University of Iowa Athletics

Josh Dziewa

Height 5-6
Weight 141 lbs.
Class Jr.
Hometown Yardley, Pa.
High School Council Rock
Josh Dziewa - Men's Wrestling - University of Iowa Athletics

2014-15 — placed runner-up at the Big Ten Championships to earn an automatic bid to NCAA Championships… recorded an overall record of 29-9… 29 wins were a career best… was 13-4 in duals, including a 5-3 mark in the Big Ten and a 10-1 mark inside Carver-Hawkeye Arena… won the Luther Open and placed fourth at Midlands Championships… owned a 9-6 mark against ranked opponents… seven major decisions were a career high and ranked fourth on the team… finished with two technical falls and matches his career high with five pins… reached as high as No. 6 in national rankings… academic All-Big Ten… J. Donald McPike, Sr., award winner for highest GPA by a senior… letterwinner.

2013-14 — placed fifth at the Big Ten Championships to earn an automatic bid to NCAA Championships… recorded an overall record of 27-10, including an 11-5 record in duals and a 6-1 mark in Big Ten… 27 wins were a career high… record of 8-3 inside Carver-Hawkeye Arena… placed third at Midlands Championships… was 4-9 against ranked opponents, with three wins over top five opponents… reached as high as No. 9 in national rankings… six major decisions ranked second on the team… 45 dual points scored rank fifth on team… finished with one technical fall and six pins… academic All-Big Ten… letterwinner.

2012-13 — went 15-4 at 141 pounds, going 1-0 in dual competition… won title at Kaufman-Brand and Roger Denker Opens… scored five pins and three major decisions… academic All-Big Ten… letterwinner.

2011-12 — posted a 13-3 record at 141 and 149 pounds… won titles at Flash Flanagan and Grand View Opens… placed second at Duhawk Open… posted a 14-6 major decision over UNI’s Clay Welter in his collegiate dual and Carver-Hawkeye Arena debut… recorded three pins, three technical falls and four major decisions… his fastest season pin of 11 seconds led team… academic all-Big Ten… letterwinner.

2010-11 — redshirted.

High School — prep career record of 124-7 includes a 33-1 senior season… won state 135-pound title senior year… Asics first team All-American senior year… two-time all-conference and all-district, earning all-region honors as a sophomore and all-state honors as a senior… 2009 Junior National champion… 2010 FILA Junior National runner-up… 2008 Wilkes Open champion… team MVP senior year… coached by Brad Silimperi and Trap McCormack.

Personal — born January 5, 1992… son of John and Lori Dziewa… recreation and sports business 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
2011-12 13-3 1-0 0-0 4 – – – – 0-0 3-1 3-0 4-0 0:11
2013-14 27-10 11-5 6-1 45 5th – – 2-1 6-0 1-0 5-1 1:32
2014-15 29-9 13-4 5-3 51 2nd – – 1-0 7-0 2-2 5-0 1:09
Career 84-26 26-9 11-4 104 3-1 19-1 6-2 19-1 0:11