FROM UI SPORTS INFORMATION: DES MOINES, Iowa – University of Iowa wrestlers Tony Ramos and Derek St. John advanced to the semifinals of the NCAA Championships following quarterfinal wins today. The Hawkeyes have five wrestlers alive in the wrestle-backs and sit in fourth place overall with 39 points. Penn State leads the team race with [...]
Ethen Lofthouse was competing four weeks ago for a spot in Iowa’s wrestling lineup. He’ll compete this morning for a spot in the NCAA semifinals. Iowa’s junior 184-pounder — who needed a wrestle-off win against teammate Grant Gambrall to preserve his job after going through a mid-season slump — advanced to the quarterfinals of the [...]
Iowa wrestlers were 6-for-6 in the second round of the NCAA wrestling tournament before heavyweight Bobby Telford lost on an injury default. But first place Penn State also had a big round, with several wrestlers rolling up bonus points. The Nittany Lions led Oklahoma State, 32.5-29, after day 1 action was complete. In third place [...]
The 2013 Division I NCAA Wrestling Championships are being held at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines.
FROM UI SPORTS INFORMATION: DES MOINES, Iowa – The University of Iowa wrestling team won seven of nine bouts in the opening session of the NCAA Championships today inside Wells Fargo Arena. The Hawkeyes are in fourth place with 10 points after one round. Penn State (14.5) and Oklahoma State (13) are in first and [...]
Matt McDonough hasn’t stopped to think about his place in Iowa wrestling history. The senior doesn’t stop for much of anything. “It’s been a heck of a lot of fun,” said McDonough, who will walk out on the mats today at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines with a chance to be just the seventh [...]
Three-time national wrestling writer of the year Andy Hamilton breaks down the 10 weight classes for the NCAA Wrestling Championships. For full brackets in each class, visit DesMoinesRegister.com/NCAAwrestling ========== 125 POUNDS Title favorites: No. 1 seed Alan Waters of Missouri is undefeated and is making his third trip to the NCAAs but has never been [...]
Des Moines Register reporters Andy Hamilton and Tommy Birch break down the 197 and heavyweight brackets of this week’s NCAA Wrestling Championships.
Missouri 174-pounder Todd Porter has won 31 matches this season — 13 against NCAA qualifiers, including a major decision win against top-seeded Chris Perry of Oklahoma State. His reward at this week’s NCAA Championships that begin Thursday? A first-round bout against the No. 2 seed, Big Ten Conference champion Matt Brown of Penn State. This [...]
A total of 51 Iowa Hawkeye wrestlers have won individual national titles through the years. Here are some of them.