Pat Downey to Transfer to the University of Iowa

Pat Downey’s journey will have at least one more twist in the road as Trackwrestling’s Andy Hamilton is reporting that he will be joining the Iowa Hawkeye wrestling squad. His story is well-known, but here’s a quick recap: Downey began his college career at the University of Nebraska before transferring to Iowa Central. After winning…

Graceland University Announces the 2017-18 Recruiting Class

LAMONI, IA – As the Graceland University Wrestling program heads into its fifth season, Head Coach Zack Mullins is pleased to announce 13 student-athletes in the Graceland University Wrestling Recruiting Class Fall 2017. Mullins said, “We are very excited about this group of guys joining our program and Graceland community! We believe these guys will fit…

2017 Conflict at Carver Registration is OPEN

What: The Conflict @ Carver is a premier preseason wrestling tournament for Boys in 3rd-12th grades & Girls K-12. (Note: Conflict will have 10 mats in Carver and 3 mats in Dan Gable Complex) Event Date & Location: The 5th annual Conflict @ Carver will take place on Saturday, Oct. 14th, 2017 at the legendary Carver Hawkeye Arena in…

Justin Mejia officially NOT at Iowa

He’s gone Hawkeye fans. The Justin Mejia roller coaster rolls back to Illinois. Mejia originally committed to the Hawkeyes back in 2014 and then decommitted from the Hawkeyes in July of 2016. Once his recruiting options were opened up Illinois jumped on him and Mejia would accept an offer. Justin would go on to make California…

Iowa Hawkeyes Release 2017-18 Wrestling Schedule

IOWA CITY, Iowa — The 2017-18 home schedule released Wednesday by the University of Iowa wrestling  program includes visits from top 10 programs Oklahoma State, Michigan, and Minnesota, and a weekend in April that features eight countries from around the globe competing at the 2018 United World Wrestling World Cup. FIGHT FOR IOWA FRIDAY Of the…

Tom Brands calls upon NCAA to add Women’s Wrestling

The University of Iowa’s head wrestling coach, Tom Brands, sent the following letter to the NCAA to list women’s wrestling under emerging sport status for the upcoming season. What does “emerging sports” mean? The NCAA Committee on Women’s Athletics is charged with identifying and managing progress of emerging sports for women.  An emerging sport is…

Rachel Watters Seeking Junior World Championship

TAMPERE, Finland – Oklahoma City University women’s wrestling coach Matt Stevens and wrestler Rachel Watters will compete for Team USA in the Junior World Championships on Thursday and Friday at the Tampere Exhibition and Sport Center. Stevens will help guide the team as a coach, while Watters will be vying for the 159-pound (72-kilogram) crown.…

Hawkeye Wrestling Club Okoboji Golf Outing this Friday

When:            Friday, August 4th 2017 Where:          Emerald Hills GC 808 US Hwy 71 Arnolds Park IA , 51331 Schedule:      11:00am – Registration Starts 11:30am – Lunch 12:30pm – Golf Cost:              $650 Foursome $200 Hole Sponsor $165 Individual Included in price: HWC engraved Mission Belt and Buckle And don’t forget: Proceeds from this event will…