UnderGround Forums 2020 Wrestling Thread

10/30/19 5:39 PM
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Big year in wrestling - let’s start it off with college/folkstyle.

 

Rankings per weight

https://news.theopenmat.com/college-rankings/ncaa-di-individual-college-wrestling-rankings-october-29th-2019/75187

 

Rankings per team

https://www.ncaa.com/news/wrestling/article/2019-10-29/college-wrestling-penn-state-tops-2019-2020-preseason-national

 

25 to watch

https://www.ncaa.com/news/wrestling/article/2019-07-22/25-returning-college-wrestlers-watch-2019-20-season

 

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10/30/19 5:49 PM
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10/30/19 5:49 PM
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Going for the Hawkeyes but I don't really see them knocking off Penn State

Edited: 10/30/19 6:03 PM
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In & Thanks for the links. 

10/30/19 6:48 PM
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hate having some of the best guys redshirt this year for the olympics but it is what it is.  War Oklahoma State & Rutgers!!!!

10/30/19 7:50 PM
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In 

10/30/19 8:55 PM
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Not sure how The Ohio State University will do this year but I’m rooting for them obviously. Penn State just has so much talent they they still have to be the favorite this year. 

10/30/19 9:43 PM
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wiggum - IN.

Only care about folkstyle.

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10/30/19 9:57 PM
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Of the seven wrestlers who qualified under criteria 1 this spring, six of them had already met the criteria of being a previous age level world medalist, so only Brady Koontz was added. Another 11 were added by placing at the Open.

Again, many thanks to Yankeefan33 on the Hawkeye Report for inspiring us to update this list a second time.

Qualifiers of No. 1 - Past national team members (top three from the World or Olympic Team Trials)

Mason Manville, Penn State - 2017 Greco-Roman World Team Member at 75kg

Nick Reenan, NC State - 2018 National Team, second place at 86kg

Jaydin Eierman, Missouri - 2018 National Team, third place at 65kg

Tate Orndorff, Utah Valley - 2018 National Team, third place at 130kg (Greco)

Brady Koontz, Ohio State - 2019 National Team, second place at 55kg (Greco)

Qualifiers of No. 2 - Top 8 at the 2019 Senior U.S. Open

Matthew Schmitt, West Virginia- 2019 US Open, 6th Place at 60kg (Greco)

Dylan Gregerson, Utah Valley - 2019 US Open, 7th Place at 63kg (Greco)

Lenny Merkin, Princeton - 2019 US Open, 4th Place at 72kg (Greco)

Tyler Dow, Wisconsin - 2019 US Open, 7th Place at 77kg (Grec

Haydn Maley, Stanford - 2019 US Open, 4th Place at 130kg (Grec

Tommy Helton, SIU Edwardsville - 2019 US Open, 7th Place at 130kg (Greco)

Kanen Storr, Michigan - 2019 US Open, 7th Place at 65kg

Anthony Valencia, Arizona State - 2019 US Open, 3rd place at 74kg

Logan Massa, Michigan - 2019 US Open, 4th Place at 74kg

Matt Finesilver, Duke - 2019 US Open, 4th Place at 79kg

Max Dean, Cornell - 2019 US Open, 8th Place at 86kg

Qualifiers of No. 4 - Previous Cadet, Junior, U23 World Medalist

Jordan Wood, Lehigh - silver medal, 2014 Cadet World Championships

Owen Webster, Minnesota - bronze medal, 2015 Cadet World Championships

Jarod Verkleeren, Penn State - gold medal, 2015 Cadet World Championships

Yianni Diakomihalis, Cornell - gold medal, 2015 Cadet World Championships

Spencer Lee, Iowa - gold medal, 2016 Junior World Championships

Mark Hall, Penn State - gold medal, 2016 Junior World Championships

Daton Fix, Oklahoma State - bronze medal, 2016 Junior World Championships

Taylor LaMont, Utah Valley - bronze medal, 2016 Junior World Championships (Greco)

Travis Wittlake, Oklahoma State - bronze medal, 2016 Cadet World Championships

Jacob Warner, Iowa - bronze medal, 2016 Cadet World Championships

Kurt McHenry, Michigan - gold medal, 2016 Cadet World Championships

David Carr, Iowa State - bronze medal, 2016 Cadet World Championships

Vito Arujau, Cornell - silver medal, 2016 Cadet World Championships

Mitch McKee, Minnesota - silver medal, 2017 Junior World Championships

Ryan Deakin, Northwestern - silver medal, 2017 Junior World Championships

Zahid Valencia, Arizona State - silver medal, 2017 Junior World Championships

Kollin Moore, Ohio State - bronze medal, 2017 Junior World Championships

Gable Steveson, Minnesota - gold medal, 2017 Junior World Championships

Cevion Severado, Missouri - silver medal, 2017 Junior World Championships (Greco)

