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Matt McDonough medals at University Worlds

[ 0 ] July 8, 2014

FROM IOWA SPORTS INFORMATION: Two-time NCAA champion Matt McDonough took home a bronze medal Tuesday at the 2014 University World Championships in Pecs, Hungary. McDonough scored eight unanswered points in the second period to earn a technical fall at 125.5 pounds over Ukraine’s Petro Bileichuk 12-2 and earn his first career medal in international competition. […]

McDonough completes Hawkeye sweep of World lightweight spots

[ 0 ] June 23, 2014

After a  shaky start Monday, the special series for the 125.5-pound spot on the University World Team was all Matt McDonough. And now the lightweight spots on three American freestyle teams are all Iowa’s. McDonough blasted Cornell star Nahshon Garrett in the best-of-three series in Tempe, Ariz., handling the only wrestler who bounced the two-time […]

Photos: Hawkeyes at 2013 NCAA Wrestling Championships

[ 0 ] March 22, 2013

McDonough battles for his final legacy

[ 0 ] March 20, 2013

Matt McDonough hasn’t stopped to think about his place in Iowa wrestling history. The senior doesn’t stop for much of anything. “It’s been a heck of a lot of fun,” said McDonough, who will walk out on the mats today at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines with a chance to be just the seventh […]

9 Hawkeyes slotted for NCAA Championships

[ 0 ] March 13, 2013

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 […]

Matt McDonough, Derek St. John earn top seeds in Big Ten Championships

[ 0 ] March 4, 2013

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 […]

Iowa wrestling: Preview of Friday night’s meet

[ 0 ] February 7, 2013

FRIDAY’S DUAL MEET What: Iowa at Illinois Mat Matters: The second-ranked Hawkeyes (16-1, 6-0 Big Ten) can clinch a share of their fifth Big Ten dual title in six years Friday night with a victory at No. 8 Illinois (6-4, 2-4). Iowa is coming off a 22-16 victory against then-No. 1 Penn State. The Nittany […]

Nick Moore named Big Ten wrestler of the week

[ 0 ] January 29, 2013

FROM UI SPORTS INFORMATION: IOWA CITY, Iowa — University of Iowa sophomore Nick Moore has been named Big Ten Wrestler of the Week, the conference office announced Tuesday. The weekly honor is the first of Moore’s career. Moore, a 165-pound native of Iowa City, Iowa, climbed to No. 13 in the national polls following an […]

Hawkeye matmen down Michigan State 27-12

[ 0 ] January 20, 2013

Nick Moore recorded the meet’s only pin as No. 4 Iowa improved to 14-1 with a 27-12 win over Michigan State Sunday in East Lansing, Mich. Tony Ramos (133), Mark Ballweg (141) and Mike Evans (174) earned major decisions for the Hawkeyes. Top-ranked Matt McDonough (125) extended his win streak to 40 matches by opening […]

Hawkeyes grapple to two easy wins in Madison Square Garden

[ 0 ] December 16, 2012

NEW YORK Iowa captured a pair of wrestling duals Sunday at the inaugural Grapple at the Garden at Madison Square Garden, blanking Hofstra 42-0 and topping Bucknell 34-9. “Most guys wrestled well and put themselves in good positions, and those who didn’t need to make the adjustment before we get to Buffalo,” Iowa coach Tom […]