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  • from InterMat 04/10/21 12:55 PM

    Mark Manning (right) has led Nebraska since 2000-01 (Photo/Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com) With the retirement of longtime Illinois head coach Jim Heffernan on Thursday, a marquee vacancy opened up in the nation's toughest wrestling conference. While we and the rest of the wrestling world can specu...

  • from InterMat 04/09/21 1:05 AM

    Jim Heffernan (Photo/Illinois Sports Information) CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Jim Heffernan, who helped lead the University of Illinois wrestling program to 13 Top-10 finishes at the NCAA Championships, announced his retirement today after 12 years as head coach and 29 years overall with the Illini wrestling...

  • from InterMat 04/09/21 12:35 AM

    (Photo/Tony Rotundo, WrestlersAreWarriors.com) CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Jim Heffernan, who helped lead the University of Illinois wrestling program to 13 Top-10 finishes at the NCAA Championships, announced his retirement today after 12 years as head coach and 29 years overall with the Illini wrestling pro...

  • from InterMat 04/08/21 2:30 AM

    Michael Kemerer (Photo/Tony Rotundo, WrestlersAreWarriors.com) This evening, Iowa's NCAA runner-up Michael Kemerer announced, in a well-crafted Twitter video, that he would be suiting up for the Hawkeyes in the 2021-22 season. With Kemerer on board, Tom Brands' squad 2021 NCAA Championship squad wil...

  • from InterMat 04/07/21 4:35 PM

    Alex Sancho takes on Ellis Coleman in the Olympic Trials Finals (Photo/Tony Rotundo, WrestlersAreWarriors.com) The 2021 US Olympic Team Trials was a very exciting event, bringing all three wrestling styles together in Texas to determine who will compete for the US in Tokyo. Many of us were excited t...

  • from InterMat 04/07/21 2:50 PM

    Brady Berge in the NCAA Round of 16 (Photo/Tony Rotundo, WrestlersAreWarriors.com) Today, Penn State's Brady Berge announced via social media that he was stepping away from competition due to concussions and other health concerns. Berge advanced to the 2021 NCAA quarterfinals after a close win ove...

  • from InterMat 04/07/21 1:15 PM

    Jenna Burkert with young fans after the challenge tournament finals (Photo/Tony Rotundo, WrestlersAreWarriors.com) I walked down as close to the floor as possible Saturday night to get one last picture of Dickies Arena before the finals began. Before leaving, I took a few brief moments to soak it in...

  • from InterMat 04/06/21 4:35 PM

    Kennedy Blades (Photo/Tony Rotundo, WrestlersAreWarriors.com) We all knew she was good, but 17-year-old Kennedy Blades made a statement as to just how good she is over the course of the last two weeks. The postponement of the Summer Olympics impacted the athletes of our community in a multitude of ...

  • from InterMat 04/05/21 8:55 PM

    2021 NCAA DII Wrestler of the year Kameron Teacher (Photo/Kylie Macziewski; SCSU athletics) Manheim, PA - On Monday, the National Wrestling Coaches Association announced the winners of both the Division II Wrestler of the Year and Rookie Wrestler of the Year awards. "It is an honor on behalf of th...

  • from InterMat 04/04/21 4:35 PM

    (Photo/Tony Rotundo, WrestlersAreWarriors.com) I remember it like it was yesterday. The date was June 8th, 2019. For those wrestling fans that recall dates and times in reference to notable wrestling events, like I do, it was Final X Rutgers. As the best-of-three finals were wrapping up, other medi...

  • from InterMat 04/04/21 3:35 AM

    (Photo/Tony Rotundo, WrestlersAreWarriors.com) Men's Freestyle 57 kg match one - Thomas Gilman over Vito Arujau 5:42 57 kg match two - Thomas Gilman over Vito Arujau 2-2 65 kg match one - Jordan Oliver over Joey McKenna 3-0 65 kg match two - Jordan Oliver over Joey McKenna 5-2 74 kg match ...

  • from InterMat 04/03/21 3:30 AM

    (Photo/Mark Lundy; www.luttelens.com) Aside from the drama surrounding the weigh-in status of two-time world champion and 2016 Olympian bronze medalist, J'Den Cox, the morning session at the Olympic Trials generally went according to plan. Most knew that would not be the case in the evening session...

