University of Iowa Athletics

Mitch Bowman

Height 6-2
Weight 174 lbs.
Class Sr.
Hometown Donahue, Iowa
High School North Scott

2018-19

  • Compiled an 8-8 record competing at 174 and 197 pounds
  • Opened the season at 197, going 2-0 with a win over a top 11 opponent
  • Debuted at 174 at the Midlands Championships and finished the season with a 6-8 mark at that weight
  • Competed at the Big Ten Championships
  • Earned the John and Dorothy Sill Award for most dedicated wrestler at annual team awards banquet
  • Letterwinner

2017-18

  • Recorded a 14-13 record at 184 pounds, going 9-6 in dual competition and 3-6 in Big Ten duals
  • NCAA qualifier, going 2-2 at NCAA tournament
  • Placed eighth at Big Ten Championships
  • Scored 35 team points in dual competitions
  • Recorded five major decisions, two technical falls and one pin
  • Competed at Midlands Championships
  • Letterwinner

2016-17

  • Posted a 4-3 record competing at 184, 197 and 285 pounds
  • Collected a second-place finish at Luther College Open
  • Competed in three dual competitions
  • Ranked third on the team in fastest falls with a time of 0:41
  • Pinned two opponents
  • Two of three losses to top 10 opponents
  • Letterwinner

2015-16

  • Posted a 10-5 record at 174 pounds
  • Won the Duhawk Open
  • Placed second at Pat Flanagan Open, and sixth at Harold Nichols Open
  • Recorded three pins and two major decisions
  • Letterwinner

2014-2015

  • Redshirted
  • Posted a 17-8 record at 184 pounds while competing unattached
  • Placed fourth at Maryville Kaufman Brand and Grand View Opens, placed second at Luther and Joe Parisi Opens
  • Won title at Flash Flanagan Open
  • Recorded four pins and three technical falls

High School

  • Iowa high school state champion in 2014, competing at 182 pounds
  • Fargo All-American in 2014
  • Named high school MVP as a junior and senior
  • School-record holder in career wins
  • Placed runner-up at state championships in 2013 at 170 pounds
  • Placed eighth at state championships as a freshman, competing at 145

Personal

  • Born Oct. 6, 1995
  • Son of Scott and Linda Bowman
  • Has three sisters, Brook, Nikki, and Erin
  • Sister Brook played softball at University of Kentucky
  • Exercise science 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
2015-16 10-5 0-0 0-0 0 – – – – 0-0 2-0 2-0 3-2 0:41
2016-17 4-3 1-2 0-2 6 – – – – 0-0 1-1 1-1 2-0 0:42
2017-18 14-13 9-6 3-6 35 8th DNP 1-1 5-5 2-0 1-1 3:17
2018-19 8-8 5-3 4-2 19 DNP – – 0-0 1-0 1-1 2-2 2:44
Career 36-29 15-11 7-10 60 1-1 9-6 6-2 8-5 0:41