Nanea Estrella of the University of Iowa has been named the USA Wrestling Athlete of the Week. Ranked #3 in the country at 136 lbs., Estrella recorded three tech falls in the home opener for Iowa at the Trailblazer Duals against nationally ranked Presbyterian, Lindenwood, and Sacred Heart.

Estrella is a senior from Makawao, Hawaii.

Iowa dominated the competition in the Trailblazer Duals by defeating Presbyterian 44-1, Lindenwood 43-0, and Sacred Heart 40-4.

In the first competition in legendary Carver-Hawkeye Arena in the history of the program, Iowa broke the record for the most fans to attend a women’s wrestling event with 8,207 fans.


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Iowa will compete this Friday and Saturday (Nov 17-18) at the Missouri Valley College Open in Marshall, Missouri.

Congratulations to Nanea for receiving this honor.


Trailblazer Duals

Nanea Estrella (Iowa) tech. fall Paige Wehrmeister (Presbyterian), 12-2 

Nanea Estrella (Iowa) tech. fall Marissa Sanabria (Lindenwood), 10-0

Nanea Estrella (Iowa) tech. fall Aliza Leander (Sacred Heart), 10-0 


It is great to be an Iowa Wrestling fan.

Go Hawks!