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  • from InterMat 05/17/22 3:00 PM

    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...

  • from InterMat 05/17/22 1:05 PM

    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...

  • from InterMat 05/16/22 11:55 PM

    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...

  • from InterMat 05/16/22 9:30 PM

    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...

  • from InterMat 05/16/22 6:20 PM

    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...

  • from InterMat 05/16/22 5:05 PM

    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...

  • from InterMat 05/16/22 1:25 PM

    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…" feature. Even ...

  • from InterMat 05/15/22 8:15 PM

    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...

  • from InterMat 05/15/22 1:35 PM

    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...

  • from InterMat 05/14/22 1:35 PM

    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...

  • from InterMat 05/13/22 8:35 PM

    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...

  • from InterMat 05/13/22 8:05 PM

    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...

  • from InterMat 05/13/22 2:35 PM

    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-...

  • from InterMat 05/13/22 12:00 PM

    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...

  • from InterMat 05/12/22 7:50 PM

    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...

  • from InterMat 05/12/22 6:45 PM

    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...

  • from InterMat 05/12/22 2:00 PM

    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...

  • from InterMat 05/11/22 8:20 PM

    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...

  • from InterMat 05/10/22 1:05 PM

    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....

  • from InterMat 05/09/22 8:20 PM

    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 ...

  • from InterMat 05/09/22 3:30 PM

    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...

  • from InterMat 05/07/22 2:55 PM

    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...

  • from InterMat 05/06/22 5:10 PM

    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 ...

  • from InterMat 05/06/22 1:40 PM

    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...

  • from InterMat 05/06/22 12:00 PM

    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...

  • from InterMat 05/05/22 11:20 PM

    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...

  • from InterMat 05/05/22 6:35 PM

    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 ...

  • from InterMat 05/05/22 5:00 PM

    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...

  • from InterMat 05/04/22 7:45 PM

    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...

  • from InterMat 05/03/22 6:30 PM

    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 &...

  • from InterMat 05/03/22 3:45 PM

    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...

  • from InterMat 05/03/22 2:15 PM

    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...

  • from InterMat 05/01/22 5:35 PM

    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...

  • from InterMat 05/01/22 12:15 AM

    55 kg finalist Max Nowry (photo courtesy of Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com) 2022 US Open Senior Men's Greco-Roman Semifinals 55 kg Max Nowry (Army WCAP) over Camden Russell (MWC) 10-0 Dalton Duffield (Army WCAP) over Jacob Cochran (NYAC) 12-2 60 kg Max Black (NYAC) InjDef Dalton Roberts (Ar...

  • from InterMat 04/30/22 2:35 AM

    79 kg finalist Vincenzo Joseph (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) 2022 US Open Senior Men's Freestyle Semifinal Results 57 kg Anthony Molton (Buies Creek WC) over Aden Reeves (Viking WC) 14-4 Matt Ramos (Boilermaker RTC) over Jakob Camacho (Wolfpack WC) 3-3 61 kg Josh...

  • from InterMat 04/30/22 2:00 AM

    53 kg US Open champion Felicity Taylor (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) Ten champions were crowned Friday evening during the finals of the Senior Women's US Open. World medalists Jacarra Winchester and Kayla Miracle were among the stars on the raised mat. Winchester took o...

  • from InterMat 04/29/22 9:15 PM

    Senior Men's Freestyle Quarterfinal Results 57 kg Anthony Molton (Buies Creek WC) fall Gabe Townsell (NYAC) 2:19 Aden Reeves (Viking WC) over Joey Prata (Oklahoma RTC) 6-5 Jacob Camacho (Wolfpack WC) over Derek Wilson (Nevada) 10-0 Matt Ramos (Boilermaker RTC) over Dalton Henderson (Virginia) ...

  • from InterMat 04/29/22 7:35 PM

    New Oklahoma transfer Gerrit Nijenhuis (photo courtesy of Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com) A few weeks ago, we posted a list of current transfers for the 2022 offseason that have been made public. Since then, there have been plenty of notable wrestlers who have gone in and out of the transfer portal...

