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9 hours ago Mat Talk Online
 Daily Wrestling News for May 17, 2022
There's a lot of wrestling news out there you don't normally see, because it's not really centralized, so that's where the Mat Talk Online Daily Wrestling News has come into play. Each day, content is curated and put together for a morning e-mail newsletter that will arrive at approximately 6 a.m. C...

10 hours ago Mat Talk Online
 2021 Distinguished Member Bruce Burnett
Bruce Burnett has excelled as a coach on the high school, collegiate and international levels, serving as USA Wrestling’s national freestyle coach and leading some of the most successful teams in American history. During his tenure, five Americans won Olympic gold medals and 11 U.S. athletes won 13 ...

10 hours ago InterMat
 Patrick McKee, More Like Patrick McLead
Patrick McKee (center) cheering on Minnesota teammates during their dual with Michigan (photos courtesy of Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com) The year is 2002 and the Ann Arbor Pioneer Pioneers were in a close dual meet against conference rival, the Hornets of Saline. The two teams had battled once ea...

11 hours ago WIN Magazine
 

12 hours ago InterMat
 Ten Years of: American Wrestling (2013-22)
2016 NCAA All-American David Terao (photos courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) Welcome to a new, regular feature for InterMat! Every day, for the next few months, we'll look into the recent history of a DI wrestling program with our "Ten Years of…" feature. Even if you're a d...


1 day ago InterMat
 2022 World Team Trials Greco-Roman Seeds
2022 Pan-American Champion Sammy Jones (photo/Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) 55 kg 1 Max Nowry Army (WCAP) 2 Brady Koontz Titan Mercury Wrestling Club (TMWC) 3 Dalton Duffield Army (WCAP) 4 Drew Wes...

1 day ago InterMat
 2022 World Team Trials Women's Freestyle Seeds
72 kg US Open champion Skylar Grote (photo/Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) 50 kg 1 Erin Golston New York Athletic Club 2 Alyssa Lampe Sunkist Kids Wrestling Club 3 Sage Mortimer King/TMWC 4 Nyla Valencia TMWC 5 Emily Shilson Twin Cities RTC/TMWC 6 Nina Pham Texas Wrestling Club 7 Cai...

1 day ago Mat Talk Online
 Think Iowa City’s Josh Schamberger brings the Soldier Salute to Coralville’s Xtream Arena – OTM646
A new college wrestling tournament will hit the schedule in December as Soldier Salute will kick off just before New Year’s at Coralville, Iowa’s Xtreme Arena. The event is the brainchild of Josh Schamberger, the President of the Iowa City/Coralville Visitors & Conventions Bureau and a big-time...

1 day ago Weighing In
 Think Iowa City’s Josh Schamberger brings the Soldier Salute to Coralville’s Xtream Arena – OTM646
A new college wrestling tournament will hit the schedule in December as Soldier Salute will kick off just before New Year’s at Coralville, Iowa’s Xtreme Arena. The event is the brainchild of Josh Schamberger, the President of the Iowa City/Coralville Visitors & Conventions Bureau and a big-time...

1 day ago On The Mat
 Think Iowa City's Josh Schamberger brings the Soldier Salute to Coralville's Xtream Arena - OTM646
Think Iowa City President Josh Schamberger goes On The Mat?<br />A new college wrestling tournament will hit the schedule in December as Soldier Salute will kick off just before New Year’s at Coralville, Iowa’s Xtreme Arena. The event is the brainchild of Josh Schamberger, the President of the Iowa ...

1 day ago InterMat
 Which Team had the Toughest Dual Schedule?
Army West Point Kevin Ward and his team (photos courtesy of Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com) With an abridged and unusual collegiate season in 2021, it felt great to get back to normal for the 2021-22 season. All DI teams were back in action and generally wrestled full schedules (with a few Covid-re...

1 day ago InterMat
 2022 World Team Trials Men's Freestyle Seeds
2022 57 kg US Open champion Matthew Ramos (photos courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) 57 kg 1 Matthew Ramos Boilermaker RTC 2 Vitali Arujau Spartan Combat RTC 3 Zane Richards Titan Mercury Wrestling Club (TMWC) 4 Jakob Camacho Wolfpack Wrestling Club 5 Anthony Molton Buies Creek Wr...

