DeSanto named Co-Big Ten Wrestler of the Week

Hawkeyes sophomore Austin DeSanto has been named Co-Big Ten Wrestler of the Week following his upset over Nick Suriano. The below release is courtesy of the Big Ten Conference. Co-Wrestlers of the Week Jake Danishek, Indiana 157 pounds – Sr. – Lebanon, Ohio – Dayton Christian Collected a win over a top-10 opponent in Indiana’s…

David Carr set to compete at the Dave Schultz Memorial International

What: Dave Schultz Memorial International When: January 24-26, 2019 Where: Olympic Training Center – Colorado Springs, CO Watch: Flowrestling ($) Live Scoring/Brackets: FloArena For all of you wanting to get another look at the five-time Ohio State Champion, your time is near. Iowa State redshirt, David Carr will be competing at the Dave Schultz Memorial International this weekend. His freestyle…

Panthers down Falcons, 29-9

The UNI Panthers never trailed in their dual Sunday afternoon against the Air Force Falcons as they won 29-9, in a dual at the West Gym. UNI had four bonus point wins, including three tech falls, to keep Air Force down. Tyrell Gordon got things started off with a win over Casey Jumps. After Jumps…

Iowa State in Big 12 tilt at West Virginia

Who: #16 Iowa State 5-1 (2-0 Big 12) vs West Virginia 2-10 (2-3 Big 12) Where: Morgantown, W.V. – West Virginia University Coliseum When: Sunday, January 20th at Noon CT Watch: wvusports.com/watch – Mountaineer TV/ Flowrestling ($) Stats: Trackwrestling (Team Dual Rankings from The Open Mat 1/16/19) Iowa State comes in on a four dual win streak, and is also…

RAPID RECAP: Iowa Downs Rutgers 30-6

On a cold snowy night in Iowa the Hawkeyes welcomed in Big Ten opponent the Scarlett Knights of Rutgers to open the 2019 home schedule. The dual was highlighted by a trio of ranked head-to-head meetings, including a top ten matchup between #8 Austin DeSanto and #3 Nick Suriano. Iowa came out on top in…

Iowa State Tops Rider, 29-17

Release courtesy of Iowa State Athletics LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. – No. 21 Iowa State (5-1, 2-0 Big 12) opened up a two-match road trip with a victory at Rider (4-3, 2-0 EWL), 29-17. The Cyclones took seven out of 10 bouts on the night, winning five of those by bonus-point margin. ISU is now 4-0 in…

Iowa Returns Home to Host Rutgers

Who: #4 Iowa 6-0 (2-0) vs #13 Rutgers 7-3 (1-1) Where: Iowa City, Iowa | Carver-Hawkeye Arena When: Friday, January 18th, 2019 8:00 PM Watch: BTN+/Flowrestling (Online – Subscription required) Iowa will make their much anticipated 2019 team debut this weekend when they host #13 ranked Rutgers on Friday night. This will be first appearance…

Morningstar on Takedown Radio

This past weekend Iowa Hawkeye assistant coach Ryan Morningstar appeared on the nationally broadcast Takedown Radio to catch up with our own Tony Hager and more on the state of the Hawkeye program. It should be noted that Morningstar’s comments came prior to his team’s dual with Minnesota, in which the Hawkeyes walked away with…

Iowa State Defeats Fresno State, 31-6

AMES, Iowa – No. 21 Iowa State (4-1, 2-0 Big 12) defeated Fresno State (4-6, 1-3 Big 12), 31-6 in wrestling action Sunday afternoon in Hilton Coliseum. Iowa State won eight of 10 matches contested, including four with bonus points (one fall, one technical fall, two major decisions). Ian Parker set the tone with a 19-5 major…

Hawkeyes Silence Gophers, 24-10

University of Iowa Press Release MINNEAPOLIS — The fourth-ranked University of Iowa wrestling team defended the Governor’s Border Belt on Sunday at Minnesota, defeating the eighth-ranked Gophers, 24-10, at a sold out Maturi Pavilion. Iowa won seven-of-10 matches, held a 17-8 edge on takedowns, and defeated three top 10 wrestlers to extend its winning streak…