  • from InterMat 04/29/22 2:10 AM

    65 kg semifinalist Emma Bruntil (photo courtesy of Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com) 2022 US Open Senior Women's Freestyle Semifinal Results 50 kg Erin Golston (NYAC) over Arelys Valles (Grand View WC) 10-0 Nina Pham (Texas WC) over Caitlyn Walker (NYC RTC) 9-7 53 kg Felicity Taylor (McKendree...

  • from InterMat 04/28/22 9:40 PM

    Rocky Jordan (left) and Dom Demas (right) (Jordan photo courtesy of Sam Janicki; Demas photo from Tony Rotundo) Prior to the 2021-22 season, Cal Poly added a past All-American which helped spark the Mustangs to a 22nd place finish at the NCAA Championships in March with the signing of Evan Wick. No...

  • from InterMat 04/28/22 8:05 PM

    The top seed at 50 kg Erin Golston (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) 2022 US Open Senior Women's Freestyle Quarterfinal Results 50 kg Erin Golston (NYAC) over Charlotte Fowler (River Valley WC) 13-2 Arelys Valles (Grand View WC) over Mariah Anderson (Air Force RTC) 7-0...

  • from InterMat 04/28/22 5:35 PM

    RIVERSIDE - California Baptist University head wrestling coach Lennie Zalesky is retiring after 11 years at CBU and over 40 years dedicated to the sport. "I want to thank CBU for letting me serve as the head wrestling coach at this very special university the past 11 years," Zalesky said. "I thank...

  • from InterMat 04/28/22 5:15 PM

    Patrick Glory (left) and Vito Arujau in the NCAA semis The 2021-2022 season was a great season for the conference, overall. A season ago, the EIWA walked away with only two All-Americans. This year, they greatly exceeded that outcome with seven. Even more eye-opening, the EIWA lost seven (yes, seve...

  • from InterMat 04/26/22 12:45 PM

    The Svingala brothers (Trent left; Caleb right) photo courtesy of the Svingala family Wrestling is often referred to as a brotherhood, or an association with a society or group of people for a particular purpose. Oftentimes, one can only dream of wrestling alongside their actual brother: a true br...

  • from InterMat 04/26/22 12:30 AM

    The top seed at 63 kg Jesse Thielke at the 2016 Olympics (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) 55 kg 1. Max Nowry (Army WCAP) 2. Dalton Duffield (Army WCAP) 3. Jacob Cochran (Northern Michigan) 4. Camden Russell (MWC) 60 kg 1. Dalton Roberts (Army WCAP) 2. Ildar Hafizov (Army ...

  • from InterMat 04/25/22 7:55 PM

    The top seed at 76 kg Victoria Francis (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) 50 kg 1. Erin Golston (Badger WC/NYAC) 2. Alleida Martinez (Titan Mercury WC) 3. Sage Mortimer (Tornado WC/Titan Mercury WC) 4. Nina Pham (Texas WC) 53 kg 1. Ronna Heaton (Badger WC/Sunkist Kids) 2. A...

  • from InterMat 04/25/22 5:20 PM

    The top seed at 61 kg Tyler Graff (photos courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) 57 kg 1. Matthew Ramos, Boilermaker RTC 2. Jakob Camacho, Wolfpack Wrestling Club 3. Joey Prata, Oklahoma Regional Training Center 61 kg 1. Tyler Graff, Titan Mercury Wrestling Club (TMWC) 2. Nico Megalud...

  • from InterMat 04/25/22 2:10 PM

    Sergio Lemley at the 2021 Fargo Junior freestyle finals (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) Over the weekend, the top-ranked 126 lber in the nation, Sergio Lemley (Mt. Carmel, IL), gave a verbal commitment to the University of Michigan. Lemley joins an already stacked recruit...

  • from InterMat 04/23/22 4:55 PM

    Wyatt Henson at the 2022 Southern Scuffle (photo courtesy of Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com) This afternoon, one of the top redshirt freshmen in the transfer portal, Wyatt Henson, made his transfer decision public via social media. Henson spent a year in Iowa City redshirting for the University of ...

