Best of Brands 125/133

In 2007 the University of Iowa handed over the keys to their blue blood program to one of their star alumni to rejuvenate the program which had taken a tumble from the days of Dan Gable. Tom Brands has now been at the helm for 13 seasons in Iowa City and during that time he…

Cyclones Release 2019-20 Schedule

Press Release courtesy of Cyclone Athletics: AMES, Iowa – The 2019-20 Iowa State wrestling schedule is here. The ’19-20 slate will feature seven home contests and includes matchups with eight Big 12 schools. The season kicks off on Nov. 10 with the annual Harold Nichols Cyclone Open, followed by a dual with Bucknell on Nov.…

Iowa’s Last NCAA title Revisited

As we near the beginning of the 2019-20 season it felt appropriate to take a moment and reflect back on Iowa’s past. This season will be the ten year anniversary of the program’s 2010 NCAA title run which was capped off by a 134 team point performance in Omaha, Nebraska. The title was Tom Brands’s…

Help UNI Upgrade their Wrestling Room

From UNI Athletics: UNI Wrestling began a crowdfunding project Wednesday to help raise funds to upgrade the wrestling room in historic West Gym. “When I first got the job nine years ago, I got these mats redone,” head coach Doug Schwab said. “I talked with coach (Dan) Gable before I got the job and I…

Running Through Iowa’s Lightweight Lineup Scenarios

With the official arrival of Gavin Teasdale, the Iowa Hawkeyes find themselves with options aplenty in the lower weights. This will give the program the most depth in this department since possibly during the early Brands-era when the team was packed with All-Americans at the first three weights with notable names Matt McDonough, Joe Slaton,…

Blake Thomsen Catches Up with IAwrestle

Iowa’s senior class of 2020 features many talented individuals, many of whom have bright futures in the sport ahead of them. One of those wrestlers many have been watching over the past three years is Underwood standout Blake Thomsen, who figures to be a title contender at his weight heading into next season. One of…

Gavin Teasdale Transferring to Iowa

Big news in Iowa City, as PA Power Wrestling has reported that former top recruit in the class of 2019, Gavin Teasdale will be transferring to Iowa. The Pennsylvania based media outlet featured Teasdale on a recent episode of their podcast talking bout the wrestlers decision to join the team. According to the interview Teasdale…

Iowa Women’s Disney Dual Update

Pool Z – Iowa Vikings Match #1 Round 1 Iowa Vikings defeated Nebraska Beauties 37-30 95 – Rylee Rodish (Iowa Vikings) over Hannah Hinrichsen (Nebraska Beauties) Fall 0:45 100 – Reanah Utterback (Iowa Vikings) over Regan Rosseter (Nebraska Beauties) Maj 15-7 106 – Callie Witt (Nebraska Beauties) over Rylee Rodish (Iowa Vikings) Fall 0:34 112 – Tateum Park (Iowa Vikings) over Brisa Figueroa (Nebraska Beauties) Fall 5:34 118 – Chloe Clemons (Iowa Vikings) over Marissa Burt (Nebraska Beauties) Fall 2:56…

Iowa Black Competing in Gold Pool at Disney Duals

AS – Gold – Iowa Black Guaranteed 16th place Match #1 Champ. Round 1 MAWA Point Red defeated Iowa Black 53-15 106 – Levi Haines (MAWA Point Red) over Blaine Frazier (Iowa Black) Fall 5:10 113 – Matthew Mayer (MAWA Point Red) over Kolten Crawford (Iowa Black) Maj 13-4 120 – McKenzie Bell (MAWA Point Red) over Colby Lillegard (Iowa Black) Maj 15-2 126 – Damon Mcgee Jr. (MAWA Point Red) over Unknown (Unattached) Forf…

Junior Team Finishes Seventh at Greco National Duals

D POOL – Iowa Guaranteed 2nd place Match #1 Quarterfinal Iowa defeated Texas 55-17 160 – Cade DeVos (Iowa) over Massoma Endene (Texas) TF 14-2 170 – Spencer Mooberry (Iowa) over Don Doyle (Texas) Fall 0:25 182 – Justin Brindley (Iowa) over Samuel Uwabuike (Texas) Dec 8-2 195 – Gabe Christenson (Iowa) over Deandre Rucker (Texas) Fall 1:36 220 – Kalob Runyon (Iowa) over Rylan Bonds (Texas) Fall 4:36 285 – Spencer Trenary (Iowa) over Ryan Johnson (Texas) TF 10-0 100 – Brandon O`Brien (Iowa) over Unknown (Unattached) Forf 106 – Trever…

2019 Disney Duals – Day 1 Results

Pool C – Iowa Black Match #1 Round 1 Iowa Black defeated Hero Black 47-12 106 – Gabriel Giampietro (Hero Black) over Blaine Frazier (Iowa Black) Dec 5-3 113 – Gavin Richard (Hero Black) over Kolten Crawford (Iowa Black) Dec 6-0 120 – Colby Lillegard (Iowa Black) over Jose Tirado (Hero Black) Dec 10-6 126 – Matthew Jordan (Iowa Black) over Corey Morabito (Hero Black) Dec 7-4 132 – Jalen Schropp (Iowa Black) over Alejandro Herrera-Rondon (Hero Black) Dec 2-0…

Team Iowa Headed to Junior Greco-Roman Gold/Silver Pool

D POOL – Iowa Guaranteed 2nd place Match #1 Quarterfinal Iowa defeated Texas 55-17 160 – Cade DeVos (Iowa) over Massoma Endene (Texas) TF 14-2 170 – Spencer Mooberry (Iowa) over Don Doyle (Texas) Fall 0:25 182 – Justin Brindley (Iowa) over Samuel Uwabuike (Texas) Dec 8-2 195 – Gabe Christenson (Iowa) over Deandre Rucker (Texas) Fall 1:36 220 – Kalob Runyon (Iowa) over Rylan Bonds (Texas) Fall 4:36 285 – Spencer Trenary (Iowa) over Ryan Johnson (Texas) TF 10-0 100 – Brandon O`Brien (Iowa) over Unknown (Unattached) Forf 106 – Trever…

Iowa Teams Registered for Disney Duals

Girls Team Roster previously released here. Iowa Black Team Weight Class Name 106 Frazier, Blaine 113 Crawford, Kolten 120 Lillegard, Colby 126 Jordan, Matthew 132 Schropp, Jalen 138 Loyd, Eli 145 Mitchell, Wade 152 Schmidt, Carter 160 Zach, Anthony 170 Venteicher, Drew 182 Westphal-Edwards, Tristin 195 Neuhaus, Jack 220 Sims, Garet 285 #19 Vis, Joshua…

16U Team Takes 5th at Freestyle National Duals

  D Pool – Iowa Guaranteed 1st place Match #1 Quarterfinal Iowa received a Bye Match #2 Semifinal Iowa defeated Team Florida 63-15 285 – Ryley Snell (Iowa) over Unknown (Unattached) Forf 88 – Benjamin Guilliam (Team Florida) over J.D. Downs (Iowa) Dec 13-6 94 – Garret Rinken (Iowa) over Vincent Biondoletti (Team Florida) TF 10-0 100 – Camron Phetxoumphone (Iowa) over Kai Owen (Team Florida) Fall 3:43 106 – Gable Porter (Iowa) over Cooper Davidson-haase (Team Florida) TF 12-2…