#3 Iowa will host #16 Oregon State on Sunday, November 19 for the home opener. The wrestling will begin at Noon. Tickets are sold out in legendary Carver-Hawkeye Arena for the third season in a row. 

Nine Hawkeyes could make their Carver-Hawkeye Arena debut. 

At 125 #11 Drake Ayala will face #18 Brandon Kayler. Iowa has both #9 Brody Teske and Jace Rhodes listed at 133. #1 Real Woods will take the mat for Iowa at 141.

At 149 Iowa has both #9 Victor Voinovich and Caleb Rathjen listed. Rathjen has not competed yet this season.

#2 Jared Franek (157) and #5 Michael Caliendo (165) will make their Carver-Hawkeye debut.


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At 174 Iowa has Aiden Riggins and true freshman Gabe Arnold listed against #11 Travis Wittlake, an Oklahoma State transfer.

At 184 Brennan Swafford will face #3 Trey Munoz, the highest ranked wrestler for Oregon State.

#23 Zach Glazier is listed for the Hawks at 197. It will be an all-Iowa Hwt match with Brad Hill of Iowa (Bettendorf) facing Boone McDermott of Oregon State (Dubuque).

The meet will be streamed live on BIGt with Alex Marinelli as the color commentator.

On the radio 800 KXIC will have Steven Grace and Mark Ironside calling the meet.


NO 3. IOWA HAWKEYES (1-0) 2023-24 Overall

Wt. Rank^ Name Yr. Hometown/High School Record

125 6/11/10/9 Drake Ayala So. Fort Dodge, Iowa/Fort Dodge 6-0

133 Jace Rhodes R-Fr. Mason City, Iowa/Mason City 4-0

-or- 10/9/9/10 Brody Teske Sr. Duncombe, Iowa/Fort Dodge 3-1

141 1/1/1/1 Real Woods R-Sr. Albuquerque, New Mexico/Montini Catholic (Ill.) 1-0

149 Caleb Rathjen So. Ankeny, Iowa/Ankeny 0-0

-or- 15/9/9/10 Victor Voinovich III So. Brecksville, Ohio/Brecksville 5-1

157 2/2/2/2 Jared Franek Grad. Harwood, North Dakota/West Fargo 6-0

165 5/5/5/5 Michael Caliendo So. Geneva, Illinois/Batavia 6-0

174 Gabe Arnold Fr. Albany, Georgia/Iowa City 5-0

-or- Aiden Riggins R-Fr. Janesville, Iowa/Waverly-Shell Rock 6-1

184 –/29/–/– Brennan Swafford Grad. Mediapolis, Iowa/Mediapolis 6-0

197 –/23/30/– Zach Glazier Sr. Albert Lea, Minnesota/Albert Lea 5-0

285 Bradley Hill R-Fr. Bettendorf, Iowa/Bettendorf 5-1



#16 OREGON STATE BEAVERS (3-0) 2023-24 Overall

Wt. Rank^ Name Yr. Hometown/Last School Record

125 16/18/26/12 Brandon Kaylor R-Sr. Bonney Lake, Washington/Bonney Lake 4-2

133 19/22/23/– Gabe Whisenhunt So. Corvallis, Oregon/Crescent Valley 5-1

-or- Maximo Renteria Jr. Clovis, California/Buchanan 0-0

141 –/20/24/– Cleveland Belton R-Sr. Corona, California/St. John Bosco 5-2

149 Noah Tolentino So. Powayt, California/Poway 3-0

-or- Nash Singleton So. Reseburg, Oregon/Roseburg 0-0

157 Murphy Menke So. Parker, Colorado/Ponderosa 3-0

165 12/8/9/9 Matthew Olguin R-Jr. Fresno, California/Buchanan 0-0

-or- Kekana Fouret R-Jr. Nampa, Idaho/Columbia 6-1

174 14/11/9/6 Travis Wittlake Grad. Coos Bay, Oregon/Marshfield 6-0

184 3/3/3/3 Trey Munoz R-Jr. Mission Viejo, California/Trabuco Hills 7-0

197 –/31/28/– Justin Rademacher Fr. West Linn, Oregon/West Linn 6-1

285 15/22/17/– Boone McDermott R-Sr Dubuque, Iowa/Dubuque Wahlert 6-1



It is great to be an Iowa Wrestling fan.

Go Hawks!