Author Archives: Alex Steen

5 Things From the Cadet World Championships – Day 5

Kurt McHenry - Team USA

Men’s freestyle at the 2016 UWW Cadet World Championships in Tblisi, Georgia, kicked off Saturday with competition in the 42 kg, 50 kg, 58 kg, 69 kg and 85 kg weight categories. Kurt McHenry, 42 kg On an American team with two defending champions and several other household names in the domestic wrestling community, McHenry came in a little under ...

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5 Things From the Cadet World Championships – Day 4

Alleida Martinez - Team USA

Women’s freestyle concluded Friday at the 2016 UWW Cadet World Championships with competition in the 40 kg, 46 kg, 52 kg, 60 kg and 70 kg weight categories. Ronna Heaton, 52 kg Heaton looked the part of a returning Cadet world champ as she rolled into the finals with three straight falls, including a spectacular throw to end her opening ...

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2016 UWW Cadet World Championships – Men’s Freestyle Preview

Yianni Diakomihalis - Team USA

The 2016 UWW Cadet World Championships conclude with men’s freestyle Saturday, September 17th and Sunday, September 18th in Tblisi, Georgia. The Cadet level is often unpredictable and many of the wrestlers have little international experience so expect an entertaining tournament with a lot of surprises this week. Russia, in particular, is sending a team with few previous international results. Don’t ...

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Impact Report: Adam Coon to Redshirt in ’16-’17

Adam Coon - Michigan

With the news out of Ann Arbor that Adam Coon will redshirt for the upcoming season due to injury, a Michigan team that once looked to be as strong as they have been in some time is further weakened. In addition, the heavyweight class loses a top contender, opening up another spot on the podium and narrowing the list of ...

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5 Things From the Cadet World Championships – Day 3

Macey Kilty - Team USA

The first day of women’s freestyle at the 2016 UWW Cadet World Championships in Tblisi, Georgia featured competition at 38 kg, 43 kg, 49 kg, 56 kg and 65 kg. Macey Kilty, 49 kg If you’re a regular reader of these reports from major tournaments, you’ve heard me talk about how small the margins are between success and failure at ...

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5 Things From the Cadet World Championships – Day 2

Sargsian (RUS) vs Ragginger (AUT)

Greco-Roman wrestling at the 2016 UWW Cadet World Championships in Tblisi, Georgia concluded on Wednesday with competition in the 42 kg, 46 kg, 69 kg, 76 kg and 85 kg weight categories. Team USA comes up empty After a rough day one, day two was even worse for Team USA. With only one win on the day, Clay Lautt knocked ...

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2016 UWW Cadet World Championships – Women’s Freestyle Preview

Ronna Heaton - Team USA

The 2016 UWW Cadet World Championships continue with women’s freestyle Thursday, September 15th and Friday, September 16th in Tblisi, Georgia. The Cadet level is often unpredictable and many of the wrestlers have little international experience so expect an entertaining tournament with a lot of surprises this week. The preliminaries for women’s freestyle start at 2 am eastern time each day. ...

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5 Things From the Cadet World Championships – Day 1

Jack Davis - Team USA

The opening day of the 2016 UWW Cadet World Championships featured Greco-Roman wrestling in the 50 kg, 54 kg, 58 kg, 63 kg and 100 kg weight classes. Jack Davis, 58 kg Davis showed, once again, just how small the margins can be between a successful tournament and crashing out early as he watched a 7-0 lead slowly waste away ...

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5 Stories to Follow This Week

Ronna Heaton - Team USA

Cadet Worlds The 2016 UWW Cadet World Championships get underway Tuesday, September 13th in Tblisi, Georgia. Greco-Roman takes the mat for the first two days (Sept 13th and 14th), women’s freestyle follows (Sept 15th and 16th) with men’s freestyle closing out the competition (Sept 17th and 18th). Wrestling starts at 2 am eastern time each day with the finals scheduled ...

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2016 UWW Cadet World Championships – Greco Preview

Max Wohlabaugh

The 2016 UWW Cadet World Championships begin tomorrow, Tuesday, September 13th, in Tblisi, Georgia. With Greco-Roman action kicking off the tournament, our Greco preview is here to give you some idea of what to watch for. The Cadet level is often unpredictable and many of the wrestlers have little international experience so expect an entertaining tournament with a lot of ...

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