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Wrestling: After the U.S. Open, looking ahead to the World Team Trials and Final X

Hawkeye Wrestling Club's Alli Ragan is one of five Senior-level women wrestlers whose addition to the club has helped women wrestling continued its rapid growth. Brian Powers,

The U.S. Open was this past weekend. Kyven Gadson took first, Thomas Gilman took second, and a handful of other former Hawkeye and Cyclone wrestlers placed. Iowa State’s David Carr and Iowa’s Tony Cassioppi also both won Junior titles.

Now what?

The U.S. Open is, basically, the freestyle and Greco-Roman national championships (think NCAAs, but in the Olympic styles). But it’s also just the first step in the 2019 World Team qualifying process.