Recruiting is your present and future

As you may have noticed, recruiting is always near by for me when talking about Iowa Wrestling.  I believe in the Barry Switzer (HOF college football coach) theory that players win titles, not coaches.  It takes a special breed to be an Iowa wrestler....

Assad to compete in Pittsburgh Classic

Incoming Iowa wrestling recruit Abe Assad has been chosen to compete in the Pittsburgh Wrestling Classic.  Assad will represent Team USA at 182 lbs. vs the Pennsylvania All-Stars. The Pittsburgh Wrestling Classic is called the Rose Bowl of Wrestling.  The...

Brooks to compete in World Cup

Sammy Brooks of the HWC will compete for Team USA in the World Cup in Yakutsk, Russia on March 16-17. Brooks will be competing at 86 kg/189 lbs. in his first World Cup. Former Iowa NCAA national champion Bill Zadick will serve as the head coach for Team USA. Team USA...

A big match for Bull and Iowa

“That match was the epitome of Iowa Wrestling.”  Mark Ironside Mark made that quote on the radio yesterday while talking about the Alex Marinelli 9-3 win over Vincenzo Joseph of Penn State in the Big Ten finals at 165.  I would have to agree with Mark 100%...

It’s that time of year

Tom Brands stated in his weekly press conference: “It’s that time of year.” That would be the tournament season for Iowa Wrestling.  The stakes will go way up at the Big Ten Conference Tournament this weekend in Minneapolis, MN.  Not that their was not a lot...

Iowa Wrestling Banquet

The University of Iowa Wrestling team will hold their annual postseason awards banquet on Friday, March 29 at 6:30 PM. The banquet will be held in the Kinnick Ballroom at the Radisson Hotel and Convention Center in Coralville. Tickets are $35 and include a dinner...