AMES – Iowa State got some good news Wednesday afternoon. Rutgers redshirt freshman Alex Mackall is transferring to Iowa State, according to the program’s official Twitter account.
Mackall is from Austintown, Ohio and went to Walsh Jesuit High School. According to the Rutgers website, Mackall is 3-4 this season and was rated the No. 10 126-pounder in the nation in high school.
According to a tweet put out by Iowa State, Mackall was the 2015 Ohio state champion and was ranked No. 71 in his recruiting class.
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Alex Mackall is transferring from Rutgers to Iowa State! The Austintown, Ohio native was the 120-pound Ohio state champ in 2015 and was the No. 71 overall recruit in his class. He will be eligible to compete for Iowa State next season.
— Cyclone Wrestling (@CycloneWR) January 10, 2018
Earlier this week at his weekly press conference, head coach Kevin Dresser mentioned that an incoming transfer wouldn’t be eligible to compete until next season.
It seems as though Mackall will be coming in to compete for the 125-pound starting position.