University of Iowa Athletics

Vince Turk

Height 5-7
Weight 149 lbs.
Class Sr.
Hometown Hampshire, Ill.
High School Montini Catholic

2019-20

  • Posted a 13-1 record overall at 149 pounds
  • Won titles at Luther and Lindenwood Opens
  • Placed fourth at Midlands Championships
  • Recorded four technical falls, three major decisions and one pin
  • Academic All-Big Ten
  • Letterwinner

2018-19

  • Posted an overall record of 13-4 wrestling at 141 pounds
  • Team-high seven major decisions
  • Won titles at the Lindenwood Open and Loras Open
  • Recipient of Coaches Appreciation Award at team’s annual awards banquet
  • Academic All-Big Ten
  • Dean’s List
  • Letterwinner

2017-18

  • Posted a 15-10 record at 141 pounds
  • NCAA qualifier… placed fifth at Big Ten Championships
  • Posted a 6-4 record in dual competition, going 2-2 in Big Ten duals
  • Scored 25 team points in dual competition
  • Competed at Midlands Championships
  • Recorded four major decisions, two technical falls and one pin
  • Earned Most Improved Award at annual team banquet
  • Letterwinner

2016-17

  • Posted a 1-0 record at 141 pounds
  • Competed the Luther College Open tournament, recording one technical fall
  • Missed the rest of the season with an injury
  • Academic All-Big Ten
  • Letterwinner

2015-16

  • Redshirted
  • Recorded an 18-4 record while competing unattached at 141 pounds
  • Posted an 18-4 record competing in four open tournaments
  • Won titles at the Duhawk and Joe Parisi Opens
  • Competed at the Midlands Championships (3-2)
  • Had five major decisions, one technical fall and two pins

High School

  • Illinois state champion in 2014 (138) and 2015 (145)
  • State runner-up in 2013 (120)
  • Helped Montini Catholic win state championship from 2012-15
  • Cadet Greco-Roman national champion (120) in 2012
  • High school coach was Israel Martinez

Personal

  • Born Feb. 4, 1997
  • Son of Mark and Patti Turk
  • One brother Jake, who is on the Iowa wrestling team
  • Two sisters, Markelle and Toriana
  • Communications Studies 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
2016-17 1-0 0-0 0-0 0 – – – – 0-0 0-0 1-0 0-0 —-
2017-18 15-10 6-4 2-2 25 5th – – 1-0 4-0 2-0 1-0 3:21
2018-19 13-4 1-1 1-1 4 – – – – 0-0 7-0 0-0 2-0 1:24
Career 29-14 7-4 3-3 29 1-0 11-0 3-0 3-0 1:24