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  • from InterMat 09/25/22 7:45 PM

    2013 NCAA All-American Ugi Khishignyam (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...

  • from InterMat 09/24/22 2:00 PM

    Building a winning wrestling program at the collegiate level doesn't happen overnight. Unless you hire Tom Brands or Cael Sanderson, it's a multi-year process. For everyone else, it usually requires a few years to put your own stamp on the program and a culture change. The last two words may be th...

  • from InterMat 09/23/22 3:50 PM

    Zack Ryder at the 2022 U17 World Team Trials (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) With most of the very top-level recruits from the Class of 2023 already spoken for, it's time for most schools to focus their attention on the current high school juniors. That was the case for Pe...

  • from InterMat 09/23/22 2:25 PM

    2021 NCAA All-American Clay Carlson (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 s...

  • from InterMat 09/23/22 1:00 PM

    Bo Nickal at the 2020 Olympic Trials (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) The UFC has a rare weekend off and this weekend in the MMA world overall is not particularly stacked. However, there are a few key fights that wrestling fans might not want to miss. Friday: Bellator 285...

  • from InterMat 09/22/22 6:20 PM

    Austin Gomez in the 2022 Big Ten Semifinals (photo courtesy of Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com) It's officially preseason for NCAA Wrestling. It's time to really start reflecting on what's to come. Storylines, potential matchups, events, and all of the spectacle and fanfare that come with a college w...

  • from InterMat 09/22/22 2:00 PM

    Princeton Director of Operations Julia Salata (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) Growing up, Julia Salata was always surrounded by boys. Being an only child, she was at the mercy of the children in her neighborhood - which happened to be very male-dominant. Because of this, s...

  • from InterMat 09/21/22 11:45 AM

    Legend Lamer (left) at the 2022 Pac-12 Championships (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) There have been some legendary sibling combos in NCAA history. The first ones that come to mind are the Brands, Smiths, and Schultz's. However, a new brother combo may become the next best...

  • from InterMat 09/21/22 11:15 AM

    David Taylor in the 2022 World finals against Hassan Yazdani (photo courtesy of Kadir Caliskan/UWW) The U.S. men's freestyle team brought home the team title with a 48-point margin over second place Iran. Along the way, the team won medals in eight of 10 weights and finished with four gold medals. ...

  • from InterMat 09/20/22 6:05 PM

    Iowa transfer Felicity Taylor at Final X NYC Another jam-packed summer of wrestling is behind us and the academic year has begun at colleges with women's wrestling across the country. We take a look at where the best high school recruits in the class of 2022 will be suiting up in college, as well as...

  • from InterMat 09/19/22 6:40 PM

    Amit Elor in the 2022 Senior World Finals (photos courtesy of Martin Gabor/UWW) In reviewing the results of the 2022 Senior World Championships, I noticed that three of the four champions for the United States of America, in men's freestyle, were over 30 years old. That generally goes against the ty...

  • from InterMat 09/19/22 5:20 PM

    Yianni Diakomihalis (left) and Joey McKenna in the 2021 World Team Trials finals (photos courtesy of Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com) We're only one day removed from the final whistles being blown at the 2022 Senior World Championships, but with that in mind, there's nothing that says we can't look a...

  • from InterMat 09/19/22 1:25 PM

    2022 86 kg world champion David Taylor (photo courtesy of Martin Gabor/UWW) It's the Monday after the 2022 Senior World Championships. The smoke has cleared and all of the action has concluded. We'll have some more World Championship-related content, but before then, take a look at the Americans who...

  • from InterMat 09/19/22 1:20 AM

    2022 61 kg World Champion Rei Higuchi of Japan (photo courtesy of Kostadin Andonov/UWW) 61 kg Men's Freestyle Gold Medal Match: Rei Higuchi (Japan) over Reza Atri (Iran) 10-0 Bronze Medal Match: Arsen Harutyunyan (Armenia) over Seth Gross (USA) 12-0 Bronze Medal Match: Narankhuu Narmandakh (Mongo...

  • from InterMat 09/19/22 12:45 AM

    97 kg world champion Kyle Snyder (photo courtesy of Kostadin Andonov/UWW) The 2022 Senior World Championships wrapped up Sunday from Belgrade, Serbia, as the medal matches for the final three men's freestyle weights took place. Saturday's action officially wrapped up a team title for the United Stat...