  • from InterMat 04/03/21 2:00 AM

    (Photo/Mark Lundy; www.luttelens.com) Challenge Tournament Finals WFS Challenge Finals 50KG: Amy Fearnside (Titan Mercury) vs. Victoria Anthony (Sunkist) 53KG: Ronna Heaton (Sunkist) vs. Katherine Shai (Titan Mercury) 57KG: Jenna Burkert (WCAP) vs. Alli Ragan (Sunkist) 62KG: Maya Nelson (Sunk...

  • from InterMat 04/02/21 7:40 PM

    (Photo/Mark Lundy; www.luttelens.com) WFS Quarterfinal Results 50KG Whitney Conder (WCAP) tf. McKayla Campbell (Tiger), 12-0 Amy Fearnside (Titan Mercury) dec. Erin Golston (Wisc. RTC), 7-0 Victoria Anthony (Sunkist) tf. Emily Shilson (Titan Mercury), 10-0 Alyssa Lampe (Beaver Dam)f all. Aleid...

  • from InterMat 04/02/21 5:05 PM

    2016 Olympian Frank Molinaro (Photo/Mark Lundy; www.luttelens.com) Olympic Trials Prelim Round Results WFS Preliminaries 50KG McKayla Campbell (Tiger) fall. Aleeah Gould (Tornado), 4:35 Erin Golston (Wisc. RTC) tf. Angelina Gomez (Lion), 14-3 Amy Fearnside (Titan Mercury) tf. Estella Travino ...

  • from InterMat 04/02/21 3:00 PM

    Two-time World Champion J'Den Cox (Photo/Tony Rotundo, WrestlersAreWarriors.com) Before action gets underway at the Olympic Trials, we already have shocking news to report. Two-time world champion and 2016 Olympic bronze medalist J'Den Cox will not be competing in today's trials. Unnamed sources ha...

  • from InterMat 04/02/21 11:50 AM

    Iowa Hawkeyes All-American Jaydin Eierman (Photo/Tony Rotundo, WrestlersAreWarriors.com) Welcome to the new Intermat. I officially took the reigns yesterday - a hectic time to be undergoing a big transition - on the heels of NCAA's and just ahead of the much anticipated Olympic Trials. I'm hoping it...

  • from InterMat 03/31/21 10:20 PM

    Zach Hartman BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- Bucknell's Zach Hartman was named the EIWA Wrestler of the Year, the conference office announced Wednesday afternoon. Hartman became the first Bison to earn this prestigious award after winning an EIWA title and earning All-America laurels during the 2020-21 campaign....

  • from InterMat 03/31/21 6:10 PM

    NC State's Pat Popolizio was named ACC Co-Coach of the Year with Pitt's Keith Gavin (Photo/Sam Janicki, SJanickiPhoto.com) GREENSBORO, N.C. -- National champion Austin O'Connor of North Carolina has been chosen the Atlantic Coast Conference Wrestler of the Year and heads up the sport's 2021 season ...

  • from InterMat 03/31/21 4:10 PM

    Going back a half-decade or so, right around the time before and after the 2016 Rio Olympics, the trend of high-level wrestlers making an earnest transition to the sport of mixed martial arts was an extremely common occurrence. All you'd need to do is look at Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3 of this series...

  • from InterMat 03/31/21 2:40 PM

    Another state is adding girls wrestling as a sanctioned sport. The North Dakota High School Activities Association Board of Directors met Tuesday and voted to approve the sanctioning of girls wrestling as a NDHSAA-sponsored sport starting in the 2021-22 school year. North Dakota becomes the 30th st...

  • from InterMat 03/30/21 8:20 PM

    Iowa State's David Carr won the NCAA title at 157 pounds (Photo/Tony Rotundo, WrestlersAreWarriors.com) Iowa State's David Carr was selected as the 2021 Big 12 Wrestler of the Year, as voted by the league's 12 head coaches. He is the first Cyclone to earn the distinction since the award's inception ...

  • from InterMat 03/30/21 6:55 PM

    Wrestlers competing in this weekend's Olympic Team Trials will not face sanctions from the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee for raising their fists or kneeling during the national anthem. The USOPC release a document outlining what "racial and social demonstrations" will and will not be allowe...

