Panthers add Kyle Golhoffer to 2019 class

Northern Iowa has added a third verbal commitment to their 2019 recruiting class, landing the talents of Kyle Golhoffer out of Woodland, Georgia. Ranked as #75 in The Open Mat’s most recent release of 2019 class rankings, Golhoffer becomes the third top 100 commitment for UNI in this class. Golhoffer also rates as the #17…

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Is Drake University the home of the next D1 Wrestling Program?

Via TheOpenMat By Earl Smith Saturday, Mike Moyer the Executive Director of the NWCA sat down with Takedown Radio to discuss various topics that involve his organization, one of which was adding new programs, specifically one at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. In August a presentation was made to the administration at Drake about…

UNI, Iowa, Iowa State all to be represented in Poland this weekend

BY GARY ABBOTT, USA WRESTLING | SEPT. 04, 2018,1:35 P.M. (ET) The United States will have athletes in all three Olympic disciplines to major international tournaments held side-by-side in Warsaw, Poland, September 7-9.The women’s freestyle event is called the Poland Open. In men’s freestyle, the tournament is entitled the Ziolkowski Memorial. In Greco-Roman, the competition…

Top Junior Cody Fisher Announces Verbal Commitment

What a weekend for Iowa State as they have added class of 2020 wrestler Cody Fisher of Woodward-Granger. This is the second major verbal this weekend with Pennsylvania’s Ryan Anderson making his announcement yesterday. Currently rated as the #13 wrestler overall in the state of Iowa, Fisher is a two-time state finalist and a big…

Cyclones add Ryan Anderson to 2019 Class

Cover photo by LehighValleyLive.com We knew coming in this was going to be a big weekend for Iowa State as they were set to host several big name wrestlers in the class of 2019 and 2020. It looks like one of those big names has gone ahead and announced his commitment as Pennsylvania prep Ryan…

Bobby Telford Joins Hawkeye Coaching Staff

IOWA CITY, Iowa – University of Iowa head wrestling coach Tom Brands announced Friday that former Hawkeye All-American Bobby Telford has joined the coaching staff as volunteer assistant coach. Telford fills a position previously occupied by Ben Berhow. Berhow is transitioning to a coaching and administrative role with the Hawkeye Wrestling Club. Telford has been…

Hawkeyes 2018-19 Season Schedule

IOWA CITY, Iowa – The 2018-19 schedule released Friday by the University of Iowa wrestling  program includes seven home dates, including an Iowa Corn Cy-Hawk Series matchup against Iowa State on Saturday, Dec. 1. Iowa opens the home schedule Nov. 17 against Princeton, before hosting duals on three consecutive Saturdays beginning Nov. 24. The Big…

Tony Ramos Promoted to Assistant Coach at UNC

Former University of Iowa standout Tony Ramos has received a promotion to assistant coach at North Carolina. The bump comes following the news that Tar Heel assistant coach Neil Erisman accepted the head coaching position at Little Rock Arkansas. Ramos joined the UNC coaching staff in April of 2016 where he has served as a volunteer…

Nick Oldham Recruiting Update

The 2019 class features several lightweight hammers, but the one that has arguably seen his stock rise the most over the past 12 months is West Des Moines-Valley standout Nick Oldham. Despite reaching the state finals as a freshman, Oldham’s breakout year was this past season where he earned OW honors at the Conflict at…