Potentially Dangerous – Episode 8 Commitments, Transfers, Hires, and Results

http://traffic.libsyn.com/iawrestle/Episode_8.mp3 Iowa’s premier site for youth, high school, college and international wrestling. Join hosts Ross Bartachek, Zach Lee, and Lars Underbakke on the Potentially Dangerous podcast each week breaking down the most recent news in the state of Iowa. Topics this week include: Rudy Yates and JJ Everard headed to UNI, Iowa’s new S&C Coach, Mike…

Brent Metcalf Interview from OTC

Hawkeye Wrestling Club’s Brent Metcalf gives his thoughts at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs talking about his training, the Pan American Games, and how he feels about USA’s chances at the 2015 World Championships. Metcalf made his fourth (and third straight) World team this month when he defeated Jordan Oliver in two straight…

Terry Brands named USA Freestyle Coach of the Year

University of Iowa associate head wrestling Coach Terry Brands has been named USA Wrestling’s 2014 Freestyle Coach of the Year. This marks the first time that Terry has won the award, with his brother Tom winning the award twice in 2002 and 2003. Brands, who also serves as a coach for the Hawkeye Wrestling Club,…

Brent Metcalf vs Jordan Oliver

In the first match of the 65 kg World Team Trials, Metcalf takes a while to penetrate Jordan Oliver’s defense, but when he does, he racks up the points! Shot clock no problem – Metcalf scores with just :02 left on the shot clock to score the decisive points in the final match of the 65…

Three is not Enough – Metcalf wants More

Brent Metcalf has represented the United States at the World Championships on three separate occasions, but each one he has failed to not only live up to the expectations of the fans, but the ridiculous expectations he puts on himself.  Notorious for being hard on himself in both victory and defeat, Metcalf will only be…

U.S. Open matches : Finals

The state of Iowa was two of three in the finals, with Tony Ramos taking home his first “stop sign” (national title) and Brent Metcalf winning his second title against an injured Jordan Oliver. For their efforts they are rewarded with byes to the finals of the World Team Trials and get to sit out…

U.S. Open matches : Semifinals

The quarterfinals provided some highly entertaining matches, but the semifinals had some terrific matchups. None was bigger than Tony Ramos vs Joe Colon in a battle between to Iowa college wrestlers, both of which have a history that started a year ago at the Midlands. Ramos fell early in his match, but ended up scoring…

U.S. Open matches : Quarterfinals

Quarterfinals matches always have a funny way of being one of the most exciting rounds at any given tournament. Usually its the round where you get awesome matchups because seeds aren’t always perfect and that definitely was the case as Hawkeye fans saw Matt McDonough lose a surprise match to Andrew Hochstrasser in the quarterfinals…

Watch Brent Metcalf’s matches from World Cup:

United World Wrestling has posted matches from this weekend. Below are the four matches from Brent Metcalf who was a perfect 4-0 on the weekend (second straight year). Among those wins were two wins over two-time World medalists. Round 1 – win over Franklin MAREN CASTILLO (Cuba) 7-2 Round 2 – win over Akhmed Chakaev (Russia) 14-3 Round…

Five Iowa wrestlers head to World Cup in LA

This weekend in Los Angeles Team USA will face a packed field for the 2015 World Cup on their home soil. Looking over the roster it looks like Team USA is sending out their best squad available as all of the nationally ranked #1 wrestlers are expected to compete. For Iowa fans that means 2014 World…

Ramos Ignites Crowd at AGON V

Last night at the US Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids Tony Ramos was up to his old tricks when he sent the crowd into a frenzy as he picked up a late victory score at the AGON V: Iowa Against the World event in what was one of the main events on the night. Five…