Live updates | No. 1 Iowa men’s wrestling takes on 0-2 Army

Action between the Hawkeyes and Black Knights will begin at 2 p.m.


Shivansh Ahuja

Iowa’s 165-pound Alex Marinelli grapples with Nebraska’s Peyton Robb during a wrestling dual meet between No. 1 Iowa and No. 6 Nebraska at Carver Hawkeye Arena on Friday, Jan. 15, 2021. No. 2 Marinelli defeated No. 18 Robb by decision, 9-3, and the Hawkeyes defeated the Cornhuskers, 31-6.

Austin Hanson, Sports Editor

No. 1 Iowa men’s wrestling will take on 0-2 Army Sunday at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. The Hawkeyes enter the dual fresh off a victory over Princeton last Friday.

Iowa will be without 125-pound senior Spencer Lee, 174-pound Big Ten Champion Michael Kemerer, and 184-pound Abe Assad, per pre-match bout sheets.

Jesse Ybarra, Nelson Brands, and Myles Wilson will fill Lee, Kemerer, and Assad’s spots in the lineup, respectively.

125 POUNDS: Jesse Ybarra (IA) vs. Ryan Chauvin

Ybarra and Chauvin wrestled close through three frames. The pair was tied, 1-1, at the end of regulation. In sudden victory, Ybarra earned a takedown to win, 3-1, with just 23 seconds left on the match clock.

Iowa now holds a 3-0 team lead over Army.

133 POUNDS: No. 3 Austin DeSanto (IA) vs. Dominic Carone

DeSanto beats Carone via technical fall, 21-6, in the second period.

The Hawkeyes are still in front of the Black Knights, 8-0.

141 POUNDS: No. 2 Jaydin Eierman (IA) vs. No. 26 Cory Shie

Eierman beats Shie via pin. Shie made Eierman work for the fall, as “The Riddler” had to wrestle into the third period against Shie.

Iowa is now up, 14-0, on Army.

149 POUNDS: Cobe Siebrecht (IA) vs. No 22 PJ Ogunsaya

Siebrecht wrestled in place of Iowa’s usual starter at 149-pounds, Max Murin, Sunday. The Hawkeyes missed Murin, as Siebrecht was defeated via decision by Ogunsaya, 11-3.

Army is now on the board. Though, the Black Knights still trail the Hawkeyes, 14-4.

157 POUNDS: No. 8 Kaleb Young (IA) vs. No. 29 Markus Hartman

Young downs Hartman, 3-1, with a point added for riding time after the match to make the final score 4-1 in favor of Young.

Iowa leads Army, 17-4, at intermission.

165 POUNDS: No. 1 Alex Marinelli (IA) vs. Christian Hunt

Marinelli defeats Hunt via fall in the third period. Marinelli was previously awarded two points for stalling during the match as Hunt tried to keep “The Bull” from earning any bonus points.

The Hawkeyes still have a commanding, 23-4 lead over the Black Knights.

174 POUNDS: No. 14 Nelson Brands (IA) vs. Clayton Fielden

Brands downs Fielden via major decision, 18-5. Brands wrestled in place of Iowa’s usual starter at 174 pounds, Michael Kemerer.

The Hawkeyes are leading the Black Knights, 27-4.

184 POUNDS: Myles Wilson (IA) vs. Brad Laughlin

Wilson beats Laughlin via decision, 4-1. Laughlin nearly converted on a takedown at the end match, but the officials did not award him any points.

The Hawkeyes are in front of the Black Knights, 30-4.

197 POUNDS: Zach Glazier (IA) vs. No. 20 JT Brown

Glazier wrestled in lieu of Iowa’s usual starter at 197 pounds, No. 3 Jacob Warner. The Hawkeyes missed Warner, as Glazier fell to Brown, 4-1.

Army now trails Iowa, 30-7, with one match remaining.

HEAVYWEIGHT: No. 7 Tony Cassioppi (IA) vs. Brandon Phillips

Cassioppi defeats Phillips via fall in the second period to wrap up the dual. Cassioppi was pinned in his first match of the season last week against Princeton.

FINAL: Iowa 36, Army 7

With the win over the Black Knights, the Hawkeyes are now 2-0 on the season.

Iowa’s next match will come Dec. 5. The Hawkeyes will wrestle the Iowa State Cyclones at Hilton Coliseum in Ames.

This is a developing story. Check back throughout the afternoon for updates.

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