Best of Brands 174/184

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…

Brooks, Sorensen Headed to Canada Cup

Former Hawkeye standout Brandon Sorensen will make his Senior level debut in Canada (Sam Janicki photo) What: 2018 Canada Cup Where: Guelph, Canada Who: Hawkeye Wrestling Club: Brandon Sorensen, Sammy Brooks When: Saturday, July 7th Two members from the Hawkeye Wrestling Club will be competing in International action next month at the 2018 Canada Cup.…

Sammy Brooks Clinches Spot on U23 World Team

FINAL RESULTS BY TEAM U23 World Team Trials Results for NYAC/HWC Sunday 86 KG – Samuel Brooks’s place is 2nd and has scored 16.00 team points. Champ. Round 1 – Samuel Brooks (NYAC/HWC) won by tech fall over Shabaka Johns (Indiana Pride Wrestling Academ) (TF 10-0) Quarterfinal – Samuel Brooks (NYAC/HWC) won by tech fall…

HWC’s Sammy Brooks and Alex Meyer to Compete at U23’s

Two wrestlers from the Iowa City based Hawkeye Wrestling Club will be heading North this weekend to compete at USA Wrestling U-23 World Team Trials in Rochester, Minnesota. Recent University of Iowa graduates Sammy Brooks and Alex Meyer will look to get their post-collegiate career kicked off at the event while another Iowa prep, Colton…

Four Wrestlers Join Hawkeye Wrestling Club

Four former University of Iowa wrestlers will continue their competitive careers as members of the Hawkeye Wrestling Club in Iowa City, Iowa. Graduating seniors Thomas Gilman, Cory Clark, Alex Meyer, and Sammy Brooks have all accepted positions within the club. Last month, we talked about three-time All-American, Thomas Gilman joining the club after Tom Brands…

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,…

All Eyes on Brooks as Hawks Head to Indiana

Who: #3 Iowa 10-2 (6-1 B1G) vs. Indiana 9-7 (2-5 B1G)  — NWCA Dual Rankings Date: Friday, February 10th Time: 6:00 PM (CT) Location: University Gym – Bloomington, Indiana Online: BTN Plus* *Additional subscription beyond having BTN through cable After losing two straight duals to Oklahoma State and Penn State the Iowa Hawkeyes have started a three dual winning…

Hawkeyes Look to Snap Skid Against Ohio State

Who: #3 Iowa 7-2 (3-1) vs. #4 Ohio State 8-0 (4-0) — NWCA Dual Rankings Date: Friday, January 27th Time: 7:00 PM (CT) Location: Carver Hawkeye Arena – Iowa City, IA TV/Online: BTN and BTN2Go Last Friday was not an easy one for the Hawkeyes, who first learned that sophomore heavyweight Sam Stoll would have…

Hawkeye Early Season Rewind 165-285

For the first time in several weeks we find ourselves in a week without college wrestling. During this lull in the action we decided to run a team by team recap giving opinions on how each weight has looked through the first month and a half of the season. 125-157 Rewind 165: Still up for…

2016-17 Iowa Team Preview

As we head into the 2016-17 season one thing is abundantly clear for the Hawkeyes, the 2012 #1 overall recruiting class is going to play a huge role if Tom Brands is going to take his team back to the top. This is the same sentiment that was echoed prior to the start of last…