University of Iowa Athletics

Edwin Cooper, Jr.

Height 6-0
Weight 157 lbs.
Class Sr.
Hometown Joliet, Ill.
Previous School Upper Iowa

2015-16 — placed fourth at the Big Ten Championships to earn his first berth at the NCAA Championships… started 16 of 17 duals and was 18-11 overall at 157 pounds, including a 7-2 mark in the Big Ten and an 11-5 record in duals… … letterwinner.

2014-15 — went 12-5 at 149 and 157 pounds, going 1-0 in dual competition… placed fourth at Joe Parisi Open and second at Luther Open… won a title at Grand View Open… recorded five pins and three major decisions.

2013-14 — competed at Upper Iowa… named first team Northern Sun Conference… competed at 149 pounds… posted a 35-4 overall record and a runner-up finish at the NCAA DII Championships.

2012-13 — did not compete.

2011-12 — competed at Iowa Central Community College and won the junior college national championships at 149 pounds, posting a 32-1 overall record.

High School — won Illinois high school state titles as a sophomore (112 pounds) and senior (145 pounds)… placed runner-up as a freshman (103) and junior (130)… career record of 125-7… was national cadet freestyle champion as a sophomore (130)… junior national runner-up as a senior (152)… ASICS junior national champion as a junior (140).

Personal — born Feb. 22, 1993… son of Angela Stevens and Edwin Cooper, Sr… business studies major.