• A two-time NCAA champion and four-time All-American, Dean graduates as one of the top wrestlers in collegiate history.• A three-time national finalist at 184 pounds, Dean posted a career record of 152-7 with 101 bonus wins, both school records, and never finished lower than third at nationals.• He is one of just 11 wrestlers in more than 100 years to win four Eastern wrestling titles and was a two-time Ivy League Wrestler of the Year.• The four-time, first-team All-Ivy League pick was the 2014 Ivy League and EIWA Rookie of the Year and was a two-time Coaches Trophy Award winner as the most outstanding wrestler at the EIWA meet.• Dean became the third four-time Southern Scuffle champion and the sixth three-time Las Vegas Invite champ.• He was part of teams that won four EIWA and Ivy League titles and posted a cumulative 52-10 dual meet record in his four seasons, posting four top eight NCAA team finishes.• Dean's signature win came against Penn State’s two-time defending national champion Ed Ruth at the Southern Scuffle as a freshman, snapping Ruth’s 84-match win streak dating back to 2011.
6 Takeaways From Penn State Media Day
Nov 8, 2021Penn State head coach Cael Sanderson addressed the media today through a Zoom call. Below are six takeaways from the press conference. Check back throughout the day for more coverage.
Cornell Dealing With A Double Dean Departure
Apr 9, 2021For the better part of the past decade, Rob Koll could turn to one family to fill the 184-pound slot in the Cornell lineup and perform at a high level.
Pure Fire: Tonight's Best Upcoming Matchups
Apr 2, 2021After an electric first session of the Olympic Trials, we have some incredible semi’s set to go down for this evening’s session.
Men's Freestyle Olympic Trials Mega Preview
Mar 31, 2021The 2021 US Olympic Trials go down this weekend. All the action will be streamed either through NBC Sports Network or NBC's Peackock streaming service. Meanwhile, we'll have a watch party live throughout the trials to keep wrestling fans in the loop. Before all the action goes down, check out the contenders and challengers for the 2021 Olympic Trials.
Bader Show: Gabe Dean
Mar 30, 2021Bader and Bray catch up with Last Chance Olympic Qualifier champ Gabe Dean as he prepares to compete in this weekend's Olympic Trials.
2021 Olympic Trials Seed Projections
Mar 29, 2021Olympic Trials week is finally here! Before official seeds come out later in the week, I wanted to take my best guess at how the seeding committee will see things.
Contenders And Sleepers: The 2021 Last Chance Qualifier Preview
Mar 25, 2021The last step before the 2021 Olympic Trials: the 2021 Last Chance US Olympic Trials Qualifier! The top two wrestlers at each weight will qualify for the Olympic Trials on April 2-3. Before you dismiss any of these guys take a look at the registration list and remember that in 2017 Thomas Gilman went from last chance qualifier to World silver. Nothing is impossible!
86 kg At Last Chance Is A Meat Grinder
Mar 24, 2021It's hard to believe only two of the guys at this weight will qualify for the Olympic Trials. With three NCAA champs holding four titles and ten NCAA or NWCA All-Americans holding 23 AA honors, this weight is loaded. Registrations remain open until Thursday night, so we won't have brackets until after that. Here's a look at how the top guys stack up at 86 kg.
Last Chance Olympic Trials Qualifier Registrations Are Loaded
Mar 24, 2021With the Olympic Trials just two weeks away, there is only one remaining opportunity for athletes to qualify. The Last Chance Olympic Trials Qualifier goes down March 26-27, and the registration list is stacked with talent. Check out all the competitors currently registered to compete in Fort Worth.
Interesting Storylines That The NCAA's Created For The Olympic Team Trials
Mar 22, 2021Not to detract from any accomplishments that happened in St Louis, but as far as Im concerned the NCAA tournament was one big Olympic Team Trials qualifier.
The 7 Best Potential Matches At America's Cup
Feb 9, 2021A little midweek entertainment for all the freestyle fans out there as USA Wrestling and FloWrestling decided last minute to put together a fun event called America’s Cup.
Complete America's Cup Preview
Feb 6, 2021On February 10 and 11, many of the nation's top freestylers and a few high level Canadian wrestlers will meet in a six-team dual tournament. Day 1 will feature two pools which will set the stage for a bracketed tournament that will take place on day 2. Here's a rundown of what to expect from this event.
Bader Show: Spartan Combat Faceoffs & Mark Ironside
Jan 5, 2021Today, Dake, McFadden, Macchiavello, Dean, Yianni, and Ashnault come on to talk Spartan Combat Wrestling, then Mark Ironside joins the show to talk about Gable.
Spartan Combat RTC Throwing Down On Jan 8!
Jan 3, 2021In November, the Ivy League canceled winter sports, including Wrestling, but that isn't stopping Cornell and company from finding opportunities for their athletes to compete. In fact, a number of Cornell wrestlers, past and present, will take the mat on January 8 on a card featuring Spartan Combat RTC athletes against opponents from a range of clubs.
Complete Preview & Predictions - RTC Cup Presented By Titan Mercury
Dec 3, 2020The pools are set for the RTC Cup Presented by Titan Mercury where we'll see two days of incredible action. Here's a breakdown of the weight classes and the matches we expect to see during pool competition and how they could set up Saturday's bracket.