Justin Mejia Commits to Iowa

Justin Mejia will be a Hawkeye. He’s back Hawkeye fans. Almost a year ago around this time it looked as though the University of Iowa and Justin Mejia had parted ways for good, but after an application error prevented the California prep to gain admission into the University of Illinois, things changed. After taking a…

Justin Mejia Considering Iowa

Could a reunion between Justin Mejia and Iowa be in the works? IAwrestle has learned that the possibility is back on the table. The news comes following a tweet Mejia released tonight stating an application error prevented him from being admitted to Illinois. Due to an application error I was denied the right to attend…

Mejia and Renteria de-commit from Hawks

Last night the University of Iowa saw two of it’s lightweight recruits in the class of 2017 de-commit. It started with three-time California state champion Justin Mejia tweeting the following: I love Iowa but sometimes things don't workout I have nothing bad to say about Iowa love everything about it sad to say it didn't…

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…

Justin Mejia wins third California title (VIDEO)

Future Hawkeye, Justin Mejia pins his way to his third straight California state title over Jaden Abas at 120 pounds. Jaden is the son of Gerry Abas (coached at Fresno State and Cal State Bakersfield), which would make him the nephew of former Olympic silver medalist Stephen Abas. Fans looking to see Mejia in action…

Future Hawkeye Mejia wins Zinkin Classic

This past weekend Clovis high school hosted the Zinkin Classic which brought in some of the tougher teams in the California. For future Hawkeye Justin Mejia that meant facing off against the #20 ranked David Campbell of Mission Oak. For fans of the California Interscholastic Federation, they know that the Campbell-Mejia meeting is a rematch from the 2015…

Justin Mejia wins Clovis West Shootout

Hawkeye junior commit Justin Mejia was up to his usual antics again this weekend: winning. This time the California standout won the Clovis West Shootout at 126 pounds, defeating the #6 ranked Scott Kiyono of Poway in the finals by fall. Mejia plans to cut down to 120 later in the season, but as you…

Flowrestling Releases New High School Rankings

Flowrestling has released new weight class rankings after the ASICS/Vaughan Junior & Cadet Nationals (Fargo) and Iowa placed 11 wrestlers on the list, with an additional four Hawkeye commits and one Panther commit also making the top 20 weight class rankings. Rankings – Flowrestling 106: #11 Aden Reeves (FR) – Albia 106: #20 Kyle Biscoglia (SO)…

Matchup Monday: Justin Mejia vs Alex Thomsen

With the announcement of IA Wrestle’s Night of Conflict Event last week, we will be releasing matchups for the event. The event will feature top Iowa wrestlers from around the state competing in head-to-head battles for supremacy across multiple weight classes. Since this matchup was announced on the Potentially Dangerous Podcast, this will be the…

Justin Mejia Earns Wrestler of the Year Award

California star wrestler and 2017 Hawkeye verbal Justin Mejia has been named The Fresno Bee’s Wrestler of the Year yesterday, after putting together an outstanding season that saw him capture his second California Interscholastic Federation state title with a 1-0 win over nationally ranked David Campbell in the finals. An Impressive accomplishment when you look…

Ramos Ignites Crowd at AGON V

Last night at the US Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids Tony Ramos was up to his old tricks when he sent the crowd into a frenzy as he picked up a late victory score at the AGON V: Iowa Against the World event in what was one of the main events on the night. Five…

AGON V – Wrestling: Iowa vs The World

What: AGON V When: April 3rd, 2015 Where: US Cellular Center – Cedar Rapids, Iowa Tickets: Ticketmaster Originally posted 03/01/2015 UPDATE: The people at AGON have gone ahead and announced another match to the already stacked card for April 3rd’s Iowa against the World battle royale. For Team Iowa it will be 2015 recruit Mike Kemerer who…

Agon Wrestling: Iowa vs The World

What: Agon V When: April 3rd, 2015 Where: US Cellular Center – Cedar Rapids, Iowa Tickets: Ticketmaster The Agon Wrestling Club has teased a few announcements for what’s felt like the past few months. It all started with World Team member Brent Metcalf traveling to Las Vegas to pose for a photo with 18 year…