AMES, Iowa – The 2019-20 Iowa State wrestling schedule is here. The '19-20 slate will feature seven home contests and includes matchups with eight Big 12 schools.
The season kicks off on Nov. 10 with the annual Harold Nichols Cyclone Open, followed by a dual with Bucknell on Nov. 17. The Cyclones then welcome in-state rival Iowa to Hilton Coliseum on Nov. 24. The first-semester schedule is capped off with a dual against UT-Chattanooga on Dec. 14.
ISU will be making a return trip to the prestigious Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational on Dec. 6-7. Iowa State also will compete at the Southern Scuffle, ringing in the New Year in Chattanooga, Tenn., on Jan. 1-2.
The Cardinal and Gold then hit the road for the first half of January. They'll take on Utah Valley on Jan. 9, followed by a quadrangular meet in Tempe, Ariz., featuring Campbell, Harvard and host Arizona State on Jan. 11. The stretch of road dates concludes on Jan. 17 when ISU takes on South Dakota State.
Iowa State returns home for a pair of Big 12 contests on Jan. 19 and 26. The Cyclones will host North Dakota State and Oklahoma State, respectively.
Coach Dresser and company will then head back west for a contest at Fresno State on Jan. 31, followed by a road dual at Oklahoma on Feb. 9.
The home portion of the schedule concludes on Feb. 15 and Feb. 16 with Big 12 matchups against West Virginia and UNI. The location (Hilton Coliseum or Stephens Auditorium) and time of the West Virginia dual is TBD. The regular season wraps up on Feb. 22 with a trip to Columbia, Mo., where Iowa State faces Missouri.
The 2020 Big 12 Championship returns the Tulsa, Okla., on March 7-8. Cyclone fans will have an excellent opportunity to take part in the NCAA Championships on March 18-21, as the national finals are set to take place in Minneapolis, Minn.
NOV 10 (SUN) 9 AM VS HAROLD NICHOLS CYCLONE OPEN AMES, IOWA
NOV 17 (SUN) 1 PM VS BUCKNELL UNIVERSITY AMES, IOWA
IOWA CORN CY-HAWK SERIES
· NOV 24 (SUN) 2 PM VS IOWA AMES, IOWA
DEC 6 (FRI) DEC 7 (SAT) AT CLIFF KEEN LAS VEGAS INVITATIONAL LAS VEGAS, NEV.
DEC 14 (SAT) 7 PM VS CHATTANOOGA AMES, IOWA
JAN 1 (WED) JAN 2 (THU) AT SOUTHERN SCUFFLE CHATTANOOGA, TENN.
JAN 9 (THU) TBA AT UTAH VALLEY OREM, UTAH
JAN 11 (SAT) TBA CAMPBELL TEMPE, ARIZ
JAN 11 (SAT) TBA HARVARD TEMPE, ARIZ.
JAN 11 (SAT) TBA AT ARIZONA STATE TEMPE, ARIZ.
JAN 17 (FRI) TBA AT SOUTH DAKOTA STATE BROOKINGS, S.D.
JAN 19 (SUN) 2 PM VS NORTH DAKOTA STATE AMES, IOWA
JAN 26 (SUN) 2 PM VS OKLAHOMA STATE AMES, IOWA
JAN 31 (FRI) 9 PM AT FRESNO STATE FRESNO, CALIF.
FEB 9 (SUN) 2 PM AT OKLAHOMA NORMAN, OKLA.
FEB 15 (SAT) TBA VS WEST VIRGINIA AMES, IOWA
FEB 16 (SUN) 2 PM VS UNI AMES, IOWA
FEB 22 (SAT) 2 PM AT MISSOURI COLUMBIA, MO.
BIG 12 CHAMPIONSHIP
· MAR 7 (SAT) MAR 8 (SUN) AT BIG 12 CHAMPIONSHIP TULSA, OKLA.
· MAR 19 (THU) MAR 21 (SAT) AT NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS MINNEAPOLIS, MI