Roanoke, Virginia will host a major week 1 tournament as the Southeast Open by Virginia Tech goes down on Saturday, November 4.
UNC national champ Austin O'Connor headlines a very deep field of registrants for the F&M Lehmap Open this weekend. Over 470 wrestlers have signed up to compete.
A list of all the ranked NCAA D1 wrestlers registered for the Reno Tournament of Champions, plus a few other notable entries.
Dec 18, 2022
The Reno Tournament of Champions is back, bringing some of the toughest high school competitors from all over the country to one rowdy venue.
Dec 17, 2022
The Reno TOC annually puts together some of the deepest high school weight classes in the Western half of the United States. This year, over 20 nationally ranked high schoolers will attempt to navigate massive brackets to claim Reno TOC glory. Below is a list of every wrestler registered for the event with nationally ranked wrestlers at the top of each weight class list.
Dec 15, 2022
Holiday tournaments are a special part of the college basketball slate, but they often tend to come and go in a world of deals for media rights, logistical issues and a variety of other factors.
Nov 4, 2022
The power forward position is one that continues to evolve in the women's game.
All the NCAA D1 schedules for the 2021-22 season in one place!
Sep 8, 2021, Pro
By American University: Alex Tirapelle has made the move from Stanford to American with head wrestling coach Jason Borrelli, and joins Borrelli's staff as associate head coach for the program. Tirapelle has past experience in the Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association (EIWA) as a three-year head coach at Penn from 2014-17."AU Wrestling has added one of the best coaches in the sport to our staff," said Borrelli. "I am so thrilled to welcome Alex, Amy and their three young children to the AU Wrestling family. Alex leads with integrity, he has a keen eye for identifying talent, his wrestling IQ is through the roof and he is a tireless worker. All of these qualities have allowed him to maximize the potential of the student-athletes that he has coached, and his track record speaks for itself. As we work to take AU Wrestling to greater heights there is no person I would rather work alongside, and I am eager to get Alex grounded in the DMV."Tirapelle spent a total of eight seasons with Borrelli at Stanford, first becoming part of the Cardinal staff in 2010-14 and rejoining the program from 2017-21. This past season, the Cardinal swept the Pac-12 awards, seven of 10 Cardinal starters qualified for the NCAA Championships, and Stanford finished with two All-Americans and its first national champion since 2004 in redshirt sophomore Shane Griffith.In his eight combined seasons at Stanford, Tirapelle helped Cardinal wrestlers earn 33 berths to the NCAA Championships, including Stanford's second three-time All-American and first two-time NCAA finalist in Nick Amuchastegui. The Cardinal earned 10 total All-America honors during Tirapelle's tenure, including three at the 2011 NCAA Championships in Philadelphia – the highest All-America output at any NCAA Championships by a Stanford squad. The three All-Americans in 2011 propelled the Cardinal to an 11th-place finish overall, the highest team finish in program history. Stanford matched its record with three All-Americans in 2020."I'm excited to get my family settled and begin the work of building on the already impressive tradition of AU Wrestling," said Tirapelle. "I'm extremely grateful to Jason Borrelli and the rest of the AU Athletics community for their commitment to wrestling, and also for affording me the opportunity to continue doing the work I love. Jason is a battle-tested leader that shares my holistic approach to helping student-athletes maximize their potential. I can't wait to get started. Go Eagles!"During his tenure at Penn, Tirapelle went 21-18 in duals and had 13 wrestlers qualify for the NCAA Championships, including All-American Casey Kent in 2016.Prior to his first stint at Stanford, Tirapelle served as an assistant coach at UC Davis for two seasons. coaching one Pac-12 champion and six NCAA qualifiers. Before working with the Aggies, he spent seven years at the University of Illinois as a student-athlete, graduate student and member of the academic advising staff.Tirapelle twice earned All-America status at Illinois, captured two Big Ten titles, and was named Big Ten Wrestler of the Year in 2004. As a freshman in 2003, he finished as the national runner-up and earned Illinois Freshman Male Athlete of the Year honors in the process. Tirapelle finished his career as the Illini's all-time wins leader with 128, while ranking third with an .877 winning percentage.Along with his impressive athletic career, Tirapelle racked up several academic honors. He was a Big Ten All-Academic honoree all four years, a first-team NWCA All-Academic selection, and first-team ESPN The Magazine/CoSIDA Academic All-American. In addition, Tirapelle earned an NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship. Tirapelle holds a pair of degrees from Illinois, graduating in 2006 with a B.S. in accountancy and earning a Master's in sports management in 2009. Tirapelle's wife, Amy, is also an Illinois graduate who was a member of the cross country and track & field teams. The couple have three children, Leandro, Sofia and Lorenzo.
Jul 13, 2021
Here are all the coaching changes that have occurred this offseason. Keep this page bookmarked as I will keep you up to speed with all of the changes and updates to coaching staffs across the country.
May 30, 2021, Pro
American University Press Release
Apr 13, 2021
The postseason has finally arrived, and preseeds for the 117th EIWA Championships have been released. The preseeds were determined by coaches' vote earlier today. Replacements will be permitted up until weigh-ins on Championship Friday.
Feb 22, 2021
The probable American University Eagles' 2021 starting lineup confirmed by coaching staff.
Jan 5, 2021, Pro
On this episode of The Bader Show, Bader and Bray catch up with Bader Elena Pirozhkova, Robby Smith, Ben Askren, and Teague Moore
May 15, 2020, Pro
Once again, the EIWA Championships will be live on FloWrestling. The EIWA has been awarded 44 automatic qualifying spots for the NCAA Championships, third only to the Big Ten and Big 12. Here are some of the biggest storylines to follow at EIWAs.
Mar 4, 2020, Pro