World Team Trials Qualifiers with an Iowa Tie

Information provided via USA Wrestling. Wrestlers with an Iowa tie designated in bold. Men’s Freestyle 57 kg 2018 Senior Men’s Freestyle World Team member – Thomas Gilman (Titan Mercury/Hawkeye WC) 2018 U23 Men’s Freestyle World Team member – Jack Mueller (Titan Mercury/Cavalier WC) 2018 Junior Men’s Freestyle World Team member – Daton Fix (Titan Mercury/Cowboy…

Nick Dardanes Leaving Hawkeye Wrestling Club

A change is coming to the Hawkeye Wrestling Club as it was announced today that 65 kg competitior Nick Dardanes will be leaving the Hawkeye Wrestling Club and returning to his home state of Illinois. Per a tweet from the Illinois-Regional Training Center, Dardanes will be heading east to continue his freestyle career. The IRTC…

2019 Hawkeye Wrestling Club Banquet

ATTIRE: Casual STARTS: 6:00pm Fri, May 31, 2019 Add to calendar ENDS: 10:00pm Fri, May 31, 2019 WHERE:7725 Kirkwood Blvd. SW, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52404 THE EVENT WILL INCLUDE A SILENT AUCTION, LIVE AUCTION, HEAVY APPETIZERS AND UPDATES FROM THE HWC COACHES.  BUY TICKETS About the Event: The Event includes a silent auction, live auction,…

HWC Trio Earn Hardware in France

Three wrestlers from the Iowa City based Hawkeye Wrestling Club earned some more hardware this past weekend, as Sammy Brooks, Cory Clark, and Brandon Sorensen all finished on the podium at the Grand Prix de France Henri Deglane. The event capped off a successful International trip for the HWC, with the club earning four international…

Gilman Wins Bronze at 2019 Ivan Yariguin

The HWC is coming home with hardware. It may not be the yellow medal that the crew originally set out for, but Thomas Gilman won a bronze medal at 57 kg for Team USA on Friday morning. Fellow HWC member Forrest Molinari was also in the bronze medal match at 65 kg, but she fell…

Hawkeye Wrestling Club Returns to Action Next Week

The Hawkeye Wrestling Club squad will return to action this month with eight athletes taking to mat across the globe. The HWC is currently comprised of six active men’s freestyle wrestlers, and five women. Currently both the men and women’s wrestlers are training at their respective Team USA camps with the men in Colorado Springs…

HWC’s Alli Ragan withdraws from World Championships

USA Wrestling: Two-time World silver medalist Alli Ragan (Iowa City, Iowa/Sunkist Kids/Hawkeye WC) has been withdrawn from the 2018 World Wrestling Championships in Budapest, Hungary at 59 kg/130 lbs. in women’s freestyle due to an injury. Ragan, who qualified for her sixth straight Senior World Team with her victory in Final X in Lincoln on…

Hawkeye Wrestling Club Des Moines Golf Outing – Sept 27th

REGISTER HERE Featuring HWC athletes and Coaches. Four Person Best Shot Hole Prizes Lunch All proceeds go to support Hawkeye Wrestling Club athletes to pursue World and Olympic Championships. When: Thursday, September 27th 2018 Where: Echo Valley Country Club   Schedule: 12:00pm – Registration Starts | 1:00pm – Golf Cost: $1000 per Foursome with Sponsorship…

UNI, Iowa, Iowa State all to be represented in Poland this weekend

BY GARY ABBOTT, USA WRESTLING | SEPT. 04, 2018,1:35 P.M. (ET) The United States will have athletes in all three Olympic disciplines to major international tournaments held side-by-side in Warsaw, Poland, September 7-9.The women’s freestyle event is called the Poland Open. In men’s freestyle, the tournament is entitled the Ziolkowski Memorial. In Greco-Roman, the competition…

Chris Dardanes leaving Hawkeye Wrestling Club

Chris Dardanes will be leaving Iowa City and the Hawkeye Wrestling Club to become a volunteer assistant coach at South Dakota State University. Chris, along with his brother Nick, have been members of the Hawkeye Wrestling Club for the past two seasons. Prior to coming to Iowa City they wrestled for the Univeristy of Minnesota. Chris…

Brooks, Sorensen Headed to Canada Cup

Former Hawkeye standout Brandon Sorensen will make his Senior level debut in Canada (Sam Janicki photo) What: 2018 Canada Cup Where: Guelph, Canada Who: Hawkeye Wrestling Club: Brandon Sorensen, Sammy Brooks When: Saturday, July 7th Two members from the Hawkeye Wrestling Club will be competing in International action next month at the 2018 Canada Cup.…

Gilman, Ragan Earn Spots on United States World Team

University of Iowa press release: LINCOLN, Nebraska — Thomas Gilman and Alli Ragan swept their best-of-three series at Final X series in Lincoln, Nebraska, to earn spots on the United States world team at the 2018 UWW World Championships in Budapest, Hungary on Oct. 20-28.  Gilman defeated Daton Fix, 6-3, 2-1, to sweep the 57 kg…

HWC’s 2018 Riverside Golf Outing: Monday June 25th

LINK TO HWC SITE FOR REGISTRATION Featuring HWC athletes and Coaches. Four Person Best Shot Hole Prizes Lunch All proceeds go to support Hawkeye Wrestling Club athletes to pursue World and Olympic Championships. When:           Monday, June 25th 2018 Where:        Blue Top Ridge Golf: Riverside Casino & Golf Resort®…