ISU Pens Four During Early Signing Period

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State wrestling head coach Kevin Jackson has announced the signings of four future Cyclones. Each wrestler signed his National Letter of Intent last week for the 2015-16 season. The incoming class currently includes two of’s top-100 wrestlers. The group has also won a total of three national titles and five [Read More]


IOWA CITY, Iowa – Former University of Iowa head wrestling coach Gary Kurdelmeier will be recognized as Iowa’s honorary captain Saturday when the top-ranked Hawkeyes host Iowa State at 7 p.m. (CT) on Mediacom Mat at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. Kurdelmeier won the  177-pound NCAA championship in 1958, but he is probably best remembered for elevating the Hawkeye [Read More]

Interview with Mike Allen

This month’s interview is with Mike Allen, a leader in the wrestling world.  Mike is a former East Waterloo and UNI wrestler.   He later coached at Waterloo Central, being part of many high school wrestlers lives, both on and off the mat.   Mike is even more visible and better known for his outstanding career as [Read More]

BTN Announces 2014-15 Wrestling Coverage

CHICAGO – With the Big Ten seeking its ninth-straight national championship, BTN’s 2014-15 wrestling coverage, presented by returning sponsor Cliff Keen Athletic, will be the most extensive in network history. “With Big Ten programs consistently among the nation’s best, fans will see a lot of high-quality wrestling on BTN,” said BTN President Mark Silverman. “Each [Read More]

​Cyclones Improve to 4-0, Down Spartans 22-9

EAST LANSING, Mich. – The Iowa State wrestling team (4-0, 0-0 Big 12) closed out its Michigan road trip with a 22-9 victory over Michigan State (2-2, 0-1 Big Ten). The Cyclones won seven of the 10 matches this afternoon, including a spurt of six in a row. The dual got off to a rocky [Read More]

UNI Wrestling Splits Duals With Indiana Tech, Purdue

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – UNI wrestling shut out Indiana Tech 44-0 to tie the Panthers’ longest winning streak since 1956-57. Purdue ended the 14-win streak with a 21-15 win over UNI. Both duals were held at Purdue Sunday. Dylan Peters was on the mat for about three minutes all weekend, notching first-period falls against Erique [Read More]

UNI’s Drew Foster Wins Joe Parisi Wrestling Title

ST. CHARLES, Mo. – Six Panthers medaled at the Joe Parisi Open Saturday. Drew Foster was the only Panther to grab a title, winning at 165 pounds in the Black Division for freshmen and sophomores. Also placing: Josh Alber, 133 pounds – 2nd (Black Division) Adam Drain, 184 pounds – 3rd (Black Division) Tyler Willers, [Read More]

Elizalde and Watson Lead Duhawks at CUW Open

MEQUON, Wis. ( - The Loras College wrestling team competed at the Concordia University Wisconsin Open on Saturday. The Duhawks were led by 125 pound freshman Vinny Elizalde and 197 pound junior Malcolm Watson, as they both finished in second place. Sophomore 141 pounder Evan Weaver was the only other Duhawk place winner, finishing the tough tournament in sixth place.Elizarde had [Read More]