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Getting to Know: Austin Harry, Army West Point

Austin Harry, Army

Throughout the off-season, we’re going to be getting to know returning NCAA Division I wrestlers from around the country.  We sent questionnaires to every program in the country and will be sharing the results throughout the long trek to next fall.  You can find them all whenever you like under the Getting to Know tag.     Name: Austin Harry ...

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Getting to Know: Nick Wanzek, Minnesota

Nick Wanzek, Minnesota

Throughout the off-season, we’re going to be getting to know returning NCAA Division I wrestlers from around the country.  We sent questionnaires to every program in the country and will be sharing the results throughout the long trek to next fall.  You can find them all whenever you like under the Getting to Know tag.     Name: Nick Wanzek ...

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Boise State is Another Battle in a War we’re Losing

Boise State

Boise State announced Tuesday that they were discontinuing their wrestling program, effective immediately, in order to add a baseball program. Even in their statement, the administration admitted they had no timeline, though President Bob Kustra has been talking about baseball as his pet project since at least 2015. Head coach Mike Mendoza and his team were informed that the wrestling ...

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2019-2022 NCAA Wrestling Championship Sites Announced

NCAA logo

The NCAA has announced the sites for the 2019-2022 Division I Wrestling Championships.  After heading to Cleveland next year, the championships will return to Pennsylvania for the first time since 2011, this time stopping in Pittsburgh, in 2019, at the PPG Paints Arena.  In 2020, US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota, will play host, the first time since 1996 that ...

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Getting to Know: Tanner Hall, Arizona State

Tanner Hall - Arizona State

Throughout the off-season, we’re going to be getting to know returning NCAA Division I wrestlers from around the country.  We sent questionnaires to every program in the country and will be sharing the results throughout the long trek to next fall.  You can find them all whenever you like under the Getting to Know tag.     Name: Tanner Hall ...

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The Next Five Rules that Need to be Changed in NCAA Wrestling

Rule Changes

The NCAA Wrestling Rules Committee announced their recommended rule changes over the weekend and there was some good stuff included. However, as is almost always the case, there are more rule issues that need to be addressed. Unfortunately, with a two-year rule cycle, we probably won't see any of these addressed any time soon, but perhaps if there is enough ...

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Getting to Know: Coleman Hammond, CSU Bakersfield

Coleman Hammond, CSU Bakersfield

Throughout the off-season, we’re going to be getting to know returning NCAA Division I wrestlers from around the country.  We sent questionnaires to every program in the country and will be sharing the results throughout the long trek to next fall.  You can find them all whenever you like under the Getting to Know tag.     Name: Coleman Hammond ...

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Getting to Know: Evan Cheek, Cleveland State

Evan Cheek, Cleveland State

Throughout the off-season, we’re going to be getting to know returning NCAA Division I wrestlers from around the country.  We sent questionnaires to every program in the country and will be sharing the results throughout the long trek to next fall.  You can find them all whenever you like under the Getting to Know tag.     Name: Evan Cheek ...

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Rule Change Recommendations Include Leg-Pass Punishment and Optional Headgear

NCAA Wrestling

The annual NCAA Wrestling Rules Committee meeting took place this week and their recommended rule changes for college wrestling were released yesterday. Each of the recommendations must be approved by the NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel during a teleconference on June 13th. Among the issues at which the committee took aim are wrestlers lying on their back during a neutral ...

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Weight Changes and Planning for Future Lineups

Bo Nickal, Seth Gross

The favorite pastime of many wrestling fans during the off-season is tinkering with potential line-ups and speculating about potential weight moves. This is understandable. Every off-season we see wrestlers move weights, both up and down. Sometimes it works out, like in the case of Seth Gross (South Dakota State) who moved down to 133 and made the national finals or ...

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