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Author Archives: Alex Steen

TOM Chats with Patricio Lugo at Junior World Team Trials

Patricio Lugo

66 kg was the deepest, most accomplished challenge tournament bracket at the Junior World Team Trials on Friday, but despite the presence of multiple age group world medalists, it was Patricio Lugo who came out on top, beating Collin Purinton, Alexander Lloyd, Austin O’Connor, Kanen Storr, and Brady Berge to earn a spot opposite Northwestern’s Ryan Deakin in the final ...

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The Last Six Graduating Seniors to Make the World or Olympic Team

Metcalf, Herbert, Ruth

When Kyle Snyder and J’den Cox won Olympic medals last year while still in college, it was historic. Rare is the wrestler that can prove themselves one of the best in the world while still competing in the NCAA. Of course, it was Snyder’s second world-level title, making his accomplishments all the more astounding. Typically, we don’t see American wrestlers ...

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2017 Men’s Freestyle World Team Trials Preview – 125 kg

Nick Gwiazdowski/Zach Rey

Photo by Tony Rotundo, WrestlersAreWarriors.com The 2017 World Team Trials for Senior men’s freestyle takes place this Saturday, June 10th, in Lincoln, Nebraska.  Wrestling begins at 10 am for all weight classes with the best of three final series’ scheduled to start at 6 pm.  We’re previewing every weight class and will be live from Lincoln this weekend.  Check out ...

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2017 Men’s Freestyle World Team Trials Preview – 97 kg

Kyle Snyder, Dustin Kilgore

Photo of Dustin Kilgore (right) by Tony Rotundo, WrestlersAreWarriors.com The 2017 World Team Trials for Senior men’s freestyle takes place this Saturday, June 10th, in Lincoln, Nebraska.  Wrestling begins at 10 am for all weight classes with the best of three final series’ scheduled to start at 6 pm.  We’re previewing every weight class and will be live from Lincoln ...

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2017 Junior World Team Trials – Men’s Freestyle Preview

Diakomihalis, Hall, Fix

The 2017 Junior World Team Trials for men's freestyle get underway Friday in Lincoln, Nebraska. With the Senior level World Team Trials on Saturday, the wrestling world will converge on the Devaney Center on the campus of the University of Nebraska, giving these young stars a chance to make a statement. Three-time age group world champion Spencer Lee is injured ...

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2017 Men’s Freestyle World Team Trials Preview – 86 kg

David Taylor/J'den Cox

The 2017 World Team Trials for Senior men’s freestyle takes place this Saturday, June 10th, in Lincoln, Nebraska.  Wrestling begins at 10 am for all weight classes with the best of three final series’ scheduled to start at 6 pm.  We’re previewing every weight class and will be live from Lincoln this weekend.  Check out the 2017 World Team Trials ...

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Top Five American Men with the Most Olympic/World Team Appearances in Freestyle

Bruce Baumgartner, Dave Schultz

The United States first sent a team to the World Championships in 1954 and has been sending wrestlers consistently since 1961, missing just one tournament since then, due to security concerns in 2002. This weekend in Lincoln, Nebraska we will see another team decided at the 2017 World Team Trials for men’s freestyle. The competition will be fierce and many ...

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2017 Men’s Freestyle World Team Trials Preview – 74 kg

Jordan Burroughs vs. Kyle Dake

Photo by Tony Rotundo, WrestlersAreWarriors.com The 2017 World Team Trials for Senior men's freestyle takes place this Saturday, June 10th, in Lincoln, Nebraska.  Wrestling begins at 10 am for all weight classes with the best of three final series' scheduled to start at 6 pm.  We're previewing every weight class and will be live from Lincoln this weekend.  Check out ...

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2017 Men’s Freestyle World Team Trials Preview – 70 kg

James Green, Jason Nolf

The 2017 World Team Trials for Senior men's freestyle takes place this Saturday, June 10th, in Lincoln, Nebraska.  Wrestling begins at 10 am for all weight classes with the best of three final series' scheduled to start at 6 pm.  We're previewing every weight class and will be live from Lincoln this weekend.  Check out the 2017 World Team Trials ...

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