OMAHA, Neb. – Nine of the 10 University of Iowa wrestlers competing at the 2020 USA Wrestling U23 Nationals recorded a top eight finish this weekend at the MECA-CHI Health Center of Omaha in Omaha, Nebraska.
The Hawkeyes got runner-up finishes from All-Americans Kaleb Young, Jacob Warner and Tony Cassioppi, as well as a second-place finish from Nelson Brands in the men’s freestyle division. Iowa advanced two more wrestlers to the consolation finals, getting a third-place finish from All-American Max Murin and a fourth-place finishes from All-American Austin DeSanto. Former Iowa wrestler and HWC member Jeremiah Moody also placed fourth.
Freshman Patrick Kennedy paced the Hawkeyes in the USA Wrestling Junior Nationals division, placing runner-up at 79 kg. He was one of five Hawkeyes to place in the junior division.
Complete results from the U23 and Junior Nationals at FloWrestling.com.
HAWKEYE WRESTLING PLACEWINNERS
2020 U23 NATIONALS
61 KG Austin Desanto 4th Place
65 KG Max Murin 3rd Place
65 KG Carter Happel 8th Place
70 KG Kaleb Young 2nd Place
74 KG Jeremiah Moody 4th Place
79 KG Myles Wilson 6th Place
79 KG Nelson Brands 2nd Place
92 KG Jacob Warner 2nd Place
125 KG Anthony Cassioppi 2nd Place
125 KG Aaron Costello 8th Place
2020 JUNIOR NATIONALS
57 KG Jesse Ybarra 5th Place
65 KG Cobe Siebrecht 8th Place
79 KG Patrick Kennedy 2nd Place
92 KG Gabe Christenson 8th Place
92 KG Zach Glazier 5th Place