The #1 ranked Iowa Women’s Wrestling team will take to the mats in Marshall, Missouri on Friday and Saturday (Nov 17-18) at the Missouri Valley Open. 54 teams will be competing in what looks to be a competitive tournament. 

The regular ten weights will be contested along with 235 lbs. that is listed as an exhibition weight.

The entire tournament will be live streamed by FloWrestling on their premium service.

Results will also be available on TrackWrestling.


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Iowa is ranked #1 in the country in the new NWCA NCAA Women’s Wrestling Coaches Poll with thirteen ranked wrestlers. Iowa now has a ranked wrestler at all ten weights.

The Hawks have Reese Larramendy (143) and Kylie Welker (170) ranked #1. Emilie Gonzalez (100), Ava Bayless (109), Felicity Taylor (123), Nanea Estrella (136) and Ella Schmit (143) are ranked #2.


Scheduled to compete:

101 – #2 Emilie Gonzalez, #5 Sterling Dias

109 – #2 Ava Bayless

116 – #4 Brianna Gonzalez

123 – #2 Felicity Taylor, Ava Roses, Bella Ngo

130 – #9 Emily Frost, Cali Leng, Alexandra Baudhuin, Lilly Luft

136 – Sierra Brown Ten, Esther Han, Anyka Besco

143 – #1 Resse Larramendy  #2 Ella Schmit 

170 – #1 Kylie Welker  #7 Haley Ward

191 – #5 Alivia White

235 – Sam Calkins

***NWCA NCAA Women’s Wrestling Coaches Rankings


I will have a follow up blog with results.

It is great to be an Iowa Wrestling fan.

Go Hawks!