University of Iowa Athletics

Jaydin Eierman

Height 5-8
Weight 141 lbs.
Class Sr.
Hometown Columbia, Missouri
High School Father Tolton

Hawk Item

  • Sat out 2019-20 season with an Olympic Redshirt. Joined Iowa program in 2020-21 after transferring from Missouri.

2018-19

  • Earned All-America status for the third consecutive season after finishing third at 141 pounds during the 2019 NCAA Championships
  • Went 5-1 at the national tournament with his only loss coming to top-seeded and eventual national champion Yianni Diakomihalis of Cornell in a 6-5 decision in the quarterfinals
  • Captured his third straight MAC Championship at 141 pounds after going 3-0 at the conference tournament with a technical fall and a pair of pins… named MAC Wrestler of the Year for the second consecutive season
  • Named the program’s Co-Most Outstanding Wrestler
  • Finished his junior season with a 28-4 overall record, including a 14-2 mark in duals and a 14-2 mark in tournament action with a combined 8-1 mark in both the MAC and NCAA Tournaments, of his 28 wins, 20 came with bonus points, including a team-high 17 pins – tied for the sixth-most in a single season in program history.

2017-18

  • Named MAC Wrestler of the Year after earning All-America honors for the second consecutive season and winning his second MAC Championship, both at 141 pounds
  • Named co-Most Outstanding Wrestler of the Year at end-of-the-year banquet
  • Recorded a mark of 32-3, including a perfect 16-0 mark in duals, while winning 24 matches by bonus points (16 falls, three technical falls and five major decisions)
  • Went 4-2 at the NCAA Championships, advancing to the semifinals and finishing fourth at 141 pounds, recording two wins over ranked wrestlers and three by bonus points

2016-17

  • Recorded a record of 29-7, earning All-America honors by finishing fifth at the NCAA Championships
  • Named the MAC Freshman of the Year after All-America honors and a conference title
  • Became the fourth consecutive Mizzou freshman All-American, following J’den Cox (2014), Willie Miklus (2015) and Daniel Lewis (2016)… named Outstanding Freshman at the end-of-the-year team banquet
  • Led team in dual falls (5) and tied for the most wins (29)
  • Recorded five falls, four technical falls and seven major decisions on the season, which ranked sixth, third and third on the team, respectively… went 5-2 at the NCAA Championships, knocking off four top-10 ranked wrestlers en route to earning a fifth-place finish
  • Captured the MAC Championship at 141 pounds after outscoring his competition, 34-5, in three matches
  • Made the transition from 133 pounds to 141 pounds prior to the Southern Scuffle (Jan. 2), where he placed fifth following a 7-2 performance at the tournament.

2015-16

  • Completed a highly impressive redshirt season at 133 pounds with a 22-2 record, placing first at three open tournaments and third at two events
  • Won the Roger Denker Open, recording two technical falls, a fall and a major decision in a 4-0 performance
  • Placed third at the Reno Tournament of Champions (Dec. 20), recording three technical falls, two falls and a major decision in the tournament
  • Won the UNI Open, recording three falls and a major decision in the tournament
  • Won the Joe Parisi Open (Nov. 21) with a fall and two major decisions en route to the title
  • Took third at the Michigan State Open, earning a fall, a technical fall and a major decision. Earned first collegiate win in 13-1 major decision over Luke Welch (Purdue)

High School

  • Completed high school as the second undefeated, four-time state champion in Missouri history
  • Went 158-0 at Tolton, including a 53-0 senior season that finished with him being the 25th four-time champion in Missouri history
  • Two-time Fargo All-American

Personal

  • born May 2, 1006
  • Parents are Heather Thurston and Mike Eierman. Has one sister, Josie
  • Communications major