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…

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…

Iowa hosts Rider this Friday

Who: #10 Iowa 3-0 (0-0) Vs. #19 Rider 0-0 (0-0) Date: Friday, November 24, 2017 Time: 7 PM (Central Time) Location: Carver Hawkeye Arena, Iowa City, Iowa TV/Online: Hawkeye Sports (Subscription Required) The Hawkeyes are looking to build on a solid 3-0 start this past weekend at the Iowa City Duals. The competition will ramp…

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…

Vince Turk to miss significant time

Coming into the season the Iowa Hawkeyes expected to have a battle for the 141-pound spot in the lineup between senior Topher Carton and redshirt freshman Vince Turk. Now, less than a week from the team’s first official competition, Flowrestling is reporting (through a University of Iowa spokesperson) that Turk is expected to miss significant…

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…

2016 UWW Junior U.S. Open Freestyle Preview

This weekend in Las Vegas the UWW Junior U.S. Open will take place over 12 different weight classes with some of the elite high school and college wrestlers in the field. Winners of the 50, 55, 60, 66, 74, 84, 96, and 120 kilogram weight classes will advance to the finals of the Junior World…

2016 Iowa True Freshmen Redshirt Notebook

In 2010, the University of Iowa pulled in the #1 ranked recruiting class, headlined by several top 15 rated recruits, two of which went on to be three-time All-Americans under Tom Brands. The 2015 class was recruited to fill some off those holes left by that large class, with it’s headliner being Pennsylvania native Michael…

Ironman results

We will be posting results for the Ironman tourney on this page and I will be updating this throughout the day/weekend. You can read our previews on all four of the weights that contain wrestlers with Iowa connections here (113, 138, 145, and 160). Also if you would like to take a broader look at the Ironman…