University of Iowa Athletics

Felicity Taylor

Height 5-0
Weight 116 lbs.
Class Fifth Year
Hometown Spillville, Iowa
High School South Winneshiek
Previous School McKendree
Felicity Taylor - Women's Wrestling - University of Iowa Athletics

2023-24 Redshirt Freshman at Iowa

  • Season record of 31-2
  • 5-2 against ranked opponents in the 2023-24 season
  • Consistently ranked top five in her weight class throughout the season
  • 2023 Missouri Valley Open Champion
  • Grand View Open Champion
  • 2024 NCWWC Region Five Runner-up
  • 2024 NCWWC National Champion
  • 7-1 in dual competition with 29 points
  • 12-0 in technical falls and 7-0 in pins
  • NWCA Scholastic All-American
  • Big Ten Distinguished Scholar
  • Academic all-Big Ten
  • Letterwinner

2022-2023 Unattached

  • Missouri Valley Open Champion
  • Soldier Salute Champion in 2022
  • 2023 U23 National Champion
  • 3rd place at 2023 US Open Wrestling Championship
  • 4th place at 2023 Final X

2021-2022 at McKendree

  • U23 National team member
  • 2nd on Senior National team
  • Final X qualifier
  • NCWWC National runner-up
  • NCWWC Championship team member

2020-21 at McKendree

  • Overall record 14-0
  • Finished fourth in U23 Women’s Freestyle National Championship
  • Finished second in UWW Junior National Championship
  • Ranked No.1 in NWCA regular season poll
  • Competed in the Wisconsin Regional Training Center Underground 3
  • NCWWC National Champion
  • NCWWC Championship team
  • NCWWC All-American

2019-20 at McKendree

  • Overall record 14-5
  • Competed at the Senior U23 National Championship in Budapest, Hungary, and placed ninth in the 53 kg class
  • Placed first in the Missouri Valley Open
  • Ranked No. 2 in 116-lb
  • Placed sixth in Senior Nationals and Trials Qualifier
  • Went 1-1 in matches and competed at NWCA Multi-Division National Dual Meet Championship
  • NWCA Multi-Division National Dual Meet 1st-place Championship team
  • Placed second in Bearcat Open
  • Placed second in National Collegiate Women’s Wrestling Championship
  • NCWWC Championship team
  • WCWC All-American

2018-19 at McKendree

  • Overall record 15-2
  • Represented and competed in United World Wrestling Junior Pan-American Championship in Fortaleza, Brazil
  • Placed first in the Lady Warrior Open
  • Placed fifth in the Simon Fraser University International Open
  • Won 3 matches in Bearcat Duals
  • Placed first in the Missouri Valley Open
  • Ranked No. 1 in the 116-lb class by WCWA Top-25
  • Competed and went undefeated in NWCA National Duals
  • Placed fifth in the Bearcat Open
  • Placed first individual title in WCWA National Championship

High School

  • Finished her high school career as a highly recognizable women’s wrestler at South Winneshiek High School
  • Taylor had a winning record her freshman year, finished as State Champion her sophomore year, and finished State Champion her junior season
  • In her senior season, she had 100 wins, finished as both a Conference Champion (106 lb.) and a Sectional Champion
  • Taylor was the first girl in Upper Iowa Conference to win a conference title
  • Taylor was coached by TJ Sebolt at the Sebolt Wrestling Academy
  • Her other accolades include finished second-place in Nationals, her team finished first-place at National Duals and her team finished third-place at the National Tournament


  • Born August 22, 2000
  • Is the daughter of Christa and Joe Taylor.