  • from InterMat 09/17/22 11:05 PM

    2022 world bronze medalist Stevan Micic (photo courtesy of Kostadin Andonov/UWW) 57 kg Men's Freestyle Gold Medal Match: Zelimkhan Abakarov (Albania) over Thomas Gilman (USA) 7-2 Bronze Medal Match: Zanabazar Zandanbud (Mongolia) over Wanhao Zuo (China) Fall 4:33 Bronze Medal Match: Stevan Micic...

  • from InterMat 09/17/22 9:55 PM

    Four-time World Champion Kyle Dake (photo courtesy of Kostadin Andonov/UWW) A day after the men's freestyle claimed a pair of gold medals in men's freestyle, Kyle Dake added another and continued to add to his legacy. Dake won his fourth world title with a 3-2 victory over the opponent he defeated f...

  • from InterMat 09/17/22 1:00 AM

    2022 World Champion Taha Akgul (photos courtesy of Kadir Caliskan/UWW) 70 kg Men's Freestyle Gold Medal Match: Taishi Narikuni (Japan) over Zain Retherford (USA) 10-0 Bronze Medal Match: Ernazar Akmataliev (Kyrgyzstan) over Naveen (India) 4-1 Bronze Medal Match: Zurabi Iakobishvili (Georgia) over...

  • from InterMat 09/16/22 9:15 PM

    Jordan Burroughs after winning his seventh World/Olympic title (photos courtesy of Kadir Caliskan/UWW) If you're reading this you likely just watched Jordan Burroughs etch his name into American wrestling history once again. Since the 1992 Olympics, John Smith's six world/Olympic titles have been th...

  • from InterMat 09/16/22 8:40 PM

    From left, Seth Gross, Yianni Diakomihalis, and Kyle Snyder (photos courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) 61 KG Title Contenders #3 Rei Higuchi (JPN) - 2016 Ziolkowski champ, 2016 Olympic runner-up 2016 Macedonian Pearl champion, 2016 57 KG Astana OG Qualifier champion, 2017 61 KG A...

  • from InterMat 09/16/22 7:50 PM

    Jordan Burroughs (left) and David Taylor (photo courtesy of Kadir Caliskan/UWW) Friday proved to be the most eventful day of the 2022 World Championships, thus far, at least from an American perspective. The first three American finalists in the men's freestyle division were in action and there were...

  • from InterMat 09/16/22 1:20 PM

    2022 70 kg World Finalist Zain Retherford (photo courtesy of Kadir Caliskan/UWW) In the wake of Zain Retherford's semifinal win, I couldn't help but think about the various trajectories that these guys go through before they finally reach the top. We've been blessed with so much young talent in rece...

  • from InterMat 09/15/22 10:45 PM

    2022 59 kg World Champion Anastasia Nichita of Moldova (photo courtesy of Kostadin Andonov/UWW) 57 kg Women's Freestyle Gold Medal Match: Tsugumi Sakurai (Japan) over Helen Maroulis (USA) 3-0 Bronze Medal Match: Anhelina Lysak (Poland) over Davaachimeg Erkhembayar (Mongolia) 10-6 Bronze Medal Mat...

  • from InterMat 09/15/22 10:25 PM

    David Taylor in the 2022 World semifinals (photo courtesy of Kostadin Andonov/UWW) The semifinal round was kicked off by Zain Retherford, who was on the precipice of his first Senior world medal. Standing between him, a medal, and the 70 kg world finals was a highly-decorated opponent in Zurabi Iako...

  • from InterMat 09/15/22 9:10 PM

    From left, Thomas Gilman, Kyle Dake, J'den Cox (photos courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) Another year, another world championship. Even without the inclusion of returning World/Olympic champions Russia, the competition in Belgrade will be excellent with headlining matchups brewing...

  • from InterMat 09/15/22 8:25 PM

    2022 World Champions Tamyra Mensah-Stock (left) and Amit Elor (photo courtesy of Kostadin Andonov/UWW) History was made for Team USA in the very last match of the women's freestyle tournament at the 2022 World Championship. 18-year-old Amit Elor became the youngest American wrestler to win a Senior ...

