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Iowas No. 3 Alex Marinelli celebrates his final victory of his collegiate career over Wisconsins No. 4 Dean Hamiti during session five at the NCAA Wrestling Championships at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, Mich., on Saturday, March 19, 2022. Marinelli defeated Hamiti in a 165-pound match for fifth place by medical forfeit. Marinelli ends his career as a three-time NCAA All-American.

Opinion | Define Iowa men’s wrestling by achievements, not shortcomings

Austin Hanson, Sports Editor March 22, 2022

My 2022 NCAA Division I Men’s Wrestling Championships experience wasn’t what I expected it to be at the beginning of the year. When my coverage of the Iowa men’s wrestling team began in November,...

Iowas No. 2 Jaydin Eierman yells in pain after getting taken down by Michigans No. 24 Stevan Micic grapple during session three at the NCAA Wrestling Championships at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, Mich., on Friday, March 18, 2022. Micic defeated Eierman in a 141-pound match by injury forfeit.

Injuries mar Iowa men’s wrestling team’s run at 2022 NCAA Championships

Austin Hanson, Sports Editor March 20, 2022

DETROIT — Tom Brands didn’t mince words at Kinnick Stadium on Oct. 9. The 16-year head coach of the Iowa men’s wrestling team issued a challenge to those his Hawkeyes might face during the upcoming...

Minnesotas No. 1 Gable Steveson flips after defeating Arizona States No. 2 Cohlton Schultz during session six at the NCAA Wrestling Championships at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, Mich., on Saturday, March 19, 2022. Steveson defeated Schultz in a 285-pound match, 6-2.

Minnesota’s Gable Steveson closes NCAA Division I Men’s Wrestling Championships in style

Chris Werner, Sports Reporter March 20, 2022

DETROIT — On March 6 at 9:45 p.m., the country’s best heavyweight, Gable Steveson, let the world know he was going to win his second consecutive national title at the NCAA Division I Men's Wrestling...

Minnesotas No. 1 Gable Steveson flips after defeating Arizona States No. 2 Cohlton Schultz during session six at the NCAA Wrestling Championships at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, Mich., on Saturday, March 19, 2022. Steveson defeated Schultz in a 285-pound match, 6-2.

Photos: Session six of the 2022 NCAA Wrestling National Championships

Jerod Ringwald, Photo Editor March 19, 2022

Penn State took home a team national championship during session six at the NCAA Wrestling Championships at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, Mich., on Saturday, March 19, 2022. The Nittany Lions topped...

Iowa head coach Tom Brands embraces Iowas No. 5 Austin DeSanto after his final collegiate match against Arizona States No. 3 Michael McGee in session five at the NCAA Wrestling Championships at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, Mich., on Saturday, March 19, 2022. DeSanto defeated McGee in a 133-pound match, 7-4. DeSanto finished his collegiate career as a four-time All-American. DeSanto is Iowa’s 23rd four-time All-American.

Rapid Recap | Four Iowa men’s wrestlers compete in medal round of 2022 NCAA Championships

Chris Werner and Austin Hanson March 19, 2022

DETROIT —Four Iowa men’s wrestlers competed in the medal round of the 2022 NCAA Championships Saturday morning at Little Caesars Arena. Hawkeye 133-pounder Austin DeSanto earned third place,...

Penn States No. 4 Greg Kerkvliet throws down Michigans No. 7 Mason Parris during session five at the NCAA Wrestling Championships at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, Mich., on Saturday, March 19, 2022. Kerkvliet defeated Parris in a 285-pound match, 6-1. Kerkvliet later medically forfeited in a match with Lehighs No. 6 Jordan Wood.

Photos: Session five of the 2022 NCAA Wrestling Championships

Jerod Ringwald, Photo Editor March 19, 2022

Four Iowa wrestlers competed during session five at the NCAA Wrestling Championships at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, Mich., on Saturday, March 19, 2022. Iowa’s 133-pound Austin DeSanto, 165-pound...

