Five Hawks named to NWCA All-Academic Team

Five members of the national championship Iowa Wrestling team have been named to the 2021 National Wrestling Coaches Association Division I All-Academic Team.  Spencer Lee, Michael Kemerer, Kaleb Young, Jacob Warner and Tony Cassioppi have been chosen for this...

Recruiting is back, so am I

Hello wrestling fans.  Recruiting is back for Iowa Wrestling and so am I. Let’s get to work. Since March of 2020 recruiting has been shut down for NCAA Division I Wrestling.  From my understanding a college wrestling coach could not attend a state wrestling tournament...

Kennedy named Post Bulletin Wrestler of the Year

For the second year in a row incoming Iowa Wrestling recruit Patrick Kennedy has been named as the Post Bulletin Wrestler of the Year. Kennedy finished off a great high school career by winning his fourth state title recently for Kasson-Mantorville High School and...

Zaputil and Huff named to IWHOF

Iowa Wrestling greats Chad Zaputil and Tom Huff have been named to the Class of 2020 for induction into the Iowa Wrestling Hall of Fame in Cresco, Iowa. Both were selected by a unanimous vote. Huff is originally from Waterloo, Iowa where he was a three-time state...

Ayala commits to Iowa

Drake Ayala of Fort Dodge, Iowa announced on Twitter that he will be an Iowa Hawkeye.  Ayala is ranked #1 or #2 in the major high school rankings at 120 lbs. and is considered an elite recruit in the Class of 2021. Ayala is a two-time defending state champion and was...

Iowa recruits in new rankings

With the high school season completed, Willie Saylor of MatScouts released his new ranking of the top high school wrestlers in the country.  In the Pound For Pound (P4P) Ranking for all weights and grades in the country combined, Patrick Kennedy is ranked #3 and Jesse...