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College Wrestling Sees Increase in APR

The NCAA has just released the latest APR scores”¦ and, overall, the picture looks pretty bright for most college wrestling programs. APR? No, we’re not talking about Annual Percentage Rate that you see on your credit card statement or in…

NY Times: Jake Herbert Sees a World of Possibility

A U.S. College Wrestler Sees a World of Possibility By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Look out, world, Jake Herbert is on quite a roll. In a three-week span, Herbert finished an undefeated season with his second N.C.A.A. title, won the Hodge…

Caldwell-Metcalf the Owings-Gable of 2009?

Portion of a sports columnist from the Creston (Iowa) News-Advertiser drawing some links between Caldwell-Metcalf and Owings-Gable… Creston/O-M coach Darrell Frain has often told me tournaments are won on the back side of the brackets, and Iowa proved that with…

Sunderland Resigns as Penn State Coach

Troy Sunderland Resigns as Head Coach of Penn State Wrestling Program Penn State to conduct immediate nationwide search for successor STATE COLLEGE, Pa. – Troy Sunderland has resigned as head coach of the Nittany Lion wrestling program, effective today, Director…

Neb-Omaha’s Meneely Named NCAA D2 Wrestler of the Year

Mike Kirk EDMOND, Okla. — Unbeaten 157-pounder Todd Meneely of Nebraska-Omaha has been selected as the 2008-09 NCAA Division II Wrestler of the Year after winning his third straight national championship this season. Meneely is the second winner of the…

Tiffin Univ Adds Wrestling, Hires Doug Jesse as Head Coach

Tiffin University Sports Information Wrestling will become Tiffin University’s 20th NCAA Division II intercollegiate varsity sport beginning in the 2010-11 season. The program will make its debut in 2009-10 as a club sport. Wrestling will become the 10th men’s sport…

Wisconsin’s Howe Named Rev Freshman of the Year

from RevWrestling.com Great things were expected of Andrew Howe when he arrived at the University of Wisconsin-Madison last fall. The Indiana native delivered “¦ and then some, with a 30-5 season, the 2009 Big Ten 165-pound title and Freshman of…

The Upset, The Push, and Some Courage

By John Huckaby This year’s NCAA championships will be remembered for three things ” North Carolina State’s Darrion Caldwell’s upset win over Iowa’s Brent Metcalf at 149 pounds, Metcalf’s unsportsmanlike push of Caldwell after losing and the courage and skill…