  • from InterMat 04/22/22 2:40 PM

    Clay Guida at the Garlic City Rumble in Gilroy, California (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) The MMA schedule keeps moving and as always there will be plenty of wrestlers in action. Bellator has shows on both Friday and Saturday, while the UFC will hold down their regular ...

  • from InterMat 04/22/22 12:05 PM

    2021 NCAA All-American Michael Beard (photo courtesy of Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com) Welcome to another edition of the Jagger Bag. Hope you all had a good holiday weekend but now it's time to get back to some wrestling. We kick things off with the National Freestyle Duals this weekend followed b...

  • from InterMat 04/20/22 9:00 PM

    Bloomsburg, Pa. -- Bloomsburg, Lock Haven, and Mansfield universities have received NCAA approval to proceed with their plan to retain a full complement of NCAA athletic programs on the campuses that currently host them. Each campus will maintain its full menu sports offerings and remain wholly ...

  • from InterMat 04/20/22 6:15 PM

    New Edinboro Fighting Scot Luke Kemerer (photo courtesy of Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com) It's always been a staple of the collegiate offseason, but with the advent of the transfer portal, keeping track of wrestlers who have found new homes can be difficult to do. Over the spring, summer, and most...

  • from InterMat 04/19/22 4:15 PM

    Kael Lauridsen at the 2021 UWW Cadet WTT's (photo courtesy of Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com) The Nebraska staff got great news this morning as one of the top juniors, in-state, #36 Kael Lauridsen (Bennington, NE) announced his commitment to the Big Red over social media. Lauridsen is a three-time N...

  • from InterMat 04/19/22 1:05 PM

    (L to R: Hayley Snyder [Jay Bennett/The Marietta Times]; Josie Davis [Josh Brown/AIM Media Midwest]; Alaina Jackson [John Hulkenberg]) The last time we tapped into the #SanctionOH movement, back in mid-December, Kimberly Root was beating the "Sanction!" drum from way out in California. A month late...

  • from InterMat 04/18/22 8:25 PM

    Max Nowry (Photo/Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com) We're about a week and a half out from the US Open which takes place from the South Point Casino, along with a handful of other age-level events. Today we'll look at the entries for the Senior Greco-Roman portion of the tournament. We've already post...

  • from InterMat 04/18/22 6:30 PM

    2021 World Bronze medalist Kayla Miracle (Photo/Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com) We're about a week and a half out from the US Open which takes place from the South Point Casino, along with a handful of other age-level events. Today we'll look at the entries for the Senior women's freestyle portion ...

  • from InterMat 04/18/22 4:35 PM

    The Cliff Keen Wrestling Club's Alex Dieringer (Photo/Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com) We're about a week and a half out from the US Open which takes place from the South Point Casino, along with a handful of other age-level events. Today we'll look at the entries for the Senior men's freestyle port...

  • from InterMat 04/15/22 2:10 PM

    Aaron Pico at the 2016 Olympic Trials (Photo/Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) This weekend is packed with MMA events, and as one might expect, there will be plenty of wrestlers in action. The slate features multiple former All-Americans and some international competitors with impressive cred...

  • from InterMat 04/15/22 12:35 PM

    Duke 174 lber Matt Finesilver (Photo/Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com) Spring is in the air and Freestyle/Greco season is upon us. Leave the headgear and ankle bands at home, we don't need 'em. It's always fun to see what changes every year. Who got better? Who got worse? Who grew a beard? Who's mak...

  • from InterMat 04/14/22 9:10 PM

    Scottie Boykin (Photo/Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) USAF ACADEMY - Head wrestling coach Sam Barber has announced the addition of Scottie Boykin to the AF Wrestling staff as a volunteer assistant coach and head coach of the Air Force Regional Training Center (AFRTC). Boykin comes to the Ac...

