Awards and Honors
2006 ISU Outstanding Freshman
2009 - 2010
Posted a 3-2 record in his final season as a Cyclone…recorded one technical fall and one pin in his final campaign…earned the starting spot for the team’s first dual meet and defeated SDSU’s David Michaud with a 17-2 technical fall (5:52).
2008 - 09
Went 4-2 in his junior season, competing at 184 and 197 pounds ... started for Iowa State against Arizona State and scored a decision over ASU’s Thor Moen, 8-3 ... competed in his third Harold Nichols/Cyclone Open, going 3-2 in the tournament ... scored two first-period falls over Ellsworth wrestlers, sticking Bryan Loftus in 2:39 and Onni Pestridge in 2:49.
2007 - 08
Wrestled at heavyweight against Northern Iowa at NWCA/Cliff Keen National Duals ... competed at Harold Nichols/Cyclone Open and at Midlands Championships.
2006 - 07
2005 - 06
Competed at FILA Junior Nationals at 84 kg. (185 pounds) ... compiled an 11-18 record at 197 pounds for the Cyclones ... pinned Virginia Tech’s Matt Wood at the 4:11 mark ... pinned Iowa’s Adam Fellers (6:44) ... pinned Malcolm Havens of Wyoming at Kaufman-Brand Open (1:14) ... recorded first career pin in 3:44 over Jaime Thornblad of Utah Valley State ... earned first Cyclone victory with a 6-4 decision over Upper Iowa’s Dan Goodson.
Compiled 158-40 career record ... four-time Iowa high school state qualifier ... state champion as a senior with 50-0 record ... placed fifth at state as junior ... honored as Sioux City Journal male metro athlete of the year ... team captain on wrestling and football teams ... a defensive MVP on football squad and team MVP as junior and senior on wrestling team ... all-state performer in football ... two-time state qualifier in track ... coached by John Yoder.
Born June 19, 1986 ... son of Michael and Judy Curran ... community and regional planning major.