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  • from InterMat 08/04/21 5:40 AM

    125 kg men's freestyle representative Gable Steveson (Photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) Brackets for the fifth day of the 2020 Olympic Games have been released. Men's freestyle continues with 74 kg and 125 kg, as well as, 53 kg in women's freestyle which will be conducted on ...

  • from InterMat 08/04/21 5:10 AM

    Helen Maroulis in the 2020 Olympic quarterfinals (Photo courtesy of Larry Slater; LBSphoto.smugmug.com) The first session that featured all freestyle action at the 2020 Olympics proved to be a good one for the Americans. Thomas Gilman (57 kg) and David Taylor (86 kg) were the first men's freestyle t...

  • from InterMat 08/04/21 1:45 AM

    2020 Olympic champion Tamyra Mensah-Stock (Photo courtesy of UWW) Monday marked the first medals that were handed out in wrestling at the 2020 Olympics. As each weight class has concluded we will have a wrap-up for each, which includes results and some notable facts related to the weight. Past Ar...

  • from InterMat 08/04/21 12:45 AM

    2020 Olympic champion Musa Evloev (Photo courtesy of UWW) Monday marked the first medals that were handed out in wrestling at the 2020 Olympics. As each weight class has concluded we will have a wrap-up for each, which includes results and some notable facts related to the weight. Past Articles ...

  • from InterMat 08/03/21 8:35 PM

    2020 Olympic champion Tamas Lorincz (Photo courtesy of UWW) Monday marked the first medals that were handed out in wrestling at the 2020 Olympics. As each weight class has concluded we will have a wrap-up for each, which includes results and some notable facts related to the weight. Past Articles...

  • from InterMat 08/03/21 4:30 PM

    2021 Women's freestyle 68 kg Olympic champion Tamyra Mensah-Stock (Photo/Larry Slater; LBSphoto.smugmug.com) The best place to start is here, inside Makuhari Messe Hall, where Tamyra Mensah-Stock is holding up the American flag, circling Mat B. The tears are flowing, but it's impossible to miss her ...

  • from InterMat 08/03/21 2:05 PM

    (Photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com/Graphic courtesy of Anna-Lee Boerner) Journeymen Wrestling is excited to announce the reformation of one of the most popular events of the college wrestling season. Until the 2018 season, National Duals was annually among the crown jewels o...

  • from InterMat 08/03/21 1:20 PM

    Timmy McCall (right) at the 2021 NCAA Championships (Photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) RALEIGH, N.C. - NC State wrestling head coach Pat Popolizio has named Timmy McCall as an assistant coach for the Wolfpack. McCall has been in Raleigh involved with the NC State wrestling pr...

  • from InterMat 08/03/21 5:15 AM

    57 kg men's freestyle representative Thomas Gilman (Photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) Brackets for the fourth day of the 2020 Olympic Games have been released. Men's freestyle gets underway with 57 kg and 86 kg, as well as, 57 kg in women's freestyle which will be conducted o...

  • from InterMat 08/03/21 4:45 AM

    John Stefanowicz in the qualification round at the 2020 Olympics (Photo courtesy of Larry Slater; LBSphoto.smugmug.com) The third day of wrestling competition at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo was not friendly to the American competitors. Team USA went 0-3 on the day, as the Greco-Roman team wrapped up ...

  • from InterMat 08/03/21 12:35 AM

    Four-time Olympic champion Mijain Loopez (Photo courtesy of UWW) Today marked the first medals that were handed out in wrestling at the 2020 Olympics. As each weight class has concluded we will have a wrap-up for each, which includes results and some notable facts related to the weight. Past Arti...

  • from InterMat 08/02/21 8:00 PM

    2020 Olympic champion Aline Rotter-Focken (Photo courtesy of Kadir Caliksen; UWW) Today marked the first medals that were handed out in wrestling at the 2020 Olympics. As each weight class has concluded we will have a wrap-up for each, which includes results and some notable facts related to the we...

