University of Iowa Athletics

Matt Gurule

Height 5-5
Weight 125 lbs.
Class Sr.
Hometown Grand Junction, Colo.
High School Central

2014-15 — did not compete… letterwinner.

2013-14 — posted a 4-1 record at 133 pounds… placed third at Luther Open… letterwinner.

2012-13 — went 6-4 at 125 pounds, posting a 2-1 record in dual competition… earned Coaches Appreciation Award… letterwinner.

2011-12 — posted a 12-5 record at 125 pounds… won title at Duhawk Open, placing second at Grand View Open and third at Lindenwood Open… recorded three major decisions, two pins and one technical fall… letterwinner.

2010-11 — redshirted… posted a 19-9 record at 125 pounds while competing unattached… won titles at William Penn and DuHawk Opens… placed second at Glen Brand and Pat “Flash” Flanagan Opens, fourth at Grand View Open and sixth at Kaufman-Brand Open… recorded three major decisions and two pins.

High School — prep career record of 170-21 included a 45-0 junior season… two-time state champion and three-time state finalist… two-time regional champion… set school records for most takedowns (174) and pins (23) in a season… first wrestler in school history to place at state tournament all four years… 2009 NHSCA Junior National champion, earning All-America honors… two-time team outstanding wrestler… 2009 Colorado High School Coaches Association Class 5A Wrestler of the Year… runner-up at 2008 Reno World Championships… four-time letterwinner… coached by Lucas Archuleta, Arnold Gurule and Paul Martinez.

Personal — born November 13, 1991… son of Arnold and Mitzi Gurule… recreation and sports business major.

Overall Dual Big Ten Dual Dual Pts. Big Ten NCAA TB MD TF Pins Fastest
Year Record Record Record Scored Place Place W/L W/L W/L W/L Pin
2011-12 12-5 0-0 0-0 0 – – – – 0-0 3-0 1-0 2-1 2:00
2012-13 6-4 2-1 0-1 6 – – – – 0-0 1-0 0-0 1-0 4:13
2013-14 4-1 0-0 0-0 0 – – – – 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 – –
Career 22-10 2-1 0-1 6 0-0 4-0 1-0 3-1 2:00