• Metcalf wins gold at FILA Golden Grand Prix

    IOWA CITY, Iowa – University of Iowa national champion Brent Metcalf won a gold medal at 65 kg/143 lbs. at the FILA Golden Grand Prix Finals on Friday in Baku, Azerbaijan. Metcalf scored six unanswered points in the second period to defeat Magomed Muslimov of Azerbaijan, 6-6, in the finals. Muslimov led 6-0 at the break [Read More]

  • Cadet Freestyle National Finals

    Iowa placed 11th in this year’s Cadet Freestyle Nationals out of 47 state teams with a national champ and five All-Americans and went 2-3 in the final round.   Gannon Gremmel claimed gold in the 220 pound bracket, beating Michigan’s Luke Ready in the finals via 8-7 decision. Gremmel was down 4-3 at the break, [Read More]

  • Junior Freestyle Session 3

    After two championship rounds and four consolation rounds this morning in the third session of the Junior Freestyle Nationals, eight Iowans were left standing and have clinched All-American status. Fredy Stroker (145), Marcus Harrington (220), and Jacob Marnin (285) will wrestle in the semifinals, while Logan Ryan (138), Bryce Steiert (160), Spencer Derifield (170), and [Read More]

  • Thursday Session 2

    Iowa went one for two in the Cadet National semifinals, with Gannon Gremmel (220) being Iowa’s winner. Gremmel won via tech fall in the first period, scoring off a nice flurry of action that was initiated by his opponent (Anthony Piscopo of Pennsylvania) for his first takedown, where he transitioned into two turns from par [Read More]

  • Freestyle Day 2

    Anthony Sherry, Gannon Gremmel, Noah Fye, Bryce West, and Colton Clingenpeel all racked up All-American honors in today’s first session.   Anthony Sherry teched Avery Dinardi (New Jersey) in his 152 pound quarterfinal 10-0. Sherry scored on a lateral drop right away then transitioned into scoring 5 points from par terre, using a trapped arm [Read More]

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