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  • from InterMat 08/16/22 7:40 PM

    Jore Volk (right) and Ben Kueter (Volk photo courtesy of Kadir Caliskan; Kueter photo courtesy of Kostadin Andonov; UWW) The first group of medals were handed out at the 2022 U20 World Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria. The United States men's freestyle team accounted for two of the five golds, as Jo...

  • from InterMat 08/16/22 6:10 PM

    Bennett Berge in the 2022 U20 World semifinals (photo courtesy of Kadir Caliskan/UWW) Wednesday marks the final day of competition in men's freestyle at the 2022 U20 World Championships. Four more Americans will compete for medals, with Bennett Berge in the finals and Nic Bouzakis, Jaxon Smith, and ...

  • from InterMat 08/16/22 12:40 PM

    Penn State's Bryce Jordan Center for a 2022 dual with Ohio State (photo courtesy of Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com) College football kicks off in a few weeks and what is undoubtedly the fan and financial favorite of the college sports world, will have fans in droves filling up the stadiums. It's on...

  • from InterMat 08/16/22 12:30 AM

    3x NCAA finalist Daton Fix (photo courtesy of Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.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 die-hard supporter ...

  • from InterMat 08/15/22 6:40 PM

    2022 U20 World Team Member Alex Facundo (photo courtesy of Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com) Here are the draws for day two of the 2022 U20 World Championships. It will feature all ten of the members of the men's freestyle team. Three have locked up places in the finals, while two others are alive for...

  • from InterMat 08/15/22 5:55 PM

    57 kg U20 World Finalist Jore Volk (photo courtesy of Kadir Caliskan; UWW) The 2022 U20 World Championships got started with a bang, at least from an American perspective. Men's freestyle was at the forefront on day one and the team did not disappoint. Of the five wrestlers who competed Monday, thr...

  • from InterMat 08/15/22 2:30 PM

    Kenny Monday with Becka Leathers at Final X 2019 (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) In last-October of 2021, news spread that Morgan State would revive their wrestling program and become the only current Historically Black College and University (HBCU) institute at the DI lev...

  • from InterMat 08/14/22 7:30 PM

    Mitch Mesenbrink at the U20 Trials (photo courtesy of Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com) Monday morning marks the first day of the 2022 U20 (Junior) World Championships from Sofia, Bulgaria. Action will get underway with five weight classes worth of men's freestyle. Earlier today, draws were released....

  • from InterMat 08/13/22 8:45 PM

    Kayla Miracle at the 2021 World Championships (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) The final piece of the 2022 Senior World Team puzzle was put into place this afternoon as USA Wrestling determined its 62 kg representative in women's freestyle. This wrestle-off was pushed back ...

  • from InterMat 08/13/22 1:45 PM

    From left: Kamal Bey, Keegan O'Toole, Amit Elor (Bey photo courtesy of Marion Stein/Others Kadir Caliskan) We are just days away from the 2022 U20 (Junior) World Championships, which are set to take place in Sofia, Bulgaria. The three American squads headed to Bulgaria are all very talented and capa...

  • from InterMat 08/12/22 12:40 PM

    2015 NCAA champion Cody Brewer (photo 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 die-har...

  • from InterMat 08/12/22 11:55 AM

    2019 Senior World Team member Patrick Downey (photos courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) Normally here at InterMat, we scour the globe for all the MMA fighters with a wrestling background. However, this week Bellator has made it quite easy. On Friday Bellator 284 goes down at the Sa...

  • from InterMat 08/12/22 10:55 AM

    2019 Hodge Trophy winner Bo Nickal (photos courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) I told Lady Jagger that I was going into the other room to write the mailbag and instead I'm just sitting here listening to Guns and Roses. Dudes rock. But women rock, too. We in the mailroom (it's just me...

  • from InterMat 08/11/22 9:30 PM

    Jennifer Rogers (left) and Kayla Miracle (photos courtesy of Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com) Saturday afternoon in Lancaster, Pennsylvania will be the site for the final piece of the Senior World Team puzzle as Kayla Miracle and Jennifer Rogers square off to determine the world team representative a...

  • from InterMat 08/11/22 5:00 PM

    Penn Head Coach Roger Reina (right) and assistant coach Mark Hall (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) Yesterday, a second Ivy League school released its 2022-23 schedule. Two weeks ago, it was Princeton; Wednesday it was Penn. The Quakers sport a preseason dual ranking of #16 ...

