Iowa Wrestling recruits at Fargo – Day 1

Incoming Iowa Wrestling recruits Anthony Cassioppi (Hwt) and Nelson Brands (160) rolled through their competition in the first day of Junior Nationals in Fargo, ND. Cassioppi had a :14 second pin and a tech fall. Cassioppi, from Hononegah High School (Roscoe, IL), is...

Clark places second at Grand Prix of Spain

Cory Clark of the Hawkeye Wrestling Club placed second at 61 kg at the Grand Prix of Spain in Madrid. After tech fall wins over opponents from Spain and Hungary, 10-0 and 14-2, Clark faced Tyler Graff in the finals.  Graff won the match 11-4. Wrestlers from 43...

Clark to compete in Spain

Cory Clark of the Hawkeye Wrestling Club will be competing in the Grand Prix of Spain in Madrid on Friday, July 13.  Clark will be competing at 61 kg and there are 43 countries listed to compete. HWC Head Coach Mark Perry will be cornering Clark.  The competition will...

Laux and Meyer named as Distinguished Scholars for 4.0 GPA

Two Iowa wrestlers have been named as Big Ten Conference Distinguished Scholars. Phillip Laux (Brighton, Iowa) and Aaron Meyer (Pleasant Hill, Iowa) were announced by the Big Ten office for this prestigious honor.  To be named as a Distinguished Scholar, the...

Sorensen wins Canada Cup

Brandon Sorensen of the Hawkeye Wrestling Club won the 70 kg/154 lbs. title at the Canada Cup in Guelph, Ontario.  Sorensen starting things off with a 11-0 tech fall over Caleb Rutner of LWWC before winning a hard fought 3-3 (criteria) decision over Mario Mason.  In...