Author Archives: Alex Steen

Hildebrandt/Conder, Ragan/Velte to Wrestle for World Team Spots at Bill Farrell

Alli Ragan

The best-of-three finals at 55 and 60 kg are set on the first day of wrestling at the 2016 Bill Farrell International and Non-Olympic Weight World Team Trials.  While the brackets were small, the action was intense. Sarah Hildebrandt and Whitney Conder emerged as the last two wrestlers standing at 55 kg. Alli Ragan and Mallory Velte earned their shot ...

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The Road to NYC: Final Training Update


I’m here. I’m down to weight. I’ve got less than 24 hours to go before I weigh-in. All the work I put in, all the meals I cut down to almost nothing, all the times I opted to workout or go to bed instead of having a beer or going out, it has all been for this and now it’s ...

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Pinfall Enthusiasts – Episode Five


In this episode of Pinfall Enthusiasts, Bryce, Eric, and Alex discuss week one. Bill Farrell and the upcoming action during the first week of the NCAA wrestling season. How do Stanford and Penn State match up?

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NJCAA Wrestling Rankings 11/7/2016

Iowa Western

TEAM Iowa Western Iowa Lakes Labette Western Wyoming Iowa Central Camden Niagara Gloucester Ellsworth Northeastern Oklahoma Clackamas Harper NIACC Rochester Nassau Otero SW Oregon Highline Jamestown Barton Colby Lincoln Northwest Wyoming Bergan Neosho 125 Cole Verner – Western Wyoming Logan Terrill – Northeastern Oklahoma A&M Brian Maas – Iowa Lakes Ian Mullen – Harper Dakota Jones – Labette Austin Swartz ...

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Top Seven Performances from the Opening Weekend of NCAA Wrestling

Tanner Hall - Arizona State

The opening weekend of NCAA wrestling action was full of upsets, fantastic performances, and interesting results from around the country. Here are our top seven performances from the return of college wrestling! #7 – Logan Everett knocks off Joey Ward Logan Everett, an unranked, but experienced senior from Army-West Point, pulled the upset of the young season on Sunday, knocking ...

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Dean Dominates, Good Action on Display at All-Star

Gabe Dean - Cornell

The 51st annual NWCA All-Star Classic took place at the Wolstein Center on the campus of Cleveland State University, Saturday night. There was plenty of action and we break it all down for you right here. Headlines Dean mauls Martin In the most anticipated match of the night, two-time defending 184-pound national champion Gabe Dean (Cornell) put a hurt on ...

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TOM’s 2016-17 EWL Team-By-Team Preview


Edinboro will try to get back on top a year after Rider nipped the Fighting Scots’ conference title streak in the bud. Lock Haven got some key transfers in the off-season and appear ready to challenge the top two as well. It could be a highly entertaining year in the EWL as all the questions we have now begin to ...

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TOM’s 2016-17 MAC Wrestling Team-By-Team Preview

Missouri Wrestling

Missouri has dominated the MAC since they left the Big 12 and this year looks like more of the same on that front. Central Michigan still looks like a solid number two, but with Kent State and Ohio losing many of their best from a year ago and Northern Iowa looking to make a big push, the conference standings from ...

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What to Watch This Weekend: November 4th, 2016

Myles Martin - Ohio State

Division I Duals Friday night features Iowa State at South Dakota State (Flo) while we also get a look at Arizona State when they travel to Northern Colorado. Saturday we’ll see TOM’s Dual of the Week, Virginia Tech hosting Edinboro (ESPN3) as well as Cal-Poly, fresh off beating Indiana, traveling to Stanford to open Pac-12 action. Sunday, Campbell, Ohio, Pittsburgh, ...

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Brent Metcalf named USA Wrestling National Freestyle Developmental Coach

Brent Metcalf - Team USA

Brent Metcalf of Iowa City, Iowa has been hired as National Freestyle Developmental Coach by USA Wrestling, the national governing body for wrestling in the United States.   Metcalf will work under National Freestyle Coach Bill Zadick as part of the USA Wrestling national freestyle staff. He will work remotely from Iowa City through May, when he moves to Colorado ...

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