Sterling Dias Commits To Iowa
May 20, 2022Iowa’s recruiting haul continues to grow with the addition of two-time Cadet World medalist Sterling Dias. Dias is currently ranked third in the nation at 106 pounds, which will add depth to the lower weights.
10 Must-Watch Final X Era WTT Matches
May 18, 2022The Final X era of the World Team Trials Challenge tournament has a brief but memorable history. A tournament was held in 2018 and 2019 to determine which wrestlers would face each other for the World team spot in each weight class. The format was scrapped for the 2021 World Team Trials since the Olympics were held the same year due to the postponement of the 2020 Olympic Games.
Gary Mayabb Joins Iowa Women's Wrestling Staff
May 13, 2022IOWA CITY, Iowa – USA Wrestling staff member Gary Mayabb will join the University of Iowa women’s wrestling program as associate head coach, it was announced Friday by head coach Clarissa Chun.
Bella Mir Used UFC To Make College Decision
Apr 15, 2022Bella Mir has committed to Iowa — and an unlikely source urged her to wrestle there.
Women's Weekly: NAIA Gets Championship Status
Apr 13, 2022A big piece of news for women’s wrestling dropped over the weekend when the NAIA voted to adopt women’s wrestling as its 28th national championship sport beginning next season. An NAIA Invitational has taken place since 2019 but this will be the first time women's wrestling will have an officially-sanctioned collegiate national championship at any level.
Iowa Women Pick Up Two More Commitments
Apr 12, 2022Iowa coach Clarissa Chun just added commitments #9 and #10 to its monster inaugural recruiting class. Sam Calkins (#1 at 200 pounds) and Bell Mir (#6 at 144 pounds) confirmed that they will wrestle for the Hawkeyes.
Hawkeyes Add Another Recruit To Inaugural Class
Apr 7, 2022The University of Iowa women’s wrestling team keeps adding talent to its already impressive inaugural recruiting class. Ava Bayless of Wyoming Seminary has confirmed that she will compete for Clarissa Chun next season.
Hawkeyes Add Transfer To Inaugural Recruiting Class
Apr 6, 2022Iowa coach Clarissa Chun added her first transfer to an already impressive recruiting class. Nanea Estrella — a runner-up at the 2022 NAIA Championships at 130 pounds for Menlo College — is heading to Iowa City to compete for the Hawkeyes. She plans to finish the semester in Atherton, California, before making the move to the Midwest.
Way Too Early Lineup Look: 2022-2023 Iowa Hawkeyes
Apr 4, 2022There was a lot of talk about how much firepower the Iowa Hawkeyes would be losing in 2022-2023 with the departure of Austin Desanto, Jaydin Eierman, Kaleb Young, Alex Marinelli, and Michael Kemerer. However, a huge return of a 3X national champion, national title contender transfer, and some key upperclassmen that have been on a title-winning team will keep the Hawks in the trophy contention hunt.
Huge Pickup For Iowa As Hawkeyes Reel In Real Woods
Apr 2, 2022Just one day after making waves in the wrestling community by officially entering the transfer portal, 2022 NCAA All-American Real Woods announced his decision to wrestle for the Iowa Hawkeyes with his two remaining years of eligibility.
Club Coaches Are Changing Wrestling Across The Country
Mar 23, 2022Kale Petersen’s win in the 138-pound 2A Iowa High School State finals made a statement about prep wrestling in America today. The score was 8-5 over Cam Phetxoumphone of Webster City — a senior returning two-time state champion.
Tom Brands Receives Contract Extension Through 2029
Mar 14, 2022University of Iowa Wrestling
Iowa's Path To A Team Title
Mar 11, 2022The NCAA restructured its tournament scoring system in 2001, placing a greater emphasis on team balance by increasing the point value of placing third through eighth at the national tournament.
NCAA Team Scores Based On Tournament Seeds
Mar 10, 2022The NCAA Championship brackets are out! And thanks to the tournament committee's decision to assign seeds to all 33 entrants per weight class, we can now project how the team race will play out in Detroit!
Iowa Rapid Bracket Reactions
Mar 9, 2022Like any team sending a full lineup to the NCAA Championships, Iowa came away with a mixed bag from a draw standpoint. There’s some good, some not so good and some in between. The Hawkeyes have seven wrestlers who are seeded in the top eight at their respective weight classes, but it will likely take at least that many All-Americans, including several who exceed their seeds, for Iowa to be in the mix to win its second straight national title.