Nine Hawkeyes Win Titles at Luther Open

By Chris Brewer, Iowa Athletic Communications

DECORAH, Iowa – The University of Iowa wrestling team won nine titles Saturday at the 2017 Luther Open, including seven championships in the Elite Division and two more in the Silver Division.

Four true freshmen won titles in the Elite Division. Justin Stickley (125), Max Murin (141), Jacob Warner (197), and Aaron Costello (285) combined for 16 wins -- seven by fall, three by major decision, and one by technical fall -- to win championships in their Hawkeye debuts.

Sophomores Jeren Glosser (149) and Jeremiah Moody (165), and senior Phillip Laux (133) also won titles. Glosser registered a team-high three falls and Moody scored bonus points in all four matches. Laux was 3-0 with a fall and major decision.

Three title matches were intrasquad bouts. Perez Perez (125), Carter Happel (141), and Stephen Alvarez (149) all placed runner-up in their respective brackets.

True freshmen Myles Wilson went 4-0 with two technical falls en route to a 184-pound title in the Silver Division, and Sam Cook went 4-0 with a fall and technical fall to win the 197-pound Silver Division title.

The Hawkeyes had a collective record of 64-15 with 42 bonus point wins. Iowa totaled 23 falls, eight technical falls, and 11 major decisions.

Iowa returns to action Friday hosting Iowa Central, Buffalo, and North Dakota State in the Iowa City Duals at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. Competition begins at 10 a.m. (CT). Tickets are available at hawkeyesports.com/tickets.

Luther College Open Results for Iowa

Elite 125 -- Justin Stickley -- 1st place

Champ. Round 1 - Justin Stickley (Iowa) received a bye () (Bye)

Quarterfinal - Justin Stickley (Iowa) won by decision over Andrew McFall (Minnesota State Mankato) (Dec 12-8)

Semifinal - Justin Stickley (Iowa) won by fall over Connor Cleveland (Wartburg) (Fall 4:26)

1st Place Match - Justin Stickley (Iowa) won by major decision over Perez Perez (Iowa) (Maj 14-4)

 

Elite 125 -- Perez Perez -- 2nd place

Champ. Round 1 - Perez Perez (Iowa) received a bye () (Bye)

Quarterfinal - Perez Perez (Iowa) won by major decision over Marcus England (Coe) (Maj 16-6)

Semifinal - Perez Perez (Iowa) won by decision over Connor Murphy (Luther) (Dec 3-1)

1st Place Match - Justin Stickley (Iowa) won by major decision over Perez Perez (Iowa) (Maj 14-4)

Elite 133 -- Phillip Laux -- 1st place

Champ. Round 1 - Phillip Laux (Iowa) received a bye () (Bye)

Quarterfinal - Phillip Laux (Iowa) won by fall over Zach Hasselberger (Wisconsin-Whitewater) (Fall 2:12)

Semifinal - Phillip Laux (Iowa) won by decision over Maleek Williams (Upper Iowa) (Dec 10-3)

1st Place Match - Phillip Laux (Iowa) won by major decision over Hazen Rice (Wisconsin-Whitewater) (Maj 10-0)

Elite 133 -- Paul Glynn -- 3rd place

Champ. Round 1 - Paul Glynn (Iowa) received a bye () (Bye)

Quarterfinal - Paul Glynn (Iowa) won by major decision over Amier Khamis (Coe) (Maj 11-1)

Semifinal - Hazen Rice (Wisconsin-Whitewater) won by decision over Paul Glynn (Iowa) (Dec 8-4)

3rd Place Match - Paul Glynn (Iowa) won by medical forfeit over Maleek Williams (Upper Iowa) (MFF)

Elite 141 -- Max Murin -- 1st place

Champ. Round 1 - Max Murin (Iowa) won by major decision over Louie Sanders (Minnesota State Mankato) (Maj 19-7)

Champ. Round 2 - Max Murin (Iowa) won by fall over Levi Wade (Cornell College) (Fall 3:29)

Quarterfinal - Max Murin (Iowa) won by fall over Brock Rathbun (Wartburg) (Fall 4:50)

Semifinal - Max Murin (Iowa) won by decision over Aaron Meyer (Iowa) (Dec 12-6)

1st Place Match - Max Murin (Iowa) won by decision over Carter Happel (Iowa) (Dec 5-2)

Elite 141 -- Carter Happel --2nd place

Champ. Round 1 - Carter Happel (Iowa) won by decision over Brady Ruden (Coe) (Dec 8-2)

Champ. Round 2 - Carter Happel (Iowa) won by decision over Zach Johnston (Simpson ) (Dec 8-3)

