Caleb Rathjen Selects Hawkeyes

The Hawkeye wrestling program continues to grow their 2021 recruiting class as today one of the nation’s top juniors, Caleb Rathjen has announced he will be staying in state to attend the University of Iowa. The Ankeny standout is considered a top 25 wrestler in the class of 2021 and projects as a 149-pound recruit.…

Jaydin Eierman Transferring to Iowa

Three-time Missouri All-American Jaydin Eierman will be transferring to the Iowa Hawkeyes to finish out his career. News broke on Wednesday afternoon that the former Tiger wrestler had entered the NCAA’s transfer portal and was looking for a new home. Later that day Eierman recorded a podcast with Flowrestling’s Mark Bader stating he knew where…

PD141: Eierman on the Move + Cyclone Open Thoughts

http://traffic.libsyn.com/iawrestle/PD142_finalized.mp3 Iowa’s premier site for youth, high school, college, and international wrestling. Potentially Dangerous Podcast this week is hosted by Ross Bartachek and Lars Underbakke. 0:00 – Big Game WC opens Tom Lepic Wrestling Complex. It’s pretty sweet 5:45 – High schooler Wyatt Henson took third at the Clarion Open 9:05 – Iowa added another…

Spencer Lee’s 2020 Schedule

This season figures to be a special one in Iowa City. The University of Iowa’s wrestling team is widely viewed as being one of the sport’s biggest title threats and enter this season ranked second behind the Nittany Lions of Penn State. A big reason for Iowa’s title hopes come from the surge of energy…

Schwab Weekly Presser (11-4-19)

  Highlights: 21 attached wrestlers for UNI will be at the Harold Nichols Open, barring injuries/health. Get to see the six freshmen compete for the first time in college. 28-29 guys total for UNI, most of the squad. Schwab touched on being ranked 13th in the country; doesn’t believe that his squad should be ranked…

Iowa Hawkeyes 2019-20 Season Preview

Its been ten years since the University of Iowa end the season as NCAA champions and a decade removed from their last NCAA title head coach Tom Brands has assembled a collection of talent that are strong enough to help the program bring home title #24. Their obvious biggest obstacle is overcoming the current wrestling…

Tom Brands Wrestling Media Transcript

TOM BRANDS: Welcome. This is awesome. I guess my opening statement would have to include Matt Kroul. Iowa weather, love it or leave it. Matt Kroul’s teammate, Ricky Stanzi. Kroul had a record number of starts and lets add one more to it, only a Hawkeye wrestling start. So we’re fired up to be here.…

Potentially Dangerous Episode 141

Iowa’s premier site for youth, high school, college, and international wrestling. Potentially Dangerous Podcast this week is hosted by Ross Bartachek and Lars Underbakke. http://traffic.libsyn.com/iawrestle/Episode_141_Finalized.mp3 1:30 – Iowa picked up two new commitments 10:00 – Jack Thomsen commits and its not the school we expected 12:20 – Steiert is moving up to 174? 16:45 –…

Division III Preseason Rankings

National Wrestling Coaches Association Division III Pre – Season Team Ranking #1 October 29, 2019 Ranking Team Total Points 1. Loras College (IA) (42) 2. Wabash College (IN) (40) 3. Wartburg College (IA) (35) 4. Augsburg University (MN) (29) 5. Tie University of Mount Union (OH) (27) 5. Tie UW – Whitewater (WI) (27) 7.…

Super 32 Champion Bretli Reyna Picks Iowa

Iowa has added to its class of 2020 this evening as Willie Saylor of Flowrestling is reporting that Florida prep Bretli Reyna has committed to the Hawkeyes. A three-time state champion for South Dade high school, Reyna is a fast rising senior in the class of 2020. Coming into his senior year Reyna was ranked…

2019 UNI Media Day

It’s Doug Schwab’s tenth season as head coach of the UNI Panthers, and as he pointed out, time really does fly by. It seems like only 9 years ago that we saw him and his 2011 squad get his first win over McKendree at a dual in Northwestern. Anyway, media day was Monday, and while…