1 day ago InterMat
 Ten Years of: Air Force Wrestling (2013-22)
2x NCAA Qualifier and 2022 Big 12 champion Wyatt Hendrickson (photos courtesy of Mark Lundy; LutteLens.com) Welcome to a new, regular feature for InterMat! Every day, for the next few months, we'll look into the recent history of a DI wrestling program with our "Ten Years of&hellip;" feature. Even ...


2 days ago InterMat
 2022 World Team Trials Qualifiers
The following athletes at each weight class have qualified for the World Team Trials this weekend in Coralville, Iowa. Athletes may have qualified at a different weight class than they intend on competing at. Men's Freestyle 57 kg - Waiting in Final X (Stillwater): Thomas Gilman Olympic Trials...

2 days ago iawrestle.com
 Eric Kinkaid wins 2022 Kirk Hageman Memorial Scholarship
Kirk Hageman was an avid wrestling fan who graduated from Decorah High School in northeast Iowa. He continued to be heavily involved in wrestling after high school and it was a great passion of Kirk’s for his entire life. Kirk was involved in the sport in many ways but most notably, and his favorite...

2 days ago InterMat
 2022 Last Chance Qualifier Men's Freestyle Placewinners
79 kg champion Isaiah Martinez (photos courtesy of Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com) All of the winners at the ten men's freestyle weight classes will qualify for the World Team Trials next week in Coralville, Iowa. Men's Freestyle 57 kg 1st - Timothy Levine over Nick Babin 10-0 3rd - Dalton He...

3 days ago Mat Talk Online
 Daily Wrestling News for May 14, 2022
There's a lot of wrestling news out there you don't normally see, because it's not really centralized, so that's where the Mat Talk Online Daily Wrestling News has come into play. Each day, content is curated and put together for a morning e-mail newsletter that will arrive at approximately 6 a.m. C...

3 days ago InterMat
 2022 Last Chance Qualifier Greco-Roman and Women's Freestyle Placewinners
68 kg champion Ana Luciano (photos courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) Friday marked the first day of the two-day Last Chance Qualifier tournament in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The Greco-Roman and women's freestyle portion of the event were held on day one. Winners or the highest pl...





4 days ago Mat Talk Online
 New Central Missouri head coach Cody Garcia begins his own legacy
Cody Garcia was a four-time NCAA Division II All-American and two-time champion at powerhouse Nebraska-Omaha under coach Mike Denney. Garcia, the son of a coach himself, started his career at his alma mater after finishing up with his eligibility in 2009. Most in wrestling know what happened in Omah...

4 days ago InterMat
 Mayabb Named Associate Head Coach for Iowa's Women's Program
Gary Mayabb (center; in white) (photos courtesy of Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com) IOWA CITY, Iowa - USA Wrestling staff member Gary Mayabb will join the University of Iowa women's wrestling program as associate head coach, it was announced Friday by head coach Clarissa Chun. "I saw firsthand the...

4 days ago InterMat
 Nick Feldman Wins 2022 WIN Magazine Junior Hodge Trophy
2022 Junior Hodge Trophy winner Nick Feldman (photos courtesy of Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com) On Friday morning, WIN Magazine announced that Malvern Prep senior Nick Feldman will be the recipient of the 2022 Junior Hodge Trophy. Feldman is currently ranked number one in the nation at 285 lbs and...

4 days ago Mat Talk Online
 Daily Wrestling News for May 13, 2022
There's a lot of wrestling news out there you don't normally see, because it's not really centralized, so that's where the Mat Talk Online Daily Wrestling News has come into play. Each day, content is curated and put together for a morning e-mail newsletter that will arrive at approximately 6 a.m. C...

