Is Drake University the home of the next D1 Wrestling Program?

Via TheOpenMat By Earl Smith Saturday, Mike Moyer the Executive Director of the NWCA sat down with Takedown Radio to discuss various topics that involve his organization, one of which was adding new programs, specifically one at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. In August a presentation was made to the administration at Drake about…

UNI, Iowa, Iowa State all to be represented in Poland this weekend

BY GARY ABBOTT, USA WRESTLING | SEPT. 04, 2018,1:35 P.M. (ET) The United States will have athletes in all three Olympic disciplines to major international tournaments held side-by-side in Warsaw, Poland, September 7-9.The women’s freestyle event is called the Poland Open. In men’s freestyle, the tournament is entitled the Ziolkowski Memorial. In Greco-Roman, the competition…

Cyclones add Ryan Anderson to 2019 Class

Cover photo by LehighValleyLive.com We knew coming in this was going to be a big weekend for Iowa State as they were set to host several big name wrestlers in the class of 2019 and 2020. It looks like one of those big names has gone ahead and announced his commitment as Pennsylvania prep Ryan…

Bobby Telford Joins Hawkeye Coaching Staff

IOWA CITY, Iowa – University of Iowa head wrestling coach Tom Brands announced Friday that former Hawkeye All-American Bobby Telford has joined the coaching staff as volunteer assistant coach. Telford fills a position previously occupied by Ben Berhow. Berhow is transitioning to a coaching and administrative role with the Hawkeye Wrestling Club. Telford has been…

Hawkeyes 2018-19 Season Schedule

IOWA CITY, Iowa – The 2018-19 schedule released Friday by the University of Iowa wrestling  program includes seven home dates, including an Iowa Corn Cy-Hawk Series matchup against Iowa State on Saturday, Dec. 1. Iowa opens the home schedule Nov. 17 against Princeton, before hosting duals on three consecutive Saturdays beginning Nov. 24. The Big…

Tony Ramos Promoted to Assistant Coach at UNC

Former University of Iowa standout Tony Ramos has received a promotion to assistant coach at North Carolina. The bump comes following the news that Tar Heel assistant coach Neil Erisman accepted the head coaching position at Little Rock Arkansas. Ramos joined the UNC coaching staff in April of 2016 where he has served as a volunteer…

Earl Hall Leaving C-RTC

Change is coming to the Cyclone Regional Training Center as IAwrestle has learned that resident athlete Earl Hall will be leaving the program in search of new training opportunities. A former All-American for the Cyclones, Hall has been a member of the Iowa State program since 2013. He accumulated over 100 wins during his college…

Chris Foca No Longer Committed to ISU

A big change to ISU’s 2019 recruiting class, as IAwrestle has learned that New Jersey prep Chris Foca is no longer verbally committed to Iowa State. Ranked as a top 30 wrestler in the class of 2019, Foca committed to the Cyclones in October of his junior year. According to our own Tony Hager, Foca…