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From the Mat Talk Podcast Network

2024 Distinguished Member: Coleman Scott | Mat Talk Podcast Network

Coleman Scott won a bronze medal at the 2012 Olympics after being an NCAA champion, two-time finalist and four-time All-American for Oklahoma State University.

Bloodround #467 with retired Central Michigan head coach Tom Borrelli | Mat Talk Podcast Network

This week we talk about Columbia hiring Donny Pritzlaff as their head coac, then we dive into an interview with recenlty retired Central Michigan head wrestling coach Tom Borrelli.

CSC Academic All-District

Wrestling's Mocco, O'Toole And Surtin Earn Academic All-District – University of Missouri Athletics

Three University of Missouri wrestlers earned Academic All-District honors from College Sports Communicators (CSC) on Tuesday, June 25. Redshirt senior Peyton Mocco, redshirt junior Noah Surtin and junior Keegan O'Toole all received the honor for the second consecutive year.

Howk named to CSC At-Large Academic All-District – SMSU Athletics

Southwest Minnesota State University wrestler junior Sean Howk was named to the 2024 College Sports Communicators (CSC) Academic At-Large All-District team announced on Tuesday.

DiBlasi, Thompson Named Academic All-District – Colorado School of Mines Athletics

Colorado School of Mines wrestlers Grayston DiBlasi and Cody Thompson have been named to the College Sports Communicators Academic All-District team for their academic and athletic performance in 2023-24.

2024 Academic All-District Team Announced –

The College Sports Communicators Academic All-District® Men’s At-Large Team has been released, honoring athletes who have excelled in competition and in the classroom.

Wrestling Trio Named Academic All-District – University of the Ozarks

Three members of the University of the Ozarks men's wrestling team were named to the 2023-2024 College Sports Communicators (CSC) At-Large Academic All-District Team, it was announced today by CSC.

College News and Features

D1 Wrestling Coaches Weigh In On How Last Year's Rule Changes Played Out – FloWrestling

A transformative rule-change period sparked strong feelings last spring. A year later, D1 coaches are sharing their thoughts on how well the changes worked.

Penn State AD Pat Kraft ‘hopes' to have wrestling match at Beaver Stadium – On3

Penn State athletic director Pat Kraft is always looking for the next big idea and wrestling could be next.

Never Too Early Lineup Look: Air Force – InterMat

Air Force finished 21st at NCAA’s last season, their second-best finish since the 2003 season. Within that finish came three qualifiers in Wyatt Hendrickson, Giano Petrucelli, and Sam Wolf.

Last Week In College Wrestling Recruiting: June 17-23 – FloWrestling

Things are starting to slow down a little bit as most college transfers have found their new home.

Robb, Ossi Earn Outstanding Sportsmanship Awards – University of Nebraska – Official Athletics Website

Bartlett, Gough Selected as Big Ten Outstanding Sportsmanship Award Recipients – Penn State Athletics

Wrestling's Beau Bartlett and women's ice hockey's Julie Gough were selected as Penn State's representatives as the Big Ten Conference's Outstanding Sportsmanship Award winners.

Taylor LaMont Joins Wrestling Coaching Staff – Army West Point

Army West Point Wrestling Head Coach Kevin Ward has announced Taylor LaMont as the newest assistant coach of Army Black Knight Wrestling.

UPJ D-II National Champ Ealy Joins Eagle Wrestling Program As Assistant Coach – Ashland University

Ashland University head wrestling coach Colt Sponseller has announced the addition of Jacob Ealy as the Eagles' assistant coach.

Red Raiders Add to 2024-25 Recruiting Class – Northwestern College Athletics

Kane Butrick (Fort Dodge, Iowa) has signed on to join Northwestern's wrestling team.

NOC receives NJCAA Sport Opportunity Grant for wrestling – Kay News Cow

Northern Oklahoma College is receiving a Sport Opportunity Grant from the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Foundation.

Women's Wrestling to Become 24th American Rivers Conference Championship Sport – American Rivers Conference

The American Rivers Conference (A-R-C) will begin sponsoring women’s wrestling in 2024-25 as the league’s 24th sport, as announced by A-R-C Commissioner Marie Stroman.

High School, Youth and Recruiting News

Caley Graber, Northfield girl who wrestled boys, is All-Metro Sports Awards Courage in Competition winner – Star-Tribune

Caley Graber was already a state champ in girls wrestling, and another title was achievable. She chose to wrestle in the boys division, where she made history.

Triple Crowns up for grabs at USA Wrestling Kids Nationals in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, June 28-30 –

The nation’s best boys wrestlers in four Kids age divisions (8U, 10U, 12U, 14U) will come together to compete in freestyle and Greco-Roman at USA Wrestling Kids Nationals, held at the ImOn Arena in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, June 28-29.

Domenic Munaretto Recruiting Update – FloWrestling

An inside look at class of 2026 Domenic Munaretto's recruiting process.

San Diego middle school wrestling pins down more success for the sport |

Last month, Scripps Ranch High School  held the inaugural San Diego Middle School Wrestling Championships. The tournament was a culmination of two years of San Diego Unified wrestling coaches working together with the district on a proposal.

Beat the Streets National Duals set for June 27 in Boston, with a camp and program of activities all week –

For the third straight year, Beat the Streets National has organized the Beat The Streets National Camp and Duals, set for Boston University in Boston, Mass.

International News

Men's Freestyle Olympic Team Refresher – InterMat

A few other sports such as swimming and track and field are in the process of figuring out who will represent the United States, but in wrestling the team has been set for quite some time and the last set of qualifiers are solidified as well.

Kennedy Blades Takes Aim At 76 kg Olympic Wrestling 2024 Gold – FloWrestling

A full preview of the women's freestyle wrestling event in the 76-kilogram weight class at the 2024 Paris Olympic Games.

Monday Roundup: 2024 Pytlasinski Memorial Results – Five Point Move

In the last major Senior event prior to the Olympic Games, Kyrgyzstan came away with three golds, Serbia grabbed two, and Mateusz Bernatek (72 kg, POL) and Lukas Ahlgren (82 kg, SWE) likewise earned tournament titles.

Canada earns 13 medals and men’s second overall at 2024 U23 Pan-American Championships – Wrestling Canada Lutte

It was a successful tournament for Canadian wrestlers, June 21-22, at the inaugural U23 Pan-American Championships in Rionegro, Colombia.

Podcasts and Video

Basch & The Brain Dive Into Recent News & Rumors, Offseason Chat | Podcast Episodes | Baschamania

Fun time catching up with the Brain as we swift through news & rumors from the past few weeks in high school, college & freestyle wrestling!

Pat Lugo: Training with Spencer Lee for the Olympics – Wrestling Mindset

This week, Wrestling Mindset founder Gene Zannetti talks with Pat Lugo.

FRL 1,039 – Is Wisconsin A Top Wrestling State? – FloWrestling

The FRL crew talks about David Taylor's take on Aaron Brooks vs Hassan Yazdani + Ben Askren returns to talk about winning Junior Duals!

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