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Keep up to date with the latest happenings in women's wrestling.

  1. Women's Weekly: Amit Elor Makes History

    Women's Weekly: Amit Elor Makes History

    Sep 22, 2022

    Three of four World Championships are complete following a historic performance by the U.S. women’s freestyle team in Belgrade, Serbia. The team finished second behind Japan and crowned three individual World champions and won seven total medals.
  2. Peyton Prussin Blazing Her Own Path To Superstardom

    Peyton Prussin Blazing Her Own Path To Superstardom

    Sep 8, 2022

    Jacob Kasper had never met Peyton Prussin, but he knew she had the indefinable qualities that separate someone from the rest of the pack. Kasper (ring name Julius Creed), a Division I All-American for Duke in 2017 and 2018, is currently a WWE Superstar who has already won NXT tag team belts with his brother, Drew.
  3. Women's Weekly: Expect The Miracle

    Women's Weekly: Expect The Miracle

    Aug 28, 2022

    Kayla Miracle and Jennifer Rogers had quite a best-of-three series on August 13. Miracle — a 2021 World silver medalist — postponed her Final X match with Rogers due to an injury. The two met in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, to determine the 62 kg spot in the upcoming Senior World Championships.
  4. Tela O'Donnell Is Using The Power Of Wrestling To Change The World

    Tela O'Donnell Is Using The Power Of Wrestling To Change The World

    Aug 11, 2022

    Ask Tela O’Donnell about her wrestling experience and she will rave about the sport’s virtues. O’Donnell can tell you about the confidence she gained and the inner strength she has attained and the friendships she made — all because of wrestling.
  5. Women's Weekly: U17 Worlds Recap

    Women's Weekly: U17 Worlds Recap

    Aug 5, 2022

    U.S. women placed fourth at the U17 World Championships (formerly known as Cadet Worlds) in Rome on the strength of three silver medalists. Erica Pastoriza (43 kg), Gabriella Gomez (46 kg), and Valerie Hamilton (61 kg) reached the finals and all three received invitations to FloWrestling’s Who’s Number One on September 9, in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
  6. Women's Weekly: 10 Journalists You Should Know

    Women's Weekly: 10 Journalists You Should Know

    Jul 13, 2022

    Who are the women currently covering wrestling in the media? Below are profiles and insights from 10 journalists we think you should know.
  7. Women's Weekly: International Tournament Season

    Women's Weekly: International Tournament Season

    Jul 8, 2022

    The international wrestling season is in full swing with several major competitions happening in July. Here is what you can expect.
  8. Women's Weekly: Final High School Rankings

    Women's Weekly: Final High School Rankings

    Jul 1, 2022

    Last week, it was the first set of national team high school rankings. This week, it’s the final individual rankings of the 2021-22 season. Amit Elor leads the way in the pound-for-pound rankings after making the U20, U23, and senior World teams this year.
  9. Women's Weekly: Fresh High School Rankings

    Women's Weekly: Fresh High School Rankings

    Jun 21, 2022

    End-of-the-year high school team rankings were released with Wyoming Seminary leading the way as the top girls' high school team in the country. Rankings include public and private high schools from all states, including states with official girls' state championship events as well as those with unofficial girls' state championships.
  10. Tamyra Mensah-Stock Was Born To Be A Superstar

    Tamyra Mensah-Stock Was Born To Be A Superstar

    Jun 18, 2022

    You can’t blame Tamyra Mensah-Stock for wanting to take a break or contemplating retirement. Her popularity skyrocketed after winning the 2020 Olympic Games last summer.
  11. Women's Weekly: World Teams Are Set

    Women's Weekly: World Teams Are Set

    Jun 10, 2022

    Final X Stillwater and Final X New York set our 2022 Senior World Team. In some cases, it set our U23 World team, too. All that’s missing is the 62-kilogram senior-level World team spot. Returning silver medalist Kayla Miracle postponed her best-of-three series with Jennifer Page due to an injury. The time and location of the special wrestle-off have not been determined.
  12. Women's Weekly: Final X Is Set

    Women's Weekly: Final X Is Set

    May 25, 2022

    The World Team Trials were held in Coralville, Iowa, on May 21-22, which set all 10 Final X matchups.
  13. Women's Weekly: Nationals And Pan-Ams

    Women's Weekly: Nationals And Pan-Ams

    May 12, 2022

    The Will Rogers Memorial Center in Fort Worth, Texas, hosted one of the biggest women’s wrestling tournaments in the country over Mother’s Day weekend. Women’s Nationals set the stage for the upcoming age-level World Championships later this year.
  14. Why Would Sam Schmitz Leave McKendree?

    Why Would Sam Schmitz Leave McKendree?

    Apr 20, 2022

    Sam Schmitz’s departure from McKendree is a head-scratcher. Why would you build a women’s wrestling dynasty and leave at the height of its powers?
  15. Women's Weekly: Every U.S. World Medalist

    Women's Weekly: Every U.S. World Medalist

    Apr 6, 2022

    The United States entered the Senior Women's World Championships for the first time in 1989. Since that time there have been 38 women who have combined for 93 World and Olympic medals, including 10 women who have won a total of 23 World/Olympic titles.