Follow the Iowa Hawkeyes throughout the college wrestling season with news, notes and interviews.
Iowa Wrestling's Attendance Figures Are Staggering!
Feb 23, 2023If numbers are your thing, then the University of Iowa's average dual attendance figures will leave you in awe. The Hawkeyes averaged over 14,000 per home dual for the second year in a row, and have averaged over 10,000 during five of the past seven seasons (not including the 2021 COVID year where fans weren't allowed).
Hawkeye Insider: Walk-On Kelly Became 'A Man' At Iowa
Feb 22, 2023For every Greg Randall, there is Mitch Kelly. For every Spencer Lee, there is Joe Kelly.
Hawkeye Interviews Following Iowa's 28-7 Win Over Oklahoma State
Feb 20, 2023Hear from Tom Brands, Spencer Lee, and Abe Assad after Iowa's 28-7 win over Oklahoma State in the final dual of the season.
Hawkeye Insider: Iowa Reaping Rewards Of Third Attempt To Reel In Real
Feb 7, 2023The third time’s a charm when it comes to the relationship between Real Woods and the University of Iowa wrestling program.
Hear Post-Match Thoughts From The Hawkeyes And Nittany Lions
Jan 28, 2023Top-ranked Penn State took down #2 Iowa 23-14 on Friday night in front of a sellout crowd at the Bryce Jordan Center, where the Nittany Lions used a pin from Roman Bravo-Young at 133 and closed the dual with four consecutive victories to rally back against the Hawkeyes.
Hawkeye Insider: Lee Continues Piling Up Pins Against Ranked Opponents
Jan 24, 2023Three-time NCAA 125-pound champion Spencer Lee seemed perplexed. He shrugged his shoulders and flashed a curious eye roll as a University of Iowa sports information staffer announced that his 38-second pin against Liam Cronin of Nebraska on Jan. 19 was his 27th career first-period fall and the third-fastest of his career.
Hawkeye Insider: Cassioppi Cashing In On Pin Chase
Jan 12, 2023It is a simple, yet challenging plan for University of Iowa senior Tony Cassioppi:
5 Big Tests For Iowa On Opening B10 Dual Weekend
Jan 5, 2023Iowa kicks off its B1G schedule with a pair of weekend duals. The Hawkeyes face Illinois at home on Friday, January 6 at 7 p.m. CT then hit the road for a dual at Purdue on Sunday, January 8 at 1 p.m.
Hawkeye Insider: Lineup Coming Together For Iowa Entering Big Ten Season
Dec 28, 2022First-semester mat exams have concluded and second-ranked Iowa boasts a 7-0 record, despite fielding seven different dual lineups that featured 20 different Hawkeyes.
Spencer Lee Among 29 Hawkeyes Competing At Soldier Salute
Dec 28, 2022It appears that Spencer Lee will compete for the second time this season after the University of Iowa released 29 wrestlers that will compete at the Soldier Salute on December 29-30 in Coralville. Lee made his season debut with a 16-5 major decision over Corey Cabanban during the Iowa State dual on December 4. The Hawkeye senior is seeking his fourth NCAA championship this season.Also included are national place winners Real Woods, Jacob Warner, and Anthony Cassioppi.The full list has 16 attached and 13 unattached wrestlers. Drake Ayala, who replaced Lee last season, will compete unattached.
Ayala Set To Make Season Debut At UNI Open
Dec 9, 2022Drake Ayala is set to make his return to competition this weekend.
Hear From Coaches And Athletes After Iowa St. vs Iowa Dual
Dec 4, 2022Iowa coach Tom Brands addresses the media after his team's 18-15 win over Iowa State
Iowa's Bonus Points The Difference Against Iowa State In 5-5 Split
Dec 4, 2022Iowa defeated Iowa State, 18-15, after each team won five matches. Bonus points were the difference for the Hawkeyes as they picked up major decisions from Spencer Lee, Cobe Siebrecht, and Nelson Brands. This dual also marked the season debut of Spencer Lee who kicked things off for Iowa at 125 pounds.
Iowa State vs Iowa Is A Rivalry Built On History
Dec 2, 2022Who? Iowa State vs IowaWhen? Sunday, December 4 at 1:30 p.m. CentralWhat? The Cy-Hawk SeriesWhere? Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa CityHow to watch it? Big Ten NetworkHow to experience it? FloWrestling Watch Party
Hawkeye Insider: Siebrecht Surging Up Rankings At 157
Dec 1, 2022The second-ranked Iowa wrestling team enters its Sunday home dual against #8 Iowa State with a 5-0 record and a lineup with three undefeated Hawkeyes who have scored bonus-point victories in each outing.