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From the Mat Talk Podcast Network

Episode 100 features 100 seconds of NC State Trivia with Coach Popolizio and heavyweight Owen Trephan – NCS100 | Mat Talk Podcast Network

It’s spanned five years, two hosts, dozens of guests, but just one head coach. We’ve finally made it to the milestone 100th episode of the #PackMentality Pop-Ins Podcast.

Looking back at the Broncs before prepping for the Boilermaker Duals – AAS4E7 | Mat Talk Podcast Network

The Always Aggressive crew is back with another episode as the team prepares for a big weekend hosting the Boilermaker Duals. 

Men’s College News

Division I

No. 2 Hawkeyes Win in West Point – University of Iowa Athletics

The second-ranked University of Iowa wrestling team won seven matches – five by bonus points – to defeat Army, 28-13, on Thursday night in front of 1,903 fans at Christl Arena.

No. 3 Wrestling Falls Short at No. 5 Arizona State, 19-17 – University of Missouri Athletics

The No. 3 ranked University of Missouri wrestling team fell short on the road in Tempe, Ariz., losing 19-17 to No. 5 Arizona State. The Tigers move to 1-1 this season, and are 2-5-1 all-time against the Sun Devils. 

InterMat Wrestling – DI Live Streaming Guide (11/17 -11/20/2022)

We've got a great slate of duals over the next week, which is the third week of the 2022-23 regular season. 38 duals are on the schedule for Thursday-Sunday.

5 of the most anticipated 1-on-1 college wrestling battles this season |

The best of the best. Champions vs. champions. These are the kinds of duals that fans can expect to see at next week’s National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) All-Star Classic, a historic event featuring 15 elite, high-profile weight matches across ten men’s freestyle weights and five women’s freestyle weights. 

InterMat Wrestling – The Mind of Mendez

Ohio State freshman Jesse Mendez has been working off the same list of goals he wrote when he was 8 years old. The items on it are hyper-ambitious, but Mendez is the type of talent who could make even his loftiest aspirations seem realistic.

No. 1 Penn State Wrestling's Weight Class Shifts Paying Dividends Early On | Onward State

Fresh off of its first win of the season Friday over Lock Haven, Penn State wrestling is basking in its new and successful lineup. Three Nittany Lions made their debuts, while a number of others finally found their place in the starting lineup.

Training with Diakomihalis helped Cornell land Wadsworth's Jaxon Joy – Akron Beacon Journal

To know Jaxon Joy is to know that the Wadsworth junior is a wrestling junkie.

Husker Insider: Lovett's Redshirt, Robb's Rise Grabbing November Headlines – FloWrestling

Mark Manning explains the decision to redshirt NCAA finalist Ridge Lovett. Peyton Robb is off to a fast start, and Manning likes his '23 recruiting class.

4 Big Storylines At Sunday's Black Knight Invite – FloWrestling

Here's why we'll be tuning in to the Black Knight on Sunday.

Nittany Lion Insider: Kerkvliet Aiming To Add Fireworks To End Of PSU Order – FloWrestling

Most of Penn State's duals in recent years have been wrapped up before heavyweight, but Greg Kerkvliet is looking to keep fans around until the end.

InterMat Wrestling – FCW's Week 3 Fantasy Outlook (11/17 -11/20)

Week 2 continued the trend of great matchups and surprising upsets. Here is your Fantasy Roundup for Week 2:

Five Things To Watch When Oklahoma State Wrestles Wyoming on Friday | Pistols Firing

What to watch for on Friday as OSU faces Wyoming on the mat.

Alirez selected for prestigious NWCA All-Star Classic – University of Northern Colorado Athletics

Northern Colorado's returning Big XII champion Andrew Alirez has been invited to participate in the National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) All-Star Classic presented by Cliff Keen on Tuesday, November 22 in Austin, Texas.

Division II

MSUM Falls at Home to Concordia in Dual Action – MSU Moorhead Athletics

Opening up their home dual schedule at Nemzek Fieldhouse, MSUM wrestling fell to Concordia College 33-10 with the Dragons taking two weight class wins. 