  • from InterMat 09/15/22 3:15 PM

    70 kg world team member Zain Retherford (photo courtesy of Ben Mrad Bayrem/UWW) The first four weight classes for men's freestyle took the mat Thursday morning at the 2022 World Championships. In doing so, the American team made its presence felt. Three of the four team members punched their ticket...

  • from InterMat 09/14/22 10:10 PM

    Three-time World Champion Yui Susaki (photo courtesy of Kostadin Andonov/UWW) 50 kg Women's Freestyle Gold Medal Match: Yui Susaki (Japan) over Otgonjargal Dolgorjav (Mongolia) Fall 1:23 Bronze Medal Match: Sarah Hildebrandt (USA) over Emilia Vuc (Romania) 10-0 Bronze Medal Match: Anna Lukasiak (...

  • from InterMat 09/14/22 8:05 PM

    61 kg world team member Seth Gross (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) 57 kg Men's Freestyle 61 kg Men's Freestyle 65 kg Men's Freestyle 70 kg Men's Freestyle 74 kg Men's Freestyle 79 kg Men's Freestyle 86 kg Men's Freestyle 92 kg Men's Freestyle 97 kg Men's Fr...

  • from InterMat 09/14/22 6:50 PM

    2022 53 kg World Champion Dom Parrish (photo courtesy of Kadir Caliskan/UWW) Wednesday afternoon saw the "Star Spangled Banner" being played for the first time as Dom Parrish captured the gold medal and a first world title at 53 kg. Parrish got on the board with a double leg early in the first perio...

  • from InterMat 09/14/22 12:55 PM

    Helen Maroulis at the 2022 World Championships (photo courtesy of Martin Gabor/UWW) The Wednesday morning round from the US women's freestyle team was easily the best session of the Senior World Championships thus far, for any American squad. Three of the four women starting their tournaments today ...

  • from InterMat 09/14/22 1:45 AM

    Five-time Greco-Roman world champion Riza Kayaalp of Turkey (photo courtesy of Kadir Caliskan/UWW) 60 kg Greco-Roman Gold Medal Match: Zholaman Sharshenbekov (Kryzgystan) over Edmond Nazaryan (Bulgaria) 11-2 Bronze Medal Match: Aidos Sultangali (Kazakhstan) over Krisztian Kecskemeti (Hungary) 7-1...

  • from InterMat 09/13/22 8:05 PM

    2021 NCAA All-American Clay Carlson (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 s...

  • from InterMat 09/13/22 7:35 PM

    2022 53 kg world finalist Dom Parrish (photo courtesy of Kadir Caliskan/UWW) Tuesday marked the first day of the 2022 Senior World Championships with four women's freestyle weights being contested. Before getting to the new weights, two American women were competing for medals, Kayla Miracle at 62...

  • from InterMat 09/13/22 12:45 AM

    Four-time World Champion Artur Aleksanyan of Armenia (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) 63 kg Greco Roman Gold Medal Match: Sebastian Nad (Serbia) over Leri Abuladze (Georgia) 3-1 Bronze Medal Match: Erbatu Tuo (China) over Ali Nejati (Iran) 4-1 Bronze Medal Match: Taleh...

  • from InterMat 09/12/22 8:05 PM

    53 kg world team member Dom Parrish (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) 50 kg Women's Freestyle 53 kg Women's Freestyle 65 kg Women's Freestyle 76 kg Women's Freestyle

  • from InterMat 09/12/22 5:20 PM

    Two-time world finalist Kayla Miracle (photo courtesy of Kadir Caliskan/UWW) Almost a month to the day of her special wrestle-off for the 62 kg slot on the women's world team, Kayla Miracle clinched her second consecutive world finals berth. Going back to August, another world medal seemed like it c...

  • from InterMat 09/12/22 2:00 PM

    From left, Zain Retherford, Jordan Burroughs, David Taylor, Hayden Zillmer (photos courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) Another year, another world championship. Even without the inclusion of returning World/Olympic champions Russia, the competition in Belgrade will be excellent with...

