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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....

J.D. Bergman named Wrestler of the Week for June 12-18

J.D. Bergman (Columbus, Ohio/New York AC) has been named Wrestler of the Week for June 12-18.

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.

Bergman won a freestyle title at 96 kg/211.5 lbs. at the Ziolkowski International on Sunday in Siedice, Poland.

Bergman, a member of the 2010 U.S. World Team, went 4-0 on the day. His gold-medal victory came over 2011 World silver medalist Serhat Balci of Turkey, 1-0, 1-0.

Other victories by Bergman were over Kamil Skaskiewicz of Poland, 1-0, 1-0, Kamil Wojciechowski of Poland, 7-0, 6-0 and Jozef Jaloviar of Slovakia, 0-1, 4-0, 4-0.

Bergman placed third at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Trials.

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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