IOWA CITY, Iowa – Isaiah Fenton, a Class 2A state champion for Notre Dame, Burlington, has announced his commitment to the Iowa wrestling team.
“After a long process and hard decisions. I can say I’m proud and ready to be a Hawkeye,” Fenton wrote on Instagram.
“Thank you to all my friends, family and coaches for pushing me to be the best version of myself. Time to get back to work. See ya on the mat. Go Hawks!”
Fenton, who was previously committed to the University of Sioux Falls, finished his career as a two-time Class 2A state medalist with a 143-24 career record. He finished 39-0, with 19 pins and six technical falls this past season, and won the 2A state title at 152 pounds. He projects at 157 collegiately.
In the last two seasons, Fenton compiled a 90-8 overall record. He finished seventh at 152 in 2022 before winning the title this year. He failed to qualify for the state tournament his sophomore season and spent his freshman season in New Jersey, where he was a state qualifier for Howell High School at 132 pounds.
Fenton joins a heralded 2023 recruiting class for Iowa that includes Iowa City High teammate’s Ben Kueter and Gabe Arnold.