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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 [...]
FROM UI SPORTS INFORMATION: IOWA CITY, Iowa – The University of Iowa wrestling team will send nine wrestlers to Des Moines, Iowa, next week for the 2013 NCAA Wrestling Championships. The event will be held March 21-23 at Wells Fargo Arena. The official tournament brackets were released today by the NCAA. Matt McDonough (125), Tony [...]
FROM UI SPORTS INFORMATION: IOWA CITY, Iowa — University of Iowa senior Matt McDonough and junior Derek St. John earned the top seed at their respective weight class when the Big Ten Championships preliminary seeds were announced today by the conference office. The 2013 conference tournament is March 9-10 in Champaign, Ill. McDonough is the [...]
FRIDAY’S DUAL MEET What: Iowa at Illinois Mat Matters: The second-ranked Hawkeyes (16-1, 6-0 Big Ten) can clinch a share of their fifth Big Ten dual title in six years Friday night with a victory at No. 8 Illinois (6-4, 2-4). Iowa is coming off a 22-16 victory against then-No. 1 Penn State. The Nittany [...]
FROM UI SPORTS INFORMATION: IOWA CITY, Iowa — University of Iowa sophomore Nick Moore has been named Big Ten Wrestler of the Week, the conference office announced Tuesday. The weekly honor is the first of Moore’s career. Moore, a 165-pound native of Iowa City, Iowa, climbed to No. 13 in the national polls following an [...]
Nick Moore recorded the meet’s only pin as No. 4 Iowa improved to 14-1 with a 27-12 win over Michigan State Sunday in East Lansing, Mich. Tony Ramos (133), Mark Ballweg (141) and Mike Evans (174) earned major decisions for the Hawkeyes. Top-ranked Matt McDonough (125) extended his win streak to 40 matches by opening [...]
NEW YORK Iowa captured a pair of wrestling duals Sunday at the inaugural Grapple at the Garden at Madison Square Garden, blanking Hofstra 42-0 and topping Bucknell 34-9. “Most guys wrestled well and put themselves in good positions, and those who didn’t need to make the adjustment before we get to Buffalo,” Iowa coach Tom [...]
Senior Matt McDonough is the alpha male of the Iowa wrestling room — and that’s saying something.