Pat Downey to Transfer to the University of Iowa

Pat Downey’s journey will have at least one more twist in the road as Trackwrestling’s Andy Hamilton is reporting that he will be joining the Iowa Hawkeye wrestling squad. His story is well-known, but here’s a quick recap: Downey began his college career at the University of Nebraska before transferring to Iowa Central. After winning…

Justin Mejia officially NOT at Iowa

He’s gone Hawkeye fans. The Justin Mejia roller coaster rolls back to Illinois. Mejia originally committed to the Hawkeyes back in 2014 and then decommitted from the Hawkeyes in July of 2016. Once his recruiting options were opened up Illinois jumped on him and Mejia would accept an offer. Justin would go on to make California…

Iowa Hawkeyes Release 2017-18 Wrestling Schedule

IOWA CITY, Iowa — The 2017-18 home schedule released Wednesday by the University of Iowa wrestling  program includes visits from top 10 programs Oklahoma State, Michigan, and Minnesota, and a weekend in April that features eight countries from around the globe competing at the 2018 United World Wrestling World Cup. FIGHT FOR IOWA FRIDAY Of the…

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…

Max Murin Considering Dropping to 133

We are less than a month away from the first day of college classes getting underway for the 2017-18 academic year and that means that the recruits from the class of 2017 will officially begin their collegiate wrestling careers. With the University of Iowa bringing the the nation’s #1 ranked recruiting class expectations are high…

Matt Malcom Transferring to Nebraska Kearney

IAwrestle has learned that former Iowa high school state champion, Matt Malcom will be transferring out of the University of Iowa. The Glenwood native will be transferring west to Division II program, Nebraska-Kearney. Competing at 157 pounds for the Hawkeyes, Malcom was 19-5 in his first season as a college wrestler winning titles at the…

Gilman Wins Gold in Spain

It was a gold medal performance for Thomas Gilman in his first career Senior level International tournament in Madrid, Spain competing at 57 kg. Gilman will not be coming home alone with hardware either as six other Men’s Freestyle Wrestlers also won their respective weights. The only weight the U.S. did not earn a medal…

REPORT: Hawkeyes Out on Landing Joey McKenna

The University of Iowa has added two transfers this offseason and it appears that the other potential transfer possibility, Joey McKenna, is no longer on the table. In late May, Flowrestling reported that the Stanford All-American was considering transferring out of his current school and that he was considering Penn State, Ohio State, Lehigh, and Iowa…

Skyler St. John to Transfer to Iowa State

University of Iowa junior Skyler St. John will be transferring to Iowa State University for his final two years of eligibility. A graduate of Cedar Rapids Prairie, St. John will being joining his brother Derek at Iowa State, who accepted a coaching position at the school earlier this year. After missing his entire redshirt season…