Hawkeyes Wrap Competition at U23 and Junior Nationals

By Chris Brewer, Athletics Communications

157 Kaleb Young (Iowa) F Kendall Coleman (Purdue), 7:57

OMAHA, Neb. – All nine University of Iowa wrestlers competing at the 2020 USA Wrestling U23 Nationals recorded top eight finishes this weekend at the MECA-CHI Health Center of Omaha in Omaha, Nebraska.

The Hawkeyes got runner-up finishes from All-Americans Kaleb Young, Jacob Warner and Tony Cassioppi, as well as a second-place finish from Nelson Brands in the men’s freestyle division. Iowa advanced two more wrestlers to the consolation finals, getting a third-place finish from All-American Max Murin and a fourth-place finishes from All-American Austin DeSanto. Former Iowa wrestler and HWC member Jeremiah Moody also placed fourth.

Freshman Patrick Kennedy paced the Hawkeyes in the USA Wrestling Junior Nationals division, placing runner-up at 79 kg. He was one of five Hawkeyes to place in the junior division.

Complete results from the U23 and Junior Nationals at FloWrestling.com.

HAWKEYE WRESTLING PLACEWINNERS

2020 U23 NATIONALS

61 KG    Austin Desanto                              4th Place

65 KG    Max Murin                                      3rd Place

65 KG    Carter Happel                                8th Place

70 KG    Kaleb Young                                   2nd Place

74 KG    Jeremiah Moody                           4th Place

79 KG    Myles Wilson                                 6th Place

79 KG    Nelson Brands                               2nd Place

92 KG    Jacob Warner                                 2nd Place

125 KG  Anthony Cassioppi                        2nd Place

125 KG  Aaron Costello                               8th Place

2020 JUNIOR NATIONALS

57 KG    Jesse Ybarra                                   5th Place

65 KG    Cobe Siebrecht                              8th Place

79 KG    Patrick Kennedy                             2nd Place

92 KG    Gabe Christenson                         8th Place

92 KG    Zach Glazier                                    5th Place