New Division III Rankings Released

Team Rankings 1. Wartburg College 8. Loras College 13. Central College 15. Coe College Individual Rankings 125 – 3. CJ Pestano – Central College 133 –  3. Cam Timok – Central College 7. Michael Triplett – Loras College 141 – 3. Clint Lembeck – Loras College 9. Josh Martin – Cornell College 149 –  1.…

Loras vs UW-Platteville | LIVE Stream + Preview

Loras vs. UW-Platteville Athletic & Wellness Center -7pm Trackwrestling Stats – http://bit.ly/2ypYZqZ  LIVE Stream – http://duhawks.com/showcase  Tentative Dual Lineup 125 Matt Randone (Loras) vs. Nick Donovan (Wisconsin-Platteville) 133 Michael Triplett (Loras) vs. Unknown 141 Kevin Kelly (Loras) vs. Luke Pradel (Wisconsin-Platteville) 149 Jimmy Davis (Loras) vs. Trevor Harsh (Wisconsin-Platteville) 157 Merrick Purcell (Loras) vs. Dustin Reynolds (Wisconsin-Platteville) 165 Eddie Smith (Loras) vs. Grady Todd (Wisconsin-Platteville) 174 Unknown vs. Jon Goetz (Wisconsin-Platteville) 184…

Isaiah Cox Commits to Wartburg

Division III powerhouse has picked up a huge addition in the upper-weights as Iowa Lakes’ Isaiah Cox has given his verbal commitment to wrestle for the Knights. A NJCAA All-American, Cox will be one of the top members of the 2018 recruiting class for Wartburg. “Isaiah is a great young man who will be a…

Waukee’s Brock Parker Picks Loras College

Waukee’s two-time state qualifier, Brock Parker has decided to wrestle at the next level at Loras College. “I fell in love with the city and campus. It just felt right with the team and the academics.” – Brock Parker Parker was also considering Grand View, Buena Vista and Central. His projected college weight is 149-157…

No. 1 Wartburg Opens Season at Nebraska Wesleyan

The top-ranked Wartburg wrestling team opens the season Saturday at 5 p.m. at Nebraska Wesleyan. Follow the Knights Click here for the live video, provided by Nebraska Wesleyan. The Series Wartburg holds series lead at 1-0, as the inaugural meeting was last season in Waverly. Wartburg’s lineup 125: Connor Cleveland 133: Brennen Doeble 141: Brock Rathbun 149:…

Cornell College Kicks Season Off at Simpson

MOUNT VERNON – Thursday night’s dual meet at Simpson will mark the start of Mike Duroe‘s 49th season as a head wrestling coach, his 13th with the Cornell Rams. “Every new season presents new challenges and opportunities,” said Duroe, the program’s winningest coach with 139 victories. “That’s the exciting part of coaching.” The Rams travel…

NWCA Division III Preseason Rankings

Ranking                   Team                                                  Total Points Wartburg College (IA) (40) Augsburg College (MN) (33) Loras College (IA) (30) Messiah College (PA) (27) Wabash College (IN) (26) Johnson & Wales University (RI) (24) Stevens Institute of Technology (NJ) (20) Ithaca College (NY) (20) University of Wisconsin – Platteville (19) Ferrum College (VA) (18) SUNY Cortland (NY)…

Wartburg Seeking Major Milestones in 2017-18

Head Coach: Eric Keller Years at School as Head Coach: 7 Career Record at Current School: 132-3 Assistant Coaches: Chris Ortner, Chris Smith, Elard Coello, Fan Zang, Mark Pinero 2016-2017 Dual Meet Record: 20-0: Season Outlook: Wartburg returns five All-Americans from it’s history making 13th 2017 NCAA championship team: Cross Cannone(141, 2nd), Logan Thomsen(157, 2nd), Eric…

2nd Annual Simpson Wrestling Cornhole Tournament this Saturday

This Saturday, The Sports Page in Indianola, Iowa will play host to the 2nd Annual Simpson Wrestling Cornhole Tournament. What is “cornhole”? Cornhole or bags is similar to horseshoes except you use wooden boxes called cornhole platforms and corn bags instead of horseshoes and metal stakes. Contestants take turns pitching their corn bags at the cornhole…

2017-18 IIAC Wrestling Schedule

Saturday 11.4.17 Wrestling Central Super 8 Invitational 9 a.m. Platteville, Wis. Loras Super 8 Invitational 10:00 AM Platteville, Wis. Wartburg College Nebraska Wesleyan 5:00 PM Lincoln, NE Buena Vista Super 8 Invite 9:00 a.m Platteville, Wisconsin Dubuque MacMurray Open 9:00 a.m Jacksonville, Illinois Friday11.10.17Wrestling UW-Platteville Loras 7:00 PM Dubuque, Iowa Live Video Saturday11.11.17Wrestling Nebraska Wesleyan…

Brock Rathbun Transferring to Wartburg

IAwrestle has learned that three-time Iowa state champion, Brock Rathbun will be transferring to Division III program, Wartburg. Rathbun finished the 2016-17 season with a record of 11-7 competing at 133 and 141 pounds for the University of Iowa picking up second place finishes at the Grand View and Missouri College Opens. “I picked Wartburg because…

Simpson College hires Greg Barner as Assistant Coach

(Greg Barner | Photo – Simpson Athletics) Former head coach at Northeastern Junior College, Greg Barner takes over as assistant wrestling coach for the Simpson College wrestling team. Barner comes to Simpson after re-building the wrestling program at the Sterling, Colo. junior college. Following a 37-year hiatus, Northeastern brought back wrestling in 2016-17. With Barner…

Loras Wrestling Crowned Best of Brand Battle Round Vote Champion

Courtesy Loras Athletics The Loras wrestling program was crowned the Battle Round Vote Champion in the annual NWCA/ELSM Best of Brand Highlight Reel Championship on Thursday, June 22, defeating fellow NCAA Division III counterpart Johnson & Wales with 705 votes. Over the four days of voting, the Duhawks totaled 2,466 votes for their highlight video…

Brock Henderson commits to Coe College

Brock Henderson, a senior at North Linn, capped off his career a two-time Iowa high school champion, and followed that up by committing to Upper Iowa University. After thinking the decision over, Henderson has decided to switch his commitment and will now wrestle for Coe College. “After a true consideration of all of my options,…

Noah Hughes-Reilly Commits to Loras College

Two-time Iowa High School state qualifier Noah Hughes-Reilly has committed to wrestle for Loras College. The Valley High School senior reached the 3A 120 pounds semi-finals where he would face two-time state champion, Brody Teske. Hughes-Reilly would go on to lose his match against the eventual champ and then came back for a fifth place…