Some of the best college wrestlers in the midwest are headed to East Lansing for the 2023 Michigan State Open.
Several programs will benefit from the transfer portal this season. Most of the top teams look different thanks to key acquisitions. Below is a look at the top wrestlers who transferred during the off-season.
In what could be its final year in the Big 12, Oklahoma Wrestling will try to win its 24th conference title on the way out.
Below is a partial list of NCAA D1 heavyweight wrestlers (184, 197, 285) who are returning and will contest for a varsity spot after an interval of at least one year.
Below is a partial list of NCAA D1 middleweight wrestlers (149, 157, 165, 174) who are returning and will contest for a varsity spot after an interval of at least one year.
You turned on the television earlier this year and saw the action of the Women’s College World Series, or maybe you caught a softball game going on at a local park.
A lot happened in Norman since the 2023 NCAA tournament - former head coach Lou Rosselli resigned, former North Dakota State head coach Roger Kish was selected as his successor, assistants Nick Heflin, Sam Hazewinkel and Mike Lightner left, new assistants Austin Marsden and Cam Sykora were brought in, seven wrestlers hit the transfer portal, and eight wrestlers transferred in. While a lot has happened, I still expect 70% of this year’s starting lineup to either be either back from last year’s lineup or coming off of a redshirt year in Norman.
As soon as the college softball season ended, the floodgates of the transfer portal opened.
College athletics changed when the NCAA developed the transfer portal in 2018. This became a streamlined tool for athletes to seamlessly transfer from one institution to another without losing eligibility.
One of the main players behind one of the greatest dynasties in college softball history will play the sport elsewhere next season.
Bear witness to greatness.
Oklahoma softball’s magical ride in 2023, in which it now sits just two wins away from the first three-peat of national championships in the sport in over three decades, had to start somewhere.
We’ve made it.
A golden rule in postseason play is to never assume that any game is a gimme.
The most exclusive club in wrestling is 12 members strong. Gable Steveson could be number 13 if he makes a World team.