FloWrestler of the Week: Tanner Hall, ASU

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Tanner Hall is in the building.

Hall started his season with a 15-4 major decision over Jack Kuck of Northern Colorado in Arizona State's comeback win on Friday night. Then he kept the train rolling at the Daktronics Open with another major to get the tournament started, followed by four straight one-point wins to win the title with a holistically clutch performance. 

His final two wins came over #6-Denzel Dejournette of App State and #5-Michael Kroells in the semis and finals, respectively, to come away with the 285-pound championship. 

Tanner Hall's great outing in South Dakota propelled him from No. 11 to No. 4 in the country and make him out FloWrestler of the Week.

Other FloWrestler of the Week Nominees:

Seth Gross, SDSU: Coming in hot! Seth Gross is looking sharp so far as he completed a flawless weekend in his home gym which started with a dominating technical fall over Nathan Boston in the Jackrabbits' 27-9 win over Iowa State. Then en route to the 133-pound title in his home Open, Gross out-scored his opponents 38-3 with his only regular decision coming in the finals where he defeated Mitch McKee 6-2. He finished the weekend with three technical falls, a pin and a regular decision.

David Kocer, SDSU: From unranked to No. 15. Kocer was a catalyst that sparked SDSU early in the dual when he defeated Lelund Weatherspoon, who was ranked 7th and is now 16th, on a last second takedown. Just two days later he claimed a win over Nebraska's Micah Barnes before taking his first loss to Zahid Valencia in the finals of the Daktronics Open.

Zahid Valencia, Arizona State: The dominance is strong in this one. The redshirt freshman has notched five wins so far this season with every single one of them coming with bonus points. After bumping up to 184 to get a tech fall in his debut, he mowed down the field at SDSU with two first period pins, a tech fall over Nick Wanzek, who was ranked 20th at the time, and a 17-6 win over a red hot David Kocer. 

Doyle Trout, Wyoming: It was amazing seeing him back on the mat. After a tragic accident that cost him his leg, Trout made his return to the mat at the Wyoming Cowboy Open where he claimed his first collegiate win with a 6-0 shutout victory. It was his first and last win of the day, however, the fact that he is back on the mat after the accident nearly ended his career is an incredible accomplishment. Welcome back to the mat, Doyle.

All Ranked Wrestlers Coming To CKLV 2017

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NCAA DI Stock Report: PSU Shakes Up 197 Pounds

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The 197-pound weight class continues to swirl with volatility in our weekly look at the big movers in the NCAA top 20 rankings. Penn State's Anthony Cassar is the biggest gainer, going from unranked to No. 11 at 197 and taking the place of his teammate and three-time NCAA qualifier Matt McCutcheon in the top 20.

Full Ironman Team List

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Tom Brands Smiling Discussing Marinelli And Lee

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George Bossi Lowell Holiday Wrestling Tournament Live on Flo

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Considered the Grand Daddy of them all, the annual George Bossi Lowell Holiday Wrestling Tournament draws the best teams from all over New England and beyond.  Over 70 teams will converge on the Tsongas Arena for what some have called “The High School Midlands of the Northeast”.

7 Crucial Keystone Classic Conclusions

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The 2017 Keystone Classic lived up to the hype in the City of Brotherly Love this past weekend. Penn State shined at at the historic Palestra on UPenn's campus, but there was plenty of competition from the field. Northwestern, Rider, Drexel, Duke, Penn, Harvard, and Eastern Michigan all had finalists that made for an electric Sunday of NCAA wrestling. Here's what we learned.

News And Notes From Week 3 In D1 Wrestling


A smattering of interesting tidbits and match results from the world that is Division 1 college wrestling, in particular things that may not have made it into our articles on top upsets or the stock report.

Did They Accidentally Announce Spencer Lee's Iowa Debut?


The Iowa wrestling team shared its latest "move of the week" in a Twitter post on Monday, and the Hawkeyes may have hinted at a massive early-season change to their lineup in the process.

Top 12 Upsets From Week 3

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Take a look at the 12 best upsets from week three of the Division I college wrestling season.

FRL 246 - Iowa Has A Huge Decision To Make


FRL 246 discusses the last week in DI wrestling, what Iowa should do with its lineup, and thoughts on SDSU and Minnesota as well as the match of the year.