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Brendan Gould Joining Augustana Wrestling

Brendan Gould, a standout athlete from Assumption High School in Davenport, Iowa, has announced his decision to attend Augustana and join Coach Eric Juergens’ defending CCIW champion Viking wrestling squad.
Brendan Gould, a standout athlete from Assumption High School in Davenport, Iowa, has announced his decision to attend Augustana and join Coach Eric Juergens’ defending CCIW champion Viking wrestling squad.
Gould was a four-year letter winner, won a pair of Mississippi Athletic Conference championships and placed at state three times for Coach Pete Bush at Assumption. He helped the Knights to four consecutive team dual state championships
as well as two team titles at the IHSAA individual state meet.
As a senior, Gould was the state runner-up at 120 pounds, falling 4-3 by ultimate tie-breaker in the championship match.
The next day, he won three straight matches by a combined score of 27-3 to help lead Assumption to its fourth straight team dual state championship. Gould’s 40-6 record included 14 wins by fall, seven by technical fall and nine by major
decision. He won individual titles at the Creighton Prep Tournament in Omaha, Nebraska and the Bob Murphy Invitational at West Delaware, Iowa.
In October, 2013, Gould earned All-America recognition with a sixth-place finish at 120 pounds at the Preseason Nationals
in Cedar Falls, Iowa.
Gould went 46-11 with 23 pins as a junior, finishing third at state at 113 pounds. He was a seventh-place state finisher at
106 pounds as a sophomore, when he compiled a 26-14 record. He went 12-5 wrestling at 103 pounds as a freshman.
Brendan is the son of Mark and Julie Gould of Davenport, Iowa and was an honor roll member at Assumption.
Gould joins a Viking program that claimed its 37th CCIW title in 2014 and has produced eight individual national
championships and 50 All-America selections. Juergens will be in his eighth season at Augustana in 2014-15. He was a
four-time undefeated Iowa state champion in high school before moving on to the University of Iowa, where he was a
two-time national champion as well as Big Ten “Wrestler of the Year” as a senior in 2000-01
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