  • from InterMat 09/11/22 8:10 PM

    87 kg world champion Zurabi Datunashvili of host Serbia (photo courtesy of Kadir Caliskan/UWW) 55 kg Greco-Roman Gold Medal Match: Eldaniz Azizli (Azerbaijan) over Nugzari Tsurtsumia (Georgia) 8-0 Bronze Medal Match: Yu Shiotani (Japan) over Max Nowry (USA) 7-0 Bronze Medal Match: Jasurbek Orti...

  • from InterMat 09/11/22 7:15 PM

    2021 World silver medalist Kayla Miracle (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) 60 kg Greco-Roman 130kg Greco-Roman 55 kg Women's Freestyle 62kg Women's Freestyle

  • from InterMat 09/11/22 4:50 PM

    55 kg World 5th Place finisher Max Nowry (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) After a day of competition at theSenior World Championships, Max Nowry at 55 kg, was the lone American in medal contention. Nowry made the semifinals, but fell to the eventual champion Eldaniz Azizli ...

  • from InterMat 09/10/22 6:15 PM

    63kg World Team Member Sam Jones (photo courtesy of Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com) 63kg 67kg 82kg 97kg

  • from InterMat 09/10/22 2:20 PM

    Penn State's 197 lb national champion Max Dean (photo courtesy of Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com) Worlds week is here and I predict an easy ten gold medals for the US of A in men's freestyle. Don't even worry about waking up in the middle of the night for the opening rounds. All the gold medal match...

  • from InterMat 09/10/22 1:50 PM

    World Semifinalist Max Nowry (photo courtesy of Kadir Caliskan/UWW) The 2022 Senior World Championships got underway from Belgrade, Serbia this morning as the Greco-Roman portion of the tournament started competition at four weights. Alan Vera, at 87 kg, was the first American to take the mat, as ...

  • from InterMat 09/09/22 8:15 PM

    2x U20 World Champion Amit Elor (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) With the U17 World Championships in July and U20's in August, it means that we are on the precipice of the Senior World Championships, which take place September 10-18th from Belgrade, Serbia. Final X determi...

  • from InterMat 09/09/22 6:00 PM

    2020 Olympic Gold Medalist Tamyra Mensah-Stock (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) With the U17 World Championships in July and U20's in August, it means that we are on the precipice of the Senior World Championships, which take place September 10-18th from Belgrade, Serbia. ...

  • from InterMat 09/09/22 2:50 PM

    Two-time World Team member Alan Vera (photo courtesy of Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com) 55kg 72kg 77kg 87kg

  • from InterMat 09/09/22 1:50 PM

    2022 World Team member Abby Nette (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) With the U17 World Championships in July and U20's in August, it means that we are on the precipice of the Senior World Championships, which take place September 10-18th from Belgrade, Serbia. Final X deter...

  • from InterMat 09/09/22 12:50 PM

    Three-time All-American Bryce Meredith (photo courtesy of Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com) While the top wrestlers in the world are ready to compete at the upcoming World Championships, there are many former wrestlers who are ready to fight in MMA this weekend. This week's edition of the guide featur...

  • from InterMat 09/08/22 9:50 PM

    New #1 at 61 kg Akhmed Idrisov (photo courtesy of Max Rose-Fyne/UWW) 57 KG Russian Nationals bronze medalist #3 Ramiz Gamzatov was impressive in winning the All-Russian Spartakiad title with a dominating 11-0 tech fall win over fellow Russian Nationals bronze medalist #4 Musa Mekhtikhanov. Bronze ...

  • from InterMat 09/08/22 8:50 PM

    Four-time world and Olympic champion Helen Maroulis (photo courtesy of Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com) With the U17 World Championships in July and U20's in August, it means that we are on the precipice of the Senior World Championships, which take place September 10-18th from Belgrade, Serbia. Fin...

  • from InterMat 09/08/22 3:20 PM

    Caleb Ervin at the 2021 NCAA Championships (photo courtesy of SIUE athletics) 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 09/08/22 2:30 PM

    First-team Senior World Team member Dymond Guilford (photo courtesy of Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com) With the U17 World Championships in July and U20's in August, it means that we are on the precipice of the Senior World Championships, which take place September 10-18th from Belgrade, Serbia. Fin...

