NCAA champion and three-time All-American David Carr and two-time All-American Marcus Coleman added medals to the list in 2023 at the BOK Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Iowa State is home to wrestling legend and Olympic champion Dan Gable.
It also produced four-time NCAA champion and Olympic champion Cael Sanderson, arguably the greatest NCAA wrestler of all-time.
The top six wrestlers in Cyclones history won a total of twenty NCAA medals and fifteen titles.
They include a four-time champion, two three-time champions, and two four-time finalists!
Check out the best Iowa State wrestlers of all-time ranked by NCAA medals!
Here are the top six!
Rank - Name - Year - Score - Medals
#1 - Cael Sanderson - 2002 - 64 - 1,1,1,1
#2 - Jake Varner - 2010 - 56 - 2,2,1,1
#3 - Tim Krieger - 1989 - 51 - 5,1,2,1
#4 - Joe Heskett - 2002 - 50 - 3,2,2,1
#5 - Larry Hayes - 1961 - 48 - 1,1,1
#5 - Nate Carr - 1983 - 48 - 1,1,1
There have been 157 All-American wrestlers who have won 300 medals in Iowa State history!
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