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Iowa State Wrestling ranked No. 5 in the latest NWCA Coaches Poll

Iowa State has cracked the top-5 in the latest NWCA Coaches Poll after back-to-back victories over Oklahoma and Oklahoma State.

The Cyclones are now the highest-ranked team in the Big 12 over the reigning conference champs, Oklahoma State, who dropped to No. 10 in this week’s rankings.

Iowa State took down Oklahoma 22-9 on Friday night and then closed the weekend out with a gritty 20-18 win over the Cowboys on Sunday.

The latest Intermat rankings have all 10 weight classes ranked for the Cyclones with David Carr, Ian Parker, and Marcus Coleman in the top-10.

The team returns to Hilton Coliseum this weekend, hosting West Virginia Friday night and Air Force on Saturday.

Intermat Rankings:
125: Kysen Terukina – No. 27
133: Ramazan Attasauov – No. 33
141: Ian Parker – No. 9
157: David Carr – No. 1
165: Isaac Judge – No. 32
174: Joel Devine – No. 18
184: Marcus Coleman – No. 8
197: Yonger Bastida – No. 16
285: Sam Schuyler – No. 21

NWCA Coaches Poll Rankings:

1. Penn State
2. Iowa
3. Michigan
4. NC State
5. Iowa State
6. Ohio State
7. Virginia Tech
8. Nebraska
9. Wisconsin
10. Oklahoma State
11. Cornell
12. Missouri
13. Arizona State
14. Lehigh
15. Rutgers
16. Minnesota
17. Michigan State
18. Purdue
19. Pittsburgh
20. Princeton
21. Central Michigan
22. Northern Iowa
23. South Dakota State
24. North Carolina
25. Oklahoma

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.