University of Iowa Athletics

Aiden Riggins

Height 5-11
Weight 157/165 lbs.
Class RS Fr.
Hometown Janesville, Iowa
High School Waverly-Shell Rock
Aiden Riggins - Wrestling - University of Iowa Athletics

2022-23
• Redshirted
• Went 6-5 as an attached wrestler and 11-5 overall, competing at 157, 165 and 174 pounds
• Won the Flanagan Open
• Placed third at Cyclone Open and was sixth at Soldier Salute
• Made his varsity dual debut at Purdue, posting a 9-4 decision over Stoney Buell
• Dean’s List honoree during the fall and spring semesters
• President’s List during spring semester

High School
• Two-time state champion (152 pounds as a junior, 160 pounds as a senior)
• State runner-up at 132 pounds as a sophomore and third at 106 pounds as a junior
• Went 170-4 during his prep career, including a 37-0 record as a junior and 47-0 record as a senior
• Ranked No. 25 on MatScouts’ 2022 Big Board
• Four-time conference champion, leading team to four team titles
• Helped team to three team titles (2019-21) and a third place finish (2022)
• Team won two dual meet titles and finished second twice
• Holds school records for most technical falls in a season and career
• Won Junior Fargo in 2022; was runner-up at Junior Fargo in 2021
• Was runner-up at U15 World Team Trials and Cadet World Team Trials
• Member of the National Honors Society
• High School coaches were Eric Whitcome and Josh Meier

Personal
• Born Feb. 21, 2004
• Son of Roger and Amanda Riggins
• Has a younger sibling, Peyton
• Majoring in pre-business

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
2022-23 6-5 1-1 1-1 3 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0
Career 6-5 1-1 1-1 3 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0