Four Cyclones and legendary robes to return

Kevin Dresser announced that a total of four Cyclones will return and use their extra year of eligibility after COVID-19 ended the 2019-20 season.

Dresser will return three of his starters: Ian Parker (141), Jarrett Degen (149) and Sam Colbray (184) .

Heavyweight Ethan Anderson will also make his return.

Here is a breakdown of the returners:

Ian Parker – 141-pounder

  • All-American
  • 2020 Big 12 Champion
  • Three-Time NCAA Qualifier
  • Two-Time Big 12 Wrestler of the Week

Jarrett Degen – 149-pounder

  • Two-Time All-American
  • Four-Time NCAA Qualifier
  • 2020 Third place finish at the Big 12 Championships

Degen was unfortunately out most of the 2021 season due to injury.

Sam Colbray – 184-pounds

  • All-American
  • Three-Time NCAA Qualifier
  • 2020 Fourth place finish at the Big 12 Championship

Dresser also announced that they will be bringing back the legendary wrestling robes for the 2021-22 season.

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.