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Archive for September 2016

Brian Courtney Commits To Virginia | FloWrestling

“After his headlining exploits, several suitors made their push. In the end, Courtney narrowed his list to a final four of Cornell, North Carolina, Virginia, and Nebraska. On Friday, he delivered to us a unique way of telling us his final decision.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

September 30, 2016 at 9:28 pm

Posted in Wrestling News

Former #1 Ranked Lance Benick Leaves Arizona State University | FloWrestling

“Arizona State coach Zeke Jones’ banner recruiting class of 2015 just took a bit of a blow.

Lance Benick, the former No. 1-ranked 195-pounder in the country, is no longer with the ASU wrestling team. “

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Written by Jason Bryant

September 30, 2016 at 6:33 pm

Posted in Wrestling News

Cornell University – Wrestling Set For Challenging 2016-17 Slate

“The Cornell wrestling team annually challenges itself against the best teams in the country and the 2016-17 schedule is no different. Six teams that finished in the top 20 of last season’s NCAA championships, including national runner-up Oklahoma State and sixth-place finisher Missouri, highlight one of the nation’s most rigorous slates.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

September 30, 2016 at 5:04 pm

Posted in Wrestling News

Fighting fires, and heavyweights, with UFC champion Stipe Miocic – ST284 | Mat Talk Podcast Network

“Current UFC Heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic was an Ohio state wrestling runner-up as a senior at Eastlake North High School in 2000. He still had something to prove. In 2003, Miocic qualified for the NCAA Division I Championships on what was a pretty good Cleveland State team. He missed out on placing. He still had something to prove.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

September 30, 2016 at 5:04 pm

Posted in Wrestling News

VWR13: Meet new VAWA Executive Director Nathan Coburn | Mat Talk Podcast Network


It’s been a while since we last surfaced, but the second season of the Virginia Wrestling Roundup will charge on as Episode 13 and meet the new VAWA Executive Director Nathan Coburn.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

September 30, 2016 at 5:04 pm

Posted in Wrestling News

BV22: Two-time All-American Monte Merz breaking down the journey to and from Buena Vista | Mat Talk Podcast Network

“On Episode 22 of the BVU Wrestling BeaverCast, we’ll visit with two-time All-American Monte Merz.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

September 30, 2016 at 5:04 pm

Posted in Wrestling News

Michigan Grappler Fall Classic highlighted by deep and talented lightweight field – Trackwrestling

“It’s been nearly two months since Rayvon Foley last stepped into a competitive wrestling arena, but the Michigan prep standout is certain he hasn’t missed a step during the time off.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

September 30, 2016 at 5:04 pm

Posted in Wrestling News