• Kyven Gadson Earns Academic All American Honors

    Five wrestlers who won NCAA individual championships in 2015 — Matt Brown of Penn State, Gabe Dean of Cornell, Kyven Gadson of Iowa State, Nick Gwiazdowski of NC State and Nathan Tomasello of Ohio State — also ended the year by earning NWCA Academic All-American honors. Meanwhile, Eastern Michigan, which ranked 30th in the 2014 [Read More]

  • 17 Hawkeyes to Compete at University Nationals

    IOWA CITY, Iowa — University of Iowa All-Americans Nathan Burak and Brandon Sorensen lead a group of 17 Hawkeyes to Akron, Ohio, this weekend to compete at the 2015 University Nationals.   Competition begins Friday at the Louis and Freda Stile Athletic Field House on the campus of the University of Akron.   Sorensen, a [Read More]

  • Mike Mann

    Bitterness cannot win an NCAA title, but it can consume you. Mike Mann will tell you that.   A four-time All-American, Mann reached the finals twice – only to lose by a combined one point in two matches.   In 1982 he lost to Pete Push in the 190 pound finals, 3-3, 2-2 on criteria. [Read More]

  • Final U.S. World Team Trials Qualifiers

    With the completion of the men’s freestyle wildcard process, USA Wrestling has released its updated list of qualifiers for the 2015 World Team Trials to date. At this point, the qualification process in all three Olympic styles has been completed. In Greco-Roman, the U.S. Open was part of the World Team Trials process. Only the [Read More]

  • Kevin Jackson and Gary Kroeger to go ‘On the Mat’ this week

    “On the Mat” is a presentation of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum. The show can be heard live on the Internet at 1650thefan.com or locally in Northeast Iowa each Wednesday from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. Central on AM 1650, The Fan. A podcast of the show is available on mattalkonline.com. E-mail dgmstaff@nwhof.org [Read More]

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