  • from InterMat 08/02/21 6:25 PM

    Four-time Greco-Roman Olympic champion Mijain Lopez (Photo courtesy of Kadir Caliksen; UWW) With 12 seconds left in the gold-medal match, Georgia's Iakob Kajaia disengaged, clapped his hands, took a step back and dropped his head. His attempt to spoil history fell short. On the other side of the m...

  • from InterMat 08/02/21 4:55 PM

    2020 Olympic champion Luis Orta Sanchez (Photo courtesy of Kadir Caliksen; UWW) Today marked the first medals that were handed out in wrestling at the 2020 Olympics. As each weight class concludes, we will have a wrap-up for each, which includes results and some notable facts related to the weight....

  • from InterMat 08/02/21 3:40 PM

    Adeline Gray (left) and Aline Rotter-Focken in the 2020 Olympic Gold Medal Match (Photo courtesy of Larry Slater; LBSphoto.smugmug.com) This isn't exactly how Adeline Gray pictured her Olympic moment. She didn't envision watching Aline Rotter-Focken, a longtime competitor and peer, carry the Germa...

  • from InterMat 08/02/21 1:45 PM

    Scott Green at 16U/Junior Nationals (Photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) While the bulk of the wrestling world's attention has been focused on Olympic wrestling, Army West Point has filled a void on their coaching staff and made a statement in doing so. Head Coach Kevin Ward w...

  • from InterMat 08/02/21 5:45 AM

    John Stefanowicz at Final X 2019 (Photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) Brackets for the third day of the 2020 Olympic Games have been released. Men's Greco-Roman 67 kg and 87 kg, as well as, 62 kg in women's freestyle will be conducted on day three of the wrestling competition. ...

  • from InterMat 08/02/21 5:15 AM

    Tamyra Mensah-Stock against 2016 Olympic gold medalist Sara Dosho (Photo courtesy of Larry Slater; LBSphoto.smugmug.com) The second day of competition at the 2020 Olympics started with US Greco-Roman 60 kg athlete Ildar Hafizov in action during the repechage portion of the tournament. Hafizov faced...

  • from InterMat 08/01/21 11:00 AM

    Adeline Gray after her Olympic semifinal win (Photo courtesy of Larry Slater; LBSphoto.smugmug.com) The first day of wrestling competition at the 2020 Olympic Game wrapped up in style as American Adeline Gray pushed through into the finals at 76 kg. Gray, a five-time world champion, still has her h...

  • from InterMat 08/01/21 5:10 AM

    G'Angelo Hancock at the 2020 Olympic Trials (Photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) Brackets for the second day of the 2020 Olympic Games have been released. Men's Greco-Roman 77 kg and 97 kg, as well as, 68 kg in women's freestyle will be conducted on day two of the wrestling com...

  • from InterMat 08/01/21 4:45 AM

    Adeline Gray in the opening round of the 2020 Olympics (Photo courtesy of Larry Slater; LBSphoto.smugmug.com) The wrestling portion of the 2020 Olympic Games got underway today and two American's were in action, Ildar Hafizov (60 kg Greco-Roman) and Adeline Gray (76 kg Women's Freestyle). The top-...

  • from InterMat 07/31/21 6:40 PM

    Our MAC correspondent Courtney Woods talks about her recent article on Cleveland State's Marcus Robinson, Buffalo's 2021-22 schedule, NIU getting it done on the recruiting trail and the classroom, and fundraising.

  • from InterMat 07/31/21 4:35 PM

    Wrestling at the 2016 Olympic Games(Photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) We just made it through a busy seven days with the lead up to the Olympics, the post-Fargo/Cadet World Championship-hangover, and plenty of other topics to discuss. Since so much ground was covered, you may...

  • from InterMat 07/31/21 12:40 PM

    Adeline Gray at the 2020 Olympic Trials (Photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) Brackets for the first day of the 2020 Olympic Games have been released. Men's Greco-Roman 60 kg and 130 kg, as well as, 76 kg in women's freestyle will be conducted on day one of the wrestling competi...

