University of Iowa Athletics

Charlie Falck

Height 5-6
Weight 125 lbs.
Class Sr.
Hometown Strawberry Point, Iowa
High School Apple Valley (Minn.)
Charlie Falck - Men's Wrestling - University of Iowa Athletics

Career — two-time all-American at 125 pounds, placing sixth in 2008 and eighth in 2007… three-time Big Ten placewinner (2nd-2007, 4th-2008, 3rd-2009)… started 72 dual matches… career record was 94-34, going 60-12 in dual matches and 23-8 in Big Ten duals… scored 229 team points in dual competition… went 24-3 at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.

2008-09 — placed third at Big Ten Championships, earning automatic bid to NCAA meet… went 25-6 in collegiate competition and 26-6 overall at 125 pounds… posted a 17-2 dual record, going 6-2 in Big Ten duals and scoring 73 team points in dual competition… his seven pins and seven major decisions ranked third on the team… started season on 13-match winning streak… suffered injury at Midlands Championships, returning to lineup at start of Big Ten dual season… letterwinner.

2007-08 — all-American, placing sixth at 125 pounds NCAA Championships… placed fourth at Big Ten Championships… went 31-7 in collegiate matches, 21-1 in dual competition and 7-1 in Big Ten duals… posted an undefeated 7-0 mark at Carver-Hawkeye Arena… scored 78 team points in dual matches, which ranked third on team and equaled the total from his previous two dual seasons… led team in dual wins (21) and dual winning percentage (.954), ranked second in technical falls (2), and third in dual teams points scored (78)… placed third at Midlands Championships… won title at Kaufman-Brand Open while competing unattached… earned team all-American award… letterwinner.

2006-07 — all-American, placing eighth at NCAA Championships… Big Ten Championships runner-up… season record was 25-10 overall and 24-10 in collegiate matches… went 15-4 in dual matches, 7-1 in Big Ten duals at 8-1 at Carver-Hawkeye Arena… scored 54 team points in dual competition, which ranked fourth on the team… placed seventh at Midlands Championships… went on a nine-match winning streak during the dual season… ranked second on the team in major decisions (6), third in dual wins (15) and dual winning percentage (.789), fourth in collegiate winning percentage (.705) and fifth in collegiate wins (24)… recorded a team-leading four technical falls… received team’s Most Improved Award… letterwinner.

2005-06 — redshirted.

2004-05 — posted an overall season record of 18-12, going 14-11 in collegiate matches at 125 pounds… was 7-5 in dual matches and 3-4 in Big Ten duals… posted a 3-1 record at Carver-Hawkeye Arena… scored 24 team points in dual competition… placed third at UNI Open… recorded three major decisions, two pins and one technical fall… earned coaches appreciation team award… letterwinner.

High School — four-time state champion and all-state selection… prep career record was 213-11… set school records for most wins in a season (49) and wins, team points and three-point near falls scored in a career… named Mr. Minnesota senior year… member of Dapper Dan and Dream Team… team won four state titles… Cadet national champion and runner-up in high school… placed second at Junior National tournament… coach was Jim Jackson.

Personal — born April 27, 1985… son of Bob and Kay Falck… communication studies 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
2004-05 14-1 17-5 3-4 24 – – – – 1/0 0/0 3/2 1/1 2/2 1:12
2006-07 24-10 15-4 7-1 54 2nd 8th 0/0 0/0 6/3 4/0 1/2 3:43
2007-08 31-7 21-1 7-1 78 4th 6th 1/0 0/0 6/1 2/0 3/1 1:10
2008-09 25-6 17-2 6-2 73 3rd – – 1/0 0/0 1/0 0/0 4/0 1:46
Career 94-34 60-12 23-8 229 3/0 0/0 16/6 7/1 10/5 1:10