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The Super Staffs Of The NCAA
Sep 17, 2021For some time now the topic in major team sports leagues has been the formation of super teams and what they can accomplish. With the movement in coaching this summer the question should now arise: what about coaching super staffs in college wrestling? Some may come easily to mind but there are more than you may think.
Junior & Senior Nationals Registrations Are Getting Tough
Apr 28, 2021Junior and Senior Nationals are a few days away, and registrations are looking solid. Take a look at everyone who's registered to compete for spots on the Junior World Team or in the Senior World Team Trials.
Way Too Early Lineup Look: 2021-2022 NC State Wolfpack
Apr 19, 2021Under the leadership of Pat Popolizio, NC State has vaulted itself into the national conversation and asserted control over the ACC. Now back-to-back-to-back conference champions, NC State is poised to add a fourth-straight with their probable 2021-2022 starting lineup.
Way Too Early Lineup Look: 2021-2022 Cornell Big Red
Apr 13, 2021It’s truly unfortunate we didn’t get to see Cornell compete this season. They were a legitimate trophy team contender. Luckily for us, they’ll be rolling out pretty much the exact same lineup in 2021-2022 that they would have this season.
Way Too Early Lineup Look: 2021-2022 Iowa Hawkeyes
Apr 8, 2021The 2021 NCAA Champion Iowa Hawkeyes aren’t going anywhere next season. All six seniors from the team have confirmed they’ll be using their extra year of eligibility and returning. Meaning, Iowa will most likely have the exact same lineup that won them a team title.
Hayden Hidlay Returning, Changing Weights
Mar 24, 2021Three-time NCAA Championships placer, Hayden Hidlay, announced today that he will return to NC State next season and will also be moving up two weights to compete at 174 lbs.
Match Notes: 2021 NCAA Wrestling Championships, Session IV
Mar 19, 2021We're really doing it. It's finally here. We've all waited long enough. Get your screens ready or just follow along with all the words I type, it's time for the 2021 NCAA Wrestling Championships!
A Buffet Of Notes To Consume On The Eve Of The NCAA Championships
Mar 17, 2021North Carolina State star Hayden Hidlay will enter what could possibly be his last NCAA wrestling tournament this weekend with a sparkling resume nearly unmatched in his program’s history.
NCAA 157-Pound Preview + Predictions: The Big Three On Top
Mar 17, 2021We’ve been deprived of some great folkstyle matches at 157 lbs with the cancellations of the 2020 NCAA Championships and the 2020 CKLV. Alas, we wait no more. We get to find out who comes out on top between Ryank Deakin, Hayden Hidlay, and David Carr when it matters most.
Week Eight Hodge Trophy Rankings Update
Feb 16, 2021Two weeks after releasing our first set Dan Hodge Trophy rankings, we have our first updated set! Three wrestlers from the first set; Logan Massa, Noah Adams, and Boo Lewallen, took losses and were taken out. Previous #9, Mekhi Lewis, injury defaulted in the third period after trailing the entire match to Jake Wentzel, so he was shown the door as well.
What RTC Cup Teaches Us About The NCAA Season
Dec 7, 2020Last weekend's RTC Cup featured World medalists and Olympic hopefuls from a number of the country's top Regional Training Centers, and while the event gave us plenty to discuss in terms of senior level freestyle, it also allowed us to get a preseason look at several difference-makers in the upcoming NCAA Season. Here are a five big takeaways from the event.
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.
74kg Grudge Matches On The Menu At The RTC Cup
Dec 2, 2020For decades, 74 kg has been America's best weight class. From Dave Schultz to Kenny Monday, and from Brandon Slay to Jordan Burroughs, the USA has been deep at the middleweights in men's freestyle. That depth will be on display this weekend, as some of the top talents in the nation look to settle old scores at the RTC Cup.
6 Interesting Questions That This Weekend's 74kg Bracket Could Answer
Oct 7, 2020Deakin is a beast. He’s one of those guys who looks huge for every single weight that he competes in. The fact that he has a junior world silver medal at 66kg is beyond comprehension, and it is needless to say that he was enormous for that weight class. When he made the jump to 157lbs in college I thought that he might be giving up some size, and that was definitely not the case. Making 74kg probably won’t be a problem, but I'm curious to see if he continues the trend of always being the biggest guy at the weight.
74 kg Is Up For Grabs At Senior Nationals
Oct 6, 2020Now less than a week away from the first whistle, Senior Nationals registration is starting to heat up. With 49 wrestlers currently signed up at the end of early registration, 74 kg is going to be one of the largest weight classes in Coralville.