  • from InterMat 08/10/22 3:45 PM

    4x NCAA and Big Ten champion Logan Stieber (photo courtesy of Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com) NCAA Qualifiers (87) 2022 #12 Malik Heinselman (125 lbs), #17 Dylan D'Emilio (141 lbs), #4 Sammy Sasso (149 lbs), #7 Carson Kharchla (165 lbs), #7 Ethan Smith (174 lbs), #7 Kaleb Romero (184 lbs), #21 Gav...

  • from InterMat 08/10/22 2:05 PM

    New Pennsylvania RTC member Tyler Berger (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) Philadelphia, Pa. - Pennsylvania Regional Training Center Executive Director and Head Coach Brandon Slay has announced the addition of Senior Athlete Tyler Berger as a full time resident athlete. Berg...

  • from InterMat 08/09/22 5:30 PM

    G'Angelo Hancock (left) and Braxton Amos at Final X NYC (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) Final X runner-up Braxton Amos will represent the United States at the 97 kg in Greco-Roman at the 2022 Senior World Championships in Belgrade, Serbia, Sept. 12-18. Amos gets the nod a...

  • from InterMat 08/09/22 1:25 PM

    92kg U20 World Team Member Jaxon Smith (photo courtesy of Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com) While the college season is inching closer, there's still plenty of wrestling to be done this summer. The U20 men's freestyle World Team is getting ready to travel to Sofia, Bulgaria for the World Championships...

  • from InterMat 08/09/22 6:33 AM

    Cal Baptist's Chaz Hallmark (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) RIVERSIDE --- California Baptist University has been granted active status as a Division I institution effective for the 2022-23 academic year by the NCAA Division I Board of Directors. "This is an exciting day f...

  • from InterMat 08/08/22 6:27 PM

    Three-time World/Olympic champion Zaurbek Sidakov (photo courtesy of Martin Gabor/UWW) Russia will be hosting the All-Russian Spartakiad in what will be essentially an All-Russian Olympics with 32 sports competing from August 20-29th. Men's Freestyle will be held on Thursday, August 25th and Friday ...

  • from InterMat 08/08/22 6:27 PM

    2x All-American Cody Walters (photo courtesy of Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.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 die-hard supporte...

  • from InterMat 08/07/22 9:44 PM

    2022 NCAA champion Ryan Deakin(photo courtesy of Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.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 die-hard support...

  • from InterMat 08/06/22 2:03 PM

    New Lehigh Volunteer Assistant Evan Henderson (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) The last couple days of this week were big from a coaching standpoint. Davidson announced Nate Carr Jr. as their next head coach and Columbia and Lehigh made significant hires with a pair of mult...

  • from InterMat 08/05/22 9:38 PM

    New Davidson head coach Nate Carr Jr. (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) This afternoon, Davidson College announced that Nate Carr Jr. would be the school's next head wrestling coach. Carr Jr. comes to Davidson after spending six years as an assistant coach at Lock Haven. S...

  • from InterMat 08/05/22 6:18 PM

    2x NCAA All-American Stephen Buchanan (photo courtesy of Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com) In 1960, Wyoming crowned their first and only individual NCAA Champion when Dick Ballinger won the 167-pound National Title helping lead the Cowboys to their highest NCAA team finish in program history. There's...

  • from InterMat 08/05/22 3:24 PM

    2019 NCAA champion Drew Foster (photo courtesy of Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.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 die-hard suppor...

  • from InterMat 08/05/22 1:04 PM

    Old Dominion 2x All-American Chris Mecate (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) The summer of international wrestling is kicking into high gear. While that is going on the MMA world continues to turn. This weekend several former collegiate stars are heading into action, and on T...

  • from InterMat 08/04/22 8:29 PM

    Iowa State head coach Kevin Dresser (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) Today, the Iowa State Cyclones released their 2022-23 schedule and what a schedule it is! As of now, it features duals against one-third of the top-30 dual teams in the land. That figure will only increase...

  • from InterMat 08/04/22 1:35 PM

    2022 U17 Greco-Roman World Champion Joel Adams (photo courtesy of Kadir Caliskan; UWW) Team USA recently wrapped up an overwhelmingly successful trip to the Cadet (U17) World Championships. Across the three Olympic styles, the team brought back five gold medals and 14 overall medals. The following l...

