The U.S. World Team Trials for Men’s Freestyle will take place on June 9-10th in Lincoln, Nebraska. Wrestlers still have one more opprotunity to qualify for the tournament by winning the Last Chance Qualifier at the Northern Plains Regional tournament later this month.

Seniors –

Tony Ramos will wait in the finals of the World Team Trials at 57 kg (Tony Rotundo – Wrestlers Are Warriors)

57 kg  –

Tony Ramos (Tar Heel Wrestling Club/Iowa) – Clinched automatic spot in best-of-three finals via US Open title
Dan Dennis (Hawkeye Wrestling Club) – 2016 Olympian

61 kg –

Brandon Wright (Grand View) – US Open runner-up
Joe Colon (Viking Wrestling Club/UNI) – sixth at US Open
Chris Dardeanes (Hawkeye Wrestling Club) – seventh at US Open
Kanen Storr (Iowa State) – Highest placing American at Dave Schultz Memorial
Cory Clark (Iowa) – 133 NCAA Champion

65 kg  –

Nick Dardanes (Hawkeye Wrestling Club) – seventh at US Open

70 kg –


74 kg –


86 kg –

Pat Downey (Former Iowa State wrestler) – fifth at US Open

97 kg –

Kyven Gadson (C-RTC/Iowa State) – US Open Champion
Micah Burak (Former Hawkeye Wrestling Club wrestler) – US Open Runner-up
Nathan Burak (Hawkeye Wrestling Club/Iowa) – third at US Open

125 kg –

Dom Bradley (Cyclone Regional Training Center) – third at US Open
Bobby Telford (Hawkeye Wrestling Club/Iowa) – fourth at US Open

Listen to Hager and Ross break down the U.S. Open on the latest episode of Potentially Dangerous:

By Ross Bartachek (@rossbchek)

Lead Editor of IA Wrestle