Hawkeyes Pounce Princeton on the Road

The Hawkeyes notched their third win over a ranked opponent on Sunday picking up a 30-9 dual victory against #11 ranked Princeton. Iowa now improves to 4-0 on the season in what was their final competition prior to the holiday break. The Hawkeyes were without their star wrestler, two-time NCAA champion Spencer Lee, who didn’t…

Hawkeyes Blank Chattanooga in Season Opener

The Iowa Hawkeyes first competition is officially in the books as the team logged a 39-0 over Tennessee-Chattanooga inside Carver-Hawkeye Arena. This lineup returns a total of seven All-Americans and all seven of those wrestlers managed a victory over their Moc opponent. Of the three weights where Iowa does not feature a returning All-American we…

Iowa Hawkeyes 2019-20 Season Preview

Its been ten years since the University of Iowa end the season as NCAA champions and a decade removed from their last NCAA title head coach Tom Brands has assembled a collection of talent that are strong enough to help the program bring home title #24. Their obvious biggest obstacle is overcoming the current wrestling…

Best of Brands 157/165

In 2007 the University of Iowa handed over the keys to their blue blood program to one of their star alumni to rejuvenate the program which had taken a tumble from the days of Dan Gable. Tom Brands has now been at the helm for 13 seasons in Iowa City and during that time he…

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 Middleweight Preview (149-165)

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.…

Iowa Takes on Illinois in Final Home Dual of 2017

Follow Ross on Twitter @Rossbchek Who: #10 Iowa 4-0 (0-0) vs #16 Illinois 1-1 (0-0) Where: Carver-Hawkeye Arena| Iowa City, Iowa When: Friday, December 1st – 7:00 PM Watch: BTN Plus or Flowrestling (Subscription required for either option) The Iowa Hawkeyes open conference dual action this Friday inside Carver-Hawkeye Arena when they welcome in border rival…

Iowa hosts Rider this Friday

Who: #10 Iowa 3-0 (0-0) Vs. #19 Rider 0-0 (0-0) Date: Friday, November 24, 2017 Time: 7 PM (Central Time) Location: Carver Hawkeye Arena, Iowa City, Iowa TV/Online: Hawkeye Sports (Subscription Required) The Hawkeyes are looking to build on a solid 3-0 start this past weekend at the Iowa City Duals. The competition will ramp…

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…

Kaleb Young Turning Heads for the Hawkeyes

If you didn’t know his name before, the chances are that you do now, as Hawkeye freshman Kaleb Young has gone from budding high school prospect to potentially a top 15 wrestler at 165 pounds even though he is technically still redshirting. While it’s true his classmate Alex Marinelli has received the lion’s share of…

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…