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Peacocks Start Second Half at National Duals

By Allix Williamson The Upper Iowa University Peacocks kick off their first tournament of the New Year at the NWCA Multi-Divisional National Duals in Fort Wayne, Ind. on Thursday and Friday. The Peacocks enter the National Duals ranked seventh in NCAA Division II. Upper Iowa shares this ranking with the Northern State University Wolves. The…

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Peacocks Ranked Second Regionally

Upper Iowa Athletics The first wrestling regular season rankings of the year have been released by D2Wrestle.com and the Peacocks are ranked second. Upper Iowa also has an individual ranked in the top eight of each of the ten weight classes. The regular season rankings are based on tournament strength for both teams and individuals.…

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Brayden Curry verbals to Augustana

Augustana University picks up their third wrestler from the state of Iowa as today Sergeant Bluff-Luton’s Brayden Curry announced that he has given them his verbal commitment. Curry joins Sibley-Ocheyedan wrestlers Dylan Schuck and Matt Naig as Iowans to commit to Augustana in the 2017 class. Curry annoucement his commitment via twitter: Excited to announce…

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Matt Naig selects Augustana University

Two time Iowa state place winner Matt Naig of Sibley-Ocheyedan has committed to wrestle at Division II Augustana University in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Naig placed sixth in 2015 and fifth in 2016 at 220 pounds, but projects at 285 in college. IA Wrestle caught up with Naig to ask him about his commitment. “Augustana was an easy choice for…

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Postseason College Tournament Dates & Info

  NJCAA National Wrestling Tournament Where: Council Bluffs, Iowa When: February 26-27 Where to watch: FloPro Brackets: http://njcaawrestlingcb.com/tournament.asp Iowa Teams: Ellsworth, Iowa Central, Iowa Lakes, Iowa Western, NIACC Schedule Friday February 26th 9:30am CST- Championship 1st Round 12:00pm CST- Championship 2nd Round, Consolation 1st & 2nd Rounds 6:15pm CST- Championship Quarterfinals & Consolation 3rd Round 8:30pm…

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D2 and NAIA Results from NWCA Duals

UPPER IOWA -(Guaranteed 8th) Match #1 Champ. Round 1: Upper Iowa defeated Wheeling Jesuit University 24-15 125 – Dustin Warner (Wheeling Jesuit University) over Garrett Wangsness (Upper Iowa) Dec 2-0 133 – Matt Paulus (Upper Iowa) over Nolan Whitely (Wheeling Jesuit University) SV-2 7-2 141 – Jordan Roths (Upper Iowa) over Damon Outward (Wheeling Jesuit…

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Auggie-Adidas Open Results

A couple Iowa schools headed north this weekend to the Auggie-Adidas Open, which is held at reigning Division III champion Augsburg College in Minnesota. It was there that Central College, Luther, and Upper Iowa combined to claim 11 of the gold division finalist including a number of champions for each team. For the Upper Iowa…

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Joe Parisi Open Results

Iowa Gold Division (Open) 125 – Perez Perez’s place is unknown and has scored 0.00 team points. Champ. Round 1 – Perez Perez (Iowa) received a bye () (Bye) Champ. Round 2 – Joshua Kieffer (Indianapolis) won by major decision over Perez Perez (Iowa) (Maj 16-3) Cons. Round 2 – Alijah Jeffery (Northern Illinois) won…

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Luther College Open Results

It might have gotten lost in all of the coverage of the Grapple on the Gridiron, but the annual Luther College Open was held yesterday in Decorah, Iowa. It comes to no surprise that the Knights of Wartburg sent a strong team to the tournament, picking up six finalist and three champions in the Elite…

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Iowans in DII and JUCO Wrestling – 2015-16 Edition

DII In State School Class Hometown/High School Upper Iowa University – 20 DII Zach Bruns Fr North Fayette Valley Mitch Funk R-Sr Central Community Nick Georgean R-So Davenport Assumption Lance Hinschberger R-Fr Belle Plaine Logan Hopp R-Jr New Hampton Avery Jacobs Fr New London Alex Mitchell R-Fr Charles City Lincoln Monroe R-Jr North Fayette Valley…

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Division II – National Championship Preview

What: Division II National Championships Where: Chaifetz Arena – St Louis, Missouri When: March 13-14 Follow on Twitter: @iawrestle Follow on Trackwrestling: http://www.trackwrestling.com/predefinedtournaments/VerifyPassword.jsp?tournamentId=169695009 Championship Website: http://stlsports.org/special-event/dii-wrestling/   133 – Dakota Bauer (Maryville University) Redshirt Sophomore – Ballard of Huxley/Iowa City West 2014 All Americans 1st – Casey Rowell (Central Oklahoma) Sr 2nd – Daniel DeShazer (Nebraska-Kearney) So…