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…

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…

Iowans competing at the U.S. Open

The U.S. Open featured a ton of fantastic matchups, of course headlined by a exciting finals match between Olympic Gold medalist Jordan Burroughs and David Taylor’s finals match. If you haven’t seen it yet, I strongly suggest you go to Flowrestling and watch it. It was also nice seeing former Iowa wrestlers (from all three major universities) in…