  • from InterMat 07/30/21 4:30 PM

    The Olympics are set to begin in Tokyo, with Greco and women's freestyle beginning on August 1st and men's freestyle kicking off on August 4th. Want to play fantasy while you watch? You can on Fantasy Fight League. How it works: You select a wrestler at each weight in each style. However many poi...

  • from InterMat 07/30/21 1:55 PM

    Even with the Olympics in full swing, the MMA world continues to roll on with multiple events. That means that InterMat is back once again with a look at the former wrestlers who will be competing. UFC Vegas 33 Ryan Benoit was a three-time Texas state champion for McKinney North and wrestled one y...

  • from InterMat 07/30/21 11:30 AM

    The 2020 US Women's Freestyle Olympic Team (Photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) We're on the eve of the (delayed) Olympics and man, it feels good to have wrestling back. The Cadet World Championships were the first "Worlds" of any kind in wrestling since the Senior competition ...

  • from InterMat 07/29/21 12:55 PM

    Kyle Snyder (left) and Abdulrashid Sadulaev (Photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) After winning the 2015 World Championships and 2016 Olympics at 97 kg, Kyle Snyder was well on the way to having an argument as the top pound-for-pound wrestler in the World. In early 2017, news br...

  • from InterMat 07/28/21 7:05 PM

    Five-time World/Olympic champion Abdulrashid Sadulaev (Russia) (Photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) As of today, we under 50 days from the start of wrestling at the Olympic Games. Over the next 50 days, we'll bring you one profile per day of a decorated international contender....

  • from InterMat 07/28/21 1:00 PM

    2021 NCAA All-American Jake Woodley (Photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) It was recently reported that OU and Texas are moving to the SEC, and now the college sports world is abuzz regarding conference realignment. Will more schools leave the Big 12? Where will they go? Will th...

  • from InterMat 07/27/21 10:15 PM

    The National Wrestling Hall of Fame on Tuesday announced the regional winners of the Dave Schultz High School Excellence Award (DSHSEA). The DSHSEA was established in 1996 to honor Olympic and World champion Dave Schultz, whose career was cut short when he was murdered in January 1996. He was ind...

  • from InterMat 07/27/21 6:45 PM

    The 2016 Olympic Games (Photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) The unbalanced bracket. Just reading that phrase raises blood pressures, starts rants, and makes folkstyle purists wear a smug smile. Ever since United World Wrestling (UWW) went to it for World Championship and Olympi...

  • from InterMat 07/27/21 3:00 PM

    David McFadden (Graphic courtesy of Drexel Athletics) PHILADELPHIA - The Mert '67 and Joanne '69 Hill Head Coach of Wrestling Matt Azevedo announced today the addition of four-time All-American David McFadden as a volunteer assistant coach. A graduate of Virginia Tech, McFadden will bring knowledge ...

  • from InterMat 07/24/21 8:50 PM

    2021 Cadet World silver medalist Cory Land (Photo courtesy of Josh Conklin; JoshConklinPhotos.com) The Men's Greco-Roman team wrapped up competition on Saturday from the Cadet World Championships in Budapest, Hungary. Cory Land, at 55 kg, was the only American to finish with a medal. Two others fell...

  • from InterMat 07/24/21 3:05 PM

    Brady Berge at the 2021 NCAA Championships (Photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) South Dakota State announced today that they have hired Brady Berge to fill the role of volunteer assistant for the 2021-22 campaign. "I'm from small-town Minnesota and Brookings made me feel at hom...

  • from InterMat 07/23/21 7:20 PM

    The 2021 Cadet World Championship team (Photo courtesy of USA Wrestling) Friday, July 23rd, 2021, will go down as a historic day in American women's wrestling history. That was the day that the US Women's Cadet team won its first world championship. Seven of the ten team members will leave Budapest ...

  • from InterMat 07/23/21 1:40 PM

    New Northern Colorado volunteer assistant Earl Hall (Photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) With all that was going on in the wrestling world in Fargo and the Cadet World Championships, as well as the looming Olympic Games, college news may have taken a back seat this week. We don...

