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The fourth seed out of Central Michigan earned his first All - American honor in 2021 holding true to his seed with a fourth place podium finish. Hildebrandt has been on a steady climb throughout his college career. After going 23-8 during his redshirt year, Hildebrandt finished with a record of 18-18 placing third at the MAC championships to close out his redshirt freshman season. The following season Hildebrandt showed vast improvements finishing up with a 20-10 record on his way to a runner - up finish at the MAC championships and qualifying for the NCAA tournament. The 19-20 season was the best yet for Hildebrandt as he claimed his first MAC title finishing with a 31-3 overall record.

  1. Suriano - Arujau Collision Course: 2022 125-Pound NCAA Championship Preview

    Suriano - Arujau Collision Course: 2022 125-Pound NCAA Championship Preview

    Mar 14, 2022

    NCAA week is finally here! The lightest weight class in Detroit also has the potential to be one of the most chaotic. Take my predictions with a grain of salt considering now that I have put them on wax, they're almost sure to not come true. However, the info in the preview will always be true, so feel free to take it in salt-free!
  2. Who Was Helped Or Hurt The Most By Their NCAA Seeds

    Who Was Helped Or Hurt The Most By Their NCAA Seeds

    Mar 11, 2022

    NCAA Championship Tournament seeds don't always align with expectations. Outside of the coaches' poll, however, there is essentially no human element is involved. A seed is determined by a national qualifier's body of work over the course of the season, as well as that of his competitors, and then a formula which is applied to everyone.
  3. Complete Penn State Bracket Breakdown

    Complete Penn State Bracket Breakdown

    Mar 11, 2022

    Penn State enters the 2022 NCAA Championships with four returning champions, five finalists, and seven place winners. Based on predicted placements, the Nittany Lions are expected to win thanks to six wrestlers seeded in the top four, including four top seeds.
  4. Penn State Rapid Bracket Reactions

    Penn State Rapid Bracket Reactions

    Mar 9, 2022

    Penn State received its draws and the seeds look favorable for the Nittany Lions to win their ninth championship over the past 11 contested tournaments. Cael Sanderson and his team earned four top seeds with six out of 10 wrestlers seeded in the top four.
  5. Hildebrandt Hoping To Pick Up Slack For Penn State At 125 vs. Iowa

    Hildebrandt Hoping To Pick Up Slack For Penn State At 125 vs. Iowa

    Jan 27, 2022

    Drew Hildebrandt spent the majority of his collegiate wrestling career in a Central Michigan singlet. He’s hoping his most notable achievements will come later this year as a Nittany Lion.
  6. 8 Epic Matches From The Penn St. vs Iowa Rivalry

    8 Epic Matches From The Penn St. vs Iowa Rivalry

    Jan 26, 2022

    Penn State vs Iowa is an event that transcends the dual meet itself. The annual meeting between the Nittany Lions and the Hawkeyes has become a must-watch experience.
  7. Penn State vs Iowa: Preview & Betting Lines Contest

    Penn State vs Iowa: Preview & Betting Lines Contest

    Jan 25, 2022

    #1 vs #2 is always highly anticipated. Make it two of the most historic programs and college wrestling’s most notorious crazy venue, and you’ve got yourself a recipe for an A+ dual. On Friday, January 28 the #1 Nittany Lions of Penn State travel to Iowa City, Iowa, to take on the #2 Iowa Hawkeyes in what is the most anticipated dual of the year. You can listen to all the action live on the FloWrestling radio broadcast!
  8. How Drew Hildebrandt Helps Penn State's Team Title Prospects

    How Drew Hildebrandt Helps Penn State's Team Title Prospects

    Dec 30, 2021

    The defending national champions Iowa Hawkeyes returned their entire starting lineup this season. Under normal circumstances, they'd be the prohibitive favorites to repeat in 2022.
  9. Women's Weekly: Will Beach Wrestling Be An Olympic Sport?

    Women's Weekly: Will Beach Wrestling Be An Olympic Sport?

    Dec 1, 2021

    The growth of women’s wrestling at the high school and college level is spilling into international wrestling. The Olympics currently offers three different wrestling disciplines: men’s freestyle, women’s freestyle, and men’s Greco-Roman.
  10. 2022 Title Contenders: 125 Pounds

    2022 Title Contenders: 125 Pounds

    Jun 29, 2021

    Many people will say Spencer Lee next topic when asked about who will be the 2022 125-lbs NCAA champion. While Lee will rightfully be the HEAVY odds on favorite to win, it won’t be a done deal until March 19, 2022, at approximately 8 pm EST.
  11. All-MAC Team: 125-157 pounds

    All-MAC Team: 125-157 pounds

    Apr 21, 2021

    Oh, the fireworks Jesse Dellavecchia delivered.
  12. Match Notes: MAC Championship Finals

    Match Notes: MAC Championship Finals

    Feb 27, 2021

    The 2021 MAC Championship finals kick off, and we'll keep you up to date with live updates right here. For results from earlier rounds in the tournament, you can check the following link. If you can't watch the MAC finals live, refresh this page often so you don't miss anything.
  13. MAC Wrestlers To Watch During The 2021 NCAA Wrestling Season

    MAC Wrestlers To Watch During The 2021 NCAA Wrestling Season

    Jan 17, 2021

    The Mid-American Conference is teeming with returning wrestling talent.
  14. Buoyed By Bookends: Central Michigan 2021 Lineup Look

    Buoyed By Bookends: Central Michigan 2021 Lineup Look

    Dec 30, 2020

    Could Central Michigan be even better than last season when the Chippewas went 8-4 overall, including 7-2 in the Mid-American Conference, and finished second in the MAC Tournament?
  15. Yes, Wrestling: How The Hildebrandt Family Navigated The Coronavirus

    Yes, Wrestling: How The Hildebrandt Family Navigated The Coronavirus

    Mar 19, 2020

    Zion National Park's breathtaking vistas, deep gorges, towering multi-colored sandstone formations, and picturesque valleys cut by the powerful Virgin River have a way of providing a welcome respite from the pressures of life.