4 days ago InterMat
 13 Examples of Penn State "Flipping" Their B1G Opponents
Aaron Brooks and Myles Amine in the 2022 NCAA finals (photos courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) Since the Cael era started over ten years ago, Penn State has captured all but two NCAA team titles, collecting dozens of All-American honors along the way. Such consistent success year-...


4 days ago InterMat
 Jagger's Friday Mailbag - 5/13/2022
Isaiah Martinez at Final X in 2019 (photo courtesy of Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com) Happy Friday all my Jagoffs and Jaggettes! Looks like the weather finally broke and we're quickly approaching the Middle X portion of the World Team qualifying process. What more can one ask for but for sunny days...

5 days ago InterMat
 Ferrum Hires Lapresi as Women's Head Coach
New Ferrum head women's coach Connor Lapresi (photo courtesy of Ferrum athletics) FERRUM, Virginia - Director of Athletics John Sutyak has announced the hiring of Connor Lapresi as Head Women's Wrestling Coach. Lapresi (pronounced La-press-ee) comes to Ferrum from SUNY Cortland, where he served the...

5 days ago InterMat
 Walters Verbal Gives Michigan Five Top-50's in Class of 2023
Hayden Walters at the 2021 Walsh Ironman (photo courtesy of Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com) We've got an early leader in the race for the top billing with the recruiting rankings for the Class of 2023. Michigan already has an impressive haul, yet continued to add to its group with a verbal commitme...


5 days ago InterMat
 Examining the Redshirt Seasons of 2021's Top Recruits
Chance Lamer at the Michigan State Open (photo courtesy of Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com) With our eyes starting to look down the road to the 2022-23 collegiate season, it's almost time to put some new faces in the rankings and probable lineups. Before doing so, we first must look back at how some...




6 days ago InterMat
 Times and Bout Order Announced for Both Final X Sites
Final X Rutgers in 2019 (photo courtesy of Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com) USA Wrestling has finalized the bout order and event structure for both Final X Stillwater, presented by Tezos, on Friday, June 3, as well as Final X New York. presented by Tezos, on Wednesday, June 8. Final X will have tw...

6 days ago Mat Talk Online
 Daily Wrestling News for May 11, 2022
There's a lot of wrestling news out there you don't normally see, because it's not really centralized, so that's where the Mat Talk Online Daily Wrestling News has come into play. Each day, content is curated and put together for a morning e-mail newsletter that will arrive at approximately 6 a.m. C...


6 days ago iawrestle.com
 Inaugural Soldier Salute Wrestling Open Tournament at Xtream Arena in Coralville, Iowa, December 29-30, 2022
May 11, 2022 – The Iowa City Area Sports Commission along with Think Iowa City and City of Coralville are pleased to announce the creation of Solider Salute, a new wrestling tournament that will take place at Xtream Arena in Coralville, Iowa. The first-year event will include both a women’s and men’...

7 days ago iawrestle.com
 Sebolt Wrestling Academy opening Iowa City location, adding NCAA finalist Joey Slaton to coaching staff
Sebolt Wrestling Academy (SWA) is expanding to open another world-class wrestling academy inside Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City. Beginning May 23, SWA club wrestlers will have the opportunity to practice twice weekly under the tutelage of SWA founder and four-time state champion T.J. Sebolt, NCAA...


7 days ago Mat Talk Online
 2021 Distinguished Member Mark Lieberman
When wrestlers, coaches, media and fans gather to talk about the G.O.A.T. at Lehigh University, the conversation always includes Mark Lieberman. Combining all styles, he is considered the Mountain Hawks’ greatest overall wrestler. A 1979 Sports Illustrated article described Mark as “the guttiest and...

7 days ago Mat Talk Online
 Daily Wrestling News for May 10, 2022
There's a lot of wrestling news out there you don't normally see, because it's not really centralized, so that's where the Mat Talk Online Daily Wrestling News has come into play. Each day, content is curated and put together for a morning e-mail newsletter that will arrive at approximately 6 a.m. C...

7 days ago InterMat
 DI Transfer Tracker (5/10/2022)
Dazjon Casto at the 2022 NCAA Championships (Photo/Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) The transfer tracker continues to grow. Since our last update, we have Wyoming with a couple of NJCAA transfers from in-state Western Wyoming, along with The Citadel picking up and losing a graduate transfer....


