University of Iowa Athletics

Max Murin

Height 5-8
Weight 149 lbs.
Class RS Sr.
Hometown Ebensburg, Pa.
High School Central Cambria
Max Murin - Wrestling - University of Iowa Athletics

2021-22
• Posted a 14-5 overall record at 149 pounds
• Placed third at Big Ten Championships, earning an automatic bid to the NCAA Championships
• Went 8-2 in dual comeptition and 5-1 in Big Ten duals
• Scored 26 team points in dual competition
• Scored three major decisions and one pin
• Big Ten Distinguished Scholar
• Academic All-Big Ten
• Letterwinner

2020-21
• NCAA qualifier, earning the No. 12 seed at the national tournament at 149
• Won two matches at national tournament
• Lost an overtime decision in the Round of 12
• Posted an overall record of 6-5, including five wins over ranked opponents
• Reached as high as No. 5 in the national rankings
• Academic All-Big Ten
• Letterwinner

2019-20
• All-American
• No. 7 seed at NCAA Championships
• Placed fifth at the Big Ten championships to earn an automatic berth at the national tournament
• Won the Midlands Championships, winning four matches by decision and one by fall
• Opened the season with a career-long 10 match winning streak
• Posted an overall record of 16-3, including seven wins over ranked opponents
• Reached as high as No. 3 in the coaches rankings.
• Academic All-Big Ten
• NWCA Scholar Athlete
• Letterwinner

2018-19
• Placed seventh at the Big Ten Championships to earn an automatic berth at the NCAA Championships as the No. 22 seed
• Recorded an overall record of 17-9 at 141 pounds
• Scored bonus points in seven matches, including four major decisions and three falls
• Won his first two matches at the NCAA Championships against top 10 opponents
• Six wins against ranked opponents
• Reached as high as No. 10 in the national rankings
• Letterwinner

2017-18
• Redshirted
• Posted a 16-3 record at 141 pounds while competing unattached
• Won title at Luther College Open (5-0), placed third at UNI Open (4-1) and placed fifth at Midlands Championships (7-2)
• Pinned three opponents and recorded two major decisions
• Fastest pin was in 2:12

High School
• Two-time Pennsylvania State Champion (113,138)
• Runner-up at the Pennsylvania state tournament (126)
• Fifth place at the Pennsylvania state tournament (113)
• Four-time All-Conference honors
• Four-time All-State honors
• Four-time team MVP
• Three-time Fargo All-American (2nd, 3rd, 4th)
• Holds school records for most career wins (156), most wins in a season (40) and most pins
• Holds record for the quickest pin in the district (:06)

Personal
• Born on May 13, 1999 in Johnstown, Pennsylvania
• Son of Mike and Tricia Murin
• Has one brother, Lexi
• On the four-year honor roll
• Class secretary and treasurer
• Chess Club President
• Member of Student Council
• Member of National Honor Society
• Member of the Boxing Club
• Earned his bachelor’s degree in criminology, law and justice
• Currently working on his master’s degree in sport and recreation management

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
2018-19  17-10 8-5 4-3 33 7th DNP 0-0 4-0 0-0 3-1 2:56
2019-20 16-3 6-1 4-1 20 5th AA 1-1 3-0 0-0 3-0 1:07
2020-21 6-5 4-1 4-1 14 dnp dnp 0-2 0-0 1-0 0-1 – –
2021-22 14-5 8-2 5-1 26 3rd dnp 0-0 3-0 0-0 1-0 4:49
Career 53-23 26-9 17-6 93 1-3 10-0 1-0 7-2 1:07

 

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