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…

Super 32 Champion Bretli Reyna Picks Iowa

Iowa has added to its class of 2020 this evening as Willie Saylor of Flowrestling is reporting that Florida prep Bretli Reyna has committed to the Hawkeyes. A three-time state champion for South Dade high school, Reyna is a fast rising senior in the class of 2020. Coming into his senior year Reyna was ranked…

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…