8 days ago InterMat
 2022 Women's Nationals Results
U23 Nationals 50 kg Championship - Nyla Valencia (Bulldog WC) over Nina Pham (Texas WC) 19-8, 10-0 Third Place - Emily Shilson over Danielle Garcia Fall 2:08 Fifth Place - Alex Szkotnicki over Dianna Holmes 13-4 Seventh Place - Jasmine Howard over Kaelani Shufeldt 5-0 53 kg Championship ...

8 days ago InterMat
 American Dominate the 2022 Pan-American Championships
Pan-American champions Forrest Molinari (left), Thomas Gilman (center), and Sam Jones (Photos/Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) Over the weekend, many of our top Senior-level competitors headed to Acapulco, Mexico. Not for a vacation, but to compete at the 2022 Pan American Championships. Ove...

8 days ago iawrestle.com
 2022 Iowa/USA State Freestyle + Greco Final Results
FREESTYLE 8U &#8211; 43 Guaranteed Places 1st Place &#8211; Naji Toomey of Moen Wrestling Academy Round 1 Naji Toomey (Moen Wrestling Academy) received a bye () (Bye) Round 2 Naji Toomey (Moen Wrestling Academy) received a bye () (Bye) Round 3 () received a bye () (Bye) 8U &#8211; 45 Guaranteed Plac...

10 days ago InterMat
 2022 U23 Women's Nationals Preview
Macey Kilty at the 2020 Olympic Trials (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) The U20 Division did not disappoint on day one of USA Wrestling's Women's Nationals in Fort Worth, Texas on Friday. The finals and medal matches are set at all 10 weights and will kick off this morning...



11 days ago InterMat
 The Wrestling Fan's Guide to the MMA Weekend (5/6/22)
Justin Gaethje (left) at the 2010 NCAA Championships (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) The MMA slate of wrestlers this weekend includes some veterans who are winding down their careers, some legitimate title challengers and some up-and-coming prospects. As always the sport ...

11 days ago InterMat
 2022 U20 Women's Nationals Preview
59 kg US Open Champion Nanea Estrella (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) What a weekend we saw out in Las Vegas last weekend at the US Open. There was little time to process the results before turning our sights on the event that will determine age-level world teams on the w...

11 days ago InterMat
 Jagger's Friday Mailbag - 5/6/2022
David McFadden (left) and Vincenzo Joseph in the 2022 US Open finals (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) Lost in the commotion of the US Open was the news of a new pro league on the horizon. A true professional league has always kind of been the Holy Grail of the wrestling wo...


12 days ago InterMat
 Beckerman Steps Down As Brown's Head Coach
Todd Beckerman (photo courtesy of Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com) PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Todd Beckerman announced he is stepping away as the Marvin Wilenzik '56 Head Coaching Chair for Brown Wrestling and transitioning to a new role. "I want to thank Coach Beckerman for his time leading our wrestling...


12 days ago InterMat
 Meet the 2022 U17 Men's Freestyle World Team
65 kg U17 World Team member Tyler Kasak (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) On Sunday afternoon, in Las Vegas, our U17 (Cadet) men's freestyle team was assembled. The group consists of ten wrestlers from eight states, nine of which will compete at the World Championships for ...


12 days ago InterMat
 Summer Camp Primer
Campbell head coach Scotti Sentes and associate head coach Wynn Michalak (photo courtesy of Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com) Summer wrestling camps are one of the best resources to use when looking to improve your skillset and improve upon your most recent season. There are also a lot of other benef...


13 days ago InterMat
 All-American Beard to Transfer to Lehigh
New Lehigh Mountain Hawk Michael Beard (photo courtesy of Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com) Today, 2021 NCAA All-American Michael Beard announced the destination of his transfer. Beard, a Pennsylvania native, is leaving Penn State and will stay in the Commonwealth and wrestle for Lehigh. A top-15 rec...

