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Titan Mercury Wrestling Club’s 79kg Chance Marsteller gets his hand raised after wrestling California Regional Training Center’s Vincenzo Joseph during session four at the 2022 USA Wrestling Senior World Team Trials Challenge Tournament at Xtream Arena in Coralville, Iowa on Sunday, May 22, 2022. Marsteller defeated Joseph by winning the first and third rounds of the round robin.

Photos: 2022 USA Wrestling Senior World Team Trials Challenge Tournament – session four

Ayrton Breckenridge, Photojournalist May 23, 2022

Session four of the 2022 USA Wrestling Senior World Team Trials Challenge Tournament at Xtream Arena in Coralville, Iowa on Sunday determined who moved onto Final X. Some Final X spots were decided in...

Titan Mercury Wrestling Club’s 70kg Ryan Deakin walks out of the tunnel during session three at the 2022 USA Wrestling Senior World Team Trials Challenge Tournament at Xtream Arena in Coralville, Iowa on Sunday, May 22, 2022.

Photos: 2022 USA Wrestling Senior World Team Trials Challenge Tournament – session three

Ayrton Breckenridge, Photojournalist May 23, 2022

The Hawkeye Wrestling Club’s (HWC) highest finisher after session three at the 2022 USA Wrestling Senior World Team Trials Challenge Tournament at Xtream Arena in Coralville, Iowa on Sunday, was 68kg...

Pennsylvania RTC’s 65kg Joseph Mckenna wrestles Hawkeye Wrestling Club’s Pat Lugo during session two at the 2022 USA Wrestling Senior World Team Trials Challenge Tournament at Xtream Arena in Coralville, Iowa on Saturday, May 21, 2022. Mckenna defeated Lugo, 10-0.

Photos: 2022 USA Wrestling Senior World Team Trials Challenge Tournament – session two

Ayrton Breckenridge, Photojournalist May 21, 2022

In session two of the 2022 USA Wrestling Senior World Team Trials Challenge Tournament at Xtream Arena in Coralville, Iowa on Saturday, the Hawkeye Wrestling Club’s 65kg Pat Lugo, 68kg Rachel Water and...

Hawkeye Wrestling Club’s 65kg Pat Lugo wrestles Pittsburgh Wrestling Club’s Luke Pletcher during session one at the 2022 USA Wrestling Senior World Team Trials Challenge Tournament at Xtream Arena in Coralville, Iowa on Saturday, May 21, 2022. Lugo defeated Pletcher, 8-2.

Photos: 2022 USA Wrestling Senior World Team Trials Challenge Tournament – session one

Ayrton Breckenridge, Photojournalist May 21, 2022

During session one of the 2022 USA Wrestling Senior World Team Trials Challenge Tournament at Xtream Arena in Coralville, Iowa on Saturday, the Hawkeye Wrestling Club saw 68kg Rachel Waters, 76kg Victoria...

Iowas Alex Marinelli has blood cleaned off his face during a wrestling dual meet between No. 1 Iowa and No. 2 Penn State at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Friday, Jan. 31, 2020. The Hawkeyes defeated the Nittany Lions, 19-17.

Behind ‘The Bull’: An unfractured look at Iowa men’s wrestler Alex Marinelli

Austin Hanson, Sports Editor May 10, 2022

Iowa men’s wrestling coach Tom Brands has a number of trinkets, posters, and art pieces that adorn the walls of his office at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. Among the items is a framed picture of Alex Marinelli. The...

Penn States Nick Lee, right, wrestles Stanfords Real Woods at 141 pounds in the semifinals during the fourth session of the NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships, Friday, March 18, 2022, at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, Mich.

Former Stanford All-American Real Woods to join Iowa men’s wrestling team

Chris Werner, Sports Reporter April 2, 2022

Former Stanford men’s wrestler Real Woods announced he will be transferring to Iowa for the 2022-23 season via Instagram on Saturday.  Woods, a 2022 All-American at 141 pounds, finished sixth...

Iowas Spencer Lee wrestles North Carolina States Jakob Camacho during the red pool championship match-up of the National Collegiate Duals between Iowa and North Carolina State at Northwest Florida State College in Niceville, FL on Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2021. Lee defeated Camacho by decision 6-1. The Hawkeyes defeated the Wolfpack 19-15.

Opinion | The Iowa men’s wrestling team’s lineup will shake up in 2022-23

Austin Hanson, Sports Editor March 29, 2022

Throughout my three-year tenure at The Daily Iowan, I’ve examined the Iowa men’s wrestling team’s lineup more times than I can remember — though it’s worth noting that I can’t count very...

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...

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