Happel and Christenson selected to Team USA for Pittsburgh Wrestling Classic

The U.S. team has been named for the 2020 Pittsburgh Wrestling Classic, set for Saturday, March 14 at the Fitzgerald Field House at the University of Pittsburgh. Making the team were a pair of Iowa natives Cael Happel (Lisbon) and Gabe Christenson (Southeast Polk)   Weight Name High School Hometown Career Record* State Titles* College…

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Hawkeyes Secure Perfect Big Ten Record With Minnesota Win

The Iowa Hawkeyes clinched the Big Ten regular season dual title outright with their 35-6 victory over the #18 ranked Minnesota Gophers inside Carver-Hawkeye Arena in front of 12,608 fans. The Hawkeyes took eight of ten matches from the Gophers, including three marquee wins where both wrestlers entered as top ten ranked wrestlers. The dual…

Iowa Can Clinch Big Ten Title Against Minnesota

Who: #1 Iowa 11-0 (8-0) vs #18 Minnesota 9-6 (4-3) Where: Carver-Hawkeye Arena |Iowa City Iowa When: Saturday, February 15, 2020 –  8:30 PM CT Watch: BTN – TV This weekend in Iowa City, the top ranked Iowa Hawkeyes can clinch the regular season Big Ten dual title with a win over #18 Minnesota. The Hawks…

Podcast: Iowa vs Michigan Breakdown with Bloodround

Iowa’s premier site for youth, high school, college, and international wrestling. Potentially Dangerous Podcast this week is hosted by Ross Bartachek. He is joined by special guests Tommy Baranoski and Kevin Claunch of Bloodround. You can find Bloodround on all your podcast friendly apps, or by visiting their website http://www.bloodround.com/. Show producer Nic Ryder also joined…

Iowa vs Penn State Set BTN Record

Press Release from the Big Ten Network CHICAGO, Ill. – On Jan. 31, No. 1 Iowa vs. No. 2 Penn State became the most-watched wrestling telecast in BTN history as well as the day’s highest-rated college sporting event across all networks. The Big Ten dual averaged 342,955 viewers, according to Nielsen Media Research, which eclipsed…

Michael Kemerer Named Big Ten Wrestler of the Week

University of Iowa Press Release IOWA CITY, Iowa — University of Iowa senior Michael Kemerer has been named Big Ten Wrestler of the Week, the conference office announced Tuesday. Kemerer climbed to the top of the 174-pound national rankings following a pair of wins over the weekend, including an 11-6 decision against then-top-ranked Mark Hall…

Iowa Get Double Digit Dual Win Against Michigan State

The win total for the University of Iowa has reached double digits as the Hawkeye squad rolled through the Michigan State Spartans 32-3 this afternoon in Lansing, Michigan. The Hawks took nine of ten bouts from the Spartans including three bonus wins. With the dual starting at 125 pounds it was business as usual for…

Iowa Closes out Weekend Versus Michigan State

Who: #1 Iowa 9-0 (6-0) vs Michigan State 6-7 (1-5) Where: East Lansing, Michigan When: Sunday, February 2, 2020 – 12:00 PM CT Watch: Flowrestling (Subscription required) The Iowa Hawkeyes have emerged from their tough home stretch tested, but unscathed. After hosting three straight top ten dual teams, two of which were in the top…