Iowas No. 5 Austin DeSanto jumps up before semifinal match with Penn States No. 1 Roman Bravo-Young during session four at the NCAA Wrestling Championships at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, Mich., on Friday, March 18, 2022. DeSanto entered the match having already lost to Bravo-Young twice on the season. Bravo-Young defeated DeSatno by decision in a 133-pound match, 3-2.

Live results | Four Iowa men’s wrestlers compete in NCAA consolation semifinals, medal round

Austin Hanson and Chris Werner March 19, 2022

DETROIT — Four Iowa men's wrestlers will participate in Session V of the 2022 NCAA Championships Saturday morning. Seniors Austin DeSanto, Alex Marinelli, and Michael Kemerer will compete in the...

Iowas No. 6 Jacob Warner celebrates a win over Wyomings No. 2 Stephen Buchanan during session four at the NCAA Wrestling Championships at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, Mich., on Friday, March 18, 2022. Warner upset Buchanan to earn a trip to a championship match with Penn States No. 1 Max Dean. Warner and Dean have faced each other once this year. Dean won the match in Iowa City, 8-3.

Iowa men’s wrestler Jacob Warner qualifies for national finals

Chris Werner, Sports Reporter March 19, 2022

DETROIT — In his post-match press conference Friday night at Little Caesars Arena, Iowa men’s wrestler Jacob Warner told reporters that he’s had more than his fair share of ups and downs in 2021-22. On...

Penn States No. 1 Roman Bravo-Young attempts to take down Iowas No. 5 Austin DeSanto during session four at the NCAA Wrestling Championships at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, Mich., on Friday, March 18, 2022. DeSanto entered the match having already lost to Bravo-Young twice on the season. Bravo-Young defeated DeSatno by decision in a 133-pound match, 3-2.

Rapid Recap | Five Iowa men’s wresters survive Session IV of 2022 NCAA Championships

Austin Hanson and Chris Werner March 19, 2022

DETROIT — Six Iowa men's wrestlers participated in Session IV of the 2022 NCAA Championships at Little Caesars Arena Friday night. Five Hawkeyes advanced to the tournament's fifth and sixth sessions,...

Michigans No. 7 Mason Parris grapples Iowas No. 3 Tony Cassioppi during session four at the NCAA Wrestling Championships at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, Mich., on Friday, March 18, 2022. Parris defeated Cassioppi in a 285-pound match, 4-0. Cassioppi suffered his second loss of the tournament, eliminating a chance for All-American honors and a third place match.

Photos: Session four of the 2022 NCAA Wrestling Championships

Jerod Ringwald, Photo Editor March 19, 2022

Iowa has five remaining wrestlers after session three’s action at the NCAA Wrestling Championships at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, Mich., on Friday, March 18, 2022. Iowa’s 149-pound Max Murin suffered...

Iowas No. 5 Austin DeSanto sticks his tongue out before a match with Virginia Techs No. 4 Korbin Myers during session three at the NCAA Wrestling Championships at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, Mich., on Friday, March 18, 2022. DeSatno defeated Myers by major decision in a 133-pound match, 9-0. DeSanto advances to the semifinals to face Penn States No. 1 Roman Bravo-Young.

Live results | Iowa men’s wrestling competes in Session IV of NCAA Championships

Austin Hanson, Sports Editor March 18, 2022

DETROIT — Six Iowa men's wrestlers will hit the mat for Session IV of the 2022 NCAA Championships at Little Caesars Arena Friday night. Senior 133-pounder Austin DeSanto and 197-pounder Jacob Warner...

Iowas No. 5 Austin DeSanto celebrates a win over Virginia Techs No. 4 Korbin Myers during session three at the NCAA Wrestling Championships at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, Mich., on Friday, March 18, 2022. DeSatno defeated Myers by major decision in a 133-pound match, 9-0. DeSanto advances to the semifinals to face Penn States No. 1 Roman Bravo-Young.

Jacob Warner, Austin DeSanto slated to compete in 2022 NCAA Championship Semifinals for Iowa men’s wrestling

Chris Werner, Sports Reporter March 18, 2022

DETROIT— Iowa men’s wrestlers Austin DeSanto and Jacob Warner advanced to the 133-pound and 197-pound NCAA Championship Semifinals, respectively, Friday afternoon at Little Caesars Arena. The...

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