Upperweights Push Cyclones Past Bison

The Iowa State Cyclones were able to pull to .500 on the season with their 21-20 road win over North Dakota State. After dropping four of the first five matches, the Cyclones were able to finish strong and close the dual out with five straight victories to tie the dual score at 20-20. The Cyclones…

Iowa State Returns Home and Welcomes West Virginia

Follow Ross on Twitter @Rossbchek Who: Iowa State 5-5 (1-2) vs West Virginia 3-3 (2-1)* Where: Ames, Iowa | Hilton Coliseum When: Sunday, January 21st – 2:00 PM Watch: Cyclone TV (Subscription required) *West Virginia will wrestle Oklahoma State prior to this dual What a difference two weeks of the college wrestling season can make.…

Cyclone Lineup Preview 197-285

FULL SERIES: CYCLONE PREVIEWS 197: Depth Chart 197 Starter FR Kaden Sauer – Redshirt RFR Sammy Colbray SO Joe Teague JR SR Some lineup shifting will be occurring at the final two weights for the Cyclones, as head coach Kevin Dresser announced in his September newsletter that junior Marcus Harrington will be making the move…

2016-17 Iowa State Team Preview

As we head into the 2016-17 season it looks like the Iowa State Cyclones will lean heavily on their senior class with as many as five starters coming out of this senior group. Not only are all of the wrestlers in their senior season, but most of them are also multi-year starters, which brings a…

Pat Downey to 197lbs for post season

(Cover photo by Mark Lundy) Confirmed from Ames that 2015 NJCAA champion Patrick Downey will in fact be wrestling at 197 pounds this post season, as opposed to the previously believed 184 pound weight class. The move of Downey would cause a ripple effect, allowing Dane Pestano to remain the starter at 184 after being…

Junior World Team Trial Results

It was a disappointing day for the Iowa wrestlers today at the Junior World Team Trials, as the top place winner was at 96 kg where Marcus Harrington took third place. No Iowa wrestler made the finals of any weight against the tough competition, and only the Cyclone Harrington would win their last match of…

Junior World Team Trials Preview

60 kg Josh Alber is coming off a seventh place finish at the Junior Freestyle National tournament last month, but after seeing his results I am certainly more encouraged that this weekend can be even better for the UNI Panther. His two losses on the weekend were to Minnesota high school standout and eventual runner-up Mitch…

Watch your future Cyclones at Fargo

If you don’t frequent Team USA Wrestling’s YouTube channel you have been missing out. Last week, some of the country’s finest wrestlers all traveled to Fargo, North Dakota to take part in the High School National tournament, and USA Wrestling got the matches posted to watch (for free). If you were looking at the Fargo…