Hawks are hunting them down on the recruiting trail

Iowa Wrestling is on a roll after an outstanding week of recruiting. The momentum that I spoke of in my blog last week is definitely still in play for the Hawks.  In a period of just eight days, Iowa Wrestling announced  four recruits from three different classes that...

Cassioppi is a Hawk

The momentum for recruiting of Iowa Wrestling hit another gear with the commitment of Hwt. Anthony Cassioppi of Roscoe, Illinois (Hononegah H.S.). Cassioppi had originally committed to Northwestern but flipped to the Hawkeyes. Cassioppi is the reigning USA Wrestler of...

Lugo commits to Iowa

Pat Lugo just released on Twitter that he is going to be an Iowa Hawkeye.  Lugo has competed the last two seasons and was a two-time NCAA Qualifier at 149 lbs. for Edinboro but has not used his redshirt year yet.  As a freshman, Lugo was named the EWL Freshman of the...

It is RECRUITING season!

Recruiting is a 365 day a year type of thing.  However, July 1 is a huge date in college wrestling every year.  That is the first official day that colleges can discuss scholarships with the soon to be senior high school wrestlers.  Verbal commitments can be made at...

Mejia commits to the Hawks!

It was a long recruiting process, but Justin Mejia of Clovis, California has committed to be an Iowa Hawkeye.  Mejia became just the second wrestler in the history of California high school wrestling to win four state titles this past season.  Currently ranked fourth...