  • from InterMat 07/21/21 11:05 PM

    Double Outstanding Wrestler Jasmine Robinson(Photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) The Junior Women's Freestyle National Championships ended the same way that the 16U tournament did, with Texas 152 lber Jasmine Robinson (Texas) earning Outstanding Wrestler honors, while Californi...

  • from InterMat 07/21/21 9:00 PM

    Donnie Vinson (Cornell) Neil Erisman (Little Rock) Zach Tanelli (Columbia) Cody Caldwell (South Dakota State) Adam Hall (NC State)

  • from InterMat 07/21/21 6:10 PM

    2021 Cadet World Champion Bo Bassett (Photo courtesy of Josh Conklin; JoshConklinPhotos.com) On the final day of competition in men's freestyle at the Cadet World Championships, the American team won two out of three medal round matches. The highlight of the day was the performance by Bo Bassett in ...

  • from InterMat 07/20/21 11:45 PM

    120 lb Junior National Champion Kannon Webster (Photo courtesy of Josh Conklin; JoshConklinPhotos.com) A month after falling at the Junior National Duals, Team Illinois returned to the top of the heap in Men's Junior freestyle. Illinois claimed their fourth consecutive team title behind a pair of ch...

  • from InterMat 07/20/21 9:55 PM

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  • from InterMat 07/19/21 10:40 PM

    #1 Ranked Gabe Arnold after winning the 170 lb 16U freestyle title (Photo courtesy of Josh Conklin; JoshConklinPhotos.com) It took a total team effort for Team Pennsylvania to claim their third straight 16U Men's Freestyle national championship. Despite not finishing with a champion for the first ti...

  • from InterMat 07/19/21 6:45 PM

    Luke Lilledahl at the Cadet World Team Trials(Photo courtesy of Josh Conklin; JoshConklinPhotos.com) 48 kg - Luke Lilledahl (USA) (W) vs. Akhmad Musakhadzhiev (Russia) 9-9 (W) vs. Azim Abdykalykov (Kyrgyystan) 8-1 (W) vs. Nurdanat Aitanov (Kazakhstan) 4-3 Finals Opponent - Aman (India) 55 k...

  • from InterMat 07/19/21 3:15 AM

    Kyler Larkin after his semifinal win(Photo courtesy of Josh Conklin) 16U Men's Freestyle Finals Matchups (Rankings courtesy of MatScouts) 88 lbs - Javaan Yarbrough (OH) vs. Haakon Peterson (WI) 94 lbs - #17 (106) Mack Mauger (ID) vs. Cadell Lee (VA) 100 lbs - Seth Mendoza (IL) vs. #14 (106) Chris...

  • from InterMat 07/18/21 9:50 PM

    16U Women's Freestyle OW Jasmine Robinson (Photo courtesy of Josh Conklin) The first of the six tournaments at the 16U and Junior National Championships wrapped up this afternoon as the 16U Women's National Championships concluded. The 2021 tournament ended the same way as the last eight championshi...

  • from InterMat 07/18/21 6:20 PM

    NC State recruit Matthew Singleton (Photo courtesy of SEWrestle.com) While the majority of the US wrestling world was focused on either Fargo or the Cadet World Championships, NC State made news by securing a commitment from the #11 overall recruit in the Class of 2022 Matthew Singleton (Woodward Ac...

  • from InterMat 07/18/21 2:05 AM

    Kael Lauridsen of Nebraska (Photo courtesy of Josh Conklin) After a nearly two year absence, the 16U and Junior National Championships returned to the FargoDome. Well, at least the 16U wrestlers were underway on Saturday. Wrestlers in both the 16U men's and women's division started their tournament....

  • from InterMat 07/17/21 5:30 PM

    2019 16U double national champion Seth Shumate (Photo courtesy of John Sachs; Tech-Fall.com) Tomorrow the Junior freestyle tournament gets underway in Fargo. All week we have posted previews for the recruits who have already committed to DI schools. Here's the one place to find all of our previews. ...