  • from InterMat 04/14/22 6:35 PM

    Ivan Ivanov (right) (Photo/Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) Ivan R. Ivanov of Boise, Idaho has been named to the new position of General Manager, Greco-Roman Programs by USA Wrestling, the National Governing Body for wrestling in the United States. Ivanov was a World silver medalist as an a...

  • from InterMat 04/14/22 1:20 AM

    Central Methodist head coach and director of wrestling Sam Schmitz (Photo/Central Methodist athletics) Central Methodist University's new director of wrestling and head men's wrestling coach comes to the Eagles with no shortage of hardware. Sam Schmitz has three consecutive national titles as the w...

  • from InterMat 04/14/22 1:05 AM

    Oregon State Assistant Coach Josh Rhoden (Photo/Oregon State athletics) CORVALLIS, Ore. - Oregon State wrestling head coach Chris Pendleton announced Wednesday that Josh Rhoden has been named an assistant coach with the Beavers. Rhoden joins the program after serving as the head coach at Clackama...

  • from InterMat 04/12/22 9:10 PM

    2021 Cadet World Champion Meyer Shapiro (Photo/Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com) Meyer Shapiro, the number two overall junior in the country, made his college intentions known this afternoon as he committed to Cornell University. Shapiro finished the high school season ranked #2 at 145 lbs behind Iow...

  • from InterMat 04/12/22 8:05 PM

    Undefeated 2022 NCAA Champion Keegan O'Toole of Missouri (Photo/Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com) When the dust cleared from Detroit and the ten national champions were crowned Saturday evening, one interesting fact stuck out to me. Of the ten winners, eight of them finished the year unbeaten! That "...

  • from InterMat 04/11/22 9:00 PM

    2x NCAA champion Aaron Brooks of Penn State (Photo/Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com) Last week we looked at the bloodround, its importance, and which teams have found the most success in the NCAA Round of 12. Today, we're examining the top-half of the NCAA bracket and the money rounds. The quarterfin...

  • from InterMat 04/11/22 4:05 PM

    2022 NCAA DII national champion at 285 lbs Darrell Mason (Photo/Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com) MANHEIM, PA - The 2022 National Wrestling Coaches Association DII Wrestler of the Year is Minnesota State's Darrell "Debo" Mason and the season's Rookie of the Year is Mary's Reece Barnhardt, the Associa...

  • from InterMat 04/10/22 5:10 PM

    2x world medalist James Green (Photo/Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) On Friday morning, news broke that six-time Senior World Team member James Green was retiring to take the National Freestyle Developmental Coach for USA Wrestling. Green has been a mainstay on the senior level since he gra...

  • from InterMat 04/10/22 1:35 PM

    2x NAIA national champion Peyton Prussin of Life University (Photo/Life University athletics) KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) and its National Administrative Council (NAC) voted to approve women's wrestling as the association's 28th national champions...

  • from InterMat 04/08/22 4:10 PM

    James Green at Rudis Super Match (Photo/Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) Big news this morning out of Blacksburg. James Green, who has been competing out of the Southeast Regional Training Center for the past two years, is moving on to a new role within USA Wrestling. The Lace Man has accep...

  • from InterMat 04/08/22 2:30 PM

    3x NCAA All-American Bryce Meredith (Photo/Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) The MMA weekend features a mix of wrestling converts hoping to establish themselves as prospects and veterans looking to make the jump to the next level. Friday night's LFA 126 card features three recent NCAA Divisio...

  • from InterMat 04/08/22 11:50 AM

    2022 NCAA All-American Real Woods (Photo/Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) For better or for worse, The NIL era is fully upon us, and not even three weeks into the college offseason, it's all anyone can talk about. Heck, I think all my questions are about it. It's almost as if the entire proc...

  • from InterMat 04/07/22 8:30 PM

    3x NCAA All-American and 3x Bloodround winner Mikey Labriola (Photo/Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) It's the round of action at the NCAA Championships where dreams are made or crushed. Win and you have the title "All-American" beside your name, for the rest of your life. Lose and you're lef...

