CLEVELAND, Ohio Strong performances by current and former Cyclone wrestlers at the 2011 ASICS U.S. Open and FILA Junior Nationals show the strength of the Iowa State program. Cyclone freshman Kyven Gadson led the way at the FILA Junior Nationals for Iowa State with a championship in the 96 kg (211.5 pounds) weight class, while three former Iowa State All-Americans placed in the top eight of their respective weight classes in the senior-level U.S. Open, including a title by four-time NCAA finalist Jake Varner at 96 kg.

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