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Iowa wrestling uncertainty

Iowa's 125-pound Spencer Lee grapples with Purdue's  Devin Schroder during the final session of the Big Ten Wrestling Tournament in Piscataway, NJ, on Sunday, March 8, 2020. Lee won by major decision 16-2, securing the 125-pound championship, and Iowa won the team title with 157.5 points.
The Hawkeyes are preparing for the upcoming collegiate season without knowing its start date.
November 3, 2020

After a devastating end to the 2019-20 season, Iowa’s wrestling team is chomping at the bit to get back on the mat. However, it is still unclear when exactly the Hawkeyes will have the opportunity...

Eierman earns big win in Hawkeye Wrestling Club Showdown Open

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Eierman was one of six Hawkeyes on Iowa's active roster to compete Sunday evening.
November 1, 2020

After stumbling to a fifth-place finish at USA Wrestling's 2020 Senior Nationals Oct. 11, Iowa's Jaydin Eierman returned to Coralville, Iowa, and Xtream Arena for his matchup with 2016 Olympic gold...

Hawkeyes return to the mat in Showdown Open undercard

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A few wrestlers in Iowa's 2020-21 starting lineup hit the mat for the first time since the collegiate season was canceled in March.
November 1, 2020

For the first time since the 2020 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships were canceled in March because of COVID-19, six wrestlers in Iowa's starting lineup hit the mat in Sunday's Hawkeye Wrestling...

Iowa wrestling set for Hawkeye Wrestling Club Showdown Open

Iowa's 125-pound Spencer Lee grapples with Purdue's  Devin Schroder during the final session of the Big Ten Wrestling Tournament in Piscataway, NJ, on Sunday, March 8, 2020. Lee won by major decision 16-2, securing the 125-pound championship, and Iowa won the team title with 157.5 points..
Nineteen Iowa wrestlers will compete in the undercard and main event on Sunday at Xtream Arena.
October 29, 2020

The NCAA wrestling season will not start in November this year, but 19 Hawkeyes will compete in a freestyle dual format at the Hawkeye Wrestling Club Showdown Open on Sunday at Xtream Arena. Getting...

Hawkeye Wrestling Club to allow fans at Showdown Open

Iowa's 165-pound Alex Marinelli celebrates after defeating Northwestern's  Shayne Oster during session two of the Big Ten Wrestling Tournament in Piscataway, NJ on Saturday, March 7, 2020. Marinelli won by fall in 2:41.
When it was initially announced, the event was set to limit attendance to athletes, coaches, and essential workers.
October 16, 2020

The Hawkeye Wrestling Club announced Friday morning that a limited number of tickets to its Showdown Open event at Xtream Arena in Coralville, Iowa, will be made available for purchase on Oct. 21....

Gable to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom

Former Iowa wrestler Barry Davis (left) talks with former Iowa wrestling head coach Dan Gable during the intermission of a wrestling dual meet between Iowa and Maryland at Carver-Hawkeye Arean on Friday, Feb. 8, 2019. The Hawkeyes defeated the Terrapins 48-0.
Gable will become the ninth athlete to get the award under President Donald Trump.
October 14, 2020

Dan Gable keeps making history for the sport of wrestling. The former Hawkeye coach is set to become the first wrestling coach and athlete to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Gable was...

Eierman finishes fifth at USA Wrestling Senior Nationals

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After falling in the semifinals and consolation semifinals, Eierman finished fifth by defeating All-American Matthew Kolodzik by pin.
October 11, 2020

After wrestling his way to a USA Wrestling Senior National semifinal appearance in the 65-kilogram men's freestyle bracket, Iowa's Jaydin Eierman stumbled to a fifth-place finish on the weekend. On...

Eierman falls in semifinals at USA Wrestling Senior Nationals

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With a trip to the USA Wrestling Senior National finals on the line, Iowa's Jaydin Eierman came up just short.
October 10, 2020

After a hard-fought win over All-American Matthew Kolodzik in the USA Wrestling Senior National quarterfinals, Iowa's Jaydin Eierman seemed destined for a trip to the finals. The top seed at 65...

Eierman breezes into 2020 USA Wrestling Senior Nationals quarterfinals

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Eierman outscored his first three opponents 29-0 and will face All-American Matthew Kolodzik in the quarterfinals.
October 10, 2020

In what is perhaps his most notable appearance on the mat since the 2019 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships in Cleveland, Ohio, Iowa's Jaydin Eierman showed no signs of rust to open the 2020 USA...

USA Wrestling’s 2020 Senior Nationals will come to Coralville this weekend

The main floor is seen during Xtream Arena's opening media tour in Coralville on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020.
The event will serve as one of Xtream Arena’s first, and feature three disciplines – Greco-Roman, men’s freestyle, and women’s freestyle.
October 8, 2020

On Jan. 28, University of Iowa wrestling head coach Tom Brands declared Iowa City, Iowa, to be the mecca of the wrestling world. The Iowa City-Coralville area will have its chance to prove Brands...

Six Hawkeyes to compete in Hawkeye Wrestling Club Showdown Open

Iowa's 165-pound Alex Marinelli celebrates after defeating Northwestern's  Shayne Oster during session two of the Big Ten Wrestling Tournament in Piscataway, NJ on Saturday, March 7, 2020. Marinelli won by fall in 2:41.
Spencer Lee, Jaydin Eierman, Alex Marinelli, and a former Hawkeye headline the Nov. 1 event at Xtream Arena.
October 2, 2020

Six Iowa wrestlers will compete in the Hawkeye Wrestling Club Showdown Open at Xtream Arena on Nov. 1. Those wrestlers are Spencer Lee, Austin DeSanto, Jaydin Eierman, Alex Marinelli, Michael Kemerer,...

Hawkeye Wrestling Club Showdown Open coming to Xtream Arena Nov. 1

Iowa head coach Tom Brands watches his team in action during a wrestling match between No.1 Iowa and No. 6 Wisconsin at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019. The Hawkeyes defeater the Badgers, 32-3.
The event will be streamed live on Trackwrestling's website.
September 24, 2020

Trackwrestling, in partnership with the Hawkeye Wrestling Club, announced a new event coming to Xtream Arena in Coralville, Iowa, Thursday. The Hawkeye Wrestling Club Showdown Open will take place...

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