University of Iowa Athletics

Aaron Costello

Height 5-11
Weight 285 lbs.
Class Sr.
Hometown Dubuque, Iowa
High School Western Dubuque
Aaron  Costello - Wrestling - University of Iowa Athletics

2020-21
• Posted a 2-1 overall record
• Academic All-Big Ten
• Letterwinner.
2019-20
• Posted an 18-4 overall record at 285 pounds, competing in five tournaments… Won titles at Jim Koch Open and Don Parker Blugold Open
• Placed second at Luther Open and third at Lindenwood Open
• Pinned eight opponents, posted two major decision and one technical fall
• Academic All-Big Ten
• Letterwinner
2018-19
• Overall record of 8-5 at 285 pounds, including a 3-2 mark in duals
• Placed second at the Loras Open
• Did not place at the Midlands Championships, posting a 3-2 record at the tournament
• Was 0-1 in the Big Ten, losing 3-1 in sudden victory in his only conference dual appearance
• Had two falls, his fall in 34 seconds was Iowa’s second fastest fall of the season
• Academic All-Big Ten
• Letterwinner
2017-18
• Redshirted
• Competed in five tournaments, compiling an overall record of 15-4
• Won the title at the Luther Open
• Was runner-up at the Pat “Flash” Flanagan Open
• Placed fourth at the UNI Open
• Did not place in the Gold Division at the Lindenwood Open, posting a record of 4-2 at the tournament
• Was 0-2 at the 2017 Midlands Championships
• Recorded one major decision and five pins, the fasted in 1:29
• Five pins led all freshman
High School
• State champion in 2017
• State runner-up in 2016
• Two-time conference champion.
• Holds school records for most consecutive wins (53) and most pins in a season (44)
• Allowed only six points his senior season
• Placed sixth at Fargo Nationals in 2016
• Two-time runner up at Folkstyle Nationals
• Received two varsity letters for football and earned MVP all-area and all-district
• Two-time academic all-district for football
• Received one varsity letter in track
• High school honor roll and presidential award winner all four years
Personal
• Born October 10th, 1998
• Son of Leo and Lori Costello
• Has two sisters, Emily and Ashley
• Father wrestled at Loras College
• Related to Casey Kreiter, who played football at Iowa and is now playing for the Denver Broncos
• High school coaches were Paul Cleary and Matthew Manning
• Sports and recreation management 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 8-5 3-2 0-1 9 – – – – 0-0 1-1 0-0 2-2 0:34
2019-20 18-4 0-0 0-0 0 – – – – 1-0 2-0 1-0 8-0 0:10
2020-21 2-1 0-0 0-0 0 – – – – 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 – –
Career 28-10 3-2 0-1 9 1-0 3-1 1-0 10-2 0:10