Ramos Earns Spot on Second World Team

Iowa placed two wrestlers in tonight’s finals, and both of them competed at the 57 kg weight class. Hawkeye Wrestling Club’s Tony Ramos and Panther Wrestling Club’s Joe Colon met up in what was one of the most anticipated finals matchups. Their previous meeting in Las Vegas resulted in a 6-4 win by Ramos, and…

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…

Colon, Dennis Among Qualifiers for Trials at U.S. Open

The consolation bracket wrapped up today in Las Vegas and several Iowans have clinched their automatic spot in this June’s World Team Trials.In order to qualify for the Trials, wrestlers must place in the top five of their weight at the U.S. Open, or win one of two regional tournaments. Joe Colon led all Iowans…

Former Cyclone Reader takes 5th at Yasar Dogu

Fomer NCAA champion for the Iowa State and now current assistant coach for South Dakota State, Jon Reader finished 5th at the Yasar Dogu International in Istanbul, Turkey today. Reader opened the day with a dominant pin over Turkey’s Kadir Yaziki and then followed that with another victory over Serdar Boke of Turkey as well.…

Joe Colon Takes 1st at Bill Farrell International

Former UNI Panther and last years 3rd place winner at the NCAA tournament Joe Colon won the 57KG Freestyle weight class at this years Bill Farrell International Tournament, beating Dan Mitchell 13-6 in the finals. The tournament, previously known as the NYAC Tournament, changed it’s name this year in honor of the late NYAC Wrestling chairman…