  • from InterMat 04/07/22 1:30 PM

    4x NCAA All-American Sebastian Rivera (Photo/Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) Now that the 2022 Season has concluded, every team, every conference, and every site has their "End-of-Season" awards, so why not do the same at #FantasyCollegeWrestling? The end of the season leaves us with a lu...

  • from InterMat 04/05/22 12:30 AM

    2022 CIF State Champion MJ Gaitan (Photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) As we enter April, we are coming down the home stretch for recruiting in the Class of 2022. Many of the top recruits have been spoken for; however, there are some excellent prospects still on the market, loo...

  • from InterMat 04/04/22 5:25 PM

    Ursinus College (Photo courtesy of Ursinus athletics) This afternoon, Ursinus College in Collegeville, PA announced that they were starting a women's wrestling program. Ursinus competes at the DIII level and is the eighth school in Pennsylvania to sponsor women's wrestling. The program will repor...

  • from InterMat 04/04/22 12:10 AM

    Bill Ferrell Memorial International 79kg champion Chance Marsteller (Photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) Bill Farrell Memorial International Men's Freestyle (Round Robin) 57 kg 1st) Zane Richards (TMWC/Illinois RTC) 2nd) Michael Tortorice (Knights RTC) 3rd) Nico Provo (Ca...

  • from InterMat 04/02/22 9:20 PM

    2022 NCAA All-American Real Woods (Photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) Yesterday, 2022 NCAA All-American Real Woods' name appeared in the transfer portal. Today, Woods announced that he will use his two remaining years of eligibility and transfer to Iowa. Woods amassed a 42-8 ...

  • from InterMat 04/02/22 1:40 PM

    59 kg Bill Farrell champion Xochitl Mota-Pettis (Photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) Womens Freestyle Results 50 kg (Round Robin) 1st) Emily Shilson (TMWC) 2nd) Katie Dutchak (Canada) 3rd) Natalie Reyna-Rodriguez (McKendree Bearcat WC) 4th) Arelys Valles (Grand View WC) ...

  • from InterMat 04/02/22 1:25 PM

    63 kg Bill Farrell champion Sam Jones (Photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) Greco Roman Results 55 kg (Round Robin) 1st) Max Nowry (Army WCAP) 2nd) Dalton Duffield (Army WCAP) 3rd) Cole Smith (Army WCAP) 60 kg 1st) Dalton Roberts (Army WCAP) over Ildar Hafizov (Army WCAP...

  • from InterMat 04/01/22 8:50 PM

    4x NCAA All-American Justin Harty (Photo courtesy of Greensboro College sports information) Greensboro, NC - Greensboro College is pleased to announce the appointment of Justin Harty as Head Coach of the Men's and Women's Wrestling programs. Harty has stepped down as head coach at Northern Guilfor...

  • from InterMat 04/01/22 1:10 PM

    3x NCAA All-American and All-Jagger 133 lber Austin DeSanto (right) (Photo courtesy of Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com) Hey there Jagoffs and Jaggettes! Long time no see! A while back, I promised you the All-Jagger team and I intend on keeping that promise. Sadly, I wasn't able to catch much of the ...

  • from InterMat 03/30/22 7:55 PM

    Little Caesars Arena for the 2022 NCAA Champioships (Photo courtesy of Sam Janick; SJanickiPhoto.com) Welcome to InterMat's 2021-22 DI Collegiate Year-End Awards! We have consulted with our conference correspondents along with the esteemed members of our "MatScouts Dynasty Fantasy Wrestling League"...

  • from InterMat 03/30/22 2:35 PM

    2x NCAA champion, 2x Hodge Trophy winner and Olympic gold medalist Gable Steveson (Photos courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) "The saddest thing in life is wasted talent." That's perhaps the most memorable quote from the underrated 1993 gangster movie "A Bronx Tale." Robert DeNiro...

  • from InterMat 03/28/22 6:45 PM

    Final X Lincoln in 2019 (Photo courtesy of Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com) USA Wrestling has assigned the specific weight classes for each of the two 2022 Final X events, which will determine the 2022 U.S. Senior World Teams in all three of the Olympic disciplines: men's and women's freestyle and G...