Quarterfinal - Carter Happel (Iowa) won by tech fall over Chase Seaney (Upper Iowa) (TF 21-4)

Semifinal - Carter Happel (Iowa) won by decision over Josh Martin (Cornell College) (Dec 5-3)

1st Place Match - Max Murin (Iowa) won by decision over Carter Happel (Iowa) (Dec 5-2)

Elite 141 -- Aaron Meyer -- 4th place

Champ. Round 1 - Aaron Meyer (Iowa) received a bye () (Bye)

Champ. Round 2 - Aaron Meyer (Iowa) won by fall over Levi Azinger (Coe) (Fall 4:58)

Quarterfinal - Aaron Meyer (Iowa) won by decision over Josh Walker (Upper Iowa) (Dec 8-4)

Semifinal - Max Murin (Iowa) won by decision over Aaron Meyer (Iowa) (Dec 12-6)

3rd Place Match - Josh Martin (Cornell College) won by decision over Aaron Meyer (Iowa) (Dec 7-2)

Elite 141 -- Danny Murphy

Champ. Round 1 - Sam Uthoff (Coe) won by decision over Danny Murphy (Iowa) (Dec 14-13)

Cons. Round 1 - Danny Murphy (Iowa) received a bye () (Bye)

Cons. Round 2 - Danny Murphy (Iowa) won by major decision over Levi Azinger (Coe) (Maj 13-2)

Cons. Round 3 - Devin Tortorice (Wisconsin-Whitewater) won by decision over Danny Murphy (Iowa) (Dec 12-7)

Elite 149 -- Jeren Glosser -- 1st place

Champ. Round 1 - Jeren Glosser (Iowa) won by fall over Hunter Slifka (Upper Iowa) (Fall 1:02)

Quarterfinal - Jeren Glosser (Iowa) won by decision over Spencer Nevills (Wisconsin-La Crosse) (Dec 5-2)

Semifinal - Jeren Glosser (Iowa) won by fall over Martine Sandoval (Wartburg) (Fall 4:50)

1st Place Match - Jeren Glosser (Iowa) won by fall over Stephen Alvarez (Iowa) (Fall 3:55)

Elite 149 -- Stephen Alvarez -- 2nd place

Champ. Round 1 - Stephen Alvarez (Iowa) won by decision over Zach Bruns (Upper Iowa) (Dec 11-6)

Quarterfinal - Stephen Alvarez (Iowa) won by fall over Carter Focht (UW Eau Claire) (Fall 4:27)

Semifinal - Stephen Alvarez (Iowa) won by medical forfeit over Cross Cannone (Wartburg) (MFF)

1st Place Match - Jeren Glosser (Iowa) won by fall over Stephen Alvarez (Iowa) (Fall 3:55)

Elite 157 -- Keegan Shaw -- 2nd place

Champ. Round 1 - Keegan Shaw (Iowa) received a bye () (Bye)

Champ. Round 2 - Keegan Shaw (Iowa) won by major decision over Jon Junk (Wartburg) (Maj 14-4)

Quarterfinal - Keegan Shaw (Iowa) won by fall over Romello Hidalgo-Monjares (Coe) (Fall 5:51)

Semifinal - Keegan Shaw (Iowa) won by tech fall over Dylan Herman (Minnesota State Mankato) (TF 16-1)

1st Place Match - Logan Thomsen (Wartburg) won by decision over Keegan Shaw (Iowa) (Dec 6-4)

Elite 165 -- Jeremiah Moody -- 1st place

Champ. Round 1 - Jeremiah Moody (Iowa) received a bye () (Bye)

Champ. Round 2 - Jeremiah Moody (Iowa) won by major decision over Ryder Sigler (Wisconsin-Whitewater) (Maj 17-8)

Quarterfinal - Jeremiah Moody (Iowa) won by tech fall over Max Forsyth (Wartburg) (TF 25-10)

Semifinal - Jeremiah Moody (Iowa) won by major decision over Quincy Kalkbrenner (University of Dubuque) (Maj 16-6)

1st Place Match - Jeremiah Moody (Iowa) won by fall over Derek Lee Loy (Wartburg) (Fall 5:38)

Elite 165 -- Logan McQuillen -- 3rd place

Champ. Round 1 - Logan McQuillen (Iowa) won by decision over Logan Schlough (Wisconsin-La Crosse) (Dec 8-5)

Champ. Round 2 - Logan McQuillen (Iowa) won by decision over Eli Were (Wisconsin-Whitewater) (Dec 8-5)

Quarterfinal - Logan McQuillen (Iowa) won by major decision over Seth Elwood (Minnesota State Mankato) (Maj 13-4)

Semifinal - Derek Lee Loy (Wartburg) won in sudden victory - 1 over Logan McQuillen (Iowa) (SV-1 14-12)

