University of Iowa Athletics

Max Murin

Height 5-8
Weight 141 lbs.
Class Jr.
Hometown Ebensburg, Pa.
High School Central Cambria

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
  • Business major
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 x 1-1 3-0 0-0 3-0 1:07
Career 33-13 14-6 8-4 53 1-1 7-0 0-0 6-1 1:07