  • from InterMat 03/30/21 3:25 PM

    Nick Soto Director of Athletics Kris Swogger announced the hiring of Nick Soto as the new head coach of the Keiser University wrestling team. Soto said on being named the head coach, "If you're on the Flagship campus, it doesn't take long to realize that Keiser University is a special place. As a F...

  • from InterMat 03/30/21 1:20 AM

    Nick Gwiazdowski is the top seed in men's freestyle at 125 kilograms (Photo/Tony Rotundo, WrestlersAreWarriors.com) The seeds have been released in all three styles for the Olympic Team Trials, which take place Friday and Saturday at the Dickies Arena in Fort Worth, Texas. Freestyle 57 kilograms: ...

  • from InterMat 03/30/21 12:40 AM

    Forrest Molinari is the top seed at 68 kilograms (Photo/Mark Lundy, Lutte-Lens.com) The women's wrestling seeds have been announced for the Olympic Team Trials. The event is set for April 2-3 at the Dickies Arena in Fort Worth, Texas. 50 kilograms: Sarah Hildebrandt - sitting to the best-of-three f...

  • from InterMat 03/29/21 9:05 PM

    Adam Coon is the top seed at 130 kilograms (Photo/Tony Rotundo, WrestlersAreWarriors.com) The Greco-Roman seeds have been announced for the Olympic Team Trials. The event is set for April 2-3 at the Dickies Arena in Fort Worth, Texas. 60 kg Ildar Hafizov - sitting to the best-of-three finals 1. Le...

  • from InterMat 03/29/21 7:40 PM

    NEW YORK -- Peacock Original documentary, My Pursuit: Life, Legacy & Jordan Burroughs tells the story of American freestyle wrestler Jordan Burroughs as he attempts to make his third Olympic team. Fans will be able to stream the documentary for free on Peacock April 1 as part of NBCUniversal's Cou...

  • from InterMat 03/29/21 6:45 PM

    David Taylor is the No. 1 seed at 86 kilograms (Photo/Tony Rotundo, WrestlersAreWarriors.com) The freestyle seeds have been released for the Olympic Team Trials. The event is set for April 2-3 at the Dickies Arena in Fort Worth, Texas. 57 kilograms: 1. Thomas Gilman (Nittany Lion WC/TMWC) 2. Daton ...

  • from InterMat 03/29/21 5:25 PM

    Iowa's Spencer Lee and Minnesota's Gable Steveson are co-winners (Photos/Sam Janicki, SJanickiPhoto.com) For the first time since 2001, there are co-winners of the WIN Magazine/Culture House Dan Hodge Trophy, presented by ASICS Wrestling. Last season's winner Spencer Lee of Iowa and Gable Steveson ...

  • from InterMat 03/29/21 5:15 PM

    Iowa's Spencer Lee after winning his third NCAA title (Photo/Sam Janicki, SJanickiPhoto.com) IOWA CITY, Iowa -- For the second year in a row, University of Iowa national champion Spencer Lee has been awarded the WIN Magazine/Culture House Dan Hodge Trophy. The award is presented annually to the nati...

  • from InterMat 03/29/21 12:50 PM

    Minnesota's Gable Steveson after a semifinal win at the 2021 NCAAs (Photo/Tony Rotundo, WrestlersAreWarriors.com) Minnesota heavyweight Gable Steveson dominated his competition in 2021, finishing 17-0 with 14 of the 17 wins resulting in bonus points. Steveson defeated Michigan's Mason Parris 8-4 to ...

  • from InterMat 03/27/21 2:05 AM

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  • from InterMat 03/26/21 11:25 PM

    EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Former Michigan State wrestling All-American Mike Potts has passed away. He was 60 (1960-2021). Mike PottsA four-year letterwinner (1981-84) under Hall of Fame Coach Grady Peninger, Potts earned All-American honors in 1982 at 190 pounds and in 1984 at heavyweight. Potts won ...

  • from InterMat 03/26/21 8:30 PM

    Shane Griffith with the Stanford coaches during his NCAA finals match (Photo/Tony Rotundo, WrestlersAreWarriors.com) SAN FRANCISCO -- The Pac-12 Conference announced today the 2021 Pac-12 wrestling honors, as voted on by the Pac-12 coaches. STANFORD swept this year's awards with redshirt sophomore S...

