AMES, Iowa -- While at the NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships March 17-19 in Philadelphia, Pa., Iowa State senior Jon Reader, in his own words, "released the lion." He defeated Stanford's Nick Amuchastegui 10-3 in the 174-pound weight class to win the national title March 19, in the Wells Fargo Center. Reader had many firsts this season, posting an undefeated record, a Big 12 Conference title win and the NCAA Championship crown.

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