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Originally from Iowa, now the anchor of the Iowa Hawkeye lineup.

  1. Iowa vs Penn State Wrestling Predictions, Preview and complete breakdown

    Iowa vs Penn State Wrestling Predictions, Preview and complete breakdown

    Jan 27, 2023

    It doesn’t get any bigger and better than Penn State and Iowa. The dual is back in State College for the first time since 2018 where Penn State won 28-13. Things get started Friday at 8:30 PM Eastern on the Big Ten Network. If you’re looking for a fun and casual second-screen viewing experience give the watch party a try!
  2. Whiteboard War: Iowa vs Penn State
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    Whiteboard War: Iowa vs Penn State

    Jan 25, 2023

    Bray and Spey go after it on the whiteboard with their matchup picks for the biggest dual of the year between Iowa and Penn State

  3. Domestic Men's Freestyle Rankings

    Domestic Men's Freestyle Rankings

    Jan 24, 2023

  4. Cassioppi & Kerkvliet To Renew Rivalry At Iowa vs Penn State Dual

    Cassioppi & Kerkvliet To Renew Rivalry At Iowa vs Penn State Dual

    Jan 24, 2023

    Two of the nation's top heavyweights are scheduled to renew their rivalry on Friday night in the most significant dual meet on the NCAA wrestling calendar. For #1 Penn State, this is a chance to prove that Kerkvliet's 8-5 decision at the All-Star Classic was no fluke while #2 Iowa will look to re-establish Cassioppi as the better heavyweight in this rivalry, a distinction he had after winning his first three matches with Kerkvliet.
  5. Iowa's Path To Beat PSU
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    Iowa's Path To Beat PSU

    Jan 24, 2023

    JD sees a lot of potential in the Iowa Hawkeyes taking down #1 Penn State, but they are going to need all the stars to align to do it. Watch to see JDs theory on how Iowa can beat Penn State.

  6. Wild Iowa vs Wisconsin Dual Comes Down To Criteria!

    Wild Iowa vs Wisconsin Dual Comes Down To Criteria!

    Jan 22, 2023

    Follow along as the #2 Iowa Hawkeyes take on #10 Wisconsin in Madison at 2 p.m. CT.
  7. The 5 Most Important Stories For Iowa Against Nebraska & Wisconsin

    The 5 Most Important Stories For Iowa Against Nebraska & Wisconsin

    Jan 19, 2023

    Iowa’s dual schedule doesn’t let up after a solid 27-9 win over Northwestern last weekend. The undefeated Hawkeyes face Nebraska at home on Friday, January 20 at 8 p.m. CT, and on the road against Wisconsin on Sunday, January 22 at 2 p.m. CT.
  8. 5 Big Tests For Iowa On Opening B10 Dual Weekend

    5 Big Tests For Iowa On Opening B10 Dual Weekend

    Jan 5, 2023

    Iowa kicks off its B1G schedule with a pair of weekend duals. The Hawkeyes face Illinois at home on Friday, January 6 at 7 p.m. CT then hit the road for a dual at Purdue on Sunday, January 8 at 1 p.m.
  9. Iowa Dominates Inaugural Soldier Salute

    Iowa Dominates Inaugural Soldier Salute

    Dec 30, 2022

    The University of Iowa sent 11 wrestlers to the finals and won eight titles, highlighted by Spencer Lee's pin over Drake Ayala at 125 pounds. Full results are available here.
  10. Semis For Soldier Salute Are Set

    Semis For Soldier Salute Are Set

    Dec 30, 2022

    Iowa dominated the first day of the inaugural Soldier Salute by sending 13 wrestlers to the semifinals. Three-time NCAA champion Spencer Lee won his first two matches by fall and technical fall and will face U20 World Champion Jore Volk in the semifinals.
  11. Where Every Ranked Wrestler Could Compete Week 9 Of NCAA Wrestling

    Where Every Ranked Wrestler Could Compete Week 9 Of NCAA Wrestling

    Dec 28, 2022

    While there are only three NCAA events on the calendar this week, all three will attract significant numbers of ranked wrestlers. Here's a list of all the top-33 ranked wrestlers we could see at the Soldier Salute, Midlands, and the Southern Scuffle.
  12. Spencer Lee Among 29 Hawkeyes Competing At Soldier Salute

    Spencer Lee Among 29 Hawkeyes Competing At Soldier Salute

    Dec 28, 2022

    It appears that Spencer Lee will compete for the second time this season after the University of Iowa released 29 wrestlers that will compete at the Soldier Salute on December 29-30 in Coralville. Lee made his season debut with a 16-5 major decision over Corey Cabanban during the Iowa State dual on December 4. The Hawkeye senior is seeking his fourth NCAA championship this season.Also included are national place winners Real Woods, Jacob Warner, and Anthony Cassioppi.The full list has 16 attached and 13 unattached wrestlers. Drake Ayala, who replaced Lee last season, will compete unattached.
  13. NCAA Week 5 Roundup: Double Down In Vegas

    NCAA Week 5 Roundup: Double Down In Vegas

    Dec 5, 2022

    Lot’s to discuss, so let’s get to it before the fire marshall shows up and SHUTS THIS BLOG DOWN.
  14. Iowa's Bonus Points The Difference Against Iowa State In 5-5 Split

    Iowa's Bonus Points The Difference Against Iowa State In 5-5 Split

    Dec 4, 2022

    Iowa defeated Iowa State, 18-15, after each team won five matches. Bonus points were the difference for the Hawkeyes as they picked up major decisions from Spencer Lee, Cobe Siebrecht, and Nelson Brands. This dual also marked the season debut of Spencer Lee who kicked things off for Iowa at 125 pounds.
  15. Probables Released For Iowa - Iowa State Dual

    Probables Released For Iowa - Iowa State Dual

    Nov 29, 2022

    The Iowa wrestling program has released its probable lineup for Sunday's dual with Iowa State. While Spencer Lee still isn't listed, and it's once again Cullan Schriever in for Brody Teske, it appears as though Real Woods will be making his Hawkeye debut in Carver-Hawkeye Arena this weekend as he is listed for the first time all season.