  • from InterMat 07/16/21 11:15 PM

    Ryan Deakin (Photo courtesy of Josh Conklin) Men's Freestyle 57 kg 1) Codi Russell (Blue Ridge RTC) 2) Jakason Burks (MWC) 3) Peter Del Gallo (Maine Trappers) 4) Dalton Henderson (Virginia) 61 kg 1) Carter Young (Cowboy WC) 2) Ryan Ripplinger (Bison WC) 3) Ryan Henningson (Bison WC) 4) Jo...

  • from InterMat 07/16/21 10:40 PM

    Our Pac-12 correspondent Darius Levan joins us to talk about all of the recent coaching changes and transfers in the conference. He also discusses the current state of each of the teams in the league and more.

  • from InterMat 07/16/21 1:00 PM

    The FargoDome (Photo/Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) Rachel Gallardo is a Dietetic Intern at Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina. Rachel will be graduating with her Master's in Nutrition in August and will sit for the Registered Dietitian exam following graduation. She has ...

  • from InterMat 07/15/21 8:15 PM

    Tyrell Fortune at the 2015 US Open (Photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) The UFC and Bellator will both host shows this weekend. Friday's Bellator show is loaded with former wrestlers, while there are a few names dotting the UFC show as well. Check out the fighters that wrestlin...

  • from InterMat 07/15/21 3:30 PM

    American University head coach Jason Borrelli Earlier this week, InterMat visited the campus of American University and spoke with its new head coach Jason Borrelli. Coach Borrelli talks about the adversity that he, his team, and staff faced at Stanford during the last year. Now at American, Borrell...

  • from InterMat 07/15/21 2:05 PM

    2016 Junior National freestyle champion Anthony Artalona (Photo courtesy of John Sachs; Tech-Fall.com) For years the U.S. Junior Nationals, affectionately known as Fargo, has been a proving ground for the top collegiate wrestling prospects. With the tournament quickly approaching, let's take a look ...

  • from InterMat 07/14/21 2:00 PM

    Boston University's two-time national qualifier Nestor Taffur (Photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) If you follow college wrestling, you would know there was a huge success story in the past two months. Stanford wrestling made its incredible return. It was cut during COVID, alon...

  • from InterMat 07/13/21 12:00 PM

    Ned Shuck (center) is Bellarmine's new head coach Our SoCon correspondent Rachel Gallardo and Earl Smith had the opportunity to speak with new Bellarmine head coach Ned Shuck. Just a few days after he was hired by Bellarmine, Shuck stopped by to talk about the new position and his plans for the futu...

  • from InterMat 07/13/21 3:10 AM

    Tristan Moran (Photo/Sam Janicki; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. -- Tristan Moran, a two-time NCAA qualifier who wrestled at Oklahoma State and Wisconsin, has been hired by Cal Poly head wrestling coach Jon Sioredas as a volunteer assistant coach. While at Wisconsin, Moran placed...

  • from InterMat 07/12/21 3:20 PM

    Three-time NCAA qualifier Gage Curry (Photo/Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com) As the NCAA has loosened restrictions and penalties for student-athletes to transfer, navigating the transfer portal has become an important aspect of roster management. The transfer portal has been much more active this yea...

  • from InterMat 07/12/21 1:05 PM

    New Cornell assistant coach Kellen Russell (Photo/Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com) All offseason we have monitored the movement on the coaching front, just like any other year. However, as the spring and summer of 2021 has progressed, we've discovered that this year was unlike any other, because of t...

  • from InterMat 07/11/21 2:00 PM

    Caden Rogers at the 2019 Walsh Ironman (Photo/Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com) The Lehigh staff started their Sunday morning with some good news as #28 overall Caden Rogers (Malvern Prep, PA) gave the school a verbal commitment. Rogers is third top-50 recruit to pledge to Lehigh already, joining #4...

  • from InterMat 07/10/21 1:30 PM

    2020 NCAA qualifier Kizhan Clarke (Photo/Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com) Transfers as of 7/10/2021 - received by DI schools. (New school listed first) Wrestlers added since our last edition have been bolded. Appalachian State - Diavantae Reddick (Campbell) 165 Appalachian State - Jacob Sartori...

