In the end, Tom Brands opted for the guy who had the 125-pound job in the beginning. The Iowa wrestling coach confirmed Wednesday that Cory Clark will represent the Hawkeyes this weekend at the Big Ten Championships after splitting time throughout the season with fellow freshman Thomas Gilman. “I’ve been saying all year we’ve got […]
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MADISON, Wis. Iowa won seven of 10 matches and earned a share of the Big Ten Conference dual title with a 28-10 win over host Wisconsin Sunday afternoon. Ninth-ranked Cory Clark (125 pounds) and No. 2 Tony Ramos (133) opened the dual with pins, and No. 5 Nick Moore (165) recorded his team-high fifth major decision […]
The leadoff spot in Iowa’s wrestling order remains a mysterious scrap between two super-talented freshmen. Cory Clark held the 125-pound job and a spot in the top five of the national rankings until December, when weight-management woes created an opening for Thomas Gilman. A title at the Midlands Championships shifted Gilman into the front-runner position […]
EVANSTON, Ill. – Thomas Gilman enhanced his reputation as one of college wrestling’s top young prospects Monday while Cory Clark’s bid for a title melted at the Midlands Championships. In a simultaneous and stunning turn of events inside Welsh-Ryan Arena, the grip on Iowa’s 125-pound job may have switched from the hands of one freshman […]
EVANSTON, Ill. – Penn State didn’t rattle Iowa to the point where the Hawkeyes contemplated a full system reboot. But the Hawkeyes arrived Sunday at the Midlands Championships needing to wash away the residue left by a double-digit home defeat, needing to regain a layer of swagger they lost eight days earlier and, perhaps most, needing […]
FROM U OF I SPORTS INFORMATION: IOWA CITY, Iowa – University of Iowa freshman Cory Clark is listed as the top contender at 125 pounds at the 50th annual Ken Kraft Midlands Championships. The tournament committee announced the top contenders field today. Clark is 9-0 this season wrestling unattached. He has won two tournament titles, […]
It is always a point of pride when your JV kids are beating up the other team’s varsity. That’s what happened this weekend when Iowa freshman Cory Clark beat Jesse Delgado of Illinois 6-1 in the championship at 125 pounds at the UNI Open. Delgado is ranked No. 2 in the country at 125. “I […]
At 133-0, Clark will try to become the state’s sixth unbeaten prep.