Although it didn’t seem like it at the time, the top-ranked Penn State wrestling team might have done the Iowa Hawkeyes a favor on Dec. 21.
Rejuvenated by a dominant performance at the Midlands Championships, the Iowa wrestling team will try to build on that success in duals against Purdue and Michigan State on Friday and Saturday, respectively.
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.
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 […]
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Iowa’s Derek St. John, the defending NCAA champion at 157 pounds, has withdrawn from Saturday’s NWCA All-Star Wrestling Classic due to an illness.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 […]
Self-confidence is a major part of what fuels a wrestler to succeed.
FROM UI SPORTS INFORMATION: IOWA CITY, Iowa — The University of Iowa wrestling program released its 2013-14 schedule Monday, and the calendar includes seven home dates and a return to the Ken Kraft Midlands Championships. Iowa, the national attendance leader each of the last seven seasons, opens the home schedule on Mediacom Mat at Carver-Hawkeye […]
FROM UI SPORTS INFORMATION: IOWA CITY, Iowa — University of Iowa wrestler Sammy Brooks will represent the United States at the 2013 FILA Junior Pan American Championships in Santiago, Chile, on July 14. The event features athletes 17-20 years old competing for nations in North, Central and South America. Brooks will wrestle at 84 kg […]