Iowa’s Last NCAA title Revisited

As we near the beginning of the 2019-20 season it felt appropriate to take a moment and reflect back on Iowa’s past. This season will be the ten year anniversary of the program’s 2010 NCAA title run which was capped off by a 134 team point performance in Omaha, Nebraska. The title was Tom Brands’s…

Panthers add Florida state champion Ethan Basile

Doug Schwab and the UNI Panthers have added another addition to their class of 2020 as Florida standout Ethan Basile announced his commitment to the program tonight on social media. This past champion Basile claimed his first regular season state title, was his state’s freestyle champion and he also took third in Greco-Roman. It’s been…

David Carr after Junior Worlds Semis

TheMat.com Press Release TALLINN, Estonia – Three U.S. wrestlers won semifinal matches on Tuesday night, to qualify for the men’s freestyle gold-medal finals on Wednesday at the Junior World Championships. Advancing to the finals will be David Carr (Canton, Ohio/Titan Mercury WC/Cyclone WC) at 74 kg/163 lbs., Lucas Davison (Chesterton, Ind./Wildcat WC/Chicago RTC) at 92…

Jesse Delgado Signs On With C-RTC

Per C-RTC Release: AMES, Iowa – Today Cyclone Regional Training Center Director, Kevin Dresser, announced the addition of Jesse Delgado as a Resident Athlete of the C-RTC. Prior to the C-RTC, Delgado had been training with the Illinois Regional Training Center. “We have the unique opportunity to hire Jesse as a resident athlete in the…

Help UNI Upgrade their Wrestling Room

From UNI Athletics: UNI Wrestling began a crowdfunding project Wednesday to help raise funds to upgrade the wrestling room in historic West Gym. “When I first got the job nine years ago, I got these mats redone,” head coach Doug Schwab said. “I talked with coach (Dan) Gable before I got the job and I…

Running Through Iowa’s Lightweight Lineup Scenarios

With the official arrival of Gavin Teasdale, the Iowa Hawkeyes find themselves with options aplenty in the lower weights. This will give the program the most depth in this department since possibly during the early Brands-era when the team was packed with All-Americans at the first three weights with notable names Matt McDonough, Joe Slaton,…

Gavin Teasdale Transferring to Iowa

Big news in Iowa City, as PA Power Wrestling has reported that former top recruit in the class of 2019, Gavin Teasdale will be transferring to Iowa. The Pennsylvania based media outlet featured Teasdale on a recent episode of their podcast talking bout the wrestlers decision to join the team. According to the interview Teasdale…

Final X – Lincoln Preview

  Last weekend in New Jersey provided but just a taste of things to come as USA Wrestling World Team qualification process wraps up this weekend in Lincoln, Nebraska with Final X – Lincoln. Hosted by the University of Nebraska this weekend’s field features six wrestles with a tie to the state of Iowa competing,…

Sam Stoll to Continue Competing with HWC

Sam Stoll is staying in Iowa City. Yesterday, in an article published by the Quad City Time’s sports writer Steve Batterson Tom Brands was quoted as saying that the All-American heavyweight will stay in Iowa City to continue training with the Hawkeye Wrestling Club. While this may not be earth shattering news that another former…

Iowa Entries for the U23 World Team Trials

Cover Photo by Tony Rotundo – Wrestlers Are Warriors What: USA Wrestling’s U23 World Team Trials Where: Akron, Ohio When: May 31st – June 2nd Friday, May 31st Session 1: Greco-Roman: U23 GR & UWW Cadet GR Preliminaries, Quarterfinals, & Consolations 9:00 AM – 1:15 PM Session 2: Greco-Roman: U23 GR & UWW Cadet GR…