It's SHORT TIME SHOTS, a quick look at the day's top wrestling stories. 
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 Starting in fall 2024, the college wrestling landscape will undergo significant changes due to conference realignments. Notable shifts include Arizona State's move to the Big 12 and Stanford's transition to the ACC. These changes are set to create exciting new matchups, such as a potential North Carolina vs. Stanford duel in the ACC, featuring former Stanford head coach and current UNC head coach Rob Koll against new Stanford head coach Chris Ayres. Shannon Scovel from breaks it down. 

The U.S. Wrestling Foundation has launched a second season of its initiative called “LetsWrestle,” featuring a star-studded lineup of athletes and Hollywood celebrities. The campaign aims to grow the sport of wrestling by engaging fans and raising funds for wrestling programs across the country. The initiative will include a series of events, social media campaigns, and merchandise sales to support the cause.

Wisconsin head football coach, Luke Fickell, expressed his admiration for Iowa's wrestling program ahead of the Heartland Trophy clash. Fickell highlighted the wrestling program's culture of toughness and how it sets a standard for other sports. He believes that the wrestling team's success has a positive impact on the entire athletic department.

From Flowrestling, the 141-pound weight class in NCAA wrestling is shaping up to be highly competitive this season. Pre-season predictions suggest that returning All-Americans and emerging talents will make for an exciting year. The weight class features wrestlers like top-ranked Real Woods of Iowa.

Spencer Adams has been honored with the National Wrestling Coaches Association's “Battles Won” award. The award recognizes Adams for his leadership, both on and off the mat, and his commitment to community service. Adams has been instrumental in growing the sport of wrestling in his community.

Olympic champions Helen Maroulis and Kyle Snyder will headline the U.S. wrestling team at the 2023 Pan-American Games in Santiago, Chile. Both athletes are coming off bronze-medal performances at the 2023 World Championships. The Pan-American Games, set for November 1-4, will feature 17 world-class competitors representing the U.S. across three Olympic disciplines.

Dr. Billy Walker, Director of Athletics and Recreation at American University, has announced his retirement effective at the end of the 2023-24 school year. During his tenure, Walker oversaw 15 Patriot League postseason championships and 15 NCAA Tournament team appearances. He has been particularly influential in the wrestling program, with 27 wrestling student-athletes qualifying for the NCAA Championships under his watch.

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