University of Iowa freshman wrestler Michael Kemerer won a title at the UWW Junior Freestyle National Championships on Saturday at the South Point Hotel in Las Vegas.
Ten University of Iowa wrestlers travel to Las Vegas this week to compete at the 2016 Open Wrestling Championships on Friday and Saturday. The event is hosted by the South Point Hotel and features United States wrestlers in the United World Wrestling 17-20 year-old age group.
Daniel Dennis thought upon his return to the sport of wrestling that he was capable of beating anyone in the 57-kilogram weight division.
Daniel Dennis of the Hawkeye Wrestling Club has earned the opportunity to represent Team USA at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in the free style 57 kg event. Matched with fellow Iowa wrestling All-American Tony Ramos, Dennis prevailed with consecutive victories in the Sunday night finals of the U.S. Olympic Team Trials inside Carver-Hawkeye Arena to secure the berth.
Daniel Dennis and Tony Ramos rose to the top of their bracket to force a 57 kg Hawkeye Wrestling Club final showdown at the 2016 United States Olympic Wrestling Team Trials.
Four-time United States World Team member Brent Metcalf was bounced from the 2016 United States Olympic Wrestling Team Trials after consecutive losses Saturday at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.
As you prepare for the 2016 United States Olympic Wrestlinlg Team Trials, we encourage you to allow extra time to travel to Carver-Hawkeye Arena to to street construction in the area.