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…

Lee Ready to Make His Carver Debut Friday

“Spencer Lee is free.” That was the opening remark made by head coach Tom Brands today in the Dan Gable Wrestling Complex in Iowa City. After two months of speculation the decision to pull Lee’s redshirt was officially announced by the university. It was first teased Tuesday on social media, before being confirmed earlier today…

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…

What We Learned

Follow Ross on Twitter @Rossbchek IOWA Michael Kemerer’s sophomore campaign is picking up right where his freshman season left off. He’s 4-0 on the year with two of those wins coming against top ten opponents. Last season Kemerer quickly went from new face in the lineup to one of the more dependable starters for the…

Hawkeye Lineup Preview 157-165

FULL SERIES: Hawkeye Lineup 157: Depth Chart 157 Starter FR Zach Axmear – Redshirt RFR SO Michael Kemerer JR SR Logan McQuillen After graduating five starters from last year’s squad, Michael Kemerer will join 149-pound star Brandon Sorensen as the Hawkeyes most consistent performers. It’s a bit of a new look for Iowa, who has…

B1G Wrestling Championships – Final Matches

125 – #1 Thomas Gilman (Iowa) vs #3 Tim Lambert (Nebraska) 133 – #1 Nathan Tomasello (Ohio State) vs #3 Cory Clark (Iowa) 141 – #1 Anthony Ashnault (Rutgers) vs #7 Javier Gasca III (Michigan State) 149 – #1 Zain Retherford (Penn State) vs #3 Micah Jordan (Ohio State) 157 – #1 Jason Nolf (Penn…

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,…

Match Video: Michael Kemerer vs Tyler Berger

Last month in the Midlands finals Hawkeye freshman Michael Kemerer squared off against Nebraska sophomore Tyler Berger in what would be come a tight scoring, high emotion  match. Kemerer managed to pull out a victory in the marathon match, earning his first Midlands title. Now thanks to the Big Ten Network we can watch the…