University of Iowa Athletics

Preston Stephenson

Height 5-10
Weight 184 lbs.
Class Sr.
Hometown Teasdale, Utah
High School Wayne
Previous School Iowa Lakes CC

Prior to Iowa

  • Competed at Iowa Lakes Community College and qualified at the national tournament in 2015-16

2019-20

  • Did not compete

2018-19

  • Redshirted
  • Compiled a 9-7 record competing at 149 and 157 pounds
  • Was 2-2 competing at 149 at the Grand View Open
  • Placed third at the Pat “Flash” Flanagan Open and fourth at the Loras Open, competing at 157 pounds

High School

  • State champion at 160 pounds as a senior in 2015
  • State champion at 145 pounds as a junior
  • Placed runner-up at high school state championship as a 120-pound sophomore
  • Placed fourth as a 113-pound freshman
  • Academic all-state as a senior
  • Fastest pin came in nine seconds
  • Team captain of cross country team
  • Baseball letterwinner
  • Ran the one-mile and two-mile in track and field
  • Played running back and linebacker as a captain on the football team
  • Salutatorian his senior year
  • Student body president and National Honor Society Member

Personal

  • Born June 20, 1997 in Sandy, Utah
  • Son of Michael and Kenra Stephenson
  • Has five siblings, Brandon, Jeff, Troy, Kristen, and Kenna
  • Biomedical engineering major