  • from InterMat 07/09/21 4:45 PM

    Our EIWA correspondent Austin Sommer stops by to talk about some of the big coaching changes in the conference, along with new vacancies. Plus the cooking and field goal kicking abilities of some of the EIWA coaches. Past EIWA Reports

  • from InterMat 07/08/21 8:15 PM

    BJ Futrell at the 2017 US Open (Photo/Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) The University of Pennsylvania announced their new Assistant Coach today, one who is familiar with the program and its' principles - BJ Futrell, a former PRTC athlete and incredible asset to the Philadelphia wrestling comm...

  • from InterMat 07/07/21 5:40 PM

    From left, Sage Mortimer, Jordan Williams, Robert Perez III (Photo/John Sachs; Tech-Fall.com) We are just over a week from the Junior and 16U National Championships, otherwise simply known as "Fargo". Before we get into any previews for the 2021 action, take a look at the 16U national champions from...

  • from InterMat 07/07/21 5:40 PM

    Ned Shuck at the 2021 EIWA Championships (Photo/Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com) Today, Bellarmine University announced that Ned Shuck would be the school's next head coach. Shuck has spent the last three years at Army West Point and was most recently their associate head coach. During his time at We...

  • from InterMat 07/07/21 1:20 PM

    2021 NCAA qualifier Marcus Robinson of Cleveland State (Photo/Cleveland State athletics) Unlike many other sports, wrestling provides an equal opportunity to all youth, high school, collegiate, and elite-level athletes regardless of their age, size, gender, race, ethnicity, socio-economic status, fa...

  • from InterMat 07/06/21 8:15 PM

    Our SoCon correspondent Rachel Gallardo is back to talk about a variety of topics. First and foremost, is an update on the Bellarmine head coaching search. Could the Knights be close to a hire? Also, plenty of information about coaching vacancies in the conference and camps/fundraisers. Past SoC...

  • from InterMat 07/06/21 4:55 PM

    Donnie Vinson (left; front center) and Kellen Russell (right) (Photo/Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) New Cornell head coach Mike Grey has announced a pair of assistant coaching hires today via the team's Instagram. Kellen Russell and Donnie Vinson will join the staff. Vinson as the Associat...

  • from InterMat 07/06/21 1:25 PM

    From left, Anthony Echemendia, Kennedy Blades, and Ridge Lovett (Photo/John Sachs; Tech-Fall.com) We are just over a week from the Junior and 16U National Championships, otherwise simply known as "Fargo". Before we get into any previews for the 2021 action, take a look at the Junior national champio...

  • from InterMat 07/05/21 2:05 PM

    Ohio State's NCAA runner-up Sammy Sasso (Photo/Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) July 1st, 2021, marked a historic date in college athletics. As of that day, student-athletes were given the opportunity to capitalize on their name, image, and likeness (NIL). With this in place, collegiate athle...

  • from InterMat 07/03/21 7:55 PM

    Kendall Coleman at the 2021 NCAA Championships (Photo/Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) Rachel Gallardo is a Dietetic Intern at Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina. Rachel will be graduating with her Master's in Nutrition in August and will sit for the Registered Dietitian ex...

  • from InterMat 07/02/21 7:00 PM

    Jim Gibson (left) coaching at the 2019 NCAA Championships (photo/VMI athletics) Jim Gibson's journey to college wrestling wasn't a traditional route. Growing up in northwest Pennsylvania, on a horse farm between Pittsburgh and Erie, Jim wrestled throughout elementary and middle school. This was also...

  • from InterMat 07/02/21 4:45 PM

    Mark Grey at the NCAA Championships (photo/Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) With the UFC, PFL and Bellator taking the weekend off for the holiday, there are not nearly as many high-profile domestic MMA cards this weekend. However, there are still several former wrestlers in action across Valo...

  • from InterMat 07/02/21 3:20 PM

    Roman Bravo-Young at the 2021 NCAA finals (Photo/Tony Rotundo, WrestlersAreWarriors.com) On the first day that the NCAA allowed student-athletes to make money for their services and image, the Big Ten released a list of their top individual social media stars. Three of them were wrestlers. Based o...

