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Putting Iowa’s wrestling season in perspective

[ 0 ] March 24, 2014

The Register’s Andy Hamilton takes a look back at Iowa’s performance at the NCAA Wrestling Championships and looks ahead to next season: WHAT WENT RIGHT: Tony Ramos walked a high wire all the way to the top of the awards podium. In his five tournament matches, the senior 133-pounder never led with a minute remaining in […]

Iowa 1-2 in NCAA wrestling semifinals; Ramos headed to title bout

[ 0 ] March 21, 2014

OKLAHOMA CITY — Throughout the first two days of the NCAA Championships, Iowa wrestling fans waited for the type of sights and sounds that surrounded them Friday night inside Chesapeake Energy Arena. The scene had nearly everything they appreciate: a Hawkeye coming from behind in the third period to put an opponent on his back […]

Hawkeye wrestlers within one point of Penn State at Big Ten Championships

[ 0 ] March 8, 2014

MADISON, Wis. — There are better places to guess the score of a wrestling match than trying to read it on Derek St. John’s face. Whether he’s winning in the NCAA finals or in the middle of a Big Ten semifinal scrap with all but one section of the Kohl Center rooting against him, the flat-line […]

Clark or Gilman? Tom Brands settles Hawkeyes’ 125-pound decision

[ 0 ] March 5, 2014

In the end, Tom Brands opted for the guy who had the 125-pound job in the beginning. The Iowa wrestling coach confirmed Wednesday that Cory Clark will represent the Hawkeyes this weekend at the Big Ten Championships after splitting time throughout the season with fellow freshman Thomas Gilman. “I’ve been saying all year we’ve got […]

Iowa wrestlers earn share of Big Ten dual title

[ 0 ] February 23, 2014

MADISON, Wis. Iowa won seven of 10 matches and earned a share of the Big Ten Conference dual title with a 28-10 win over host Wisconsin Sunday afternoon. Ninth-ranked Cory Clark (125 pounds) and No. 2 Tony Ramos (133) opened the dual with pins, and No. 5 Nick Moore (165) recorded his team-high fifth major decision […]

Hawkeye wrestlers still unsure about 125

[ 0 ] January 30, 2014

The leadoff spot in Iowa’s wrestling order remains a mysterious scrap between two super-talented freshmen. Cory Clark held the 125-pound job and a spot in the top five of the national rankings until December, when weight-management woes created an opening for Thomas Gilman. A title at the Midlands Championships shifted Gilman into the front-runner position […]

At Midlands, Iowa’s Gilman make his case in 125 battle

[ 0 ] December 30, 2013

EVANSTON, Ill. — Thomas Gilman enhanced his reputation as one of college wrestling’s top young prospects Monday while Cory Clark’s bid for a title melted at the Midlands Championships. In a simultaneous and stunning turn of events inside Welsh-Ryan Arena, the grip on Iowa’s 125-pound job may have switched from the hands of one freshman […]

Iowa wrestlers dominant early at Midlands

[ 0 ] December 29, 2013

EVANSTON, Ill. — Penn State didn’t rattle Iowa to the point where the Hawkeyes contemplated a full system reboot. But the Hawkeyes arrived Sunday at the Midlands Championships needing to wash away the residue left by a double-digit home defeat, needing to regain a layer of swagger they lost eight days earlier and, perhaps most, needing […]

Iowa wrestling: Cory Clark named top contender at Midlands Championships

[ 0 ] December 22, 2012

FROM U OF I SPORTS INFORMATION: IOWA CITY, Iowa – University of Iowa freshman Cory Clark is listed as the top contender at 125 pounds at the 50th annual Ken Kraft Midlands Championships. The tournament committee announced the top contenders field today. Clark is 9-0 this season wrestling unattached. He has won two tournament titles, […]

Clark shows Hawkeyes depth

[ 0 ] December 11, 2012

It is always a point of pride when your JV kids are beating up the other team’s varsity. That’s what happened this weekend when Iowa freshman Cory Clark beat Jesse Delgado of Illinois 6-1 in the championship at 125 pounds at the UNI Open. Delgado is ranked No. 2 in the country at 125. “I […]