Julien Broderson makes college commitment

Two-time state champion Julien Broderson of Davenport Assumption has decided to stay in state for college. After visiting Ames this weekend he has committed to coach Dresser and the Iowa State Cyclones. Broderson projects at 184/197 at the next level. He is currently ranked 16th in the country be The Open Mat. “It was different…

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Upper Iowa adds in state recruit

Colter Bye of Cresco, Crestwood made a name for himself last season as he steadily climbed the rankings before qualifying for his first state tournament and finishing 7th in class 2A. Now Bye has committed to wrestle for D2 Upper Iowa. He chose UIU over Luther, Wartburg, UW Lacrosse, and Northern State. He projects at…

John Henrich makes his commitment

One of the top wrestlers in Iowa has ended his recruitment and made his college choice. Two-time state champion John Henrich of Akron Westfield has committed to the University of Nebraska. He chose the Cornhuskers over the Iowa Hawkeyes. He told IAwrestle “The right degree, the right coaches and the right mindset to become the…

Josh Ramirez switches commitment

4 time state champion Josh Ramirez of Dubuque Wahlert has verbally committed to West Virginia and new coach Tim Flynn. Ramirez had committed to Ohio State back in December before having a recent change of heart. “I didn’t change my mind but God led me here to this program for a reason.” Ramirez told IAwrestle…

State Champion Aden Reeves Switches Verbal Commitment

Last October many fans in Iowa were sad that one of Iowa’s top wrestlers announced his decision to leave the state when Albia’s Aden Reeves committed to Campbell University in North Carolina. Now, Reeves has decided to stay closer to home and has changed his commitment to wrestle for coach Kevin Dresser at Iowa State…

Mason Hulse makes his college decision

Mason Hulse of Boone has been a name on the rise the last four years as he has made steady improvements throughout his high school career. From not qualifying for state his freshman year, being a qualifier his sophomore year, placing sixth at state his junior year, and all the way to the state state…

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,…

Ryan Steffen Commits to Upper Iowa

Three-time Iowa state place-winner Ryan Steffen has decided to continue his academic and wrestling career at Upper Iowa University. Steffen chose Upper Iowa over Grand View, NIACC and the University of Wisconsin-Lacrosse. Preseason rankings start Upper Iowa in the top 10 in Division II Coaches Rankings. “I chose Upper Iowa because I love their program. Coach…

Albia’s Aden Reeves commits

Albia junior Aden Reeves has made the decision to take his talents out to North Carolina and has committed to Campbell University.  Reeves is currently ranked #18 at 120 pounds in Flowrestling’s rankings. Our own Ross Bartachek caught up with Aden on the commitment. “I just feel like Campbell is a great fit for me.” Reeves told…

Brody Teske Commits to Penn State

One of the hottest recruiting topics in the state of Iowa has been what the future holds for Fort Dodge’s Brody Teske. Having been a name to watch since before he stepped foot on the high school mat, Teske’s career is one that has been watched by many in this state (and across the country)…

No. 6 Francis Duggan Commits to Iowa State

IAwrestle has learned that three-time Pennsylvania state medalist, Francis Duggan has committed to the Iowa State Cyclones. Duggan transferred to Iowa City West this summer and competed for Team Iowa at Fargo. “I landed at Iowa State because of their amazing coaching staff and I feel in love with their campus.” Duggan told IAwrestle on…

Garret Thompson commits to Northern State University

Logan-Magnolia state medalist Garret Thompson has committed to Northern State University to continue his wrestling career. Thompson has finished seventh at the state tournament in each of the last two seasons. Thompson posted the news with the bellow message on his personal Facebook account: I am happy to announce that I have verbally committed to…