  • from InterMat 07/01/21 3:05 PM

    AJ Ferrari at the 2021 NCAA Championships (Photo/Tony Rotundo, WrestlersAreWarriors.com) Today is a landmark day for college athletes, not just in the wrestling world. Starting today, college athletes have the ability to make money off of their name, image, and likeness (NIL), without jeopardizing t...

  • from InterMat 06/30/21 5:35 PM

    New Stanford head coach Rob Koll (left) with new Cornell head coach Mike Grey (Photo/Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) We're only one day away from the calendar turning over into July and there are still dozens of DI programs looking to fill coaching vacancies. Within the last week, InterMat h...

  • from InterMat 06/29/21 8:15 PM

    Chance Marteller with Cary Kolat (left) at the Olympic Trials (Photo/Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) The Navy-Marine Corps Regional Training Center announced their latest addition on Tuesday as two-time Lock Haven All-American, Chance Marsteller, will join the team. The move reunites Marstel...

  • from InterMat 06/28/21 6:00 PM

    Four-time national champion Riley Lefever (Photo/Indiana Sports Information BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - IU head coach Angel Escobedo has announced the addition of four-time national champion Riley Lefever as an assistant coach for the Indiana wrestling program. Lefever, who grew up in Fort Wayne, Indiana...

  • from InterMat 06/27/21 8:15 PM

    Quinn Kinner (Photo/Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com) Transfers as of 6/27/2021 - received by DI schools. (New school listed first) Wrestlers added since our last edition have been bolded. Appalachian State - Diavantae Reddick (Campbell) 165 Appalachian State - Jacob Sartorio (Fresno City Colleg...

  • from InterMat 06/27/21 4:20 PM

    New Utah Valley assistant coach Jason Chamberlain(Photo/Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) Yesterday, we brought you a listing of all of the current DI coaching vacancies. It felt like a huge number for this time of year. Along those same lines, here are the DI positions that have been filled ...

  • from InterMat 06/27/21 2:30 PM

    Top-Ranked 195 lber Rylan Rogers (Photo/Josh Conklin) The University of Michigan received its first commitment from the Class of 2022 today when top-ranked 195 lber Rylan Rogers (Coeur d'Alene, ID) verballed. In addition to Rogers' weight class ranking by MatScouts, the site has also deemed him the ...

  • from InterMat 06/26/21 7:20 PM

    (Photo/Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com)With July only a handful of days away, we're at an odd position, as there are more DI coaching vacancies available now more than ever. Later in the week, we'll explore why this may be the case. But, for now, here's the list. Please email me ([email protected]...

  • from InterMat 06/24/21 3:25 PM

    Ismael Borrero Molina at the 2019 World Championships (Photo/Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) United World Wrestling has announced top-four seeds for each of the six Greco-Roman weights for the Olympic Games in Tokyo. Here are the men's freestyle seeds released Monday and the women's seeds ...

  • from InterMat 06/24/21 1:25 PM

    Lance Palmer at the 2007 NCAA Championships (photo/Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) The InterMat Wrestling Fan's Guide to the MMA Weekend is back once again. As always, there is plenty of MMA action across the globe this weekend, and that means there are also several former wrestlers campaign...

  • from InterMat 06/24/21 12:40 PM

    Bill Swink (right) with Patrick Grayson who later wrestled at Nebraska InterMat has learned that Virginia Hall of Fame wrestling coach Bill Swink has been named the head coach at Connellsville Area High School in Connellsville, Pennsylvania. Connellsville has a long history of success as they have q...

  • from InterMat 06/24/21 11:40 AM

    HENNIKER, N.H. - New England College Athletic Director, Dave DeCew, is pleased to announce the addition of women's wrestling as a varsity sport for the 2022-23 season. "We see this as a great opportunity to grow our department by offering Women's Wrestling as our next varsity sport," stated DeCew....

