Ragan Bests Teammate To Clinch World Team Berth

Tony Rotundo – Wrestlers Are Warriors Photo In the battle of Hawkeye Wrestling Club teammates at 59 kg it was Alli Ragan who proved victorious, as she defeated her fellow club wrestler in two straight matches over Lauren Louvie to claim her sixth World Team bid. Ragan wasted little time in the best-of-three series, winning…

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,…

Molinari Makes World Team

Forrest Molinari is headed back to the World Championships. The Hawkeye Wrestling Club team member took two out of three matches from Maya Nelson to claim the 65 kg World team spot on the Women’s freestyle team. Having dropped the first match in the best-of-three series, Molinari needed two post two consecutive wins to reclaim her…

Final X – Rutgers Preview

This weekend Hawkeye Wrestling Club’s Forrest Molinari will continue her journey to make the 2019 Women’s Freestyle World Team this Saturday at Final X held in New Jersey. This will be Molinari’s second bid to make the Senior World Team after placing fifth at the 2018 World Championships. Molinari qualified for Final X by virtue…

HWC’s Okoboji Golf Outing

Register here Hawkeye Wrestling Club  Okoboji Golf Outing 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:        Friday Aug 2, 2019 Where:        Emerald Hills Golf Club Schedule:       10:30am –…

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…

HWC’s Riverside Golf Outing

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:         Monday July 1, 2019 Where:        Blue Top Ridge Golf: Riverside Casino & Golf Resort® –         …

Final X Matches Set For Next Month

USA Wrestling’s World Team Trials concluded today in Raleigh, North Carolina and five wrestlers with a tie to the state of Iowa came out on top of the challenge tournament, punching their tickets to next months Final X. The Final X phase of the Team USA qualification process is the final stop for athletes seeking…

HWC Sends 7 to World Team Trials

University of Iowa Press Release: Hawkeye Wrestling Club members Michaela Beck, Sammy Brooks, Cory Clark, Thomas Gilman, Lauren Louive, Kayla Miracle, and Brandon Sorensen compete this weekend at the 2019 World Team Trials in Raleigh, North Carolina. Miracle won the U.S. Open last month and has a bye to Sunday’s best-of-three finals. The other six…

HWC Trio Claim US Open titles

It was a dominant weekend for the Hawkeye Wrestling Club women, as three of their four wrestlers came away with titles at USA Wrestling’s Women’s Freestyle Open held in Las Vegas, Nevada. Two of the HWC’s champions will advance to the Final X series, which is the final step in the qualification process for the…

HWC Trio Reach US Open Finals

Three Women’s freestyle wrestlers from the Hawkeye Wrestling Club will compete in the finals of the US Open tonight in Las Vegas. Alli Ragan (59 kg), Kayla Miracle (62 kg), and Forrest Molinari (65 kg) have all reached the finals and represent the Iowa City based club. Other Iowa wrestlers still in contention for medals…

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…