WRESTLING: Iowa State ranked for first time in two years

Ames— The Cyclones are ranked in the top-25 for the first time since 2016 coming in at No.23 in this week’s NWCA Coaches Poll.

Kevin Dresser’s team had a successful weekend in Iowa City losing by only one point to No. 3 Iowa, 19-18.

Some of the highlights of the dual were No. 14 Austin Gomez defeating No. 10 Austin DeSanto in a much-anticipated match-up. Sam Colbray also defeated No. 11 Cash Wilke at 184-pounds.

On top of overall team rankings, a pair of individual wrestlers have cracked rankings for the first time this year.

Ian Parker is now ranked 19 by InterMat and Flo and 16 by TrackWrestling. Colbray is ranked 18 by InterMat and Flo and 16 by TrackWrestling.


Austin Gomez – 11/11/10
Ian Parker – 19/19/16
Jarrett Degen – 9/9/8
Marcus Coleman – 22 (Track)
Sam Colbray – 18/18/16
Willie Miklus – 7/7/7

Jacqueline Cordova


Jacqueline graduated from Iowa State University with a degree in Journalism and Mass Communications. She has been fortunate enough to have interned for Cyclone Fanatic for 2 and a half years before being promoted to stay on. She currently wears a lot of hats at Cyclone Fanatic: Social Media Director, Iowa State Wrestling beat reporter, and staff photographer. Jacqueline loves reading and watching trash reality TV shows when she's not watching sports. One of her favorite accomplishments is having interned for the Minnesota Vikings and during Super Bowl LII.