Incoming Iowa wrestling recruit Abe Assad has been chosen to compete in the Pittsburgh Wrestling Classic.  Assad will represent Team USA at 182 lbs. vs the Pennsylvania All-Stars. The Pittsburgh Wrestling Classic is called the Rose Bowl of Wrestling.  

The dual meet will be held at Fitzgerald Field House at the University of Pittsburgh on Friday, March 15 at 7 PM CST.

The USA All-Star team will have wrestlers from ten different states competing against the best high school wrestlers in the state of Pennsylvania.

The dual meet will be available on FloWrestling.

Assad, from Carol Stream, IL (Glenbard North HS), won a Bronze medal at the 2018 Cadet World Freestyle Championships in Zagreb, Croatia at 86 kg/176 lbs. and is the #1 ranked 182 lbs. high school wrestler in the country. Assad committed to Iowa on August 7. Assad is projected to wrestle at 184 for the Hawks.

Assad is a member of the Iowa Wrestling Recruiting Class of 2019 that also includes Zach Glazier of Albert Lea, MN (Albert Lea Area HS) and Cobe Siebrecht of Lisbon, IA.

It is great to be an Iowa Wrestling fan.

Go Hawks!