University of Iowa Athletics

Cash Wilcke

Height 5-11
Weight 184 lbs.
Class Sr.
Hometown Battle Creek, Iowa
High School OA-BCIG

2019-20

  • posted a 13-3 overall record at 184 and 197 pounds
  • Went 1-3 in Big Ten duals, scoring three team points in dual competition
  • Won title at Luther Open
  • Placed third at Midlands Championships
  • Recorded two pins, two technical falls and two major decisions
  • Letterwinner

 

2018-19

  • Won a career-high 23 matches competing at 184 pounds
  • Placed fifth at the Big Ten Championships to earn an automatic berth to the NCAA Championships
  • Was 2-2 at the national tournament
  • Was 4-7 against ranked opponents
  • Reached as high as No. 10 in the national rankings
  • Letterwinner

2017-18

  • NCAA qualifier at 197 pounds
  • Placed sixth at Big Ten Championships
  • Won title at Midlands Championships
  • Posted a 21-8 overall record, going 10-4 in dual competition and 6-3 in Big Ten duals
  • Scored 38 team points in dual competition
  • Started season on a 13-match winning streak
  • Went 4-0 in overtime bouts
  • Recorded three pins, two major decisions and one technical fall
  • Letterwinner

2016-17

  • Placed eighth at the Big Ten Championships at 197 pounds and earned an at-large berth to the NCAA Championships
  • Advanced to the Round of 12 at the national tournament, dropping a 7-6 decision one match shy of the All-America stand
  • Amateur Wrestling News All-Rookie second team
  • Posted an overall record of 19-13, a dual record of 8-6, and a Big Ten mark of 5-3
  • Started 14 of Iowa’s 15 duals at 197 pounds
  • First place at Luther Open
  • Letterwinner

2015-16

  • Redshirted
  • Posted a 13-3 record competing at 184 pounds
  • Competed in four open tournament
  • Won the Grand View Open and Duhawk Open
  • Placed third at Pat Flanagan Open, and competed at Midlands Championships (1-2)
  • Had two major decisions. one technical fall and one fall

High School

  • Two-time Iowa high school state champion
  • Won his first state title at 182 pounds in 2014
  • Won his second state title at 195 pounds in 2015
  • Four-time conference champion
  • Placed fourth at the state championships as a freshman (170) and sophomore (170)
  • Holds school record for takedowns and pins
  • Four-year letterwinner in baseball
  • Lettered three times playing quarterback on the football team
  • Two-time letterman in track and field
  • High school coach was Randy Neumen

Personal

  • Born Dec. 2, 1996
  • Son of Tom and Cindy Wilcke
  • Has four siblings, Cheyenne, Cassidy, Chaps, and Chancey
  • Sport and Recreation Management 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 19-13 8-6 5-3 27 8th DNP 3-1 4-2 1-0 1-0 2:43
2017-18 21-8 10-4 6-3 38 6th DNP 4-0 2-1 1-0 3-0 4:45
2018-19 23-8 12-3 8-1 43 5th DNP 1-1 5-0 0-0 2-1 1:20
2019-20 12-4 1-3 1-3 3 1-1 2-0 2-0 2-0 1:22
Career 75-33 31-16 20-10 111 9-3 13-3 4-0 8-1 1:20