Joey Gunther Transferring out of Iowa

More transfer news for the University of Iowa as Joey Gunther has informed IAwrestle he will be transferring to the University of Illinois to wrap up his career. An Illinois native, Gunther was a two year starter for the Hawkeyes. After breaking into the Iowa lineup as a freshman at 165 pounds, Gunther made the…

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…

Midlands Upperweight Preview (174-285)

The 55th Annual Ken Kraft Midlands Championships will take place next weekend, December 29-30th in Hoffman Estates, Illinois. This year’s tournament will be held at Sears Centre Arena as opposed to the Welsh-Ryan Arena. The Iowa Hawkeyes are looking to win the 27th team title at the event, and they enter as four-time defending team champions.…

Hawkeye Lineup Preview 174-184

FULL SERIES: Hawkeye Lineup 174: Depth Chart 174 Lineup Battle FR Myles Wilson – Redshirt RFR Kaleb Young SO Joey Gunther JR SR After three straight weights that feature a clear starter, we head back to muddier water as Iowa’s upperweight situation is truly full of questionmarks. That’s not to say that Iowa doesn’t have…

Hawkeyes Sending 12 to UWW University Nationals

The Iowa Hawkeyes have officially registered for UWW University Nationals in Akron, Ohio. A total of twelve wrestlers will make the ttrek from Iowa City with the competition beginning on June 2nd for Greco-Roman and freestyle wrestling will take place June 3rd-4th. The action will be streamed on Flowrestling. After taking home runner-up honors at…

IAwrestle’s 2017 Big Ten Preview

Watch Online: BTN2Go – Finals on BTN Schedule (Central Time): Saturday Session I – 9:00 AM (Link to BTN2Go Link for Session I) Session II – 5:00 PM Sundays Session III – 11:00 AM Finals – 2:00 PM The Big Ten Championships are finally here, and with that the Iowa Hawkeyes will head to Bloomington,…

All Eyes on Brooks as Hawks Head to Indiana

Who: #3 Iowa 10-2 (6-1 B1G) vs. Indiana 9-7 (2-5 B1G)  — NWCA Dual Rankings Date: Friday, February 10th Time: 6:00 PM (CT) Location: University Gym – Bloomington, Indiana Online: BTN Plus* *Additional subscription beyond having BTN through cable After losing two straight duals to Oklahoma State and Penn State the Iowa Hawkeyes have started a three dual winning…

Iowa Trying to Take Third Straight from Minnesota

Who: #3 Iowa 9-2 (5-1) vs. #13 Minnesota 6-3 (5-2) — NWCA Dual Rankings Date: Sunday, February 5th Time: 11:00 AM (CT) Location: The Sports Pavilion – Minneapolis, MN TV/Online: BTN/BTN2GO The Iowa Hawkeyes will be in search for dual victory #10 tomorrow when they head to Minnesota to face off with the Golden Gophers led head coach…

Hawkeye Early Season Rewind 165-285

For the first time in several weeks we find ourselves in a week without college wrestling. During this lull in the action we decided to run a team by team recap giving opinions on how each weight has looked through the first month and a half of the season. 125-157 Rewind 165: Still up for…

2016 Iowa True Freshmen Redshirt Notebook

In 2010, the University of Iowa pulled in the #1 ranked recruiting class, headlined by several top 15 rated recruits, two of which went on to be three-time All-Americans under Tom Brands. The 2015 class was recruited to fill some off those holes left by that large class, with it’s headliner being Pennsylvania native Michael…

Overtime with future Hawkeye Joey Gunther

Gunther is ranked #7 at 152 by WIN magazine, and will add to Iowa’s middle weight depth. Gunther has taken one of the nations top juniors Manville to the wire a few years ago and below is a match between him and Loving (OK). Loving recently finished 2nd at preseason nationals, which included a win over Dayton Racer, so…

Iowa adds two wrestlers from Illinois

Tonight Iowa added a pair of wrestlers from Illinois, the first being Vincent Turk of Montini, and the second being Joey Gunther of Libertyville. Turk, who is an Illinois state champion is coming off a pair of great preseason tournaments these past few weekends. Already ranked #11 at 138 by Flowrestling and projects to wrestle 141…