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 […]
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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The past two dual meets between college wrestling’s two most storied programs have resulted in a virtual stalemate. Iowa and Oklahoma State wrestled to a 15-all tie two years ago in Stillwater before the Cowboys edged the Hawkeyes 17-16 last year in Iowa City, scoring the decisive point on criteria after the dual ended in […]
Two Hawkeyes earn Big Ten titles as Iowa places third at Big Tens.