  • from InterMat 03/26/21 3:00 PM

    Brandon Reed won three NAIA natioanl titles COLUMBIA, Ky. -- Brandon Reed is set to become the newest member of the Lindsey Wilson wrestling staff serving as a graduate assistant beginning in 2021-22, head coach Corey Ruff announced on Thursday. "I am excited to become the graduate assistant for Li...

  • from InterMat 03/26/21 11:55 AM

    I wrote the first Foley's Friday Mailbag nine years ago on April 13, 2012. I had graduated from journalism school in 2009 and had spent a majority of the next two years traveling to traditional wrestling events and writing for outlets like ESPN and FIGHT! Magazine. The money was terrible, and I was...

  • from InterMat 03/25/21 7:25 PM

    Tervel Dlagnev coached at Ohio State from 2016-2021 (Photo/Sam Janicki, SJanickiPhoto.com) Two-time Olympian Tervel Dlagnev is heading home. The 35-year-old Dlagnev is leaving his position as an assistant wrestling coach at Ohio State to become the head freestyle coach for the Nebraska Wrestling Tr...

  • from InterMat 03/25/21 5:15 PM

    Tom Brands coaching Jaydin Eierman in the NCAA finals (Photo/Tony Rotundo, WrestlersAreWarriors.com) Tom Brands guided the Iowa Hawkeyes to an undefeated dual meet season, share of the Big Ten dual meet championship, Big Ten tournament championship and the program's first national championship since...

  • from InterMat 03/24/21 3:30 PM

    Pitt's Jake Wentzel comes out to the mat for his NCAA finals match (Photo/Mark Lundy, Lutte-Lens.com) PITTSBURGH -- The University of Pittsburgh wrestling program received extremely welcome news on Wednesday when a pair of senior wrestlers -- NCAA finalist Jake Wentzel and NCAA qualifier Gregg Harve...

  • from InterMat 03/24/21 1:15 PM

    A.J. Ferrari after picking up a win over Michigan's Myles Amine in the NCAA semifinals (Photo/Sam Janicki, SJanickiPhoto.com) A.J. Ferrari "talks a big game and he shows a big game." Those were the words of Oklahoma State head wrestling coach John Smith when discussing his true freshman 197-pounder...

  • from InterMat 03/23/21 4:00 PM

    Fan voting is underway for the 2021 Dan Hodge Trophy. To vote, click here. Cast your vote below! (Listed alphabetically by last name) Roman Bravo-Young - Penn State Weight Class: 133 Record: 14-0 Pins: 1 Tech Falls: 2 Major Decisions: 2 For/DQ: 0 Bonus: 35.7% Aaron Brooks - Penn State Weight...

  • from InterMat 03/22/21 5:15 PM

    STAMFORD, Conn. -- NBC Olympics will present exclusive live coverage of every match of the U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Wrestling from Dickies Arena in Fort Worth, Texas, on Friday, April 2, and Saturday, April 3, across NBCSN, Peacock and NBC Sports digital platforms. 15 of the 18 winners of the Tria...

  • from InterMat 03/21/21 2:20 AM

    Roman Bravo-Young won Penn State's first of four NCAA titles Saturday (Photo/Tony Rotundo, WrestlersAreWarriors.com) ST. LOUIS -- While Iowa finished on top of the team standings at the 2021 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships, it was Penn State that stole the show Saturday night in St. Louis. ...

  • from InterMat 03/20/21 7:05 PM

    Iowa's Austin DeSanto battled back to place third at 133 pounds (Photo/Tony Rotundo, WrestlersAreWarriors.com) ST. LOUIS -- Iowa has won its 24th NCAA Division I wrestling team championship. The top-ranked Hawkeyes mathematically clinched the team title during Saturday's medal round when Penn State...

  • from InterMat 03/20/21 3:50 AM

    Iowa's Jaydin Eierman celebrates after getting a pin in the NCAA semifinals (Photo/Tony Rotundo, WrestlersAreWarriors.com) ST. LOUIS -- The finals of the 2021 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships are set. The Iowa Hawkeyes who have led throughout the tournament still hold a lead. At the conclus...

  • from InterMat 03/20/21 3:00 AM

    UNC's Austin O'Connor advanced to the finals at 149 pounds with a win over Brock Mauller (Photo/Tony Rotundo, WrestlersAreWarriors.com) 125: No. 1 Spencer Lee (Iowa) maj. dec. No. 4 Drew Hildebrandt (Central Michigan), 11-0 No. 3 Brandon Courtney (Arizona State) dec. No. 7 Taylor LaMont (Utah Valley...

