Northern Iowa’s 2018 Class full of talent

Doug Schwab cleaned up in the state of Iowa this year. To end the folkstyle season our state placed nine wrestlers in The Open Mat’s top 100 wrestlers in the class of 2018, Schwab managed to land the commitments of four of those wrestlers and then some. The haul ranks near the top of the…

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McDonough Accepts Wisconsin Coaching Position

Former University of Iowa standout Matt McDonough will be heading north according to IAwrestle’s Tony Hager, as he has accepted an offer to join the University of Wisconsin’s coaching staff. The Badger staff is the middle of an overhaul after Iowa native Barry Davis was replaced by Chris Bono in late March. A 2013 graduate…

Colston DiBlasi Finds New Home at George Mason

Former Iowa State wrestler Colston DiBlasi has found a new home as the Missouri native announced on his personal Twitter account that he will be transferring to George Mason University. The team recently completed its first season under Frank Beasley, qualifying three for the national tournament. After a lot of thought and speaking with coaches…

City High State Champion Jacob Dykes commits

2018 Iowa High School 3A 195 State Champion Jacob Dykes has informed IAwrestle that he will be continuing his academic and athletic career at Division II Southwest Minnesota State. The Iowa City, City High product was a 4 year varsity starter, 3-time State qualifier, which included a 5th place finish his junior year. Dykes was…

Goldman Announces Retirement as Head Coach of IU Wrestling; Escobedo Named Program’s Eighth Head Coach

Former Associated Head Coach Angel Escobedo has been announced as Indiana University’s next head coach. A former Iowa State assistant, Escobedo replaces Duane Goldman, who was a NCAA champion for the University of Iowa. Below is the press release on the coaching change from the Indiana Athletic Communications. Indiana Media Relations: Nick Reith BLOOMINGTON, Ind. –…

Iowa Season Recap + 2018-19 Preview

In what was supposed to be a rebuilding season, the Iowa Hawkeyes surprised many across the country (and even in Iowa) with their third place finish in Cleveland, resulting in yet another team trophy under Tom Brands. Preseason forecasts had the Hawkeyes just inside the top ten and even once they decided to pull the…

Kaleb Reeves Commits

Kaleb Reeves of Sigourney-Keota has made his college decision, as IAwrestle has learned that the three-time state medalist is headed to Cedar Rapids to wrestle for Coe College. After going 29-19 as a freshman Reeves saw vast improvement going 91-18 over the previous two seasons, before putting together a 58-2 record. That’s led to the…

Revised Freestyle Wrestling World Cup Schedule

IOWA CITY, Iowa — United World Wrestling has notified USA Wrestling with an approved revised schedule for the 2018 Freestyle World Cup, hosted by the University of Iowa at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on April 7-8. With Iran and Russia not in the field, and with Mongolia and India added to the event, there are changes in both…

2018 Twin Rivers Girls Duals/Individual Results + Archived Matches

  Archives on Trackwrestling ($15 for ALL events) Girls High School 1st Place – Nebraska Platinum 2nd Place – Team Iowa 3rd Place – Team Montana 4th Place – Missouri Matkats Round 1 Nebraska Platinum defeated Missouri Matkats 66-6. Team Iowa defeated Team Montana 29-28. Round 2 Nebraska Platinum defeated Team Iowa 53-18. Team Montana…

Simmons and Breitenbach No Longer at Iowa State

In a developing story out of the Iowa State wrestling room, IAwrestle has learned that sophomore Markus Simmons and junior Logan Breitenbach are no longer  members of the wrestling team. “We can confirm that they are no longer on the roster.” A university spokesperson informed IAwrestle, “We wish them the best going forward, and they’ve been…