Metcalf and Ramos Compete at World Championships

Sept. 8, 2015


IOWA CITY, Iowa — Former University of Iowa NCAA champions Brent Metcalf and Tony Ramos compete at the 2015 UWW World Championships this week at Orleans Arena in Las Vegas.

Metcalf, ranked No. 2 in the world and the defending Pan Am Games champion at 65 kg/143 lbs., competes Thursday in the World Championships for the fourth time. He was a member of Team USA at the World Championships in 2010, 2013, and 2014.

Ramos, ranked 17th in the world at 57 kg/125.5 lbs. competes Saturday in his second World Championships. He was a member of Team USA in 2014. and ESPN3 will provide a live stream of the competition. Visit for complete coverage.

ESPN2 will televise the championships Thursday at 7 p.m. (CT) and Sunday at 7:30 p.m.

57 kg/125.5 lbs. — Tony Ramos, Iowa City, Iowa (Titan Mercury WC)
61 kg/134 lbs. — Reece Humphrey, Columbus, Ohio. (New York AC)
65 kg/143 lbs. — Brent Metcalf, Iowa City, Iowa (New York AC)
70 kg/154 lbs. — James Green, Lincoln, Neb. (Titan Mercury WC)
74 kg/163 lbs. — Jordan Burroughs, Lincoln, Neb. (Sunkist Kids)
86 kg/189 lbs. — Jake Herbert, Ann Arbor, Mich. (New York AC)
97 kg/213 lbs. — Kyle Snyder, Woodbine, Md. (Titan Mercury WC)
125 kg/275 lbs. — Zach Rey, Bethlehem, Pa. (Lehigh Valley WC)
Head Coach — Bruce Burnett

Monday, Sept. 7
Greco-Roman 66 kg, 75 kg, 98 kg
Tuesday, Sept. 8
Greco-Roman 59 kg, 71 kg, 80 kg, 130 kg
Wednesday, Sept. 9
Greco-Roman 85 kg
Women’s freestyle 48 kg, 53 kg, 69 kg
Thursday, Sept. 10
Women’s freestyle 55 kg, 58 kg, 63 kg; 75 kg
Men’s freestyle 65 kg
Friday, Sept. 11
Women’s freestyle 60 kg; Men’s freestyle 61 kg, 86 kg, 97 kg
Saturday, Sept. 12
Men’s freestyle 57 kg, 70 kg, 74 kg, 125 kg

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