  • from InterMat 03/19/21 11:40 PM

    Cal Poly's Bernie Truax will face top-seeded Michael Kemerer of Iowa in the semifinals (Photo/Mark Lundy, Lutte-Lens.com) The most recent updates appear at the top of the page. Refresh/reload the page for the latest updates. Links: Results | ESPN Live Streams 6:36 p.m. CT InterMat will be providin...

  • from InterMat 03/19/21 9:50 PM

    Austin DeSanto is one of five semifinalists for Iowa (Photo/Tony Rotundo, WrestlersAreWarriors.com) ST. LOUIS -- Friday of the NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships is often referred to as moving day. The winners in the quarterfinals secure themselves All-America status and separation begins in th...

  • from InterMat 03/19/21 8:50 PM

    Oklahoma State's A.J. Ferrari defeated Iowa's Jacob Warner in the quarterfinals (Photo/Tony Rotundo, WrestlersAreWarriors.com) 125: No. 1 Spencer Lee (Iowa) maj. dec. No. 9 Devin Schroder (Purdue), 10-2 No. 4 Drew Hildebrandt (Central Michigan) dec. No. 5 Brody Teske (Northern Iowa), 4-2 SV1 No. 3 B...

  • from InterMat 03/19/21 2:30 PM

    Trent Hidlay will face No. 6 John Poznanski (Rutgers) (Photo/Mark Lundy, Lutte-Lens.com) The most recent updates appear at the top of the page. Refresh/reload the page for the latest updates. Links: Results | ESPN Live Streams 9:26 a.m. CT We will be providing a running notebook throughout the qua...

  • from InterMat 03/19/21 3:35 AM

    Spencer Lee won by major decision in his second-round match (Photo/Tony Rotundo, WrestlersAreWarriors.com) ST. LOUIS -- Iowa lost its undefeated streak but managed to hold onto the top spot at the 2021 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships in St. Louis. After the first day, the Hawkeyes have accum...

  • from InterMat 03/19/21 3:00 AM

    Penn State's Brady Berge defeated Iowa's Kaleb Young at 157 pounds (Photo/Tony Rotundo, WrestlersAreWarriors.com) 125: No. 1 Spencer Lee (Iowa) maj. dec. No. 17 Killian Cardinale (West Virginia), 15-5 No. 9 Devin Schroder (Purdue) dec. No. 8 RayVon Foley (Michigan State), 2-1 No. 5 Brody Teske (Nort...

  • from InterMat 03/18/21 9:35 PM

    No. 1 Myles Amine of Michigan will battle Jake Jakobsen of Lehigh in the second round (Photo/Sam Janicki, SJanickiPhoto.com) The most recent updates appear at the top of the page. Refresh/reload the page for the latest updates. Links: Results | ESPN Live Streams 4:35 p.m. CT InterMat will be provi...

  • from InterMat 03/18/21 8:35 PM

    Jacob Warner celebrates after getting a come-from-behind victory at 197 pounds (Photo/Tony Rotundo, WrestlersAreWarriors.com) ST. LOUIS -- The Iowa Hawkeyes' quest to get back on the top of the podium got off to a strong start. In the first round of the 2021 NCAA Division I wrestling tournament, Iow...

  • from InterMat 03/18/21 8:20 PM

    Northwestern's Yahya Thomas knocked off No. 8 Jaden Abas of Stanford in the first round at 149 (Photo/Tony Rotundo, WrestlersAreWarriors.com) 125: No. 1 Spencer Lee (Iowa) tech. fall No. 32 Patrick McCormick (Virginia), 17-1 No. 17 Killian Cardinale (West Virginia) dec. No. 16 Codi Russell (Appalach...

  • from InterMat 03/18/21 2:35 PM

    The most recent updates appear at the top of the page. Refresh/reload the page for the latest updates. Links: Results | ESPN Live Streams 9:34 a.m. CT InterMat is providing a running notebook -- with periodic updates -- throughout the 2021 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships in St. Louis, w...

