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2nd at 2021 U.S. Senior Nationals at 86 kg., 2021 NCAA Finalist, Two-Time NCAA All-American, 2020 ACC Freshman of the Year,  Two-time PA State Champion at Mifflin County HS, 2017 FloNationals Champion, Two-time Powerade Champion, Three-time Super 32 placer

  1. Can Any Challenger Dethrone J'den Cox?

    Can Any Challenger Dethrone J'den Cox?

    Sep 2, 2021

    The World Team Trials will take place September 11-12 to determine the team that will compete in Oslo, Norway October 2-10. In this article we’ll explore what the top 8 seeds might look like for the competitors at 92kg in men’s freestyle. We’ll also take a look at J’den Cox’s dominance at 92kgs since 2018.
  2. Best Potential Matches At Senior Nationals

    Best Potential Matches At Senior Nationals

    Apr 28, 2021

    There will be a number of incredible matches going down this weekend at the US Open. Take a look at the top 5 we hope to see at the senior level.
  3. Junior & Senior Nationals Registrations Are Getting Tough

    Junior & Senior Nationals Registrations Are Getting Tough

    Apr 28, 2021

    Junior 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.
  4. 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.
  5. Way Too Early Lineup Look: 2021-2022 Cornell Big Red

    Way Too Early Lineup Look: 2021-2022 Cornell Big Red

    Apr 13, 2021

    It’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.
  6. 184 lbs At NCAAs Is Sure To Be Chaotic

    184 lbs At NCAAs Is Sure To Be Chaotic

    Mar 17, 2021

    Both the ACC and Big Ten have no shortage of top 184-pounders, and we'll finally get to see them all in one bracket. Throw in the beasts from the remaining conferences, and baby, you got a stew goin. 
  7. Bader Show: Trent Hidlay & Bryce Meredith

    Bader Show: Trent Hidlay & Bryce Meredith

    Dec 8, 2020

    On this episode of The Bader Show, Bader and Spey catch up with Trent Hidlay after the RTC Cup and Bryce Meredith before the 150 lb 8-Man Challenge.
  8. What RTC Cup Teaches Us About The NCAA Season

    What RTC Cup Teaches Us About The NCAA Season

    Dec 7, 2020

    Last 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.
  9. Complete Preview & Predictions - RTC Cup Presented By Titan Mercury

    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.
  10. Bader Show: Hayden & Trent Hidlay

    Bader Show: Hayden & Trent Hidlay

    Oct 6, 2020

    Bader and Bray catch up with NC State wrestlers Hayden and Trent Hidlay before they compete in Senior Nationals this weekend.
  11. Can Undefeated NC State Win A Team Trophy In March?

    Can Undefeated NC State Win A Team Trophy In March?

    Feb 18, 2020

    NC State has one dual remaining against Duke, and unless something very unexpected happens, they will finish the season as the clear #2-ranked dual meet team in the country with a 15-0 record. They have been ranked as high as #4 in the tournament rankings, but do they have what it takes to bring home their second NCAA trophy in three years?
  12. Week 16 Roundup: Iowa Holds Serve + A New #1

    Week 16 Roundup: Iowa Holds Serve + A New #1

    Feb 17, 2020

    The second-to-last week of the dual meet season had its share of excellent action, but the postseason narratives have now nearly taken shape. The Hawkeyes held on to their rankings in a number of important spots, and several title contenders made themselves known. 
  13. Best CKLV Quarterfinal Matchups

    Best CKLV Quarterfinal Matchups

    Dec 6, 2019

    These matchups wouldn't be out of place in the NCAA Championships quarterfinals. Thanks to an insanely stacked 2019 Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational, we get to watch these All-American and national title contenders face-off in the first week of December. Looks like Santa delivered his presents early this year!
  14. Week 4 Upsets: 11 Top 5s Go Down!

    Week 4 Upsets: 11 Top 5s Go Down!

    Nov 25, 2019

    Each week we try to put together a comprehensive list of every upset that happened over the weekend. If you saw an upset that didn't make this list, we'd love to know about it. Email david.bray@flosports.tv to report upsets that we missed.
  15. The Ten Craziest Moments In Who's #1 History

    The Ten Craziest Moments In Who's #1 History

    Oct 2, 2019

    Holding an event like Who’s #1 virtually guarantees that you will witness incredible displays of skill and athleticism. Battle plans and strategic maneuvers laid out by the brightest minds in the sport clash with pure instinct and desire. Egos are inflated and diminished, as only one winner can walk away on this given night. It all conspires for greatness. It also brings about some just plain crazy moments.