13 days ago Mat Talk Online
 Daily Wrestling News for May 4, 2022
here's a lot of wrestling news out there you don't normally see, because it's not really centralized, so that's where the Mat Talk Online Daily Wrestling News has come into play. Each day, content is curated and put together for a morning e-mail newsletter that will arrive at approximately 6 a.m. Ce...








2 weeks ago In The Room
 144. A Lot Happened At The U.S. Open
Welcome to In The Room, a wrestling podcast from the Des Moines Register's Cody Goodwin. On today's episode, Cody recaps the busy U.S. Open weekend. STORIES • MJ Gaitan, Jakason Burks win UWW Junior Greco-Roman national titles: https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/sports/high-school/2022/04/27/...

2 weeks ago Mat Talk Online
 All you need to know about #WrestlingShirtADayInMay with Jim Dutrow
Jim Dutrow is back for another year of promoting wrestling at all levels with #WrestlingShirtADayInMay, a social media campaign aimed at showing your wrestling pride from every level of wrestling. This year, the month-long campaign is combined with the #BloodRoundPoundDown weight-loss fundraiser, so...

2 weeks ago Mat Talk Online
 Pan American Championships – All-Time Senior Medal Count
A look at what nations have won medals in the Pan Am Championships over the years. Broken down is the country totals of Gold, Silver and Bronze Medals dating back to 1979. Country Style Gold Silver Bronze Total Argentina Greco-Roman 3 11 14 Men's Freestyle 4 9 13 Women's Freestyle 1 2 8 11 ARG [&#82...

2 weeks ago InterMat
 Vote John Smith for the US Olympic & Paralympic Hall of Fame (until May 16)
Six-time World/Olympic Champion John Smith Two-time Olympic champion John Smith is finalist for U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Hall of Fame; Fans can vote daily through May 16 1988 and 1992 Olympic freestyle wrestling gold medalist John Smith has been named as one of 15 finalists for the U.S. Olympic &...

2 weeks ago InterMat
 Dakota Geer to Join Clarion Staff as Volunteer Assistant
Dakota Geer at the Bout at the Ballpark (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) CLARION, Pa. - Clarion University head wrestling coach Keith Ferraro announced today that Dakota Geer, a three-time All-American with ties to western Pennsylvania, will join the Golden Eagle program a...

2 weeks ago Mat Talk Online
 2021 Distinguished Member Dremiel Byers
One of only two Americans to win three medals at the Greco-Roman World Championships, Dremiel Byers is considered one of the best Greco-Roman wrestlers in U.S. history. Byers won a gold medal at the 2002 World Championships and is one of just five Americans to win a gold medal in Greco-Roman wrestli...

2 weeks ago InterMat
 The Best Non-DI Wrestlers at the 2022 US Open in MFS
Aden Reeves in the US Open semis (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) 57 kg Aden Reeves finished his first year at Grand View on the bench as two of the best flyweights in the NAIA were ahead of him: National Champ Esco Walker and 5x AA Justin Portillo. Aden Reeves will imme...

2 weeks ago Mat Talk Online
 5PM52: Two-time Olympian Jim Gruenwald
Wheaton College head coach and 2X US Olympian Jim Gruenwald makes his long awaited appearance on the show to discuss his new book Not All Roads Lead to Gold.&#160; Gruenwald discusses several of the book's foundational concepts as well as having to revisit painful moments from his career in order to...







2 weeks ago Mat Talk Online
 Daily Wrestling News for May 2, 2022
There's a lot of wrestling news out there you don't normally see, because it's not really centralized, so that's where the Mat Talk Online Daily Wrestling News has come into play. Each day, content is curated and put together for a morning e-mail newsletter that will arrive at approximately 6 a.m. C...










2 weeks ago InterMat
 Maple Returns with a Win and Familiar Faces Collide in 2022 US Open Senior Men's Freestyle Finals
2022 65 kg US Open champion Kendric Maple (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) The finals of the US Open Senior men's freestyle division concluded Saturday night with plenty of fireworks from Las Vegas. Wrestlers who placed in the top seven in their respective weight class qua...