Tom Brands Named InterMat Coach of the Year

IOWA CITY, Iowa — University of Iowa head wrestling coach Tom Brands has been named 2020 InterMat Coach of the Year, the amateur wrestling website announced Friday. This award, presented each year since 2006 to the best college wrestling coach in all divisions for his/her college wrestling coaching performance during the 2019-2020 season, is based exclusively [Read More]

NCAA releases free online 2020 NCAA Div. I commemorative program

The NCAA and Learfield IMG College Publishing are offering a FREE commemorative program for the 2020 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships to salute the accomplishments of the 330 student-athletes that qualified for the tournament. The free commemorative program is available to view and for digital download. Click for free 2020 Div. I commemorative program

ESPN to air 2013 NCAA Wrestling Championships on Sunday

ESPN is going to re-air the 2013 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships finals on Sunday at Noon ET as part of an 11-hour marathon of wrestling content. ESPN’s 11-hour programming initiative will begin at noon ET on Sunday with four and a half hours of wrestling coverage. The marathon starts with an encore presentation of [Read More]

Shawn Contos to Head the Mens Wrestling Program at Iowa Wesleyan

Mt. Pleasant, IA – March 27,  2020 – To continue to expand the Tiger Athletics Department and to give our students the best opportunities possible to succeed, IW announced on May 9, 2019, that Men’s and Women’s Wrestling would be added to the athletic department.  Robert Powell was hired as the wrestling coach this past September to get [Read More]

90th AAU James E. Sullivan Award

University of Iowa junior Spencer Lee is one of 10 finalists for the AAU James E. Sullivan Award, presented annually since 1930 to the most outstanding amateur athlete in the United States. The winner is determined by public vote, media vote, and committee vote. Lee’s 2019 season included a NCAA wrestling championship and a United [Read More]

Six Dutch wrestlers named to all-conference team

Photo by Dan L. Vanderbeek Photography PELLA—Setting a new program standard, the American Rivers Conference announced six Central College wrestlers as all-conference performers Thursday afternoon.               It’s the most for Central since the new format for determining all-conference performers debuted in 2013. The all-conference team is determined by the top-three finishers from the nine conference [Read More]

McChesney earns all-conference honor for Storm wrestling

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — Simpson sophomore Dylan McChesney has been selected to the All-American Rivers Conference Wrestling Team for his efforts at the NCAA Lower Midwest Regional, the league announced on Thursday. In order to receive all-conference status, a wrestler must finish in the top three among A-R-C place-winners at the NCAA Lower Midwest Regional Championships that were [Read More]

Six Knights Earn All-Conference Wrestling Honors

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – The American Rivers Conference announced its 2020 All-Conference Wrestling Team on Thursday, March 26, with six members from Wartburg recognized. The 30-member team is composed of the top three A-R-C place-winners at the NCAA Division III Lower Midwest Regional Championships. Normally, the wrestler(s) who finished highest at the NCAA Championships is deemed [Read More]

Scorpil cherishes Corn Cob Nationals title

Lane Scorpil didn’t get what he was looking for in his sophomore season on the mat for the Columbus/Winfield-Mount Union High School wrestling team. Scorpil made monumental strides this season, but finished sixth in Class 2A at 106 pounds. Scorpil accomplished another of his goals last week, winning the Boys 15-18 106-pound championship at the [Read More]

Areyano among Division III’s most dominant wrestlers

PELLA—Notching 13 falls in his 23 victories helped Central College wrestling’s Rob Areyano (sophomore, Selma, Calif.) secure a top-10 finish on the NCAA Division III Most Dominant Wrestler standings. The Most Dominant Wrestler standings are calculated by dividing the total number of team points awarded through match results by the total number of matches wrestled. [Read More]