Another former college standout from Iowa has punched their ticket to USA Wrestling Senior Men’s Freestyle World Team Trials, with Blaze Cabell winning the 125 kg bracket this weekend in Rochester, Minnesota. The former UNI standout entered today’s competition as the top seed at 125 kg.

Cabell was up from where he competed at the US Open last month, where he was two wins short of earning an automatic bid at 97 kg. This weekend Cabell’s first round bye placed him into the finals of the qualifier where he matched up with former Purdue standout Braden Atwood. It was a tight match, but Cabell picked up a 7-5 victory and ensured himself a spot in Lincoln’s Trials next month.

Sun MFS 125 – Blaze Cabell’s place is 1st and has scored 16.00 team points.
Semifinal – Blaze Cabell (Valley RTC) received a bye () (Bye)
1st Place Match – Blaze Cabell (Valley RTC) won by decision over Braden Atwood (Sunkist Kids Wrestling Club) (Dec 7-5)

By Ross Bartachek (@rossbchek)

Lead Editor of IA Wrestle