Members of the Hawkeye Wrestling Club will be in action at the Bill Farrell Memorial International in New York City this Saturday, November 19 . The Downtown Athletic Club will host the event that will provide top competition at every weight for Men’s and Women’s Freestyle and Greco-Roman.

HWC will be represented by Austin DeSanto, Pat Lugo, Kaleb Young, Alex Marinelli, and Kyle Summers. Incoming recruit Cody Chittum will be at 70 KG. Chittum is a member of the Recruiting Class of 2023.

Former Hawkeye Dan Erekson will be competing at 125 kg. Erekson won the Gold at the 2022 Veterans World Championships in Division A  in Plovdiv, Bulgaria last month. After the tournament Erekson announced that he would resume his wrestling career in the Senior division. From McCall, Idaho, Erekson was a two-time All American for the Hawks and a member of the 2008, 2009, and 2010 NCAA championship teams.

Competition begins at 9 AM CST with prelims through the medal round. 

All of the competition will be covered on the premium service of FloWrestling.


Austin DeSanto – 61 KG

Pat Lugo – 65 KG

Cody Chittum – 70 KG

Kaleb Young – 74 KG

Alex Marinelli – 79 KG

Kyle Summers – 86 KG

Dan Erekson – 125 KG


It is great to be an Iowa Wrestling fan.

Go Hawks!