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Troy Nickerson Named Head Coach At Northern Colorado

First he moved West, from New York to Ames, Iowa.  Troy Nickerson is heading further West still as he's been named the Head Coach At Northern Colorado.   Nickerson spent the last two years as an assistant at Iowa State.  He'll be heading to a program with a less established tradition at Northern Colorado, a team that was unable to compete at NCAA's just two years ago due to low APR.   Nickerson, a 4 time All American and National Champ for Cornell, won't have a completely bare cupboard as he takes over with Mitch Polkowske a...

Fearless Perkins Named Flowrestler Of The Week

Every World Team member at the Greco trials left their own mark. Signature moments, big moves and dominance were on full display as our best Greco wrestlers put it on the line for a spot on the World Team. Tough weights were won in emphatic and dramatic fashion, but one man stands apart and makes his mark as the outstanding performer of the week. RaVaughn Perkins navigated a loaded field at 66KG. Many thought his win over Olympian Ellis Coleman was a fluke. Perkins proved he’s for real and more in winning a spot on the World Team over Bry...

Arthur Transfers from Clarion to Nebraska

After a standout true freshman campaign, Clarion's Justin Arthur (Huntington, WV) announced his plans to transfer to Nebraska. Arthur wrestled 149 in his first college season and posted a 32-18 record and qualified to the national tournament. Arthur was 5th in the EWL's and was awarded a Wild Card to the NCAA Championships where he dropped his opening match to Old Dominion's Lenny Richardson. He won three consecutive bouts before being defeated in the blood round by defending NCAA Champion, Kendric Maple of Oklahoma. He becomes the second majo...

Still #1 - Illinois Wins Cadet FS Duals

Earlier in the week, Illinois won Cadet Greco National Duals leaving little doubt. On Saturday, the doubled up in similar fashion. Illinois' two titles give them 9 out of the last 12 Cadet Duals titles. The only question remaining is: what team was better, 2013 or this year's version? Anchored by Larry Early and Isaiah White with a devastating middle of the line-up the, the 2013 team lost 34 of 119 bouts in their seven duals last. This year Illinois dropped 27 bouts. However, in 2013, Illinois not only had to wrestle the second best team (PA) ...

Gold Pool In Cadet Freestyle All Set

Brackets A and B went according to plan with the top two seeds, Illinois and Ohio, taking care of business without much resistance.  But that wasn't the case in Brackets C and D. Pennsylvania, the 3rd overall seed, and the top seed in Bracket C, reached the finals against Oklahoma who pushed them to the wire. PA won 9 bouts to 8 and took the dual 38-35. In Bracket D, Michigan, the 3rd seed in the bracket and the 12th overall seed, edged the 5th overall seed, Washington, 39-36 in the semis, before crushing the 4th overall seed, Utah, in th...

US Greco World Team Determined

59kg - Final Champion: Spenser Mango over Sam Hazewinkel in 2 matches, (13-2, 8-0) Tournament Winner: Sam Hazewinkel over Max Nowry, 2-2 True Third: Jermaine Hodge over Max Nowry, 5-0 66kg - Final Champion: RaVaughn Perkins over Bryce Saddoris in 2 Matches, (5-0, 3:21 Fall) Third Place: Ellis Coleman over Marco Lara, 8-0 75kg - Final Champion: Andy Bisek over Jon Anderson in 2 Matches, (9-1, 5-0)  Third Place: Jake Fisher over Geordan Speiller, 6-4 85kg -  Final Champion: Jordan Holm over Zach Nielson in 2 Matches (9-1, 8-0) Third Pl...

Alex Clemsen Hired as Mizzou Assistant

Smith Announces Clemsen as Assistant Coach Moberly native returns to Missouri as assistant wrestling coach COLUMBIA, Mo – Mizzou head wrestling coach Brian Smith announced the addition of assistant coach Alex Clemsen to his coaching staff today, June 13. A native of Moberly, Missouri, Clemsen returns to Columbia after five years as the wrestling assistant coach at the University of Virginia. "I’ve known Alex for a long time, going back to my first years at Mizzou when he came to our camps,” head coach Brian Smith said. &ldquo...

Greco Finals Set!

Greco Finals Set!

Willie Saylor

June 13, 2014, 11:20am

Best-of-Three Finals For World Team Spots 6PM ET LIVE On FLO PRO The Matchups are set but how we got to where we are now involved tons of dramatic matches and upsets.  Jesse Thielke fell to Max Nowry in his attempt to make back to back World Teams.  We Saw Ellis Coleman tech falled by Navy All American Bryce Saddoris.  Harry Lester entered the bracket, but forfeited to Jon Anderson, allowing Anderson to advance to the finals against Bisek.  Speiller fell early to Jake Fisher by Technical fall under somewhat controversial cir...

Greco Seeds Are Out!

Greco Seeds Are Out!

Christian Pyles

June 12, 2014, 6:17pm

Greco Seeds Released 59 kg/130 lbs. Final Wrestle-Off Qualifier Spenser Mango, Colorado Springs, Colo. (U.S. Army WCAP) Challenge Tournament Seeds 1. Jermaine Hodge, Colorado Springs, Colo. (Army WCAP) 2. Max Nowry, Colorado Springs, Colo. (U.S. Army WCAP) 3. Jesse Thielke, Germantown, Wis. (Badger WC) 4. Sam Hazewinkel, Norman, Okla. (Sunkist Kids) 5. Nikko Triggas, Moraga, Calif. (NYAC) 6. Nate Engel, Colorado Springs, Colo. (U.S. Army WCAP) 7. Dmitry Ryabchinskiy, Marquette, Mich. (NYAC) 8. Sammy Jones, Folsom, La. (USOTS) 66 kg/145.5 lbs. 1...

Illinois Wins 4th Straight <br /> Cadet Greco Duals Title

Illinois completed the 4-Peat. At the Cadet Greco National Duals in Daytona Beach on Thursday, the international styles juggernaut won it's fourth straight Cadet Greco Duals title, and their 5th in 6th years.  And they did it in dominant fashion. On Wednesday in the "A" Bracket, Illinois won 46 of 54 bouts. And it was more of the same throughout their Thursday Championship Pool Rounds where Illinois won 50 of 68 individual bouts. They'll now turn their attention to the weekend's Freestyle portion where they've reached the finals for five ...

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