NWCA Multi-Division National Duals – Day 1 Results – Iowa Teams

WHAT: NWCA Multi-Divisional National Duals WHERE: Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, Fort Wayne, Indiana WHEN: January 4-5 RESULTS & LIVE STREAMING VIA TRACKWRESTLING: Men’s Divisions | Women’s Division PRELIMINARY BRACKETS Division II | Division III | NAIA | NJCAA | WCWA Division II Upper Iowa Match #1 Champ. Round 1 Upper Iowa defeated Notre Dame (Ohio) 19-16 125 – Robert Campos (Notre Dame (Ohio)) over Maleek Williams (Upper Iowa)…

Justin Portillo Announces Transfer to Grand View

Two-time Iowa state champion Justin Portillo will transfer to Grand View and will be immediately eligible to compete for the Vikings at the start of the second semester. Justin and his twin brother Josh originally committed to South Dakota State out of high school after winning a combined five state titles for Clarion-Goldfield-Dows. “I only…

State Runner-Up Ben Lee commits

Coach Nick Mitchell and Grand View University have landed another in state recruit with the addition of Ben Lee of Ballard. Lee bursted onto everyone’s radar last season when he placed 2nd at 182 pounds in class 2A. He is currently ranked 2nd at 182 pounds this season. Lee chose Grand View over Loras, Simpson,…

Davenport Assumption’s Matt Robertson Commits

Returning Davenport Assumption state champion, Matt Robertson will call Grand View his home next season. The 27th overall wrestler in Iowa commits to Nick Mitchell after being ranked sixth preseason to state champion in 2017. Robertson was fifth on the best available seniors list prior to commitment. “I feel like I’m an impact guy right…

Grand View Grabs Missouri Valley’s Nathan Haynes

Two-time state place-winner Nathan Haynes from Missouri Valley has committed to Nick Mitchell and the Grand View University Vikings. “Grand View felt like home for me being in Des Moines and having spent a lot of time in that area.” – Haynes on the commitment. The Grand View commit chose the Vikings over UNK, SMSU,…

Grand View Open – Semi-Finals Match-ups – Open Division

Livestream and on demand: Trackwrestling 125 – #20 (D1) Jacob Schwarm (UNI) vs Isaac Wilson (Providence) #3 (NAIA) Sawyer Miller (Indiana Tech) vs Matthew Nguyen (Grand View) 133 – Gilberto Rodriguez (William Penn) vs Wesley Dawkins (Nebraska-Kearney) #3 (NAIA) Erique Early (Indiana Tech) vs Markus Simmons (Iowa State) 141 – #12 (D1) Josh Alber (UNI)…

FIVE top 20 NAIA Teams at Grand View Open

What: 2017 Grand View Open When: November 11, 2017, 9:00 A.M. Start Where: Southeast Polk High School Watch: Trackwrestling ($10 pay-per-view or $65 IAwrestle Season Pass) Note: Grand View Open will also feature four top 10 Juco teams. Preview Coming. No. 1 Grand View University  Tacchia, Dante Fresh/Soph 133  McLaughlin, Chase Fresh/Soph 141  Miller, Xavier…

Zane Mulder commits to Grand View

Dallas Center-Grimes standout, Zane Mulder, has committed to wrestle for Nick Mitchell and the Grand View Vikings. Unlike the majority of recruits, Mulder knew all along he wanted to be a Viking. “I didn’t look around much. I started to but Grand View just felt like the right atmosphere and campus for me. I’ve been…

Sam Loyd Commits to Grand View

For the second straight day, Nick Mitchell has picked up the commitment from yet another lightweight prospect in the state of Iowa as New London’s Sam Loyd will wrestle for Grand View. “I chose Grand View because of the Championship Lifestyle, Coach Mitchell and Reedy want you to succeed in life and not just wrestling.” Loyd…

Shea Ruffridge Commits to Grand View

Pocahontas Area senior Shea Ruffridge has committed to continue his wrestling career at Grand View University. A two-time state medalist, Ruffridge is coming off a season where he placed fourth at 120 pounds. “Grandview felt like the right fit for me.” Ruffridge told IAwrestle, “The coaching staff, teammates, and environment is second to none.” Ruffridge…

Tanner Abbas Commits to Grand View

Another top 50 Iowan is coming off the board as Clarion-Goldfield-Dows standout Tanner Abbas has committed to wrestle for Grand View. The #44 ranked wrestler in IAwrestle’s Fab 50, Abbas is the top instate commitment for Nick Mitchell. A three-time state medalist, Abbas tied his career best finish at the state tournament this past February…

Brandon Wright Added as a Volunteer Assistant at Indiana

By Indiana Athletic Communications BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Indiana wrestling head coach Duane Goldman announced the addition of Brandon Wright to the Hoosiers’ coaching staff. Wright, Indiana’s first RTC athlete with hopes of qualifying for the 2020 Olympics, joins the Hoosiers as a volunteer assistant coach. “Having a US National Team member and Indiana native on…

Grand View Releases 2017-18 Schedule

Day Time Event Location November 4 9:00 PM Cyclone Open  Ames, IA 11 9:00 AM Grand View Open  Des Moines, IA 18 9:00 AM Coe Turkey Open  Cedar Rapids, IA December 2 9:00 AM Luther Hill Invitational  Indianola, IA 5:00 PM Dual vs. Benedictine  Atchison, KS 9 9:00 AM Doane Open  Crete, NE 18 Desert…