Division III

UWL Wins Seven Matches in Dual Victory over Fifth-Ranked Stevens – University of Wisconsin La Crosse Athletics

The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse wrestling team, ranked third on the National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) Poll, opened its 2022-23 home season with a 25-9 victory over fifth-ranked Stevens Institute of Technology (N.J.) Thursday night in Mitchell Hall. The Eagles improve to 2-0 while the Ducks drop to 1-1. 

Blugolds Beat Titans to Reclaim Chancellor's Cup – University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Athletics

The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire wrestling team was victorious in its home opener on Thursday night, besting UW-Oshkosh 37-6 in a dual at the McPhee Center. The Blugolds reclaimed the Chancellor's Cup and avenged last season's loss to the Titans.

Central wrestling squad knocks off top-10 opponent – Central College Athletics

Spoiling the home opener for the No. 8 ranked Coe College Kohawks, the Central College wrestling team left Thursday's dual with a 24-16 victory.

Maroons Knock Off Nationally-Ranked No. 17 Washington and Lee in ODAC Opener – Roanoke College Athletics

The Roanoke wrestling team opened its dual match portion of the season on the road by knocking off No. 17 Washington and Lee 18-15 in their ODAC opener. The ODAC reinstated wrestling as a conference sport this year.

Wildcats sit atop NEWA Regional rankings, No. 17 in national poll – Johnson & Wales University – Providence

The Johnson & Wales (RI) University wrestling team enters this weekend's match at Scott Woods Duels at Muhlenberg College ranked No. 1 in the New England Wrestling Association (NEWA) Team Tournament Rankings and No. 17 in the National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) Division III Men's Coaches Rankings.

No. 13 Duhawks Cruise to 42-8 Win Over Buena Vista in Home Opener – Loras College Athletics

Opening night was quite the show for the No. 13 Loras College wrestling team as the Duhawks got the home slate started with a convincing 42-8 victory over an American Rivers Conference (A-R-C) foe in Buena Vista University.

Wrestling Blanks Norwich; Wins Fourth Straight Battle for the Green Mountain Championship – Castleton University

The 22nd-ranked Castleton University wrestling team continued its dominance over rival Norwich on Wednesday night, winning the Battle for the Green Mountain Championship for the fourth matchup in a row with a 49-0 shutout over the Cadets on the road.

Men’s wrestling earns first dual victory – Simpson Athletics

Fueled by pins from four wrestlers, the Simpson College men's wrestling team earned its first dual victory of the season over Iowa Wesleyan.

Tomcats beat Terriers in home opener – Thiel College Athletics

The Thiel College wrestling team defeated the Hiram Terriers 33-19 Wednesday in a non-conference match at Beeghly Gymnasium.


Statesmen Nearly Double Up #12 Missouri Valley in Upset | William Penn University Athletics

Wins over three nationally-ranked grapplers guided the William Penn men's wrestling team to a 30-16 upset over #12 Missouri Valley in a Heart of America Athletic Conference dual meet Thursday.

2022-23 NAIA Men's Wrestling Coaches' Top 20 Poll – No. 1 – NAIA

Grand View (Iowa) has now led the NAIA Men's Wrestling Coaches' Top 20 Poll for the 10th consecutive ranking. Life (Ga.) and Southeastern (Fla.) stay put from the preseason poll, while Indiana tech leapfrogs Marian (Ind.) for fourth place. Embry-Riddle (Ariz.) and Vanguard (Calif.) move into the rankings, replacing Southern Oregon and Thomas More (Ky.)

RECAP: Men's Wrestling Defeats Davenport 44-12 At Garth Pleasant Arena | Rochester University Athletics Athletics

At Garth Pleasant Arena, Men's Wrestling put on a strong showing against Davenport University, winning 44-12. The Warriors received 12 points off voids, while Davenport received 6 points off voids. Several Warriors put on impressive performances, winning by fall or technical fall. 

Junior College

Tritons take down NIACC, 30-18 – Messenger News

The 19th-ranked Iowa Central wrestling team won their second straight road dual of the young season.

Women’s College News

NWCA Releases Regular Season NCAA Women's Coaches Poll #1 | NWCA

The second set of National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) NCAA Women’s Wrestling rankings was released on Thursday. The top five teams stayed the same while Lock Have University cracks the top 10 for the first time in program history.

