International Wrestling

Green Defends, Stieber Rolls to World Team Slots

James Green - Team USA

Men’s freestyle concluded at the Bill Farrell International and Non-Olympic World Team Trials on Friday night at the New York Athletic Club. On the line were world team spots at 61 and 70 kg as well as international tournament titles, and a little cash, at the Olympic weights. Logan Stieber took his spot on the team at 61 kg by ...

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Graff/Stieber, Oliver/Green to Wrestle for World Championship Berths

Jordan Oliver

Men’s freestyle action took the stage at the New York Athletic Club on Friday with world team spots on the line at 61 kg and 70 kg. After an incredible first session of action, Logan Stieber and Tyler Graff have earned their spots in the 61 kg final while Jordan Oliver emerged from the challenge tournament to set up a ...

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Hildebrandt, Ragan Book Tickets to Budapest at Bill Farrell

Alli Ragan - Sarah Hildebrandt

Sarah Hildebrandt is going to the world championships for the first time and Alli Ragan is going back again after both won their weights at the Non-Olympic Weight World Team Trials at the New York City Athletic Club Thursday evening. Neither of the best of three final series made it to a decisive third match. Both women will now compete ...

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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

NYC

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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Bill Farrell International and Non-Olympic Weight World Team Trials Preview

James Green - Team USA

The Bill Farrell International and non-Olympic weight world team trials begin Thursday at the New York City Athletic Club. At stake will be six world team spots at the non-Olympic weights, two each for Greco, men’s freestyle and women’s freestyle, as well as international tournament titles at each of the Olympic weights. The winners of those spots will compete next ...

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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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TOM Chats with Katherine Shai, Wrestle Like A Girl Board Member, Four-Time National Team Member

Katherine Shai

Photo Courtesy of FulpAllenWrestling.com Katherine Shai, who wrestled most of her career under the name Katherine Fulp-Allen, is the treasurer and a board member of Wrestle Like A Girl, an organization dedicated to promoting female wrestling in the United States. Shai has twice been runner-up at the world team trials and made the U.S. National Team four times. She was ...

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