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Archive for December 20th, 2016

Quean Smith’s Journey To An Iowa State Degree – Iowa State Athletics

“When Quean Smith graduated with a degree in Liberal Arts on Saturday, he became the second member of his family to earn a college degree. The Iowa State heavyweight’s walk across the stage at Hilton Coliseum was one that many, including Smith himself, once thought to be impossible.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

December 20, 2016 at 3:41 pm

Posted in Wrestling News

Mueller Making Immediate Impact – VirginiaSports.com

“In the hierarchy of sports that fuel the passions of most Texans, wrestling is nowhere near the top. Jack Mueller was reminded of that as a senior at Trinity Christian Academy near Dallas.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

December 20, 2016 at 10:11 am

Posted in Wrestling News

DII wrestling power rankings: Wisconsin-Parkside, McKendree gain steam in Week 3 | NCAA.com

“It’s a broken record in Division II to say there are a number of contenders. But, heading toward 201,  there are at least seven, maybe eight teams, which could claim top honors in Birmingham, Ala., at the NCAA Division II Championships.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

December 20, 2016 at 10:11 am

Posted in Wrestling News

Cornell’s Gabe Dean insists he’s just having fun out there – ST299 | Mat Talk Podcast Network

“On Episode 299 of the Short Time Wrestling Podcast, Dean talks about why he’s off to a punishing start, winning the first 13 official matches this season by bonus and that isn’t counting his major decision over NCAA champion Myles Martin of Ohio State at the NWCA All-Star Classic.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

December 20, 2016 at 2:57 am

Posted in Wrestling News

Reception with Olympians part of big wrestling weekend in Lancaster | Wrestling | lancasteronline.com

“Lancaster will host a big weekend of wrestling Jan. 6-8, with four events over those three days.

First, a job fair for college grapplers who are upperclassmen will be held Jan. 6 at Franklin & Marshall’s Alumni Sports and Fitness Center .”

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Written by Jason Bryant

December 20, 2016 at 2:56 am

Posted in Wrestling News