2022-23 NAIA Women's Wrestling Coaches' Top 20 Poll – No. 1 – NAIA

Southern Oregon takes over top billing in the first NAIA Women's Wrestling Coaches' Top 20 Poll of the regular season. Campbellsville (Ky.) follows suit, Grand View (Iowa) and Menlo (Calif.) remain third and fourth respectively, while Life (Ga.) joins the Top Five. Hastings (Neb.) overtakes York (Neb.) for the final spot in the rankings.

High School News

Pin To Win – Ryder Rogotzke – The Guillotine

During the 2021-22 wrestling season, Stillwater senior Ryder Rogotzke had one of the most dominant seasons a wrestler can have.

Lake George's Grace York to wrestle D-I at Presbyterian – Post Star

Grace York made a bit of history Wednesday, signing her National Letter of Intent to join the NCAA Division I women’s wrestling team at Presbyterian College.

Tide excited for new wrestling program – Coastal Courier

The Long County Blue Tide will be adding their second of two new athletics programs this year. After the volleyball team made significant strides in its inaugural season, the wrestling team looks to offer a new venue for student- athletes in Ludowici.

Titan Tattler: Farewell Coach Snow and hello to the girls wrestling team – clemmonscourier | clemmonscourier

While things were somewhat quiet last week in the village, it marked the end of an era for West Forsyth’s football program.

Pioneers, state qualifiers part of '22 Atlantic wrestling hall class | Sports |

Clint Bitting, Steve Harris and Brad Schwenke are the newest members of the Atlantic High School Wrestling Hall of Fame.

International News

Monday Roundup: Bill Farrell Memorial Part II – Five Point Move

Friday morning will mark the first time in three years that an international presence will be witnessed at Senior Greco-Roman tournament in the United States as the 2022 Bill Farrell Memorial/NYAC Open gets underway in New York.

Olympic champion Vlasov thinks kids should get into wrestling, not MMA | Athletistic

Double Olympic champion in Greco-Roman wrestling Roman Vlasov believes that children starting their career in sport should focus on wrestling, an Olympic sport, rather than mixed martial arts.

Mongolia men’s and women’s teams announced for Men’s and Women’s Freestyle World Cup in Coralville, Iowa, December 10-11 –

The lineups for Mongolia, which will compete in both men’s freestyle and women’s freestyle at the Men’s and Women’s Freestyle World Cup have been released.

MMA News

Aljamain Sterling: I’d Beat Henry Cejudo In A Wrestling Match – MMA News

UFC Bantamweight Champion Aljamain Sterling is not intimated by former two-division titleholder Henry Cejudo‘s Olympic wrestling credentials.

Podcasts & Video

Bloodround Wrestling Podcast: Episode #401

This week's episode is up! Tommy and Kevin try to catch up on the wild November in the College Wrestling world. 

TFW: HS Season Preview | MatScouts

The First World: Willie's High School Season Preview

162. Childhood Dream Achieved – In The Room – Des Moines Register

Welcome to In The Room, a wrestling podcast from the Des Moines Register's Cody Goodwin. On today's episode, Cody brings you interviews from Iowa, Iowa State, and Northern Iowa ahead of a busy weekend.

Alara Boyd | The Bader Show (Ep. 349) – Flowrestling

Two time cadet world medalist Alara Boyd joins the show.

Iowa Wrestlers Scrappin' At The All-Star Classic – FloWrestling

Native Iowa man, JD, gives you the scoop on what Iowa college wrestlers are competing at this years NWCA All-Star event.

FRL 861 – NCAA Week 3 Preview & Picks – FloWrestling

The crew takes a look at what's going down this week and makes their picks for some of the best matches and duals.

2022-2023: Cruising Through Week Two by Pin 12 Wrestling Podcast

Join hosts Sam Phillips (@slamphillips) and Lee Cothran (@leecothran) as they discuss the most decorated conference in college wrestling, the Big 12! 

Noke Wrestling News #25 with Thaddeus Guerrero by Noke Wrestling News powered by VBR Sports

Coach Yetzer fills in for Randal and Jake talking to Captain Thaddeus Guerrero of the Marine Corps.

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