Dave Martin

Dave Martin was an NCAA champion, a two-time NCAA finalist, and a three-time runner-up at the Big Eight championships for Iowa State. He placed second at the NCAA championships in 1969 and first in 1970, both at 158 pounds, while helping the Cyclones capture the team title both years. Led by his father, Leon “Champ” Martin, 2009 inductee into the Glen Brand Wrestling Hall of Fame of Iowa, Dave won individual state wrestling championships in 1965 and 1966 at Algona High School in Algona, Iowa.

Awards:

Year
2019
Award
Glen Brand Inductee
Chapter/Region
National

All American Awards:

Season
1970
School
Iowa State
Tournament
Division I
Weight
158
Place
1
Season
1969
School
Iowa State
Tournament
Division I
Weight
160
Place
2

College Season Records:

Season
1970
School
Iowa State
Class
Senior
Bouts
22
Wins
21
Losses
1
Ties
0
Falls
2
Win PCT.
95.45
Place
1st
Season
1969
School
Iowa State
Class
Junior
Bouts
20
Wins
16
Losses
4
Ties
0
Falls
3
Win PCT.
80
Place
2nd
Season
1968
School
Iowa State
Class
Sophomore
Bouts
20
Wins
11
Losses
9
Ties
0
Falls
0
Win PCT.
55
Place
DNP
Season
Career
Bouts
62
Wins
48
Losses
14
Ties
0
Falls
5
Win PCT.
77.42

All Rankings:

Season
1970
Rank Date
02/18/1970
Weight
158
Rank
1
School
Iowa State

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