University of Iowa Athletics

Max Murin

Height 5-8
Weight 141 lbs.
Class RS Fr.
Hometown Ebensburg, Pa.
High School Central Cambria
Max Murin - Wrestling - University of Iowa Athletics

2021-22
• Posted a 14-5 overall record at 149 pounds
• Placed third at Big Ten Championships, earning an automatic bid to the NCAA Championships
• Went 8-2 in dual comeptition and 5-1 in Big Ten duals
• Scored 26 team points in dual competition
• Scored three major decisions and one pin
• Big Ten Distinguished Scholar
• Academic All-Big Ten
• Letterwinner

2020-21
• NCAA qualifier, earning the No. 12 seed at the national tournament at 149
• Won two matches at national tournament
• Lost an overtime decision in the Round of 12
• Posted an overall record of 6-5, including five wins over ranked opponents
• Reached as high as No. 5 in the national rankings
• Academic All-Big Ten
• Letterwinner

2019-20
• All-American
• No. 7 seed at NCAA Championships
• Placed fifth at the Big Ten championships to earn an automatic berth at the national tournament
• Won the Midlands Championships, winning four matches by decision and one by fall
• Opened the season with a career-long 10 match winning streak
• Posted an overall record of 16-3, including seven wins over ranked opponents
• Reached as high as No. 3 in the coaches rankings.
• Academic All-Big Ten
• NWCA Scholar Athlete
• Letterwinner

2018-19
• Placed seventh at the Big Ten Championships to earn an automatic berth at the NCAA Championships as the No. 22 seed
• Recorded an overall record of 17-9 at 141 pounds
• Scored bonus points in seven matches, including four major decisions and three falls
• Won his first two matches at the NCAA Championships against top 10 opponents
• Six wins against ranked opponents
• Reached as high as No. 10 in the national rankings
• Letterwinner

2017-18
• Redshirted
• Posted a 16-3 record at 141 pounds while competing unattached
• Won title at Luther College Open (5-0), placed third at UNI Open (4-1) and placed fifth at Midlands Championships (7-2)
• Pinned three opponents and recorded two major decisions
• Fastest pin was in 2:12

High School
• Two-time Pennsylvania State Champion (113,138)
• Runner-up at the Pennsylvania state tournament (126)
• Fifth place at the Pennsylvania state tournament (113)
• Four-time All-Conference honors
• Four-time All-State honors
• Four-time team MVP
• Three-time Fargo All-American (2nd, 3rd, 4th)
• Holds school records for most career wins (156), most wins in a season (40) and most pins
• Holds record for the quickest pin in the district (:06)

Personal
• Born on May 13, 1999 in Johnstown, Pennsylvania
• Son of Mike and Tricia Murin
• Has one brother, Lexi
• On the four-year honor roll
• Class secretary and treasurer
• Chess Club President
• Member of Student Council
• Member of National Honor Society
• Member of the Boxing Club
• 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
2018-19  17-10 8-5 4-3 33 7th DNP 0-0 4-0 0-0 3-1 2:56
2019-20 16-3 6-1 4-1 20 5th AA 1-1 3-0 0-0 3-0 1:07
2020-21 6-5 4-1 4-1 14 dnp dnp 0-2 0-0 1-0 0-1 – –
2021-22 14-5 8-2 5-1 26 3rd dnp 0-0 3-0 0-0 1-0 4:49
Career 53-23 26-9 17-6 93 1-3 10-0 1-0 7-2 1:07

 

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