  • from InterMat 08/04/22 3:15 AM

    2021 NCAA Champion AJ Ferrari (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) Today, the Stillwater Police Department filed a charge of sexual battery against 2021 NCAA champion AJ Ferrari in Payne County District Court. A warrant was issued for Ferrari's arrest and bond has been set at $...

  • from InterMat 08/04/22 3:05 AM

    2021 NCAA champion AJ Ferrari (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) Today, the Stillwater Police Department filed a charge of sexual battery against 2021 NCAA champion AJ Ferrari. A warrant was issued for Ferrari's arrest and bond has been set at $25,000. The charge comes almo...

  • from InterMat 08/04/22 1:10 AM

    2021 NCAA All-American Brit Wilson (photo 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 die...

  • from InterMat 08/03/22 7:05 PM

    VMI head coach Jim Gibson (right) and assistant coach Ryan Hunsberger (photo courtesy of Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com) Continuing our "schedule looks" series, VMI released their 2022-23 schedule on Tuesday, so we're diving into it today. VMI competes out of the Southern Conference and is led by he...

  • from InterMat 08/03/22 2:45 PM

    Newly ranked 61kg star Joe Colon (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) 57KG #2 Thomas Gilman (USA won the Zouhaier Sghaier tournament over Udit Udit (IND) with 2021 world runner-up Alireza Sarlak (IRI) taking bronze. Gilman drops one spot in the rankings to #3 after a round-rob...

  • from InterMat 08/02/22 6:25 PM

    2022 Big 12 champion Andrew Alirez (photo 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 die...

  • from InterMat 08/02/22 1:30 PM

    Luke Lilledahl in the 2022 U17 World Champion gold medal match (photo courtesy of Martin Gabor/UWW) Last week and into the weekend, the U17 (Cadet) World Championships took place in Rome, Italy. It was a memorable tournament for the American contingent as there were notable achievements across all t...

  • from InterMat 08/01/22 6:10 PM

    Josh Barr (right) and Rocco Welsh in the 170 lb Junior freestyle finals (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) Michigan standout Josh Barr knew what he was in for with Pennsylvania's Rocco Welsh in one of the most highly anticipated junior freestyle finals in Fargo. But as Barr f...

  • from InterMat 08/01/22 3:00 PM

    2014 NCAA 3rd Place finisher Steven Monk (photo 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...

  • from InterMat 08/01/22 12:20 PM

    Air Force's Big 12 champion Wyatt Hendrickson (photos courtesy of Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com) To steal the line from last year's FCW Top-20 Articles, everyone knows 125 Pat Glory, 133 Roman Bravo-Young, 174 Carter Starocci, 184 Aaron Brooks, and 285 Gable Steveson are bonus point monsters, and t...

  • from InterMat 07/31/22 9:30 PM

    2021 NCAA champion Austin O'Connor (photo courtesy of Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.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 die-hard su...

  • from InterMat 07/31/22 7:20 PM

    71 kg U17 World Champion Joseph Sealey (photos courtesy of Martin Gabor/UWW) Competition from the U17 World Championships wrapped up on Sunday and for the first time since the revival of the event, in 2011, the United States won the team title in men's freestyle. Not only did team USA win, they domi...

  • from InterMat 07/30/22 6:20 PM

    110 kg U17 World Champion Koy Hopke (photos courtesy of Kadir Caliskan/UWW) It was more of the same for the men's freestyle team in session one of Saturday at the U17 World Championships from Rome, Italy. Three of the five wrestlers who started their tournaments this morning (Domenic Munaretto - 45 ...

  • from InterMat 07/30/22 2:10 PM

    2021 All-American Louie DePrez (photos courtesy of Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com) To steal the line from last year's FCW Top-20 Articles, everyone knows 125 Pat Glory, 133 Roman Bravo-Young, 174 Carter Starocci, 184 Aaron Brooks, and 285 Gable Steveson are bonus point monsters, and this season they...

  • from InterMat 07/29/22 7:20 PM

    Christian Castillo's last-second quarterfinal win (photo courtesy of UWW/Kadir Caliskan) On Friday morning, the men's freestyle team hit the mat for the first time at the U17 World Championships in Rome, Italy. Things couldn't have gone too much better as the American team won 13 of 14 matches and p...

