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.…

Hawkeye Lineup Preview 141-149

Also Previewed: 125 – 133 141: Depth Chart 141 Lineup battle FR RFR Carter Happel Stephen Alvarez SO Vince Turk Danny Murphy Aaron Meyer JR SR For the third straight year Tom Brands will need to fill the 141 pound starting role in his lineup and to do that he will look for one of…

Pat Lugo Transferring to Iowa

The University of Iowa has added a big time transfer in Pat Lugo of Edinboro. Lugo is a two-time NCAA qualifier with a 63-18 record at 149 pounds through his first two seasons of eligibility. In speaking with Lugo, IAwrestle was informed that he was not granted a release from Edinboro, but he intends to…