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 […]
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The third-ranked Iowa and top-ranked Penn State wrestling teams square off in a dual meet Saturday night at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. Andy Hamilton of The Des Moines Register breaks down each weight matchup. == == == == == == == == == == == == == == == == PROBABLE MATCHUPS (W.I.N. rankings, Iowa wrestler listed first) […]
Buffalo senior wrestler Justin Farmer was in the wrong place at the wrong time when he stepped onto the mat Thursday at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.
Iowa overcame three straight match defeats Thursday night, including top-ranked 133-pounder Tony Ramos’ first loss of the season, to rally on the road past No. 15 Edinboro 22-19. All-American A.J. Schopp scored a first-period takedown and held off Ramos 3-2, NCAA finalist Mitchell Port pinned Iowa’s Josh Dziewa at 141 and No. 3 David Habat […]
FROM UI SPORTS INFORMATION: IOWA CITY, Iowa – The University of Iowa wrestling team opened its dual season with three wins Friday at the Iowa City Duals inside Carver-Hawkeye Arena. The Hawkeyes combined for a 29-1 individual record and totaled 24 falls en route to wins over Baker University (59-0), Iowa Central (55-0) and Cornell […]
Mitch Bowman grew up rooting for Iowa wrestling. Next year he’ll step into the program’s practice room as one of the Hawkeyes. The North Scott state finalist confirmed Friday morning that he committed to Iowa. Bowman, who compiled a 47-3 record as a junior, picked the Hawkeyes over a list of schools that included Grand […]
Penn State winning three consecutive national championships in wrestling was cause for concern that the gap between the Nittany Lions and the nation’s other college wrestling programs was widening.
Q. Have you seen anything in your leaders, St. John and Ramos and those guys? COACH BRANDS: Yeah, St. John and Ramos and Lofthouse, I know you’re going to ask about the duck thing, but if a guy makes a mistake, he’s still a leader. ============ Q. Luther Open going to be in place of […]
Iowa’s Derek St. John, the defending NCAA champion at 157 pounds, has withdrawn from Saturday’s NWCA All-Star Wrestling Classic due to an illness. He will be replaced at 157 by Lehigh’s Joey Napoli in the season-opening event at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va. Iowa’s Tony Ramos (141 pounds) and Iowa State’s Michael Moreno (165 […]
Seth Gross kept his eyes on the lightweight battles Saturday morning inside the Iowa wrestling room. The tussles between former prized recruits reminded the three-time Fargo champion how he developed into a coveted prospect for Minnesota high school power Apple Valley. Gross committed to the Hawkeyes on Tuesday when he picked Iowa over Minnesota, Oklahoma […]