The series stretches across seven decades and the two schools have monopolized college wrestling to the point they need king-sized trophy cases to show off all of their national championship trophies. Perhaps never before, though, have Iowa and Oklahoma State been closer to a stalemate – not even during the 31-year run when the Hawkeyes […]
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Tom Brands handed his prized freshman a black singlet four years ago and pondered the possibility of mortgaging a year in the future for immediate gains. Derek St. John was Iowa’s best wrestler at 157 pounds as a true freshman. He won the team’s wrestle-off bracket in his third month on campus, placed fifth that […]
Iowa overcame three straight match defeats Thursday night, including top-ranked 133-pounder Tony Ramos’ first loss of the season, to rally on the road past No. 15 Edinboro 22-19. All-American A.J. Schopp scored a first-period takedown and held off Ramos 3-2, NCAA finalist Mitchell Port pinned Iowa’s Josh Dziewa at 141 and No. 3 David Habat […]
Iowa’s Derek St. John, the defending NCAA champion at 157 pounds, has withdrawn from Saturday’s NWCA All-Star Wrestling Classic due to an illness. He will be replaced at 157 by Lehigh’s Joey Napoli in the season-opening event at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va. Iowa’s Tony Ramos (141 pounds) and Iowa State’s Michael Moreno (165 […]
FROM UI SPORTS INFORMATION: DES MOINES, Iowa — University of Iowa wrestlers Tony Ramos and Derek St. John advanced to the semifinals of the NCAA Championships following quarterfinal wins today. The Hawkeyes have five wrestlers alive in the wrestle-backs and sit in fourth place overall with 39 points. Penn State leads the team race with […]
FROM UI SPORTS INFORMATION: IOWA CITY, Iowa – The University of Iowa wrestling team will send nine wrestlers to Des Moines, Iowa, next week for the 2013 NCAA Wrestling Championships. The event will be held March 21-23 at Wells Fargo Arena. The official tournament brackets were released today by the NCAA. Matt McDonough (125), Tony […]
FROM UI SPORTS INFORMATION: IOWA CITY, Iowa — University of Iowa senior Matt McDonough and junior Derek St. John earned the top seed at their respective weight class when the Big Ten Championships preliminary seeds were announced today by the conference office. The 2013 conference tournament is March 9-10 in Champaign, Ill. McDonough is the […]