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Recruiting battle finally over for Berge

When it boiled down to it, Broc Berge had to follow his heart. It’s unfortunate for University of Minnesota wrestling fans, but Berge’s heart decided his best option was to leave his home state. After a long recruiting battle and…

Six Husker Grapplers in Preseason Rankings

Amateur Wrestling News released its 2012-13 preseason rankings for each weight class on Monday as six Nebraska wrestlers were named to the list. The top 20 Division I wrestlers in all 10 weight classes earned spots. At 133 pounds, Ridge…

Half-Dozen OSU Wrestlers Honored in National Pre-Season Poll

CORVALLIS, Ore. “Amateur Wrestling News has released its preseason Division I rankings for the 2012-13 season and a total of six Oregon State wrestlers can be found on the list. The half-dozen Beaver student-athletes are broken up among the top-20…

PSU’s Sanderson seeks to end Hawkeye hex on mat

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. ” Cael Sanderson accomplished just about every notable achievement during his illustrious career as an amateur wrestler and collegiate coach. However, there’s one notable exception. In nine tries as a wrestler and coach at Iowa State, and…

Focused Askren has no time for Olympics

With the 2012 Olympics on the horizon, a number of the biggest names in amateur wrestling, including gold medalists Rulon Gardner (2000) and Cael Sanderson (2004), are considering making one final run at glory. Bellator featherweight title holder Joe Warren,…

Fausey Named to Amateur Wrestling News’ All-Rookie Team

Courtesy: VirginiaSports.com CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Virginia redshirt freshman Jon Fausey (Dalmatia, Pa.) was named to Amateur Wrestling News’ All-Rookie Team, as announced recently by the publication. Fausey was named to the fourth team at 184 pounds. Fausey went 29-10 at…

Weatherman suspended from Cyclones wrestling team

by KJ Pilcher Iowa State University Sports Information Director Tom Kroeschell confirmed that wrestler Trent Weatherman has been suspended indefinitely from the Cyclones team after violating team rules. Weatherman was arrested for the second time in three months early Saturday…