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]

Five Advance to Cadet Freestyle National Quarterfinals

Sixteen of Iowa’s thirty seven Cadet Freestyle National Team members advanced to the second day of the 2014 Fargo Nationals, including 5 wrestlers in the quarterfinals.   Noah Fye (100), Bryce West (113), Colton Clingenpeel (138), Anthony Sherry (152), and Gannon Gremmel (220) are Iowa’s quarterfinalists.   Fye used a variety of attacks from his [Read More]

Cadet Freestyle Session 1

After the first session, the Team Iowa Cadet Freestyle team was left with 19 of their 37 wrestlers with an undefeated record and still fighting on the championship side of the bracket.   Brock Jennings (138) wrestled one of the more exciting matches of the day in his first round bout vs. Oregon’s Izaiah Duran, [Read More]

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]