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Terry Shockley named Chairman of the Board of Governors of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame

Shockley will succeed long-time chairman Jim Keen. Sr. as Chairman of the Board....

Iowa's Tony Ramos determined to finish career with NCAA title

The Hawkeye senior will battle Virginia Tech's Devin Carter in the NWCA All-Star Classic on Saturday....

NCAA announces finalist cities for its championships for 2014-18, including wrestling at all levels

Cleveland, Kansas City, Louisville, New York City, Oklahoma City, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia & St. Louis are Div. I finalists. Div. II and III finalists also announced....

Tyler Graff named Wrestler of the Week for Nov. 29-Dec. 5

Tyler Graff (Loveland, Colo./New York AC) has been named Wrestler of the Week for Nov. 29-Dec. 5.

Each week, will select an Athlete of the Week, based upon performance within wrestling for that week. The selection committee will consider any level of wrestling, from youth programs through the Senior level.

Graff, a two-time All-American from Wisconsin, won the Men’s Freestyle Olympic Trials Qualifier on Saturday at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

Graff downed past World bronze medalist Martin Berberyan 2-0, 2-3, 1-0 in the finals at 60 kg/132 lbs. Berberyan, 31, a three-time Olympian and 2005 World bronze medalist for Armenia, recently became a U.S. citizen.

Graff was named Outstanding Wrestler. He now earns a spot in April's U.S. Olympic Team Trials in Iowa City.

Graff is taking an Olympic redshirt this season. He has two years of college eligibility remaining.

Graff made the U.S. Junior World Team in freestyle in 2007 and 2008.

Note: To nominate a wrestler for Wrestler of the Week, send the athlete's name, accomplishments for the week and career accomplishments to Craig Sesker at
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