  • from InterMat 06/23/21 10:10 PM

    (Photo/Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) STANFORD, Calif. - Dr. Enock Francois and Vincenzo Joseph have been named assistant coaches for the Stanford wrestling program, head coach Rob Koll announced today. "I had the pleasure of working with Enock for three years at Cornell and couldn't be mo...

  • from InterMat 06/23/21 3:05 PM

    Clackamas CC wins their third consecutive NJCAA national championship (Photo/NJCAA.com) Clackamas Takes on COVID and Nature to Secure Third Consecutive Title Unprecedented times took on a new meaning this past wrestling season. Overlooked are the unimaginable circumstances that piled on for th...

  • from InterMat 06/22/21 11:00 PM

    Gavin Nelson at the 2021 Cadet World Team Trials (Photo/Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com) The Minnesota wrestling program has taken the early lead in the 2023 recruiting arms race. Earlier this month, the Gophers landed the services of Cody Chittum, the nation's top-ranked 145-pounder and the No. 2-r...

  • from InterMat 06/22/21 5:20 PM

    Tamyra Mensah-Stock at the 2019 World Championships (Photo/Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) United World Wrestling has announced top-four seeds for each of the six weights for the Olympic Games in Tokyo. Seeds for Greco-Roman will be forthcoming, as well. Here are the men's freestyle seeds re...

  • from InterMat 06/22/21 1:05 PM

    EPHRAIM, Utah (June 21, 2021) - Snow College Athletics Director Rob Nielson today announced Snow College will be adding men's and women's wrestling. Recruiting will begin in the fall of 2021 with competition beginning in 2022. "We are excited to be able to announce the addition of men's and wome...

  • from InterMat 06/21/21 7:15 PM

    SMSU All-American Cade Steffen (Photo/SMSU athletics) And then there was one. There is just one final head coaching gig available in Division II right now. The promotion of three-time Division III finalist Bebeto Yewah to head coach at Davenport University means that only Southwest Minnesota State U...

  • from InterMat 06/21/21 6:30 PM

    Mark Hall at Senior Nationals in 2021 (Photo/Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com.com) PHILADELPHIA - The University of Pennsylvania's Hall of Fame Head Coach of Wrestling, Roger Reina C'84, WEV'05, is excited to announce the addition of Mark Hall to his staff as a volunteer assistant coach for #TheMovem...

  • from InterMat 06/21/21 2:55 PM

    Kyle Snyder after winning Olympic gold in 2016 (Photo/Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) Seeds for Men's Freestyle at the 2020 Olympics United World Wrestling has announced top-four seeds for each of the six weights for the Olympic Games in Tokyo. Seeds for the other two styles will be forthco...

  • from InterMat 06/20/21 3:20 PM

    Welcome to a new, regular feature for InterMat's collegiate coverage. Each of our conference correspondent's will release videos talking about some of the current events in their respective conference. Our ACC Correspondent Robbie Wendell stops by to talk about key transfers for Pittsburgh, Virgi...

  • from InterMat 06/20/21 1:45 PM

    Skylar Grote at Captain's Cup (Photo/Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) Saturday evening, Senior-level women's freestyle athlete Skylar Grote announced her new training situation. Grote, a New Jersey native, will move across the country and train at Oregon State's "Beaver Dam RTC". The RTC has ...

  • from InterMat 06/19/21 2:15 PM

    Welcome to a new, regular feature for InterMat's collegiate coverage. Each of our conference correspondent's will release videos talking about some of the current events in their respective conference. Our EIWA correspondent Austin Sommer sits down to discussion recent transfers within the confer...

  • from InterMat 06/18/21 12:20 PM

    Jason Tsirtsis at the 2014 NCAA Championships (Photo/Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) Joe Caprino, my buddy from IndianaMat.com, wrote me this the other day: Only 3 of the 13 four-time state champs in Pennsylvania have ever won an NCAA title. How come the best high school state for wrestling...

  • from InterMat 06/18/21 12:10 AM

    2021 NCAA Champion Shane Griffith (Photo/Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) This evening, Shane Griffith announced via social media that he would remain at Stanford. In July of 2020, Stanford stated that they would eliminate wrestling along with ten other sports following the 2020-21 school ...