  • from InterMat 03/18/21 2:45 AM

    Tom Brands was named NWCA Coach of the Year (Photo/Darren Miller, HawkeyeSports.com) ST. LOUIS - On Wednesday the National Wrestling Coaches Association announced the NCAA Division I National Coach of the Year and seven finalists as selected by their peers. The award is presented to the coach that h...

  • from InterMat 03/17/21 4:20 PM

    The InterMat staff writers have broken down the brackets for the 2021 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships in St. Louis and made their predictions. Andrew Hipps 125: Spencer Lee (Iowa) over Sam Latona (Virginia Tech) 133: Daton Fix (Oklahoma State) over Roman Bravo-Young (Penn State) 141: Nic...

  • from InterMat 03/17/21 1:15 PM

    This week sees the return of the NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships, bravely and steadfastly pushing forward despite this seemingly never-ending COVID-19 pandemic, as well as, another UFC Fight Night card, serving up MMA action of the highest caliber. Prominently featured in the co-main event i...

  • from InterMat 03/16/21 9:15 PM

    Army West Point's Bobbly Heald getting ready to wrestle in the EIWA finals (Photo/Sam Janicki, SJanickiPhoto.com) WEST POINT, N.Y. -- Due to an abundance of caution regarding COVID-19 protocols, senior captain Bobbly Heald has withdrawn from competing for Army at the 2021 NCAA DI Wrestling Tournamen...

  • from InterMat 03/16/21 8:20 PM

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  • from InterMat 03/16/21 4:55 PM

    The NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships return to ESPN networks, with live coverage of the annual event from start to finish. Action from Enterprise Center in St. Louis begins Thursday, March 18, with the first round on ESPNU, and continues with early sessions on ESPNU, three primetime sessions ...

  • from InterMat 03/16/21 4:00 PM

    MINNEAPOLIS -- Rev Wrestling Corp. has signed a definitive agreement to sell InterMat (InterMatWrestle.com), one of the nation's leading wrestling content websites, to MatScouts LLC. The sale will be officially completed on April 1. MatScouts LLC, based in Easton, Pennsylvania, is led by Willie Sa...

  • from InterMat 03/15/21 7:10 PM

    We know you'd like to attend the U.S. Olympic Team Trials in Fort Worth, to see the greatest wrestlers in the nation battle for coveted spots on the U.S. Olympic Team that will compete in Tokyo this summer. We get it. Not everybody can get there and tickets are limited this time due to health prot...

  • from InterMat 03/14/21 6:05 AM

    Campbellsville won its first NAIA national championship JAMESTOWN, N.D. -- For the first time in Campbellsville University history, an NAIA team championship banner is coming back to campus, as Lady Tiger wrestling won the second annual NAIA Invitational in a big way over the weekend. In addition ...

  • from InterMat 03/14/21 6:00 AM

    Lindenwood's Abner Romero won the national title at 174 pounds (Photo/Don Adams Jr.) 125: 1st: Cole Laya (West Liberty) maj. dec. Nick Daggett (UNC Pembroke), 12-2 3rd: Joe Arroyo (Wis.-Parkside) dec. Christian Wellman (Ashland), 4-3 5th: Christian Mejia (McKendree) dec. Paxton Rosen (Central Okla.)...

  • from InterMat 03/14/21 5:50 AM

    NWCA Division III national champions (Photo/Sam Janicki, SJanickiPhoto.com) 125: 1st: Alex Friddle (Coe College) dec. Brady Kyner (Wartburg), 6-3 3rd: Samuel Braswell (Averett) dec. Bradley Rosen (North Central), 7-4 5th: Dylan Mcchesney (Simpson College) dec. Cristian Chavez (Luther), 2-0 7th: Jare...

  • from InterMat 03/14/21 5:45 AM

    Wyatt Wriedt gets his hand raised after winning the national title at heavyweight (Photo/Sam Janicki, SJanickiPhoto.com) CORALVILLE, Iowa -- The No. 9-ranked Loras College wrestling team completed the 2021 season on a high note at the 2021 NWCA Division III Wrestling Championships, earning a program...

  • from InterMat 03/14/21 5:30 AM

    David Hollingsworth won the national title at 157 pounds (Photo/Sam Janicki, SJanickiPhoto.com) CORALVILLE, Iowa -- The top-ranked Wartburg wrestling team concluded competition at the NWCA Division III National Championships on Saturday, March 13 at the Xtream Arena with one third-place finish, four...

