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Tag: "Sam Brooks"

Iowa wrestlers dominant early at Midlands

[ 0 ] December 29, 2013

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 […]

Ramos stumbles, but Iowa wrestling team wins

[ 0 ] December 5, 2013

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 […]

Hawkeyes land coveted upper-weight

[ 2 ] October 17, 2011

There were two schools that ranked at the top of his list as Sam Brooks packed his bags last weekend for his fifth and final official visit. Minnesota and Illinois. But two days around the Iowa wrestling program pushed the Hawkeyes over the top in the recruiting race for one of the most-coveted upper-weights in […]