  • from InterMat 07/29/22 5:20 PM

    American University's Maximillian Leete (photo courtesy of Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com) If you have ever seen American University's Maximillian Leete wrestle, you may notice his matches are a little unique. You may notice his style is very "in your face" while grabbing wrists and trying to mainta...

  • from InterMat 07/29/22 1:45 PM

    Arizona State head coach Zeke Jones (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) Arizona State's head coach Zeke Jones has agreed to a five-year contract extension to keep him in Tempe through the 2026-2027 season. "Zeke has proven himself to be one of the best wrestling coaches in th...

  • from InterMat 07/29/22 1:05 PM

    The 2022 NCAA Champions; 5 from Penn State (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) Welcome to another edition of the summer mailbag! It's Friday morning and I'm dabbling in some U17 Worlds while writing this. The problem I've always had with some of these events is having to watc...

  • from InterMat 07/28/22 7:20 PM

    Minnesota's Strength and Conditioning Coach Scott McWilliams (photo courtesy of Minnesota athletics) Wrestlers are known for their unique mental toughness and work ethic on and off the mat. Strength and conditioning coaches play an important role in not only developing them as athletes, but play an...

  • from InterMat 07/28/22 6:30 PM

    46 kg U17 world finalist Gabriella Gomez (photo courtesy of Martin Gabor; UWW) The action continued today from Rome as the second five weights in women's freestyle got underway and the first series of medals were handed out. The star of Wednesday's action, Erica Pastoriza, squared off with the 2022 ...

  • from InterMat 07/28/22 6:30 PM

    46 kg U17 world finalist Gabriella Gomez (photo courtesy of Martin Gabor; UWW) The action continued today from Rome as the second five weights in women's freestyle got underway and the first series of medals were handed out. The star of Wednesday's action, Erica Pastoriza, squared off with the 2022 ...

  • from InterMat 07/28/22 1:00 PM

    Top fantasy 184 lbers Hunter Bolen (left) and Trey Munoz (photos courtesy of Sam Janicki/Tony Rotundo) To steal the line from last year's FCW Top-20 Articles, everyone knows 125 Pat Glory, 133 Roman Bravo-Young, 174 Carter Starocci, 184 Aaron Brooks, and 285 Gable Steveson are bonus point monsters, ...

  • from InterMat 07/27/22 7:55 PM

    2021 U17 World Champion Erica Pastoriza in the 2022 semifinals Competition in Greco-Roman at the U17 World Championships wrapped up on Wednesday, while the women's freestyle team hit the mat for the first time. Yesterday, the Greco team hit an important milestone as Joel Adams won the first gold me...

  • from InterMat 07/27/22 6:05 PM

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  • from InterMat 07/27/22 1:05 PM

    2022 NCAA runner-up Ridge Lovett (photo 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 die-h...

  • from InterMat 07/27/22 12:15 AM

    Top fantasy 174 lber Matt Finesilver (photo courtesy of Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com) To steal the line from last year's FCW Top-20 Articles, everyone knows 125 Pat Glory, 133 Roman Bravo-Young, 174 Carter Starocci, 184 Aaron Brooks, and 285 Gable Steveson are bonus point monsters, and this season...

  • from InterMat 07/26/22 11:55 PM

    Yianni Diakomihalis at Final X NYC (photos courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) 17 U.S. Senior National Team athletes have accepted their opportunities to represent the United States at the U23 World Championships in Pontevedra, Spain, in October. Per the World Team selection procedu...

  • from InterMat 07/26/22 8:15 PM

    U17 World Champion Joel Adams (photos courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) On the first day that medals were awarded from the 2022 Cadet World Championships in Rome, Italy, the United States crowned its first U17 Greco-Roman champion in five years. Joel Adams, the entrant at 65 kg, fi...

  • from InterMat 07/26/22 12:30 PM

    The Princeton coaching staff; from left, Sean Gray, Joe Dubuque, and Chris Ayres (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) On Monday morning, the #24 ranked dual team, the Princeton Tigers, released their schedule for the 2022-23 season. Princeton is a team that was 6-5 in dual comp...

  • from InterMat 07/26/22 1:20 AM

    2021 Junior Freestyle national champion Cody Chittum (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) Less than a week after competing in Fargo, Cody Chittum (Tennessee) announced his updated collegiate plans via FloWrestling. Chittum has committed to the University of Iowa, after initiall...

