Jarrett Degen Transferring to Iowa State

Four-time Montana state champion, Jarrett Degen will be transferring from Virginia Tech to Iowa State. The move will reunite Degen with head coach Kevin Dresser, and assistant coaches Mike Zadick and Derek St. John, who Degen wrestled for while at Virginia Tech. IAwrestle has been told that Degen has been granted a full release from…

Isaac Judge Commits to Iowa State

Another member of the IAwrestle Fab 50 has made his college decision, as South Tama prep Isaac Judge announced that he will continue his career at Iowa State. Judge stated he considered a couple smaller schools, but when the Cyclones contacted him he knew that was the place he wanted to be. “I picked Iowa…

Waukee’s Jakob Allison to walk on at Iowa State

Waukee’s three-time Iowa high school state place-winner Jakob Allison has decided to walk on at Iowa State (2nd, 2nd, 7th). For the last year Allison has been wrestling for the Iowa State Wrestling Club at 125 pounds. The club competes in the National Club Wrestling Association where Iowa State sent 10 wrestlers to the national…

Illinois Prep Will Lewan Interested in Cyclones

New Iowa State head coach, Kevin Dresser is off to a fast start with his 2018 recruiting class with two of the state’s top seniors already giving the head Cyclone verbal commitments. While Dresser continues to make his footprint in state, it appears his reach has also included Illinois prep Will Lewan who told Flowrestling earlier…

Iowa State Not Interested in Reunion with Pat Downey

The Pat Downey saga continues with the former Cyclone receiving a full release from Iowa State University this week. Last month Downey came on the Potentially Dangerous Podcast and mentioned interest in returning to Iowa State but was also considering Iowa, Rutgers and Kent State as options. In the podcast interview, Downey stated that only at Iowa State would…

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…

Joel Shapiro Commits to Iowa State

One of the biggest instate recruits for the class of 2018 is off the board as West Des Moines – Valley’s Joel Shapiro has committed to Iowa State. Shapiro made the announcement on Twitter: I am proud to announce that I have verbally committed to continue my academic and athletic career at Iowa State University…

Cyclone Commit Ben Kamali Re-Opening his Recruitment

IAwrestle has confirmed that Michigan prep and former Iowa State commit Ben Kamali has decided to reopen his recruiting. The two-time state champion committed to Iowa State in November of his junior year, prior to Kevin Jackson stepping down. The Detroit Central Catholic prep projects to wrestle 125 pounds in college. Kamali tweeted pictures of…

Cyclones Land Fort Dodge Prep Cayd Lara

Kevin Dresser continues to work on his 2018 recruiting class, this time landing three-time Iowa state medalist Cayd Lara of Fort Dodge. Lara is the third addition to the 2018 class joining Weston DiBlasi (Missouri) and Ben Kamali (Michigan). Lara is projected to wrestle 157 pounds for the Cyclones. “Iowa State is the place that I…

Simpson’s Austin Stotts commits to the Cyclones

Austin Stotts, a freshmen last year at Simpson and former West Des Moines, Valley Tiger, announced his commitment on Twitter early Sunday afternoon. I will be continuing my academic/wrestling career at Iowa State University.🌪 pic.twitter.com/9GkKpbOqul — Austin Stotts (@Stotts_Money) July 2, 2017 “I was already planning on going to a bigger school, and saw an…

2017-18 Iowa State Wrestling Schedule Released

The Iowa State wrestling schedule is set. The 2017-18 slate features 13 scheduled duals, including eight home match-ups, plus the Harold Nichols Cyclone Open. The Cyclones have also scheduled nine Big 12 foes. The Cardinal and Gold is heading back to the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational in Dec. They will also compete at the…

Gadson Becomes First Official C-RTC Athlete

When new Iowa State head coach Kevin Dresser was hired in February one of the main points he stressed in his inaugural press conference was the development of a Cyclone Regional Training Center (C-RTC) and pursing the top talent on the freestyle ladder in the U.S.. A part of that goal was finding a way…

Dom Bradley Leaving Ames?

Less than a year after moving to Ames, Iowa to join the Cyclone Wrestling Club it sounds as if 2017 U.S. National Team member, Dom Bradley, will be parting ways with the Cyclones. Bradley originally joined the Iowa State affiliated senior level club a few months after the 2016 Olympic Trials, and has been a…