2014 ASICS USA Open Wrestling Nationals Final results and recap

“Just when I thought our chance had passed, you go and save the best for last..” Vanessa Williams who sang, “Save the Best for Last..” could not have scripted a better lyrical tune for the match which was directed and saved for last Saturday night’s anthem when Penn State’s David Taylor and Olympic champion Jordan … Read more

Beat the Streets announces teams for USA vs. Russia Freestyle Dual

USA Wrestling and Beat the Streets have assemble a strong U.S. team for a dual meet with Russia that takes place in Times Square.

NCAA Wrestling Wrap 1/18 – 1/25

Iowa State goes 2-0 during tour of Oklahoma The No. 2 Cyclones were clearly the story of the weekend as they defeated No. 10 Oklahoma (21-12) of Friday and followed it up with a win over No. 3 Oklahoma State (20-18). Leading them was senior and number one ranked Jake Varner who continued his undefeated … Read more

NCAA Wrestling Wrap 1/4-1/11

Metcalf (center) has lead Iowa to 13-0
Metcalf (center) has lead Iowa to 13-0

This past weekend some of the best collegiate wrestlers flocked to Cedar Falls, Iowa for the NWCA/Cliff Keen National Duals. The Division I event featured eight of the top ten ranked teams in the country.

Iowa stays on top
The No. 1 Iowa Hawkeyes won the tournament, and they had to conquer their rival, No. 2 Iowa State, for the second time. The top two teams faced off in the tournament finale with Iowa coming out on top 19-12. The Hawkeyes got wins from Matt McDonough, Dan LeClere, Brent Metcalf, Aaron Janssen, Ryan Morningstar and Jay Borschel to secure the victory.

Iowa vs. Iowa State Box Score
125 – Matt McDonough (Iowa) dec. Andrew Long (Iowa State), 9-8
133 – Nick Fanthorpe (Iowa State) dec. Nate Moore (Iowa), 8-3
141 – Dan LeClere (Iowa) dec. Dalton Jensen (Iowa State), 7-2
149 – Brent Metcalf (Iowa) dec. Mitch Mueller (Iowa State), 7-3
157 – Aaron Janssen (Iowa) dec. Andrew Sorenson (Iowa State), 3-1
165 – Ryan Morningstar (Iowa) dec. Jon Reader (Iowa State), 5-4
174 – Jay Borschel (Iowa) maj. dec. Duke Burk (Iowa State), 10-2
184 – Jerome Ward (Iowa State) dec. Phillip Keddy (Iowa), 7-5
197 – Jake Varner (Iowa State) dec. Luke Lofthouse (Iowa), 7-1
Hwt. – David Zabriskie (Iowa State) dec. Jordan Johnson (Iowa), 4-1

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