national rankings… academic All-Big Ten… letterwinner.

2012-13 — posted a 6-8 record at 149 pounds, going 2-8 in dual competition and 0-5 in Big Ten duals… scored nine team points in dual competition… won Roger Denker Open title… pinned three opponents… Academic All-Big Ten… letterwinner.

2011-12 — redshirted… posted a 19-6 record at 149 pounds while competing unattached… won title at Lindenwood Open… placed second at Duhawk Open, third at UNI Open and fourth at Grand View Open… recorded nine pins and three major decisions.

High School — state champion in 2010 and second runner-up in 2008 and 2009… named class 2A Iowa State Tournament Outstanding Wrestler… USA Wrestling All-American… recorded a 52-0 mark with 36 pins as a senior… prep career record of 175-16 with 115 career pins… three-time conference champion… earned all-conference honors in baseball and football… four-year academic all-conference… NHSCA Academic All-American.

Personal — born August 19, 1992… son of Ed and Judy Grothus… accounting 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
2012-13 6-8 2-8 0-5 9 – – – – 0-0 0-3 0-0 3-0 2:36
2013-14 24-12 6-4 5-3 19 – – – – 1-0 3-2 0-0 5-0 1:58
2014-15 14-2 1-0 1-0 5 – – – – 0-2 1-0 2-0 6-0 0:23
2015-16 4-6 3-2 2-1 18 – – – – 0-1 1-0 0-1 2-1 2:20
Career 48-28 12-14 8-9 51 1-3 5-5 2-1 16-1 0:23