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]