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…

Yariguin and Schultz Schedules For Dummies

Ivan Yariguin Schedule (All times Iowa Time) (January 24th-28th) US Mens Freestyle Roster 57 kg: Thomas Gilman (Iowa City, Iowa/Hawkeye WC/Titan Mercury) 57 kg: Zane Richards (Champaign, Ill./ Illinois Regional Training Center/Illini WC) 61 kg: Joe Colon (Fresno, Calif./Titan Mercury) 61 kg: Cory Clark (Iowa City, Iowa/Hawkeye WC/Titan Mercury) 65 kg: Zain Retherford (State College,…

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 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…

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…

The Hawkeyes Head North to Take on the Gophers

Who: #4 Iowa 5-0 (1-0) vs #7 Minnesota 6-1 (1-0) Where: Minneapolis, Minnesota When: Sunday, January 13th, 2019 12:00 PM Watch: BTN (TV)| BTN+/Flowrestling (Online – Subscription required) The Iowa Hawkeyes return to dual action this Sunday when they head north to face border rival Minnesota. It will be a battle of Big Ten unbeatens,…