University of Iowa Athletics

Joey Cruz

Height 5-7
Weight 125 lbs.
Class RS Fr.
Hometown Fresno, Calif.
High School Bullard
Previous School Oklahoma
Joey Cruz - Men's Wrestling - University of Iowa Athletics

7-6 record with six bonus point victories
• Took second at the Luther Open at 125 pounds

at Oklahoma (2022-23)
• Went 2-4 as a freshman; missed the remainder of the season due to ankle injury.

High School
• Ranked No. 13 overall prospect nationally and the No. 3 recruit at 120 pounds by FloWrestling
• Ranked No. 52 overall prospect in the 2022 senior class by MatScouts
• Spent a portion of the 2020 season as the nation’s top recruit at 120 pounds
• Won a state title as a senior at 113 pounds in 2022; also finished as the California state runner-up in 2021 and took third in 2019
• Won the 2020 Grappler Fall Classic 119 pounds division

• Born Sept. 4, 2003
• Son of Joey Cruz Sr. and Veronica Cruz
• Siblings Alyssa Cruz, Samantha Flores and Gilbert Flores