  • from InterMat 03/28/22 5:25 PM

    Two-time Hodge Trophy winner Gable Steveson (Photo courtesy of Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com) MINNEAPOLIS - For the second time in his illustrious career, Gable Steveson has been selected as the winner of the WIN Magazine/Culture House Dan Hodge Trophy, an award given to the nation's most dominant...

  • from InterMat 03/28/22 2:15 AM

    2022 Pennsylvania AAA 126 lb state champion Dalton Perry (Photo courtesy of Michael Kresovich; LockHaven.com) Penn State's Class of 2025 recruiting class….yes, the 2025 class, got off to a great start this evening as Dalton Perry (Central Mountain, PA) gave the Nittany Lions a verbal commitm...

  • from InterMat 03/25/22 8:05 PM

    USA Wrestling is pleased to announce that Final X Stillwater will be held on Friday, June 3 at Gallagher-Iba Arena on the campus of Oklahoma State. There will be two Final X events this year, with Final X New York (which serves as the Beat the Streets Gala event this year, being held at Hulu Thea...

  • from InterMat 03/25/22 4:50 PM

    The Wyoming Seminary girls team at the 2021 Ultimate Club Duals (photo/USA wrestling) Tomorrow, the Tallinn Open, which is the largest wrestling tournament in Europe, will begin. Held every year in Estonia, over 2,000 wrestlers from 24 different countries attend and compete at various levels and ag...

  • from InterMat 03/24/22 3:50 PM

    The official Fan Voting for the 2022 WIN Magazine/Culture House Dan Hodge Trophy has begun. The Fan Vote on WIN Magazine's website for "wrestling's Heisman Trophy" accounts for five first-place ballots towards the winner's overall total for the prestigious award presented annually by ASICS. As man...

  • from InterMat 03/24/22 2:20 PM

    2022 NCAA finalist Kizhan Clarke (photo/Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) Today, the Tar Heel Wrestling Club announced via social media that 2022 NCAA runner-up Kizhan Clarke will be staying in Chapel Hill to train with the THWC as he pursues an international wrestling career. According to th...

  • from InterMat 03/23/22 2:25 PM

    Jaydin Eierman and Stevan Micic in 2022 NCAA Championship consolations (Photos courtesy of Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com You watched the tournament. You had multiple TV's and devices set up to watch all eight mats. You filled out brackets, one with lots of upsets; another that was more conservativ...

  • from InterMat 03/20/22 12:30 PM

    The 2022 National Champion Penn State Nittany Lions (Photos courtesy of Sam JanickiPhoto.com) Even though the Penn State Nittany Lions had the 2022 NCAA team title locked up before the first whistle blew tonight, there was still plenty of drama and uncertainty surrounding the championship finals. F...

  • from InterMat 03/19/22 7:05 PM

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  • from InterMat 03/19/22 3:35 AM

    Aaron Brooks, one of Penn State's five NCAA finalists (Photos courtesy of Sam JanickiPhoto.com) Saturday night at the NCAA Championships is often billed as the "best round of wrestling" all year. It's easy to see why. Six mats are arranged in a "dogbone" formation that features Round of 12 matches ...

  • from InterMat 03/18/22 6:35 PM

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  • from InterMat 03/18/22 2:50 PM

    NC State's 174 lber Hayden Hidlay (Photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) It was a successful Thursday for the ACC in the opening day of competition at the NCAA tournament. After two rounds, NC State sits in third in the team race with 21.5 team points, six points behind leader P...

  • from InterMat 03/18/22 2:40 AM

    125 lb #4 seed Brandon Courtney of Arizona State (Photo courtesy of Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com) 125 lbs - Nick Suriano (Michigan) dec Anthony Noto (Lock Haven) 8-3 125 lbs - Sam Latona (Virginia Tech) dec Caleb Smith (Appalachian State) 6-2 125 lbs - Killian Cardinale (West Virginia) dec Tayl...

  • from InterMat 03/17/22 8:15 PM

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