Eierman Advances to Quarterfinals at U.S. Senior Nationals

CORALVILLE, Iowa — University of Iowa senior Jaydin Eierman outscored his opponents 29-0 in three matches Saturday to advance to the quarterfinals of the 2020 U.S. Senior Nationals at Xtream Arena.

Eierman, the No. 2 seed at 65 kilograms, opened with 10-0 and 11-0 technical falls, and closed the session with a pin against No. 7 Ethan Lizak in three minutes, 35 seconds. Eierman led Lizak 8-0 before getting the fall 35 seconds into the second period.

Eierman wrestles No. 7 Matthew Kolodzik later today in the quarterfinals. Session II begins at 4 p.m. (CT). The semifinals and consolation rounds continue Saturday. Placement matches are Sunday at 10 a.m. The finals begin Sunday at 12:30 p.m.

Former Hawkeye Jeremiah Moody split a pair of matches at 74 kg. He returns to action in the consolation round Saturday afternoon.

The U.S. Senior Nationals are streamed live at FloWrestling. Tickets are available at XtreamArena.com.

U.S. SENIOR NATIONALS (Xtream Arena)

 Men’s Freestyle

65kg

Round of 64: #2 Jaydin Eierman (HWC) tech. fall Joey Jones (Unattached), 10-0

Round of 32: #2 Jaydin Eierman (HWC) tech. fall Jordin Humphrey (TMWC), 11-0

Round of 16: #2 Jaydin Eierman (HWC) pinned Ethan Lizak (NYAC), 3:35

Quarterfinals: #2 Jaydin Eierman (HWC) vs. #7 Matthew Kolodzik (NYAC)

 

74kg

Round of 32: Jarrett Jacques (TSWC) tech. superiority Jeremiah Moody (HWC), 10-0

Consolation: Jeremiah Moody (HWC) dec. Grant Henderson (Unattached), 9-7