  • from InterMat 03/14/21 5:20 AM

    Josh Gerke celebrates after winning the national title at 149 pounds (Photo/Sam Janicki, SJanickiPhoto.com) CORALVILLE, Iowa -- After securing nine All-Americans on the opening day of the National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) Division III National Championships, Coe College's wrestling team ...

  • from InterMat 03/14/21 4:45 AM

    St. Cloud State won its third consecutive NCAA Division II national championship (Photo/Thomas Breach) ST. LOUIS, Mo. -- It was supposedly a down season for the St. Cloud State University wrestling team. The perennial power had supposedly taken a back seat. Despite completing a perfect season in Nor...

  • from InterMat 03/13/21 3:35 AM

    Link: Results CORALVILLE, Iowa -- The top-ranked Wartburg wrestling team concluded day one of the NWCA Division III National Wrestling Championships on Friday, March 12 inside the Xtream Arena, sending seven athletes into the semifinals while eight wrestlers remain alive in their respective weight...

  • from InterMat 03/13/21 2:55 AM

    Link: Results ST. LOUIS -- The top-ranked Nebraska-Kearney wrestling steam started and finished strong and leads after the first day of the 2021 NCAA Division II Championships in St. Louis The socially-distanced meet with limited attendance is being held at the America's Center Convention Complex...

  • from InterMat 03/12/21 4:50 PM

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  • from InterMat 03/12/21 3:00 PM

    JAMESTOWN, N.D. -- On Thursday evening the NAIA hosted a virtual National Championship Coaches Social. At the conclusion of the event, National Wrestling Coaches Association Executive Director Mike Moyer recognized the five finalists for the NAIA Women's National Coach of the Year and announced the...

  • from InterMat 03/11/21 10:40 PM

    Andrew Alirez withdrew from the NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships (Photo/Anna-Lee Marie) GREELEY, Colo. -- Northern Colorado sophomore wrestler Andrew Alirez has withdrawn from the 2021 NCAA Championships. Alirez, who qualified as an at-large selection, will not compete at the championships du...

  • from InterMat 03/11/21 10:40 PM

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Originally named an alternate for next week's 2021 NCAA Wrestling Championships, Utah Valley University sophomore Cameron Hunsaker has officially been named an injury replacement and will now also compete at nationals as UVU will now send four wrestlers to the NCAA Championships. ...

  • from InterMat 03/11/21 10:30 PM

    Don Henry (Photo/Gannon Athletics) ST. LOUIS, Mo. -- On Thursday the National Wrestling Coaches Association announced the NCAA Division II National Coach of the Year and six finalists as selected by their peers. The award is presented to the coach that has demonstrated outstanding effort throughout ...

  • from InterMat 03/11/21 7:30 PM

    USA Wrestling has released its expected schedule for the Olympic Team Trials - Wrestling, which is set for April 2-3, 2021, in Fort Worth, Texas, at Dickies Arena. Competition begins Friday at 10 a.m. CT with challenge tournament preliminary rounds and quarterfinals for all weights in all three Oly...

  • from InterMat 03/11/21 4:10 PM

    Penn State hosted the 2021 Big Ten Wrestling Championships (Photo/Sam Janicki, SJanickiPhoto.com) The Big Ten Network's coverage of the 2021 wrestling season concluded with a record breaking 324,322 viewers for the final session of the 2021 Big Ten Wrestling Championships. Viewership reflected +29% ...

  • from InterMat 03/11/21 12:40 AM

    Iowa's Michael Kemerer is seeded No. 1 at 174 pounds (Photo/Sam Janicki, SJanickiPhoto.com) 125: 1. Spencer Lee (Iowa) 7-0 2. Sam Latona (Virginia Tech) 10-0 3. Brandon Courtney (Arizona State) 11-0 4. Drew Hildebrandt (Central Michigan) 10-0 5. Brody Teske (Northern Iowa) 12-1 6. Jakob Camacho...