  • from InterMat 09/07/22 11:55 PM

    3x World Team member Mallory Velte (photo courtesy of Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com) With the U17 World Championships in July and U20's in August, it means that we are on the precipice of the Senior World Championships, which take place September 10-18th from Belgrade, Serbia. Final X determined t...

  • from InterMat 09/07/22 5:05 PM

    2021 U20 Greco-Roman World bronze medalist Braxton Amos (photo courtesy of Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com) With the U17 World Championships in July and U20's in August, it means that we are on the precipice of the Senior World Championships, which take place September 10-18th from Belgrade, Serbia....

  • from InterMat 09/07/22 1:40 PM

    Pittsburgh's two-time ACC champion Micky Phillippi (photo courtesy of Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com) Micky Phillippi has had a slightly different journey through his college wrestling experience than most. As he enters his final season for the Panthers, we discussed his time spanning seven seasons,...

  • from InterMat 09/06/22 8:55 PM

    Sam Jones (left) and Spencer Woods (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) USA Wrestling has announced two changes to its lineup for the 2022 Senior World Wrestling Championships to be held in Belgrade, Serbia, which begins on Saturday, September 10. Sammy Jones (Colorado Springs...

  • from InterMat 09/06/22 5:20 PM

    5x World/Olympic Team Member Ben Provisor (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) With the U17 World Championships in July and U20's in August, it means that we are on the precipice of the Senior World Championships, which take place September 10-18th from Belgrade, Serbia. Final...

  • from InterMat 09/06/22 3:20 PM

    2021 World Champion Amir Zare (photo courtesy of Kadir Caliskan; UWW) 57 KG #1 Ravi Kumar (IND) won the Commonwealth Games over Ebikweminomo Welson (NGR) with Darthe Capellan (CAN) and Ali Asad (PAK) taking bronze. Jore Volk (USA) won the Junior World championships over Merey Bazarbayev (KAZ) with ...

  • from InterMat 09/06/22 1:00 PM

    2x Senior World Team member Yianni Diakomihalis (photo courtesy of Kadir Caliskan/UWW) Shortly after Cornell's Yianni Diakomihalis and Kyle Dake won their Final X matchups in New York in June, the Big Red program hosted a reception to celebrate the achievements of all their former and current wrestl...

  • from InterMat 09/05/22 9:35 PM

    2020 Olympian Alex Sancho (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) With the U17 World Championships in July and U20's in August, it means that we are on the precipice of the Senior World Championships, which take place September 10-18th from Belgrade, Serbia. Final X determined th...

  • from InterMat 09/05/22 4:30 PM

    Top-ranked pound-for-pound American men's freestyle wrestler Kyle Dake (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) 57 KG Thomas Gilman takes the top spot as the returning world champion and Olympic bronze medalist and won Final X over #2 Vito Arujau. Zane Richards takes the #3 spot ...

  • from InterMat 09/04/22 8:40 PM

    2022 World Team member Jesse Thielke (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) With the U17 World Championships in July and U20's in August, it means that we are on the precipice of the Senior World Championships, which take place September 10-18th from Belgrade, Serbia. Final X de...

  • from InterMat 09/04/22 1:35 PM

    2022 NCAA semifinalists Daton Fix (left) and Michael McGee (photo courtesy of Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com) I've been on this train for a few years now. Almost all conferences have various matchups between each other in basketball, baseball, and other sports. Wrestling had tried that with the ACC/...

  • from InterMat 09/03/22 7:35 PM

    2021 World Silver Medalist Kayla Miracle (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) With the U17 World Championships in July and U20's in August, it means that we are on the precipice of the Senior World Championships, which take place September 10-18th from Belgrade, Serbia. Final ...

  • from InterMat 09/03/22 4:45 PM

    2021 EIWA Finalist Nick Palumbo (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 suppo...

  • from InterMat 09/02/22 7:00 PM

    2019 World Champion Jacarra Winchester (photo courtesy of Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com) With the U17 World Championships in July and U20's in August, it means that we are on the precipice of the Senior World Championships, which take place September 10-18th from Belgrade, Serbia. Final X determin...

