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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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Training Tips: Setting Goals Effectively

Jordan Burroughs - Team USA

Whether settling in for off-season training or ramping up for freestyle and Greco season, the spring is a great time to set goals for yourself going forward. Whether you already have goals in place and simply need to update them or have never set formal goals for yourself before, taking the time to think through how your folkstyle season went, ...

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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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The State of California End of Season Report

Alleida Martinez, Gracie Figueroa, Seth Nevills

Photos By John Sachs, Tech-Fall.com and Tony Rotundo, WrestlersAreWarriors.com The 2016-17 season is long gone and many significant accomplishments occurred in the Golden State. From Justin Mejia (Clovis) making history by becoming the second four-time state champion in California to Selma capturing their second straight CIF girls state tournament, this was a year to remember. The 2017-18 should be even ...

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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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Report: Gavin to be Named Pitt Head Wrestling Coach

Pitt

PA Power Wrestling reports that after big names such as Lehigh’s Pat Santoro, Edinboro’s Tim Flynn, and South Dakota State’s Chris Bono decided to stay at their current posts, Pitt will name one of their former national champions, Keith Gavin, who won the title in 2008, as their next head coach.  This will be Gavin’s first head coaching job after ...

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Getting to Know: Johnny Sebastian, Northwestern

Johnny Sebastian, Northwestern

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: Johnny Sebastian ...

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College Wrestling Dual Attendance at 15 year High

Battle at the Birthplace

Photo By Ben Solomon The demise of the college wrestling dual meet has been greatly exaggerated. At least, that is what attendance numbers from the 2016-17 season appear to be telling us. Starting with the 2001-02 season, Denny Diehl has been compiling attendance data for 15 years. This season, working in concert with Denny, TOM continued that tradition, gathering information ...

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