Alex Meyer at Media Day

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2015-16 Iowa Hawkeyes Team Preview (165-285)

This officially wraps up the Division I previews for IA Wrestle. You can go back and look at yesterday’s 125-157 post, as well as the ISU (part I and part II) and UNI (part I and part II). The Hawkeyes are expected to have a strong team for 2015-16 and we would love to hear…

Cory Clark named Hawkeyes Most Valuable Wrestler

This weekend at the University of Iowa wrestling’s annual award banquet, sophomore Cory Clark was named the team’s Mike Howard Most Valuable Wrestler after his season which saw him extend a Hawkeye streak of 26 consecutive years with an Iowa wrestler in the finals. Clark finishes his season with a 30-6 record and finished runner-up…

Tom Brands interview

Iowa’s head coach Tom Brands talked with Takedown Radio’s Scott Casber and Tony Hager. Topics included: Last weekend’s duals, Alex, Meyer, National Duals, and Hawkeye Wrestling Club.  

Iowa routs Virginia in Regional Dual 30-6

The Iowa Hawkeyes will be advancing to the quarterfinals of the National duals tournament next weekend – which is highly convenient since they are also the hosts – after their 30-6 win over the Virginia Cavilers on Sunday afternoon. This was one of eight regional dual qualifiers, with Hawkeyes likely to be the #1 seed…

Alex Meyer Post-Illinois

Q: Were you going for the fall, or were you just trying to secure the takedown to go into OT? Meyer: I knew I needed to keep my head up and stay above the ankle that’s going to be a lot faster finish, and a lot less of a scramble. I knew he was draped…

Post dual interviews Tom Brands and Alex Meyer

Post dual interviews with Iowa head coach Tom Brands and Alex Meyer Q: Were you happy with the performance? Tom Brands: Yeah, I think the pace especially with Evans, Brooks, and Meyer’s pace too, and Telford got the major. Those majors aren’t easy to get. If you wrestle with that kind of desire, that your…

Iowa shuts out Michigan State 37-0

On a rather warm December winter day in Iowa City, the Iowa Hawkeyes took to the mat against Michigan State in their first conference action of the season. Coming off a 41-0 drubbing last year, Michigan State had to be looking to make some sort of statement, and in fact they did. It just might…

Hawkeyes at Joe Parisi Open

[twitter-follow screen_name=’RossIAWrestle’ show_count=’yes’ text_color=’00ccff’][twitter-follow screen_name=’IAWrestle’ show_count=’yes’ text_color=’00ccff’] The Hawkeyes sent 11 wrestlers to the Joe Parisi Open this past weekend, and of that group eight of those wrestlers placed in the top six, with two Hawkeyes winning titles. Highlighting the Freshman/Sophomore division was Mitch Bowman, who finished second in the 184 weight class. Bowman’s biggest…