Iowa Wrestling commit Anthony Cassioppi was dominant in winning the IndianaMat Hoosier Preseason Open in Fort Wayne, IN on Sunday.  At Hwt, Cassioppi pinned Wisconsin state champion Keaton Kluever in 1:26 in the finals.  From, Cassioppi pinned all four of his opponents in the tournament in a combined 3:08.  That is domination.

Cassioppi announced on July 4 that he gave a verbal commitment to become an Iowa Hawkeye.  This past summer, Cassioppi won a rare Triple crown as he won national titles in Folkstyle and had a Fargo sweep with Freestyle and Greco-Roman titles. Cassioppi also captured Gold in the Pan Am Championships in Lima Peru in both Freestyle and Greco-Roman this summer.

Cassioppi is a senior at Hononegah High School in Roscoe, IL.  Cassioppi and Nelson Brands of Iowa City (West HS), IA are in the Iowa Wrestling Recruiting Class of 2018.



1st Place – Anthony Cassioppi of Hononegah Wrestling Club

2nd Place – Keaton Kluever of Kaukauna Grappling Ghost

3rd Place – Marcus Stone of Elwood Elite

4th Place – Jack Williams of Carmel USA Wrestling Club

1st Place Match

1st Place Match – Anthony Cassioppi (Hononegah Wrestling Club) won by fall over Keaton Kluever (Kaukauna Grappling Ghost) (Fall 1:26)


It is great to be an Iowa Wrestling fan.