Awards and Honors:
2014 Kaye Young Open champion
2014 UNI Open champion
2013 Big 12 runner-up
2012 Harold Nichols Cyclone Open (third-place)
2012 ISU Freshman of the Year
2011 Midlands Championships (sixth-place)
2011 Grandview Open (third-place)
2010 Kaye Young Open champion
2010 UNI Open (fifth-place)
Wrestled to an 18-10 record in his final Iowa State season...was crowned champion at both the Kaye Young Open and the UNI Open... posted his 50th career win with a 10-4 decision over Purdue's Dustin Shultz at the UNI Open... capped off his career as a Cyclone with a pin in 0:28 over Brutus Scheffel of West Virginia to take third place at the Big 12 Championships... the fall in 0:28 was the second fastest in Big 12 Championship history... finished the season with eight bonus-point victories.
Finished junior season 14-15 overall and 8-8 in dual competition… needed a win at the Big 12 Championship to receive an automatic bid to the NCAA Championships… was not able to get it after going 0-2, falling to NCAA runner-up Josh Kindig of Oklahoma State 9-2 and NCAA-qualifier Mike Morales of West Virginia 9-6… downed Arizona State’s Preston McCalmon 7-3 to move to 2-0 all-time in matches in his home state… went 4-2 at the Southern Scuffle, falling just one match shy of placing… opened the Southern Scuffle with an impressive 13-0 major decision win over North Carolina’s Max Rohskopf… picked up career win No. 40 after downing Kent State’s Michael DePalama 11-8 at the NWCA National Duals.
NCAA-qualifier at 141 pounds for the second consecutive season… clinched an automatic bid to the NCAA Championships with a runner-up finish at the Big 12 Championships to eventual NCAA champion Kendric Maple of Oklahoma… finished the year with a 15-14 overall record… went 8-7 in dual competition… 141 pound starter in every dual meet... took third-place at the Harold Nichols Cyclone Open... went 5-1 earning a fall and scoring at least seven points in all his wins... wrestled one match at the National Collegiate Open in Richmond, Va., defeating Will Switzer of Lehigh 10-7.
Finished season with 12-13 record … earned trip to NCAA Championships at 141 pounds, going 1-2 with a pin of Northern Illinois’ Kevin Fanta in 1:40 … shocked the wrestling world with his 11-9 win over then-No. 1 Kendric Maple of Oklahoma … went on a five-match winning streak at the Midlands Championships, including a victory over then-No. 2 Zach Kemmerer of Penn … finished sixth at 141 pounds in Midlands Championships … had a 7-6 record in dual meets … earned first-career dual meet victory with a 6-5 decision over Brandon West of Missouri … finished fourth for Cyclones at 141 pounds in the Big 12 Championships.
Redshirted initial collegiate season.
Four-time Arizona state 4A-D2 champion ... titlist at 112 pounds, 125 pounds, 130 pounds and 140 pounds ... Junior Nationals champion in Greco-Roman at 125 pounds in 2008 ... crowned champion at Southern Plains regional in 2009 ... ranked 15th at 135 pounds by Intermat ... coached by Tom Wokasch.
Born on May 17, 1991 … son of Ted and Tiffany Goettl … industrial technology major.