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…

Max Murin (Iowa) vs. Carter Happel (Iowa)

Elite 141 Max Murin’s place is 1st and has scored 25.00 team points. Champ. Round 1 – Max Murin (Iowa) won by major decision over Louie Sanders (Minnesota State Mankato) (Maj 19-7) Champ. Round 2 – Max Murin (Iowa) won by fall over Levi Wade (Cornell College) (Fall 3:29) Quarterfinal – Max Murin (Iowa) won…

Hawkeye Lineup Preview 141-149

Also Previewed: 125 – 133 141: Depth Chart 141 Lineup battle FR RFR Carter Happel Stephen Alvarez SO Vince Turk Danny Murphy Aaron Meyer JR SR For the third straight year Tom Brands will need to fill the 141 pound starting role in his lineup and to do that he will look for one of…

Happel enjoying the learning process

There was a lot of buzz surrounding Carter Happel when he officially joined the University of Iowa wrestling program and believe it or not it wasn’t all based on his high school resume. His accolades included four Iowa high school state titles to go along with his pair of freestyle national titles. In fact, there…

2016 Junior Freestyle Preview

Looking over this Junior group there are a lot factors to be positive about as the team will look to go for the third straight summer of producing at least one Junior national champion. This group of wrestlers has produced two Cadet national champions, two Cadet runner-ups, and has earned a total of 18 All-American…

Four Iowans make 2016 ASICS All-America Team

ASICS released their 31st annual All-America selections for the 2015-16 season. The teams were selected by a nationwide panel of wrestling experts, and it is the only national all-star team for which wrestlers enrolled in all four high-school grades are eligible. This year the state of Iowa was able to place four prep wrestlers onto…

D1CW releases class of 2016 rankings

Every year Earl Smith of D1 College Wrestling releases his class rankings, which are the longest running free class rankings that are available. This year’s class of Iowa seniors features seven wrestlers featured in the top 150, and each Iowa and Iowa State will be adding five top 150 seniors from across the nation. Industry…

Potentially Dangerous 34: State Dual, CIML changes and GLITTER issues

http://traffic.libsyn.com/iawrestle/episode34.mp3 Iowa’s premier site for youth, high school, college and international wrestling. Join Tony Hager, Ross Bartachek, Eric Schares and special guests Cater Happel, Aden Reeves, and Adam Feller this week on Potentially Dangerous as we catch up with Tony Ramos as he gets ready to compete in Russia and the Olympic Team Trials. Later in the show we…