7 Hawkeyes Head to U.S. Open Championships

LAS VEGAS – Seven University of Iowa women’s wrestlers will travel to Las Vegas this week to compete at the U.S. Open Championships from April 27-30 at the South Point Hotel, Casino, and Spa.

The seven wrestlers will be competing at five different weight classes, and all except three have a top five seeding.

Felicity Taylor (53kg) has the No. 2 seed, while Reese Larramendy (65kg), Bella Mir (68kg), and Kylie Welker (76kg) have the fifth. Nyla Valencia (50kg) is at the No. 6 seed, and Ella Schmit (65kg) has the eighth seed. Ava Bayless does not have a top nine seeding, but she will wrestle at 50kg. This tournament is a qualifying event for the 2023 Senior World Team Trials.

Fans can watch the action live via
FloWrestling, while live results can be found at arena.flowrestling.org.

Senior Women’s Division
April 28 | Noon (CT) | Preliminaries, Quarterfinals, Consolations
April 28 | 6 p.m. (CT) | Semifinals, Consolations
April 29 | Noon (CT) | Consolations, Consolation Semifinals
April 29 | 8 p.m. (CT) | Medal Matches

Ava Bayless (50kg), Nyla Valencia (50kg), Felicity Taylor (53kg), Reese Larramendy (65kg), Ella Schmit (65kg), Bella Mir (68kg), Kylie Welker (76kg)