  • from InterMat 07/25/22 7:10 PM

    2022 True freshman All-American Dean Hamiti (photo courtesy of Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com) To steal the line from last year's FCW Top-20 Articles, everyone knows 125 Pat Glory, 133 Roman Bravo-Young, 174 Carter Starocci, 184 Aaron Brooks, and 285 Gable Steveson are bonus point monsters, and this...

  • from InterMat 07/25/22 5:35 PM

    65 kg Cadet Greco-Roman world finalist Joel Adams; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) Monday marked the first day of competition at the 2022 Cadet World Championships. Action started with Greco-Roman and half of the weights got underway from Rome, Italy. The American already has a medal locked up with Neb...

  • from InterMat 07/25/22 2:50 PM

    Little Rock signee Kyle Dutton in the Junior freestyle finals (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) The 2022 edition of 16U and Junior Nationals, known affectionately by wrestling fans as Fargo, has come and gone. As always the Junior brackets featured some of the top wrestlers ...

  • from InterMat 07/25/22 12:35 PM

    4x NCAA All-American Hayden Hidlay (photo courtesy of Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.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 die-hard su...

  • from InterMat 07/24/22 3:25 PM

    NC State 157 lber Ed Scott (photo courtesy of Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com) To steal the line from last year's FCW Top-20 Articles, everyone knows 125 Pat Glory, 133 Roman Bravo-Young, 174 Carter Starocci, 184 Aaron Brooks, and 285 Gable Steveson are bonus point monsters, and this season they tota...

  • from InterMat 07/23/22 5:30 PM

    Yianni Diakomihalis at 2022 NCAA semifinals (photo courtesy of Sam Janicki; SJanicki.com) To steal the line from last year's FCW Top-20 Articles, everyone knows 125 Pat Glory, 133 Roman Bravo-Young, 174 Carter Starocci, 184 Aaron Brooks, and 285 Gable Steveson are bonus point monsters, and this seas...

  • from InterMat 07/23/22 3:40 PM

    Michigan State's Cam Caffey (photo courtesy of Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com) Maddie Coon: Hey Cam! So nice to sit down and talk with you! I see you have Beat the Streets coming up, that's super exciting. How did this come about? Cameron Caffey: Yeah, so it was actually maybe three weeks ago, mayb...

  • from InterMat 07/22/22 8:30 PM

    Junior Triple Crown winner Mack Mauger (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) Junior Greco-Roman Final Team Scores 1st) Illinois 164 2nd) Wisconsin 104 3rd) Idaho 100 4th) Florida 93 5th) Iowa 75 6th) New York 73 7th) Nebraska 65 8th) Colorado 61 9th) Minnesota 56 10th)...

  • from InterMat 07/22/22 5:30 PM

    Sebastian Rivera at the 2022 NCAA Championships (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) To steal the line from last year's FCW Top-20 Articles, everyone knows 125 Pat Glory, 133 Roman Bravo-Young, 174 Carter Starocci, 184 Aaron Brooks, and 285 Gable Steveson are bonus point monste...

  • from InterMat 07/22/22 12:40 PM

    Austin DeSanto before the 2022 NCAA Semifinals (photo courtesy of Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com) Here we are, at the All-Star break and do you know what that means? Good, neither do I. It doesn't mean anything, other than that it's going to stay scorching hot for at least a few more weeks. I hope...

  • from InterMat 07/22/22 1:45 AM

    Junior freestyle champion and Greco-Roman semifinalist Aden Attao (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) Junior Greco-Roman Semifinal Matchups 100 lbs - Isaac Stewart (Montana) vs. Nathaniel Granados (California) 100 lbs - Javaan Yarbrough (Ohio) vs. Tyler Garvin (Maryland) 106...

  • from InterMat 07/22/22 12:25 AM

    16U double national champion Haakon Peterson (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) 16U Greco-Roman Final Team Scores 1st - California 183 2nd - Wisconsin 137 3rd - Florida 115 4th - Pennsylvania 97 5th - Iowa 94 6th - Tennessee 82 7th - Missouri 72 8th - Ohio 68 9th - Co...

  • from InterMat 07/21/22 5:05 PM

    Oklahoma State's 3x NCAA runner-up Daton Fix (photo courtesy of Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com) To steal the line from last year's FCW Top-20 Articles, everyone knows 125 Pat Glory, 133 Roman Bravo-Young, 174 Carter Starocci, 184 Aaron Brooks, and 285 Gable Steveson are bonus point monsters, and thi...