Jacori Teemer, Arizona State - bronze medal, 2017 Cadet World Championships

Will Lewan, Michigan - gold medal, 2017 Cadet World Championships

Daniel Gregory Kerkvliet, Ohio State - gold medal, 2017 Cadet World Championships

Aaron Brooks, Penn State - gold medal, 2017 Cadet World Championships

Gavin Hoffman, Ohio State - bronze medal, 2017 Cadet World Championships

Cohlton Schultz, Arizona State - gold medal, 2017 Junior World Championships (Greco)

Andrew Berreyesa, Cornell - silver medal, 2018 Junior World Championships (Greco)

Zach Elam, Missouri - silver medal, 2018 Junior World Championships

Mekhi Lewis, Virginia Tech - gold medal, 2018 Junior World Championships

Brady Berge, Penn State - bronze medal, 2018 Junior World Championships

Abe Assad, Iowa - bronze medal, 2018 Cadet World Championships

Matt Ramos, Minnesota - gold medal, 2018 Cadet World Championships

10/30/19 10:29 PM
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this weekend is the beginning of the long preseason of folk... always depressing... but, better than basketball i suppose...

 

 

 

 

10/31/19 10:51 PM
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I'm not sure if your intent is just to keep this as an NCAA wrestling thread, but this article got me angrier than an OGer at a Bernie Sanders rally....

https://www.flowrestling.org/articles/5066784-the-olympics-cut-56-wrestlers-from-2020

 

TLDR, they're cutting wrestling slots in favor of sports they deem more youthful, urban, and female-inclusive.

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nek -

I'm not sure if your intent is just to keep this as an NCAA wrestling thread, but this article got me angrier than an OGer at a Bernie Sanders rally....

https://www.flowrestling.org/articles/5066784-the-olympics-cut-56-wrestlers-from-2020

 

TLDR, they're cutting wrestling slots in favor of sports they deem more youthful, urban, and female-inclusive.

Old news and it's their own fault unfortunately. However, combat sports in general are receiving a bigger presence at the Olympics. A team event was added for judo and karate is being included as a new sport, so wrestling's standing can improve too.

10/31/19 11:34 PM
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nek -

I'm not sure if your intent is just to keep this as an NCAA wrestling thread, but this article got me angrier than an OGer at a Bernie Sanders rally....

https://www.flowrestling.org/articles/5066784-the-olympics-cut-56-wrestlers-from-2020

 

TLDR, they're cutting wrestling slots in favor of sports they deem more youthful, urban, and female-inclusive.

Old news and it's their own fault unfortunately. However, combat sports in general are receiving a bigger presence at the Olympics. A team event was added for judo and karate is being included as a new sport, so wrestling's standing can improve too.

Damn, didn't see the date on this.  1st I heard of it. I know wrestling seems to be fighting for its survival as an olympic sport though.

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nek -

I'm not sure if your intent is just to keep this as an NCAA wrestling thread, but this article got me angrier than an OGer at a Bernie Sanders rally....

https://www.flowrestling.org/articles/5066784-the-olympics-cut-56-wrestlers-from-2020

 

TLDR, they're cutting wrestling slots in favor of sports they deem more youthful, urban, and female-inclusive.

Old news and it's their own fault unfortunately. However, combat sports in general are receiving a bigger presence at the Olympics. A team event was added for judo and karate is being included as a new sport, so wrestling's standing can improve too.

Damn, didn't see the date on this.  1st I heard of it. I know wrestling seems to be fighting for its survival as an olympic sport though.

Nah, they alrdy flirted with the idea of removing it around time of London Olympics. It's not gonna happen. Wrestling is safe, but they still need to take steps to improve the flow of matches and make sure ppl can actually watch tournaments or else it's going to get buried underneath sports that better engage their fan base.

11/1/19 12:42 PM
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Gross looking good today

11/2/19 2:37 AM
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Going to be a bit of a weird year with so many studs taking a redshirt.

Next year will be madness with all of the monsters who emerge this year mixed in with the returning redshirts.

Game on.

11/2/19 1:08 PM
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Anybody know if Gable wrestled last night?

11/2/19 3:13 PM
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Anybody know if Gable wrestled last night?

He did not