The Daily Iowan

Iowa’s Spencer Lee works for a takedown against Michigan’s Dylan Ragusin during the opening session of the Big Ten Wrestling Tournament at the Bryce Jordan Center in State College, PA on Saturday, March 6, 2021. Lee won by tech fall in the third period 19-4. The Hawkeyes ended the first session with a team score of 75.5, putting them in first ahead of second place, Nebraska, with a score of 63.

Watch: Spencer Lee pins opponent to advance to 125-pound finals

Robert Read, Pregame Editor March 6, 2021

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Spencer Lee did Spencer Lee things in his semifinals match at the Big Ten Wrestling Championships Saturday night. Lee, the top-ranked wrestler at 125 pounds, pinned Michigan...

Iowa’s Austin Desanto moves into a fireman’s on Nebraska’s Tucker Sjomeling during the opening session of the Big Ten Wrestling Tournament at the Bryce Jordan Center in State College, PA on Saturday, March 6, 2021. Desanto won the match by decision 4-1. The Hawkeyes ended the first session with a team score of 75.5, putting them in first ahead of second place, Nebraska, with a score of 63.

Live from State College: Iowa competes in Session 2 of the Big Ten Wrestling Championships

Robert Read, Pregame Editor March 6, 2021

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Eight Iowa wrestlers will compete in Saturday night's semifinals of the 2021 Big Ten Wrestling Championships, while two other Hawkeyes compete in the consolation bracket. The...

DITV: Recapping session one and looking ahead to session two of the Big Ten Wrestling Championships

DITV: Recapping session one and looking ahead to session two of the Big Ten Wrestling Championships

Tianna Torrejon, DITV Sports Director March 6, 2021

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — The quest for the Big Ten Wrestling championship has begun at the Bryce Jordan Center in Pennsylvania. After session one, the top-ranked Hawkeyes lead the field with 75.5...

Iowa’s Spencer Lee works to maintain control on top against Dylan Ragusin of Michigan during the Big Ten Wrestling Tournament at the Bryce Jordan Center in State College, PA on Saturday, March 6, 2021. Lee won the match by tech fall with a score of 19-4. (Ryan Adams/The Daily Iowan)

Eight Hawkeyes advance to semifinals of 2021 Big Ten Wrestling Championships

Robert Read, Pregame Editor March 6, 2021

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — The top-ranked Hawkeye wrestling team hasn't competed since Feb. 7 because of a COVID-19-related team shutdown. But no rust was apparent Saturday morning. Iowa went 8-2 in...

Iowa Wrestler Jacob Warner grapples from the top position against Andrew Salemme of Wisconsin during the Big Ten Wrestling Tournament at the Bryce Jordan Center in State College, PA on Saturday, March 6, 2021. Warner won the match by fall 59 seconds into the first period. (Ryan Adams/The Daily Iowan)

Watch: Hawkeyes tally four pins in first session of Big Ten Wrestling Championships

Robert Read, Pregame Editor March 6, 2021

  STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Iowa's final two matches of the first round of the 2021 Big Ten Wrestling Championships did not last very long. At 197 pounds, third-seeded Jacob Warner pinned No....

Teams participate in warmups before the Big Ten Wrestling Tournament at the Bryce Jordan Center in State College, PA on Saturday, March 6, 2021. (Ryan Adams/The Daily Iowan)

Recap from State College: Session 1 of the 2021 Big Ten Wrestling Championships

Robert Read, Pregame Editor March 6, 2021

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — The start of the Iowa wrestling team's two-day quest to repeat as Big Ten Champions is underway. The first session of the 2021 Big Ten Wrestling Championships has started....

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.

Iowa wrestling primed for Big Ten Championship chase

Isaac Goffin, Assistant Sports Editor March 5, 2021

Before the 2020-21 season even began, Iowa wrestling already had its goal for the year in mind — reach the 2021 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships March 18-20 in St. Louis, Missouri. Now,...

Iowa’s 125-pound Spencer Lee grapples with Nebraska’s Liam Cronin during a wrestling dual meet between No. 1 Iowa and No. 6 Nebraska at Carver Hawkeye Arena on Friday, Jan. 15, 2021. No. 1 Lee defeated No. 11 Cronin by tech fall in 1:21, and the Hawkeyes defeated the Cornhuskers, 31-6.

Hawkeye wrestlers ready for return to mat

Chris Werner, Sports Reporter March 2, 2021

While most Iowans and Midwesterners hunkered down in February to avoid plummeting winter temperatures, some Iowa wrestlers bundled up and embraced the frigid air. At that time, the wrestling room...

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.

Iowa wrestling returns to limited in-person activities, dual against Northwestern postponed

Isaac Goffin, Assistant Sports Editor February 15, 2021

The Iowa wrestling team has returned to limited in-person activities, it was announced Monday. The return comes after a seven-day pause because of positive COVID-19 tests within the program. Out...

Iowa’s 125-pound Spencer Lee grapples with Nebraska’s Liam Cronin during a wrestling dual meet between No. 1 Iowa and No. 6 Nebraska at Carver Hawkeye Arena on Friday, Jan. 15, 2021. No. 1 Lee defeated No. 11 Cronin by tech fall in 1:21, and the Hawkeyes defeated the Cornhuskers, 31-6.

By the numbers | No. 1 Iowa wrestling’s dominant start to season

Isaac Goffin, Assistant Sports Editor February 10, 2021

Through five duals, the No. 1 Iowa wrestling team has kept its top ranking for the entire 2021 season. The 5-0 Hawkeyes have outscored opponents, 166-48. Iowa’s biggest margin of victory in the...

Iowa's 285-pound Tony Cassioppi grapples with Nebraska's  David Jensen during session two of the Big Ten Wrestling Tournament in Piscataway, NJ on Sunday, March 8, 2020. Cassioppi won by fall in 2:55.

Cassioppi collects Big Ten Co-Wrestler of the Week honor

Austin Hanson, Sports Editor February 9, 2021

Hawkeye heavyweight Tony Cassioppi has been named Big Ten Co-Wrestler of the Week, per a Tuesday morning release. The 285-pound Roscoe, Illinois, native split the weekly award with Ohio State's Sammy...

Iowa head coach Tom Brands yells during a wrestling dual meet between Iowa and Nebraska at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020. The Hawkeyes defeated the Huskers, 26-6.

Iowa wrestling pauses in-person activities

Austin Hanson, Sports Editor February 8, 2021

Per a release, Hawkeye wrestling paused all team related in-person activities at the direction of the University of Iowa medical team Monday. The decision comes in response to positive COVID-19 test...

Load More Stories