Hawkeyes Pounce Princeton on the Road

The Hawkeyes notched their third win over a ranked opponent on Sunday picking up a 30-9 dual victory against #11 ranked Princeton. Iowa now improves to 4-0 on the season in what was their final competition prior to the holiday break. The Hawkeyes were without their star wrestler, two-time NCAA champion Spencer Lee, who didn’t…

Hawkeyes Blank Chattanooga in Season Opener

The Iowa Hawkeyes first competition is officially in the books as the team logged a 39-0 over Tennessee-Chattanooga inside Carver-Hawkeye Arena. This lineup returns a total of seven All-Americans and all seven of those wrestlers managed a victory over their Moc opponent. Of the three weights where Iowa does not feature a returning All-American we…

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…

Alex Marinelli on Potentially Dangerous Podcast

Iowa’s premier site for youth, high school, college, and international wrestling. Potentially Dangerous Podcast this week is hosted by Ross Bartachek. Today’s show welcomes the return of Alex Marinelli who is the 165 pound starter for the Iowa Hawkeyes. Alex catches up with Ross on the recent updates in his life – including marrying his middle school sweetheart,…

Best of Brands 157/165

In 2007 the University of Iowa handed over the keys to their blue blood program to one of their star alumni to rejuvenate the program which had taken a tumble from the days of Dan Gable. Tom Brands has now been at the helm for 13 seasons in Iowa City and during that time he…

Hawkeyes Register for UWW Junior World Team Trials

The University of Iowa will be sending five of their athletes to Rochester, Minnesota to compete in this weekend’s Junior World Team Trials. In addition to the five current University wrestlers, incoming recruit Anthony Cassioppi is also expected to compete in the field. Winners of the event earn the right to represent the United States…

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…

All-Americans under Tom Brands

Another season is in the books and head Hawkeye Tom Brands led five individuals to All-American honors in 2018  The two big stand outs were senior Brandon Sorensen and freshman Spencer Lee who each notched milestone achievements for Brands. Joining the four time All-American list was Sorensen who ended his career by finishing in the…

Midlands Middleweight Preview (149-165)

The 55th Annual Ken Kraft Midlands Championships will take place next weekend, December 29-30th in Hoffman Estates, Illinois. This year’s tournament will be held at Sears Centre Arena as opposed to the Welsh-Ryan Arena. The Iowa Hawkeyes are looking to win the 27th team title at the event, and they enter as four-time defending team champions.…

Iowa Takes on Illinois in Final Home Dual of 2017

Follow Ross on Twitter @Rossbchek Who: #10 Iowa 4-0 (0-0) vs #16 Illinois 1-1 (0-0) Where: Carver-Hawkeye Arena| Iowa City, Iowa When: Friday, December 1st – 7:00 PM Watch: BTN Plus or Flowrestling (Subscription required for either option) The Iowa Hawkeyes open conference dual action this Friday inside Carver-Hawkeye Arena when they welcome in border rival…

Kaleb Young Staying at 165

Follow Ross on Twitter @Rossbchek The University of Iowa opened their dual season at with the Iowa City Duals taking on Iowa Central, Buffalo, and North Dakota State. One of the more surprising developments came days before the Duals took place, when the university announced that Kaleb Young, not Alex Marinelli, would be the starter…

Hawkeye Lineup Preview 157-165

FULL SERIES: Hawkeye Lineup 157: Depth Chart 157 Starter FR Zach Axmear – Redshirt RFR SO Michael Kemerer JR SR Logan McQuillen After graduating five starters from last year’s squad, Michael Kemerer will join 149-pound star Brandon Sorensen as the Hawkeyes most consistent performers. It’s a bit of a new look for Iowa, who has…

Potentially Dangerous 93: JR and SR WTT Recap + Fab 50 Tease

Iowa’s premier site for youth, high school, college and international wrestling. Potentially Dangerous is broadcast live on Facebook Monday nights at 8 PM with show hosts Tony Hager and Ross Bartachek. Listen in as they recap the Junior and Senior World Team Trials that took place this past weekend in Lincoln, Nebraska. Show Order (Estimated time) 2:30 – Start…

Hawkeyes Set for Showdown with the Spartans

Who: Iowa vs. Michigan State Date: Sunday, January 8th Time: 12:00 PM (CT) Location: East Lansing, Michigan Online: BTN PLUS – additional subscription beyond having BTN through cable Iowa concludes their two dual road trip after defeating Michigan 31-7 on Friday night. The Hawkeyes were able to get bonus from seniors Thomas Gilman (125) and Sammy…

Hawkeyes Head to Michigan for Two Dual Road Trip

Who: Iowa vs. Michigan (MSU preview to follow) Date: Friday, January 6th Time: 6:00 PM (CT) Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan TV: BTN Online: BTN2GO – no additional subscription beyond having BTN through cable After wrapping up yet another Midlands title last week, the Iowa Hawkeyes will begin the 2017 portion of their schedule on the…