3rd Place Match - Logan McQuillen (Iowa) won by decision over Quincy Kalkbrenner (University of Dubuque) (Dec 5-3)

Elite 197 -- Jacob Warner -- 1st place

Champ. Round 1 - Jacob Warner (Iowa) received a bye () (Bye)

Champ. Round 2 - Jacob Warner (Iowa) won by fall over Chris Lyons (Cornell College) (Fall 2:31)

Quarterfinal - Jacob Warner (Iowa) won by fall over Andrew Holladay (Coe) (Fall 2:06)

Semifinal - Jacob Warner (Iowa) won by tech fall over Wesley Schultz (Wisconsin-La Crosse) (TF 22-7)

1st Place Match - Jacob Warner (Iowa) won by major decision over Jordan Newman (Wisconsin-Whitewater) (Maj 18-10)

Elite 197 -- Cade Brownlee -- 8th place

Champ. Round 1 - Cade Brownlee (Iowa) won in sudden victory - 1 over Ben Lodema (Nebraska Wesleyan University) (SV-1 4-2)

Champ. Round 2 - Cade Brownlee (Iowa) won by decision over Cullin Brendeland (Iowa State University Wrestling Club) (Dec 6-1)

Quarterfinal - Wesley Schultz (Wisconsin-La Crosse) won by fall over Cade Brownlee (Iowa) (Fall 3:47)

Cons. Round 4 - Cade Brownlee (Iowa) won by decision over Chris Lyons (Cornell College) (Dec 6-5)

Cons. Semi - Andrew Holladay (Coe) won by tech fall over Cade Brownlee (Iowa) (TF 19-2)

Elite 197 -- Steven Holloway

Champ. Round 1 - Steven Holloway (Iowa) won by fall over Adam Gusky (Wisconsin-La Crosse) (Fall 1:06)

Champ. Round 2 - Steven Holloway (Iowa) won by fall over Riley Kauzlaric (Wisconsin-Whitewater) (Fall 1:21)

Quarterfinal - Jordan Newman (Wisconsin-Whitewater) won by fall over Steven Holloway (Iowa) (Fall 4:13)

Cons. Round 4 - Jordan Challis (Coe) won by decision over Steven Holloway (Iowa) (Dec 6-4)

Elite 285 -- Aaron Costello -- 1st place

Champ. Round 1 - Aaron Costello (Iowa) won by decision over Bowen Wileman (Wartburg) (Dec 5-1)

Quarterfinal - Aaron Costello (Iowa) won by fall over Damon Piatt (Simpson ) (Fall 1:38)

Semifinal - Aaron Costello (Iowa) won by decision over Tyler Ortmann (Cornell College) (Dec 5-2)

1st Place Match - Aaron Costello (Iowa) won by fall over Triston Westerlund (Upper Iowa) (Fall 2:42)

Silver 184 -- Myles Wilson -- 1st place

Champ. Round 1 - Myles Wilson (Iowa) won by decision over Connor Williams (Upper Iowa) (Dec 5-2)

Quarterfinal - Myles Wilson (Iowa) won by tech fall over Monterrius Ridley (Iowa State University Wrestling Club) (TF 22-4)

Semifinal - Myles Wilson (Iowa) won by tech fall over Lee Fuller (Wisconsin-La Crosse) (TF 16-1)

1st Place Match - Myles Wilson (Iowa) won by decision over Dalton Hahn (Upper Iowa) (Dec 6-4)

Silver 197 -- Sam Cook 1st place

Champ. Round 1 - Sam Cook (Iowa) won by fall over Trevor Trende (Cornell College) (Fall 2:18)

Quarterfinal - Sam Cook (Iowa) won by tech fall over Darell Noble (Rochester Community & Tech. College) (TF 18-0)

Semifinal - Sam Cook (Iowa) won by decision over Slade Sifuentes (Wartburg) (Dec 3-2)

1st Place Match - Sam Cook (Iowa) won by decision over Connor Corbin (Iowa) (Dec 3-2)

Silver 197-- Connor Corbin -- 2nd place

Champ. Round 1 - Connor Corbin (Iowa) won by fall over Sam Simpson (Nebraska Wesleyan University) (Fall 1:44)

Quarterfinal - Connor Corbin (Iowa) won by fall over Bryce Murphy (Rochester Community & Tech. College) (Fall 3:52)

Semifinal - Connor Corbin (Iowa) won by decision over Cullen Bauer-Trottier (Wisconsin-La Crosse) (Dec 3-1)

1st Place Match - Sam Cook (Iowa) won by decision over Connor Corbin (Iowa) (Dec 3-2)