  • from InterMat 09/02/22 4:45 PM

    2022 NCAA All-Americans Rocky Elam (left) and Yonger Bastida (photo courtesy of Mark Lundy; LutteLens.com) Wrestling season is a few months away but we're starting to see some schedules trickle out and I felt this would be a good time to look at some duals that we should see every year involving Bi...

  • from InterMat 09/02/22 12:55 PM

    2020 Olympic champion David Taylor (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) Welcome to another edition of the Jagger Friday Mailbag. As we approach Labor Day weekend it sort of feels like the proverbial calm before the storm as the action starts to heat up next weekend. And what a ...

  • from InterMat 09/01/22 6:45 PM

    130 kg World Team Member Cohlton Schultz (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) With the U17 World Championships in July and U20's in August, it means that we are on the precipice of the Senior World Championships, which take place September 10-18th from Belgrade, Serbia. Final ...

  • from InterMat 09/01/22 3:20 PM

    60 kg World Team Member Ildar Hafizov (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) With the U17 World Championships in July and U20's in August, it means that we are on the precipice of the Senior World Championships, which take place September 10-18th from Belgrade, Serbia. Final X d...

  • from InterMat 08/31/22 10:20 PM

    2022 53 kg World Team member Dom Parrish (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) With the U17 World Championships in July and U20's in August, it means that we are on the precipice of the Senior World Championships, which take place September 10-18th from Belgrade, Serbia. Final ...

  • from InterMat 08/31/22 5:15 PM

    2019 NCAA Champion Anthony Ashnault (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 s...

  • from InterMat 08/31/22 2:50 PM

    Three-time World/Olympic medalist Sarah Hildebrandt (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) With the U17 World Championships in July and U20's in August, it means that we are on the precipice of the Senior World Championships, which take place September 10-18th from Belgrade, Ser...

  • from InterMat 08/31/22 12:50 AM

    Two-Time World Team member Alan Vera (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo/UWW) With the U17 World Championships in July and U20's in August, it means that we are on the precipice of the Senior World Championships, which take place September 10-18th from Belgrade, Serbia. Final X determined the Americans...

  • from InterMat 08/30/22 4:45 PM

    Two-Time World Team member Kamal Bey (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo/UWW) With the U17 World Championships in July and U20's in August, it means that we are on the precipice of the Senior World Championships, which take place September 10-18th from Belgrade, Serbia. Final X determined the Americans...

  • from InterMat 08/30/22 3:00 PM

    2021 NCAA Finalist Jesse Dellavecchia (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 ...

  • from InterMat 08/30/22 1:30 PM

    (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) The California RTC has made big waves on the West Coast wrestling scene recently. You may have heard of the California RTC College Combine - an event in a league of its own, with a men's AND women's combine. This provides the opportunity fo...

  • from InterMat 08/29/22 8:00 PM

    2022 World Team member Benji Peak (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo/UWW) With the U17 World Championships in July and U20's in August, it means that we are on the precipice of the Senior World Championships, which take place September 10-18th from Belgrade, Serbia. Final X determined the Americans wh...

  • from InterMat 08/29/22 5:00 PM

    3x World Team Member Max Nowry (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo/UWW) With the U17 World Championships in July and U20's in August, it means that we are on the precipice of the Senior World Championships, which take place September 10-18th from Belgrade, Serbia. Final X determined the Americans who w...

  • from InterMat 08/29/22 12:55 PM

    3x NCAA All-American Matt Kolodzik (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 08/28/22 6:50 PM

    Iowa transfer Brody Teske (photo courtesy of Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com) It's been about two months since our last transfer update and there have been plenty of wrestlers who have new homes for the 2022-23 season. Being that it is late-August and many schools have already started even more have...

  • from InterMat 08/27/22 7:15 PM

    2020 NWCA First Team All-American Dylan Lydy (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 d...

  • from InterMat 08/27/22 5:05 PM

    4x NCAA All-American Hayden Hidlay (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) Hayden Hidlay battled to the very last whistle of his decorated career at NC State, where he was the school's first-ever five-time All-American, and was interviewed on national television the moment that le...

  • from InterMat 08/26/22 6:55 PM

    2022 NCAA All-American Cole Matthews (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 d...

  • from InterMat 08/26/22 1:10 PM

    2x National Prep Champion Colt Deery; now at the University of Maryland (photo courtesy of Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com) We're only a day away from the start of college football, which is another sign that wrestling season is right around the corner. Today, we're not talking solely about wrestling...

