HWC Sends 7 to World Team Trials

University of Iowa Press Release:

Hawkeye Wrestling Club members Michaela Beck, Sammy Brooks, Cory Clark, Thomas Gilman, Lauren Louive, Kayla Miracle, and Brandon Sorensen compete this weekend at the 2019 World Team Trials in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Miracle won the U.S. Open last month and has a bye to Sunday’s best-of-three finals. The other six wrestlers must advance through Saturday’s challenge tournament to wrestle in Sunday’s best-of-three finals.

The winners of the World Team Trails advance to Final X, where a best-of-three series will determine the 2019 United States World Team. The 2019 World Championships are September 14-22 in Astana, Kazakhstan. HWC members Alli Ragan and Forrest Molinari have already secured berths to Final X.

The World Team Trials are streamed live on FloWrestling.org. Qualifying procedures and information regarding Final X is available at teamusa.org.

WORLD TEAM TRIALS | RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA | MAY 18-19

SENIOR MEN’S FREESTYLE

Thomas Gilman (57 kg), Cory Clark (61 kg), Brandon Sorensen (70 kg), Sammy Brooks (86 kg)

Saturday | 9 a.m. | First Round, Quarterfinals, Consolation Rounds 1-2

Saturday | 4:30 p.m. | Semifinals, Finals and Consolation Round 3, Consolation Semifinals

Sunday | 11 a.m. | Best 2-of-3 Championship, 3rd place, True 3rd (if necessary)

SENIOR WOMEN’S FREESTYLE

Lauren Louive (57 kg), Michaela Beck (59 kg), Kayla Miracle (62 kg)

Saturday | 9 a.m. | First Round, Quarterfinals, Consolation Round 1

Saturday | 4:30 p.m. | Semifinals, Finals and Consolation Round 3, Consolation Semifinals

Sunday | 11 a.m. | Best 2-of-3 Championship, 3rd place, True 3rd (if necessary)

FINAL X | PISCATAWAY, NEW JERSEY | JUNE 8

Men: 65 kg, 79 kg, 86 kg, 92 kg, 125 kg

Women: 50 kg, 57 kg, 65 kg, 68 kg, 72 kg

FINAL X | LINCOLN, NEBRASKA | JUNE 15

Men: 57 kg, 61 kg, 70 kg, 74 kg, 97 kg

Women: 53 kg, 55 kg, 59 kg, 62 kg, 76 kg

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