University of Iowa Athletics

Topher Carton

Height 5-5
Weight 141 lbs.
Class Sr.
Hometown Rock Island, Ill.
High School Davenport Assumption

2016-17 — started every dual at 141 pounds… posted a 26-10 overall record… 26 wins were a career-high… first-time NCAA qualifier, going 2-2 with one major decision at the national tournament… posted an 11-4 dual record and a 6-3 record in the Big Ten… recorded career bests in major decisions (8) and falls (5)… scored 45 points in dual meets, ranking fifth on the team… eight major decisions tied for third on the team… placed seventh at the Midlands Championships… ranked as high as No. 13 nationally… member of ISAAC… letterwinner.

2015-16 — posted a 10-5 record ta 141 pounds… started five Big Ten duals, going 3-2 in the conference… placed sixth at Grand View Open… did not place at Midlands Championships… letterwinner.

2014-15 — went 12-4 at 141 and 149 pounds, going 4-0 in dual competition… placed fifth at the Luther Open… recorded five technical falls, two pins, and one major decision… letterwinner.

2013-14 — recorded a 23-7 record at 141 pounds… won title at William Penn Open, placing second at Luther and Pat “Flash” Flanagan Opens, and third at Grand View and Joe Parisi Opens… his four technical falls ranked second on team… also recorded three major decisions and three pins… letterwinner.

2012-13 — redshirted… posted a 6-7 record at 133 and 141 pounds while competing unattached… recorded one pin and one technical fall.

High School — prep career record of 175-2 with 99 career pins… won 154 consecutive matches to begin high school career… three-time state champion, four-time finalist… four-time conference, sectional and district champion… two-time metro wrestler of the year… four-time all-metro… conference wrestler of the year as a senior… two-time NHSCA All-American… four-year letter winner cross country… four-time academic all-conference…. National Honor Society Member… coached by former Hawkeye NCAA Champion Pete Bush. Personal — born May 9, 1994… son of Anthony and Margaret Carton… has one sister, Rachel… business studies 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
2013-14 23-7 0-0 0-0 0 – – – – 1-2 3-0 4-0 3-0 1:03
2014-15 12-4 3-0 1-0 16 – – – – 0-0 1-1 5-0 2-0 0:44
2015-16 10-5 3-2 3-2 12 – – – – 0-0 2-0 0-0 2-0 1:57
2016-17 26-10 11-4 6-3 24 0-0 8-1 1-0 5-0 1:59
Career 71-26 17-6 10-5 52 1-2 14-2 10-0 12-0 0:44