Cael Happel Awarded Iowa’s Dave Schultz High School Excellence Award

National Wrestling Hall of Fame Announces State Winners of Dave Schultz High School Excellence Award STILLWATER, Okla. – The National Wrestling Hall of Fame on Thursday announced the state winners of the Dave Schultz High School Excellence Award (DSHSEA). The DSHSEA was established in 1996 to honor Olympic and World champion Dave Schultz, whose career…

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Wartburg Adds State Placewinners Doyle and Proffitt

Wartburg lands two instate talents to start the week off. Independence’s Matthew Doyle and Waverly-Shell Rock’s Carter Proffitt both announced on Instagram their committed to the Knights. “The culture at Wartburg is unmatched. I believe that I will be able to reach my highest potential at Wartburg.” Doyle told IAwrestle. Doyle finished runner-up in Class…

Wrestling Clubs Move Toward Online Instruction

We are living in unprecedented times. While we all hunker down in our homes staving off the global pandemic that is COVID-19, or the novel coronavirus, businesses across the country are shutting down while we all wait out the virus. For wrestling clubs across the country, this poses new difficult challenges. As one of those…

Girls High School FAB50 Rankings

  IAwrestle has unveiled our first set of girls Fab50 rankings, identifying the top 50 wrestlers in the state of Iowa. These are a combination of folkstyle and freestyle results. This list is driven by results at major tournaments such as high school state and Fargo. Rankings are available for our subscribers only.

Spencer Lee Wins 2020 Dan Hodge Trophy

More history for Spencer Lee, as the two-time NCAA champion will end his phenomenal junior season with the prestigious Dan Hodge Trophy. Lee was among the most dominant wrestlers in the entire country winning 17 of his 18 matches by bonus over the course of the 2019-20 season. Of his matches, only five went the…

Easton Larson Picks Grand View

The reigning nine-time national champions Grand View have landed the talents of four-time state medalist Easton Larson out of Don Bosco. Projecting at 133 or 141 pounds, Larson will be a solid lightweight addition for the Vikings as they look to push their streak to 10 straight in 2021. Since entering the Don’s lineup Larson…

Duhawks Add Iowa Duo to 2020 Class

Loras College has added a pair of in-state preps this week as  Drew Venteicher of Bedford-Leonx and Zach Roeder of Bellevue both announced their commitment to the Duhawks this week. Both wrestlers project as middleweights for the Duhawks, who ended their season ranked as the top Division III program in the country. Drew will make…

SIMULATION: Session VI – Final Results

Due to the effects of COVID-19, IAwrestle has simulated the 2020 NCAA wrestling tournament using the prediction engine built by WrestleStat. The algorithm predicts match scores in addition to predicting the winner, which is how bonus calculations were made for each match. We will be publishing our updates around roughly the same schedule as the…

SIMULATION: Session V – Medal Rounds Complete at 2020 NCAA’s

Due to the effects of COVID-19, IAwrestle has simulated the 2020 NCAA wrestling tournament using the prediction engine built by WrestleStat. The algorithm predicts match scores in addition to predicting the winner, which is how bonus calculations were made for each match. We will be publishing our updates around roughly the same schedule as the…

SIMULATION: Session IV – Hawkeyes Push Three into Finals

Due to the effects of COVID-19, IAwrestle has simulated the 2020 NCAA wrestling tournament using the prediction engine built by WrestleStat. The algorithm predicts match scores in addition to predicting the winner, which is how bonus calculations were made for each match. We will be publishing our updates around roughly the same schedule as the…

Lee Named Hodge Trophy Finalist

University of Iowa Press Release IOWA CITY, Iowa — University of Iowa junior Spencer Lee has been named a finalist for the 2020 WIN Magazine/Culture House Dan Hodge Trophy, presented by ASICS and awarded annually to the nation’s most dominant college wrestler. Fan voting for the award runs from March 23-27. The winner is announced…

SIMULATION: Session III – Hawkeyes Send Six to Semifinals

Due to the effects of COVID-19, IAwrestle has simulated the 2020 NCAA wrestling tournament using the prediction engine built by WrestleStat. The algorithm predicts match scores in addition to predicting the winner, which is how bonus calculations were made for each match. We will be publishing our updates around roughly the same schedule as the…

SIMULATION: Hawkeyes Push Lead, Cyclones Looking to Crack Top 5

Due to the effects of COVID-19, IAwrestle has simulated the 2020 NCAA wrestling tournament using the prediction engine built by WrestleStat. The algorithm predicts match scores in addition to predicting the winner, which is how bonus calculations were made for each match. We will be publishing our updates around roughly the same schedule as the…

William Penn Lands National Champion Rachel Watters

William Penn University just landed a big home state name. Rachel Watters, a Ballard-Huxley graduate, has accepted a graduate assistant position. “Rachel is exactly what we are looking for in a coach; she has tons of wrestling knowledge and experience, but most importantly she aligns with our values. She understands what it means to develop…