All ten Hawkeyes are ranked in 2023, including three-time NCAA champion Spencer Lee.
Jacob Warner, Austin Desanto, Michael Kemerer, Alex Marinelli, and Tony Cassioppi added medals to the list in 2022.
Iowa has won more NCAA medals than every other NCAA team except for Oklahoma State.
Banach, McIlravy, Brands, Zalesky, Davis, and Williams all won three NCAA titles.
The top ten Hawkeyes produced forty NCAA medals and twenty-five national titles.
All were NCAA champions, and they include six three-time NCAA champions, three four-time finalists, and multiple world and Olympic medalists!
Check out the best wrestlers in Iowa history ranked by NCAA medals!
Here are the top ten!
Rank - Name - Year - Score - Medals
#1 - Ed Banach - 1983 - 60 - 1,1,2,1
#1 - Lincoln McIlravy - 1997 - 60 - 1,1,2,1
#3 - Tom Brands - 1992 - 57 - 4,1,1,1
#4 - Jim Zalesky - 1984 - 55 - 5,1,1,1
#5 - Joe Scarpello - 1950 - 54 - 1,3,2,1
#5 - Mark Perry Jr. - 2008 - 54 - 2,3,1,1
#7 - Barry Davis - 1985 - 52 - 7,1,1,1
#7 - Duane Goldman - 1986 - 52 - 2,2,2,1
#7 - Eric Juergens - 2001 - 52 - 3,3,1,1
#7 - Joe Williams - 1998 - 52 - 7,1,1,1
There have been 164 All-American wrestlers who have won 347 medals in Iowa history!
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