Willie Miklus Named Graduate Assistant at Iowa State

Much to the pleasure of Iowa State wrestling fans; Willie Miklus is staying put in Ames. It was announced today that Willie will be joining the Iowa State coaching staff as a graduate assistant. Being a graduate assistant involves not only coaching, but also assisting in the operations of the wrestling program. Having Willie around…

ADM’s Andrew Flora Commits to Iowa State

Senior, Andrew Flora announced via Twitter this evening, after further consideration, he’s committing to Iowa State. He was initially slated to compete for Minnesota State next year. Andrew was a state champion at 113 pounds for ADM as Junior, and three time place winner the Tigers. I spoke with Andrew about the change from Minnesota…

2019 AAU Twin Rivers Youth Girls National Duals – Final Results

Pool #1 – Iowa Black Guaranteed 5th place Match #1 Round 1 Black Mambas Black defeated Iowa Black 65-0 50 – Fern Jewett (Black Mambas Black) over Unknown (Unattached) Forf 58 – Angelina Gochis (Black Mambas Black) over Katie Biscoglia (Iowa Black) TF 18-3 65 – Zoey Jewett (Black Mambas Black) over Annibelle Juarez (Iowa Black) Fall 2:52 73 – Caley Graber (Black Mambas Black) over Unknown (Unattached) Forf 82 – Val Hamilton (Black Mambas Black) over Addy Brown…

2019 AAU Lee Pamulak Middle School National Duals – Final Results

Pool #1 – Iowa Black Guaranteed 1st place Match #1 Round 1 Iowa Black defeated Legends of Gold 46-36 75 – Trevon Oehme (Legends of Gold) over Connor Fiser (Iowa Black) Dec 3-1 80 – Sloan Johannsen (Legends of Gold) over Ethan Skoglund (Iowa Black) Fall 3:56 85 – Kade Blume (Iowa Black) over Hayden Schroeder (Legends of Gold) SV-1 3-1 90 – Ayson Rice (Legends of Gold) over Derrick Bass (Iowa Black) Fall 3:35…

2019 AAU 9/10 National Duals – Final Results

Pool #1 – Iowa Black Guaranteed 1st place Match #1 Round 1 Iowa Black defeated South Dakota Tundra 37-30 98 – Logan Graff (South Dakota Tundra) over Chase Fiser (Iowa Black) Dec 7-3 106 – Clayton McDonough (Iowa Black) over Jack Schoenhard (South Dakota Tundra) Fall 5:07 113 – Stevie Barnes (Iowa Black) over Jacob Brunner (South Dakota Tundra) Maj 12-3 120 – Cael Larson (South Dakota Tundra) over Quinton Aney (Iowa Black) TF 17-0…

2019 AAU Jr/Sr National Duals – Final Results

JR/SR Round Robin – Iowa Black Guaranteed 1st place Match #1 Round 1 Iowa Black defeated Iowa Red 64-3 106 – Jaymus Wilson (Iowa Black) over Bryce Thompson (Iowa Red) Fall 3:13 113 – Austin Kegley (Iowa Black) over Dalton Grosselink (Iowa Red) Dec 10-3 120 – Colby Lillegard (Iowa Black) over Luke Farmer (Iowa Red) Maj 9-0 126 – Brock Beck (Iowa Black) over Unknown (Unattached) Forf 132 – Casey Baker (Iowa Black) over Michael Moore (Iowa Red) Dec…

Two All Americans for the Cyclones

Press Release from Iowa State PITTSBURGH, Pa. – Iowa State’s Jarrett Degen and Willie Miklus have locked in a spot on the podium at the 2019 NCAA Championships and are All Americans. This is Miklus‘ fourth time earning All-America honors. After missing the podium by just one match last season,Degen will finish in the top-8…

Kevin Dresser is NWCA D1 Coach of the Year

Press Realease from Iowa State Athletics  AMES, Iowa – The rebuild of Iowa State wrestling is on, and head coach Kevin Dresser is the man leading the charge. He has been named the 2019 NWCA Division I National Coach of the Year, presented by Defense Soap. It is the second time that Dresser has received these…

Iowa State’s Chase Straw is a Big 12 Champ!

Press Release from Iowa State Athletics  TULSA, Okla. – The No. 15 Iowa State wrestling team (10-4, 6-2 Big 12) finished runner-up champions at the 2019 Big 12 Championship behind an individual Big 12 title from Chase Strawat 157 pounds. In total, nine of Iowa State’s 10 wrestlers qualified for the NCAA Championships in Tulsa.…

2019 Iowa AAU Super PeeWee State Day 1 – Final Results

Kindergarten – 38 Guaranteed Places 1st Place – Lane Mcclintock of Iowa Elite Wrestling Club 2nd Place – Hudson Burns of Iowa Elite Wrestling Club 3rd Place – Jack Kloser of HardDrive Wrestling Club 4th Place – Corbin Vazquez of Highland Wrestling Club 5th Place – Theo Tollakson of Team Porcelli 6th Place – Jones…

Big 12 battle for second place when the Cyclones visit the Panthers in West Gym

Who: #12 Iowa State 10-2 (6-1 Big 12) vs #17 Northern Iowa 6-5 (6-1 Big 12) When: Thursday, February 21st at 7pm Where: Cedar Falls, IA | West Gym Watch: Flowrestling ($) Live Scoring/Stats: Trackwrestling (Dual Team Rankings from The Open Mat 2/20/19) When the Cyclones travel to West Gym they’ll not only be wrestling an in-state rival, but also…