NCAA grants Earl Hall another year of eligibility

In a surprising twist for Iowa State fans we have learned that All-American Earl Hall has been granted another season to compete for the Cyclones by the NCAA. This past March Hall became head coach Kevin Jackson’s third wrestler to reach All-America status at least two times. BREAKING: Just got off the phone with @Kidd_125…

Ryan Lesiure commits to Iowa State

Two-time state champ @Leisurex3hunna has committed to @CycloneWR. #iahswr pic.twitter.com/tRKZWDfwiX — Tony Hager (@hagertony) April 15, 2016 Iowa State bolsters their class of 2017 with the addition of Ryan Leisure Two-time state champion Ryan Leisure of Clear Lake announced that he has committed to Iowa State University. Per his conversation with our own Tony Hager,…

Cyclones end season on strong note

Heading into the final weekend the Iowa state Cyclone program wasn’t even ranked in the top 25 by InterMat, but that did little to phase head coach Kevin Jackson in getting his squad ready to compete in Madison Square Garden. It was there that Iowa State put together their strong tournament of a top 12…

Pat Downey to 197lbs for post season

(Cover photo by Mark Lundy) Confirmed from Ames that 2015 NJCAA champion Patrick Downey will in fact be wrestling at 197 pounds this post season, as opposed to the previously believed 184 pound weight class. The move of Downey would cause a ripple effect, allowing Dane Pestano to remain the starter at 184 after being…

Cyclones head to Virginia Duals

Who: #15 Iowa State vs George Mason — Kent State Date: Friday, January 8th, 2016 – Saturday January 9th Time: First Dual at 10:00 AM, second at 12:00 PM Location: Hampton Coliseum – Hampton, Va InterMat Rankings #15 Iowa State Cyclones vs George Mason Patriots 3-3 — Kent State Flashes 5-2 125- Nathan Boston vs Ibrahim…

Nationally Ranked Kanen Storr Commits to Cyclones

It’s a big day for the Iowa State program, as they got the addition of one of the nation’s top 138 pound wrestlers in the country when Michigan prep Kanen Storr announced that he would be continuing his education at Iowa State University. The Lesile product is a two-time Michigan State champion, three-time finalist, and…

Austin Gomez Commits to Iowa State

WATCH LIVE at 3:30 Central time today as Austin Gomez talks about his decision to commit to the Iowa State Cyclones. The Cyclones have struck it big in the recruiting world, as they have landed the #13 overall recruit from the 2017 (Junior) class, Austin Gomez of Illinois. Gomez has a resume that stacks up with…

Big 12 Conference Preview

IA Wrestle has already released our projected Big 12 seeds for the conference tournament, which will be held in Ames this year. With the Cyclones playing host, some are hoping that they will be able to pul lthe upset and knock off defending champion Oklahoma State on the home mat. As we showed in the points…

Projected Big 12 seeds

125  Seed Eddie Klimara Oklahoma State 3-0 1 Zeke Moisey West Virginia 2-1 2 Ryan Milhoff Oklahoma 1-2 3 Kyle Larson Iowa State 0-3 4 133   Seed Earl Hall Iowa State 3-0 1 Cody Brewer Oklahoma 2-1 2 Gary Wayne Harding Oklahoma State 1-2 3 Cory Stainbrook West Virginia 0-3 4 141   Seed Dean Heil…

DIV I PRESEASON RANKINGS – 9/10/14

WrestleStat Rankings are 100% computer generated and is based on a custom variation of the popular Chess Rating system called Elo (see Wikipedia for detailed information). There have been a few modifications to the algorithm to make this work well for wrestling. The algorithm factors in the margin of victory in every match. The FALL produces the largest margin of…

DIV I PRESEASON RANKINGS

        WrestleStat Rankings are 100% computer generated and is based on a custom variation of the popular Chess Rating system called Elo (see Wikipedia for detailed information). There have been a few modifications to the algorithm to make this work well for wrestling. The algorithm factors in the margin of victory in every match.…