  • from InterMat 07/21/22 1:35 PM

    Carina Giangeruso 132 lb 16U national champion; New Jersey's first (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) Earlier this week, we unveiled some fun facts and trends from the 16U men's freestyle tournament. Here are some from the 16U women's tournament. This event continues to evolv...

  • from InterMat 07/21/22 2:00 AM

    Indiana's semifinalist De'Alcapon Veazy (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) 16U Greco-Roman Semifinal Matchups 88 lbs - Tanner Tran (Tennessee) vs. Christopher Swann (Georgia) 88 lbs - James Hemmila (Illinois) vs. Caleb Noble (Wisconsin) 94 lbs - Haakon Peterson (Wisconsin) ...

  • from InterMat 07/21/22 1:20 AM

    164 lb Junior National champion Brooklyn Hays (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) Junior Women's Freestyle Championship Finals 100 lbs - Sterling Dias (Nevada) over Makennah Craft (Ohio) 9-4 106 lbs - Clare Booe (Florida) over Aspen Blasko (Minnesota) 10-0 112 lbs - Alex ...

  • from InterMat 07/20/22 6:20 PM

    New Chattanooga assistant coach Kyle Massey (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) CHATTANOOGA - Head Wrestling Coach Kyle Ruschell announced the addition of Kyle Massey to the staff on Wednesday afternoon. Ruschell and Massey reunite after competing together at the University of...

  • from InterMat 07/20/22 3:20 PM

    Ohio's Junior freestyle finalist Savannah Isaac (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) Junior Women's Freestyle Semifinal Results 100 lbs - Sterling Dias (Nevada) over Gigi Bragg (Michigan) 5-4 100 lbs - Makennah Craft (Ohio) over Rianne Murphy (Indiana) 8-6 106 lbs - Clare B...

  • from InterMat 07/20/22 2:30 PM

    Little Rock signee Kyle Dutton; 145 lb champion (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) Tuesday afternoon saw the conclusion of the Men's Junior freestyle tournament in Fargo. As one would expect, there were plenty of future stars in competition, showing off their talents. The flo...

  • from InterMat 07/20/22 1:10 PM

    Lock Haven 125 lber Anthony Noto (photo courtesy of Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com) When the final whistle blows at the national tournament, fans usually get up from their seats and rush for the exits to try and get a table at a nearby watering hole. Most of the time, the walk and talk is about who ...

  • from InterMat 07/20/22 12:55 AM

    Minnesota 164 lb semifinalist Ella Pagel (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) Junior Women's Freestyle Quarterfinal Results 100 lbs - Sterling Dias (Nevada) over Mia Zuniga (Washington) 10-0 100 lbs - Gigi Bragg (Michigan) over Brooke Corrigan (Wisconsin) 14-4 100 lbs - Rian...

  • from InterMat 07/19/22 9:00 PM

    220 lb Junior National champion Bradley Hill (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) The Iowa men's freestyle team came into the FargoDome with a lot of hype. It was a crew that recently captured a Junior Dual title for the second consecutive season and featured a boatload of tale...

  • from InterMat 07/19/22 12:00 AM

    120 lb finalist Nate Jesuroga (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) Junior National Men's Freestyle Semifinal Results 100 lbs - Javaan Yarbrough (Ohio) over Caden Smith (Virginia) 6-4 100 lbs - Tyler Garvin (Maryland) over Isaac Stewart (Montana) 11-2 106 lbs - Mack Mauger (...

  • from InterMat 07/18/22 9:10 PM

    152 lb 16U freestyle national champion Ladarion Lockett (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) On day one of the 16U and Junior National Championships, we saw a women's 16U team from Iowa shock the field and come away with the team trophy. That wasn't the case today as the favori...

  • from InterMat 07/18/22 5:55 PM

    152 lbs semifinalist Cody Chittum (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) Junior Men's Quarterfinal Results 100 lbs - Javaan Yarbrough (Ohio) over Reid Foster (Iowa) 10-0 100 lbs - Caden Smith (Virginia) over Tyler Harper (Iowa) Fall 3:34 100 lbs - Tyler Garvin (Maryland) over ...

  • from InterMat 07/18/22 1:25 PM

    2016 NCAA All-American Mathew Miller (photo courtesy of Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.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 die-hard ...

