Junior Greco Place Matches

With three All-Americans, Team Iowa placed 20th in this year’s Junior Greco-Roman Nationals.   Jacob Marnin, a 285 pounder from Southeast Polk, was pinned in his bronze medal bout. Tate Orndorf from Washington threw Marnin in a lateral drop right at the beginning of the match. The fall happened in 48 seconds. Marnin’s 4th place [Read More]

Junior Greco Session III

Three of ten Iowa wrestlers that qualified to wrestle in the second and final day of the Junior Greco Nationals earned All-American honors.   Heavyweight Jacob Marnin won his first two bouts of the day, earning tech-falls each time to place him in the semifinals where he met Junior World bronze medalist Sam Stoll of [Read More]

Junior Greco 2nd Session

10 of Team Iowa’s 19 Junior Greco wrestlers have put themselves into tomorrow’s action; 2 on the championship side of the bracket and 8 left to battle in the consolations.   Brendan Baker (113) moved into the quarterfinals of his 55-man bracket with a win via injury default in his only bout of this afternoon’s [Read More]

Cadet Greco/Roman Finals

  It was a tough final round for Team Iowa’s Cadet Greco team, but that does not take anything away from their overall tournament. Finishing with 7 All-Americans (or more) at the Cadet Greco level is something that Iowa has only done once in the past 10 years (9 in 2006). Overall, Iowa placed 6th [Read More]

Three for Three in the Semifinals

The Iowa Cadet Greco team went three for three in the semifinals of today’s first session, and won four of their five bouts to earn All-American status on the consolation side.   The West brothers both earned tech falls in under a minute. Drew (106) used a nice swing-lift from the par terre position to [Read More]

Cadet Greco/Roman Session II

Pictured is Tristan Johnson Drew West (106), Bryce West (113), and Anthony Sherry (152) all reached tomorrow’s semifinal round. Drew and Bryce West each scored two falls apiece in this afternoon’s session, while Sherry notched an 11-1 tech fall in his first bout and an 8-8 decision in the quarterfinals. The three of them will [Read More]

Cadet Greco Session 1

Pictured is Dylan Schuck The Iowa Cadet Greco-Roman team completed the tournament’s first session with eight wrestlers left on the championship side of the bracket and five on the consolation side.   The team’s eight wrestlers left without a loss are Drew West and Nathan Lendt at 106, Bryce West and Alex Thomsen at 113, [Read More]