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Iowa State Wrestling: two-time Class 3A state finalist commits to Iowa State wrestling

Blake Gioimo, a junior from Cedar Rapids Prairie, announced on Saturday that he has committed to the Iowa State wrestling program.

Here is his statement via his Instagram:

Gioimo is a two-time Class 3A state finalist at 106 pounds.

After qualifying for the state tournament as a freshman, he ended the season 21-18. He has quickly turned things around by posting a dominant 62-2 record the last two seasons.

Among some of his accolades includes making the 16U national dual team after a second-place finish at the 16U freestyle state championships.

He becomes Kevin Dressers second 2023 commitment behind Linn-Mar’s, Tate Naaktgeboren.

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.