• 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.
The 7 Best Potential Matches At America's Cup
Feb 9, 2021
A 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, 2021
On 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, 2021
Today, 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, 2021
In 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, 2020
The 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.
195lb 8-Man Challenge Match Notes
Oct 31, 2020
Eight elite 195-pound wrestlers have made their way to Austin for a shot at $20,000 and a piece of total purse worth over $40,000. We'll also see two bouts between up-and-coming stars from the women's division. And I'm here to bring you all the action, as it happens, live in the form of this blog.