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  1. Seven Top Women's Takeaways From The U23 World Championships

    Seven Top Women's Takeaways From The U23 World Championships

    Nov 8, 2021

    Ukraine won its first World team title in Belgrade and did so in spectacular fashion. Of its nine athletes, seven picked up medals, five reached the finals and three earned gold. The team was led by Olympic Team member Alina Akobiia, who unfortunately had to miss the Games after damaging ligaments in her elbow. She proved here that she’s a tier above everyone on the U23 level, pinning each of her opponents prior to the finals (where she controlled Russia’s Kristina Mikhneva). Other highlights included Solomiia Vynnyk defeating talented Olympian Anastasia Nichita of Moldova in a contentious 4-4 criteria bout and Anastasiia Lavrenchuk and Anastasiya Alpyeyeva commandingly taking titles at 65 kg and 72 kg respectively. This bodes well for Ukraine’s Senior-level future. None of the five women that represented Ukraine at the Olympics — where it picked up two bronze medals and a fifth-place finisher — were in attendance in Serbia, showing the serious depth and wide range of stars that are entering their Senior-level lineups. Ukraine will, without a doubt, be entering the upper echelon of international women’s wrestling over the next quad as its young stars compete for World Team spots with its talented veterans.
  2. Tony's On Top: Day 7 U23 Worlds Match Notes

    Tony's On Top: Day 7 U23 Worlds Match Notes

    Nov 7, 2021

    We have two wrestlers in contention for a medal. Anthony Cassioppi (125 kg) is in the gold medal match at 125 kg while Chris Cannon (61 kg) is fighting his way through the repechage.
  3. Cassioppi Powers His Way To Finals: U23 Worlds Day 6 Match Notes

    Cassioppi Powers His Way To Finals: U23 Worlds Day 6 Match Notes

    Nov 6, 2021

    Day six in Belgrade. The second half of the men's freestyle team starts their tournament in the morning (Chris Cannon, Peyton Robb, Myles Wilson, Nino Bonaccorsi, and Anthony Cassioppi) while Jake Marsh wrestles in repechage. Jay Aiello will be wrestling for bronze in the afternoon.
  4. Ukraine Wins Team Title Over Russia And USA

    Ukraine Wins Team Title Over Russia And USA

    Nov 5, 2021

    Wrestling has finished in women’s freestyle at the U23 world championships in Belgrade, Serbia. The team race was tight throughout between Team USA, Russia, Ukraine, and India. Take a look below to see the final standings and how every representative for Team USA performed.
  5. USA Sending Star-Studded Women's Squad To U23 World Championships

    USA Sending Star-Studded Women's Squad To U23 World Championships

    Nov 2, 2021

    The Serbia-bound USA U23 women’s freestyle World Team is loaded with college stars on a roster that includes national champions, finalists and All-Americans from recent years.
  6. Top Competitors At U23 Worlds - Men's Freestyle

    Top Competitors At U23 Worlds - Men's Freestyle

    Nov 1, 2021

    The U23 World Championships will go down in Belgrade, Serbia on November 5th-7th. Take a look to learn about some of the top entries in every weight.
  7. Can USA Solve U23 Greco Challenge?

    Can USA Solve U23 Greco Challenge?

    Oct 31, 2021

    Is momentum a real thing in wrestling? And if so, do athletes in different age groups carry it over into their own endeavors?
  8. Team USA's U23 World Championship Rosters

    Team USA's U23 World Championship Rosters

    Oct 26, 2021

    Team USA will be sending a talented group of wrestlers to Belgrade, Serbia to compete in the U23 World Championship from November 1st - 7th.
  9. The Ultimate U23 Men's Freestyle Preview & Predictions

    The Ultimate U23 Men's Freestyle Preview & Predictions

    May 26, 2021

    With Cadet and Junior World Teams in place, Team USA is looking to fill out its U23 roster. Some of the nation's top college wrestlers will battle for those spots this weekend in Lincoln, Nebraska. Check out the top contenders and see our top four predictions for each Men's Freestyle weight.
  10. The U23 Field Is Coming Together

    The U23 Field Is Coming Together

    May 25, 2021

    This weekend, Lincoln, Nebraska plays host to the U23 World Team Trials, an event featuring some top NCAA athletes vying for World Team spots.
  11. Way Too Early Lineup Look: 2021-2022 NC State Wolfpack

    Way Too Early Lineup Look: 2021-2022 NC State Wolfpack

    Apr 19, 2021

    Under 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.
  12. NCAA 197-Pound Preview: Amine's To An End

    NCAA 197-Pound Preview: Amine's To An End

    Mar 17, 2021

    The longest anyone has ever had to wait for an NCAA Tournament since World War II ended is finally over. The competitors have made their way to St Louis and we are going to crown 10 new champs for the first time since 2019.
  13. Snyder Leads A Rock Solid 97kg Field

    Snyder Leads A Rock Solid 97kg Field

    Oct 8, 2020

    While 97kg has the fewest entries in men's freestyle at Senior Nationals, there's not a lot of fluff which should make for some enticing matchups. Kyle Snyder's at the top, and he'll be joined by four more of the nation's top ten as well as 8 college studs that will look to prove themselves on the senior level.
  14. Who's Registered So Far For 2020 Senior Nationals?

    Who's Registered So Far For 2020 Senior Nationals?

    Oct 5, 2020

    It's Senior Nationals week! Check out all of the currently registered athletes and their rankings. We used our domestic men's and women's freestyle rankings as well as greco rankings from Timmy Hands at 5 point move.