  • from InterMat 03/10/21 11:45 PM

    The 2021 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships will take place St. Louis (Photo/Tony Rotundo, WrestlersAreWarriors.com The brackets have been released for the 2021 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships. The event takes place March 19-21 in St. Louis. Link: Brackets

  • from InterMat 03/10/21 9:05 PM

    Iowa's Spencer Lee is seeded No. 1 at 125 pounds (Photo/Sam Janicki, SJanickiPhoto.com) Today, starting at 4 p.m. ET, the NCAA has started revealing the No. 1 and No. 2 seeds in each weight class for the 2021 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships. The top two seeds in each weight class will releas...

  • from InterMat 03/10/21 7:20 PM

    A new wrestling coaching book called "A Coach's Manual: Everything You Need to be a Successful Coach" is now available for purchase at Championship Products. The book was written by longtime wrestling coach John Klessinger. To purchase the book, click here. Features & Benefits Master every aspect...

  • from InterMat 03/09/21 10:35 PM

    Max Mejia (Photo/Augsburg Athletics) MINNEAPOLIS -- Augsburg University women's wrestling head coach Max Mejia has submitted his resignation, after leading the Auggie program for the past two seasons, the university announced on Tuesday. Mejia helped to launch the Auggie women's wrestling program ...

  • from InterMat 03/09/21 9:10 PM

    Stanford's Real Woods received an at-large berth at 141 pounds (Photo/Tony Rotundo, WrestlersAreWarriors.com) INDIANAPOLIS -- The NCAA announced the 64 at-large selections for the 2021 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships at the Enterprise Center in St. Louis. The at-large selections, listed in ...

  • from InterMat 03/09/21 1:30 PM

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  • from InterMat 03/09/21 1:55 AM

    Iowa's Michael Kemerer defeated PSU's Carter Starocci to win the Big Ten title at 174 pounds (Photo/Sam Janicki, SJanickiPhoto.com) The Big Ten tournament wrapped up on Sunday afternoon. The Iowa Hawkeyes won the team title with four individual champions. After this performance, they enter the NCAA ...

  • from InterMat 03/08/21 9:55 PM

    Sam Schmitz TIFFIN, Ohio -- On Saturday following the National Collegiate Women's Wrestling Championships, the National Wrestling Coaches Association announced the winner of the NCAA Women's Defense Soap National Coach of the Year. NWCA Executive Director Mike Moyer presented Sam Schmitz of McKendre...

  • from InterMat 03/08/21 9:40 PM

    CORSIER-SUR-VEVEY, Switzerland -- When Nenad Lalovic was appointed interim president of the international federation for wrestling in 2013 the sport faced an uphill battle for Olympic reinstatement and lacked wide-reaching respect among those in the global sports community. Behind the scenes, th...

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    Adeline Gray after getting a victory at 2020 Senior Nationals (Photo/Sam Janicki, SJanickiPhoto.com) Five-time world champion Adeline Gray penned a letter to women's wrestlers on International Women's Day. The letter was posted by Wrestle Like a Girl. To the girls on the mat, We see you. Your he...

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    Oklahoma and Oklahoma State shared the 2021 Big 12 Wrestling Championship after securing 124 points each in the two-day event at the BOK Center. In a rematch of last year's title bout at 141, Oklahoma's Dom Demas outlasted Iowa State's Ian Parker in a 4-3 in tiebreaker 2 to reclaim his title and e...

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    Iowa claimed the team title at the 2021 Big Ten Wrestling Championships (Photo/Sam Janicki, SJanickiPhoto.com) Results: Brackets UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- The top-ranked University of Iowa wrestling team won the 2021 Big Ten Championships on Sunday, scoring 159.5 team points and crowning four individu...

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    WICHITA, Kan. -- [Brackets | Team Scores] The 2021 NAIA Men's Wrestling National Championship was full of firsts. Many first-time qualifiers, first-time All-Americans, first time finalists and individual titles. The biggest first however, happened at the conclusion of the championship when Life Uni...

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    The No.1 McKendree University women's wrestling team defended its national championship at the second-annual Cliff Keen National Collegiate Women's Wrestling Championship (NCWWC) Saturday afternoon. The Bearcats also added six individual champions. Sam Schmitz's team was represented by 15 wrestler...

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    Jaydin Eierman advanced to the finals by defeating Nebraska's Chad Red (Darren Miller, Iowa Athletics) UNIVERISTY PARK, Pa. -- The top-ranked University of Iowa wrestling team advanced six Hawkeyes to the finals and sits in first place at the 2021 Big Ten Championships following Saturday night semif...