  • from InterMat 07/18/22 3:20 AM

    Arizona State signee Emilio Ysaguirre (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) Junior Men's Freestyle Round of 16 Matchups 100 lbs - Javaan Yarbrough (Ohio) vs. Joseph Sikorsky (Illinois) 100 lbs - Brady Byrd (Indiana) vs. Reid Foster (Iowa) 100 lbs - Che Jenkins (Arizona) vs. Cad...

  • from InterMat 07/18/22 2:45 AM

    120 lb 16U finalist Anthony Knox (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) 16U Men's Freestyle Semifinal Results 88 lbs - Caleb Noble (Wisconsin) over Cason Craft (Oklahoma) 10-0 88 lbs - Mac Crosson (Iowa) over James Hemmila (Illinois) 10-0 94 lbs - Haakon Peterson (Wisconsin) ...

  • from InterMat 07/17/22 9:20 PM

    The 2022 16U Women's Team Champion Iowa (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) The first Fargo finals have been conducted and stop signs have been awarded at the 16U Women's division. For the first time ever, Team Iowa came away with the championship. Iowa was led by a champion a...

  • from InterMat 07/17/22 10:25 AM

    Girls freestyle action from the 16U semifinals (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) 16U Women's Freestyle Finals Matchups 94 lbs - Katey Valdez (Colorado) vs. Joely Slyter (Idaho) 100 lbs - Rianne Murphy (Indiana) vs. Mary Manis (Florida) 106 lbs - Ava Ward (Missouri) vs. He...

  • from InterMat 07/16/22 4:10 PM

    The 2022 Junior and 16U National Championships aka Fargo (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) Here's your one stop for links to all of our Fargo conference recruiting previews: ACC Big 12 Big Ten EIWA MAC Pac-12 SoCon

  • from InterMat 07/16/22 1:55 PM

    VMI signee Dyson Dunham (photo courtesy of Jason Dunham) Our final conference preview is here. We're wrapping up by focusing on the SoCon recruits that are set to scrap in Fargo. The SoCon is a league on the rise with teams like Appalachian State and Campbell, who have managed to find their way into...

  • from InterMat 07/15/22 7:50 PM

    Oklahoma recruit KJ Evans (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) We are just a few days away from the first whistle blowing at the FargoDome as the Junior/16U National Championships will occur. The event returned in 2021, after it was canceled in 2020, and had an incredibly deep...

  • from InterMat 07/15/22 5:05 PM

    2008 Olympic gold medalist Henry Cejudo (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) Wrestling is one of, if not the, strongest bases for MMA. The current wrestlers of today will likely be the dominant fighters of the next generation. This weekend USA Wrestling will host their Junior (...

  • from InterMat 07/15/22 3:20 PM

    Cornell recruit Mason Gibson (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) We often think of the Big Ten and, of late, the ACC when it comes to recruiting, but the EIWA has staked its claim to dominating the recruiting scene. For proof, five EIWA teams cracked the top 25 from InterMat t...

  • from InterMat 07/15/22 12:15 PM

    Ohio State recruit Vinny Kilkeary (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) We are just a few days away from the first whistle blowing at the FargoDome as the Junior/16U National Championships will occur. The event returned in 2021, after it was canceled in 2020, and had an incredib...

  • from InterMat 07/14/22 5:10 PM

    SIU Edwardsville recruit Bradley Gillum (photo courtesy of John Sachs; Tech-Fall.com) We are just a few days away from the first whistle blowing at the FargoDome as the Junior/16U National Championships will occur. The event returned in 2021, after it was canceled in 2020, and had an incredibly deep...

  • from InterMat 07/14/22 2:15 AM

    2021 NCAA Champion AJ Ferrari (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) Update Since this original article was posted more information came out regarding AJ Ferrari. Sources close to the team indicate that Ferrari was dismissed from the Oklahoma State team by July 1st. The Stillwat...

  • from InterMat 07/13/22 8:00 PM

    NC State recruit Vincent Robinson (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) We are just a few days away from the first whistle blowing at the FargoDome as the Junior/16U National Championships will occur. The event returned in 2021, after it was canceled in 2020, and had an incredib...

  • from InterMat 07/13/22 5:35 PM

    2021 NCAA Champion AJ Ferrari (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) Today, the wrestling world learned that 2021 NCAA champion AJ Ferrari is no longer a member of the Oklahoma State wrestling team. As of this morning, Ferrari had not entered the transfer portal. Ferrari went 2...