Awards and Honors
2013 Kaye Young Open champion
2013 University of Dubuque Open champion
Went 18-8 wrestling for the Cyclones and was 3-2 in dual competition … placed third at both the Kaye Young Open and at the Grand View Open, recording bonus points in four matches at the two tournaments (one tech-fall, one pin, two major decisions) … Picked up dual victories against opponents from Grand View, Midland and Rutgers … placed fifth at the Harold Nichols Cyclone Open, picking up a tech-fall over Iowa Western's Ariel Dominguez, a pin over South Dakota State's Ben Gillette and a major decision over St. Cloud State's Dallas Collier in the tournament.
Redshirted initial collegiate season… posted an 11-4 record competing unattached… Kaye Young Open champion… went 4-0 en route to 133 pound title, picking up a 13-7 win over Joao Vicente (William Penn) in the championship match… picked-up a 16-2 major decision over Ryan Bauer (Nebraska-Kearney) at the Harold Nichols Cyclone Open… went 3-2 at the UNI Open… University of Dubuque Open champion, as he went 3-0 en route to the title… looked impressive in the championship match as he pinned Tom Foy of Wheaton (IL) in 25 seconds… competed at the FILA Junior Nationals in Las Vegas, where he picked up a pin over Jacob Rubio in the second round of the consolation bracket.
Compiled a career prep record of 122-15 … three-time Iowa state tournament place winner at Valley High School … finished fifth as a sophomore (125), fourth as a junior (125) and third as a senior (132)… coached by Travis Young.
Born on July 6, 1993 … son of Steve and Brenda Larson … majoring in kinesiology.