  • from InterMat 08/25/22 6:40 PM

    2022 EIWA champion Mickey O'Malley (photo courtesy of Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com) Mickey O'Malley may be the current face of the Drexel wrestling program, but he does not like to see it that way. "I do not like to think about that. I just go out there and wrestle" he said. "I do not like to be h...

  • from InterMat 08/25/22 2:40 PM

    2x NCAA champion Nick Lee (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 o...

  • from InterMat 08/25/22 1:05 PM

    2x U20 World Champion Amit Elor (photo courtesy of Kadir Caliskan; UWW) Following the success of the U17 World Team, Team USA sent a strong team to the U20 edition of the event. The squad finished with 11 medals across all three styles. The following looks at the team's performance overall and some ...

  • from InterMat 08/25/22 1:30 AM

    The top seed at 50 kg Sarah Hildebrandt (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) The Senior World Championships are less than a month away, as they will take place September 10th-18th from Belgrade, Serbia. Today, UWW announced the top-eight seeds at each women's freestyle weight. ...

  • from InterMat 08/24/22 4:45 PM

    2022 Big Ten runner-up and NCAA All-American Will Lewan (photo courtesy of Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com) Welcome to the first edition of the All-330 Projections of the 2022-23 season! The All-330 displays our projections for the 330 wrestlers that will take the mat at the 2023 NCAA Championships i...

  • from InterMat 08/24/22 1:00 PM

    3x World Champion Kyle Dake (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) On Monday, United World Wrestling released seeds for men's freestyle for the 2022 Senior World Championships. Later today, women's freestyle seeds will be made public. Before then, UWW has posted a list of all ent...

  • from InterMat 08/23/22 8:40 PM

    Nasir Bailey at the 2021 Walsh Ironman (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) Little Rock got some great news on the recruiting front today as they received a verbal commitment from Nasir Bailey (Rich Township, IL), #28 overall in the Class of 2023 and currently ranked fourth in ...

  • from InterMat 08/23/22 1:35 PM

    A 2021 Collegiate Duals meeting between Chris Foca (Cornell; left) and Carter Starocci (Penn State) (photo courtesy of Sam Janicki; SJanickPhoto.com) Monday morning on "The First Word," Willie Saylor announced the teams that will participate in the 2022 National Collegiate Duals. The site of this ye...

  • from InterMat 08/23/22 12:45 AM

    The top seed at 57 kg Thomas Gilman (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) The Senior World Championships are less than a month away, as they will take place September 10th-18th from Belgrade, Serbia. Today, UWW announced the top-eight seeds at each men's freestyle weight. 7 of t...

  • from InterMat 08/23/22 12:30 AM

    FROSTBURG, Md. - Frostburg State Director of Athletics Troy Dell has announced the addition of men's and women's wrestling programs, which will join the 22 sports currently at FSU in the Fall of 2023. The last sport Frostburg State added was acrobatics & tumbling in 2019. Since adding A&T it has ...

  • from InterMat 08/22/22 5:55 PM

    2x NCAA qualifier Doug Zapf (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 08/22/22 2:05 PM

    2x NCAA Champion Roman Bravo-Young (photo courtesy of Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com) Every offseason, schools are making significant changes and additions. While it's easy to focus on overall recruiting classes, there are plenty of under the radar moves being made: transfers, recruiting stories, fr...

  • from InterMat 08/22/22 12:20 AM

    Virginia Tech coaches (from left) Jared Frayer, Tony Robie, and Cody Brewer (photo courtesy of Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com) Last week, the #17 ranked dual meet team, Virginia Tech, released their schedule for the 2022-23 season. The ever-increasing ACC makes for a tough built-in schedule with tea...

  • from InterMat 08/21/22 3:00 PM

    2022 U20 World bronze medalist Aden Attao (photo courtesy of Kostadin Andonov/UWW) The United States U20 Greco-Roman team wrapped up competition on Sunday as Max Black (60 kg) dropped his repechage bout and was eliminated. The other four wrestlers who started their tournaments on Saturday were alrea...