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In The Room

The Des Moines Register’s Cody Goodwin covers all levels of wrestling in the state of Iowa, including all three Division I programs — Iowa, Iowa State, Northern Iowa — as well as the small colleges, more than 300 high schools, and the Olympic styles, too.

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7. Previewing Iowa-Wisconsin with Nate Woelfel

Welcome to In the Room, a wrestling podcast from the Des Moines Register's Cody Goodwin. On today's episode, Cody talks with Nate Woelfel about all things Hawkeyes and Badgers. Nate has covered college and high school wrestling in Wisconsin for close to a decade, and offers great insight into the Badger program.STORIES:• WRESTLING MAILBAG: Iowa State's David Carr, Iowa's Nelson Brands, girls' wrestling and pickles: https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/sports/college/2019/11/26/wrestling-mailbag-isu-david-carr-nelson-brands-girls-wrestling-pickles-hilton-coliseum-iowa-cyclones/4307587002/ • Big Ten Network to air documentary on Iowa wrestler Alex Marinelli: https://www.hawkcentral.com/story/sports/college/iowa/wrestling/2019/11/27/big-ten-network-documentary-iowa-wrestler-alex-marinelli-wisconsin-eli-stickley-the-b-1-g-story/4321851002/ • FROM LAST YEAR: 'I wrestle for him': Iowa's Alex Marinelli motivated by the death of Wisconsin wrestler Eli Stickley: https://www.hawkcentral.com/story/sports/college/iowa/wrestling/2019/02/13/iowa-wrestling-alex-marinelli-tom-brands-eli-stickley-wisconsin-hawkeyes-badgers/2860198002/ • Follow Cody on Twitter: twitter.com/codygoodwin• And make sure to subscribe to the Des Moines Register for all your wrestling updates, news and analysis: http://desmoinesregister.com/dealSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

42mins

29 Nov 2019

Rank #1

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21. It's Iowa-Penn State week, with Iowa coach Tom Brands and Penn State radio voice Jeff Byers

Welcome to In The Room, a wrestling podcast from the Des Moines Register's Cody Goodwin. On today's episode, Cody talks with Iowa coach Tom Brands about Friday’s big, big dual, and also Jeff Byers, the award-winning radio voice of the Penn State wrestling team.STORIES• The story of Michael Kemerer’s recruitment — a visit gone bad, a 700-mile drive, and how it led to the best Iowa wrestling lineup in a decade: https://www.hawkcentral.com/story/sports/college/iowa/wrestling/2020/01/29/iowa-wrestling-tom-brands-drove-700-miles-michael-kemerer-almost-didnt-come-iowa-now-hes-star/4608548002/ • Big Ten Network to provide extra coverage of Iowa-Penn State wrestling dual in Iowa City: https://www.hawkcentral.com/story/sports/college/iowa/wrestling/2020/01/30/wrestling-big-ten-network-beefing-up-coverage-iowa-penn-state-dual-how-where-to-watch/2854384001/ • Wrestling Mailbag: It’s Iowa-Penn State week, you guys: https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/sports/college/iowa/wrestling/2020/01/28/wrestling-mailbag-its-iowa-penn-state-week-plus-lugo-sasso-iowa-state/4597040002/ • Thanks to grassroots support, Iowa nears approval for $20M facility: https://www.hawkcentral.com/story/sports/college/columnists/chad-leistikow/2020/01/28/iowa-wrestling-nears-approval-board-of-regents-standalone-facility/4590136002/ • Follow Cody on Twitter: twitter.com/codygoodwin• Subscribe to the Des Moines Register for all your wrestling updates, news and analysis: desmoinesregister.com/dealSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

55mins

30 Jan 2020

Rank #2

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13. Previewing the Midlands Championships with the Wrestling Nomad

Welcome to In The Room, a wrestling podcast from the Des Moines Register's Cody Goodwin. On today's episode, Cody talks with the Wrestling Nomad from Flowrestling to preview the Midlands Championships, set for this weekend in Chicago.STORIES• ‘We’re kindred spirits’: A collection of wrestling and football stories from Kirk Ferentz, Tom Brands, Dan Gable, and more: https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/sports/college/iowa/football/2019/12/26/iowa-football-wrestling-stories-kirk-ferentz-tom-brands-dan-gable-mark-sindlinger-austin-blythe/2743662001/ • All-Decade Wrestling: The best from Iowa, Iowa State and Northern Iowa from the 2010s: https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/sports/college/iowa/wrestling/2019/12/27/all-decade-wrestling-teams-best-iowa-iowa-state-and-northern-iowa-wrestlers-2010-isu-uni-ncaa-champs/2743935001/ • Iowa freshman Abe Assad excited to compete at the Midlands Championships: https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/sports/college/iowa/wrestling/2019/12/27/wrestling-iowa-freshman-abe-assad-returns-home-midlands-championships-sears-centre-arena-tom-brands/2751647001/ • Follow Cody on Twitter: twitter.com/codygoodwin• Subscribe to the Des Moines Register for all your wrestling updates, news and analysis: desmoinesregister.com/dealSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

1hr 19mins

28 Dec 2019

Rank #3

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15. What does Penn State's recent injury news mean for Iowa and the NCAA Championship team race?

Welcome to In The Room, a wrestling podcast from the Des Moines Register's Cody Goodwin. On today's episode, Cody offers his thoughts on what the recent Penn State injury news means for NCAA Championship team race, and also talks with all three Division I head coaches about various topics, including this weekend’s upcoming duals.STORIES/VIDEOS• Wrestling Analysis: On Tom Brands’ history with redshirts, Abe Assad, and Iowa’s situation at 184 pounds: https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/sports/college/iowa/wrestling/2020/01/06/iowa-wrestling-analysis-tom-brands-history-redshirts-abe-assad-and-184-pound-situation/2826152001/ • Wrestling Mailbag: First-half grades for Iowa, Iowa State and Northern Iowa: https://www.hawkcentral.com/story/sports/college/iowa/wrestling/2020/01/07/wrestling-mailbag-first-half-grades-iowa-iowa-state-and-northern-iowa-banana-peels-kaleb-young/2833652001/ • Video Interview, Spencer Lee: https://www.desmoinesregister.com/videos/sports/college/iowa/wrestling/2020/01/07/iowas-spencer-lee-discusses-freestyle-wrestling-and-hawkeyes-upcoming-january-schedule/2836047001/ • Video Interview, Michael Kemerer: https://www.desmoinesregister.com/videos/sports/college/iowa/wrestling/2020/01/07/michael-kemerer-ready-iowa-wrestlings-tough-january-schedule/2836139001/ • Video Interview, Jacob Warner: https://www.desmoinesregister.com/videos/sports/college/iowa/wrestling/2020/01/07/iowas-jacob-warner-excited-hawkeyes-tough-january-schedule/2835883001/ • Video Interview, Cash Wilcke: https://www.desmoinesregister.com/videos/sports/college/iowa/wrestling/2020/01/07/iowas-cash-wilcke-talks-battling-starting-spot-184-pounds/2835970001/ • Follow Cody on Twitter: twitter.com/codygoodwin• Subscribe to the Des Moines Register for all your wrestling updates, news and analysis: desmoinesregister.com/dealSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

42mins

8 Jan 2020

Rank #4

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9. Weekend Freestyle: Iowa-Princeton, CKLV, High School Week 1

Welcome to In the Room, a wrestling podcast from the Des Moines Register's Cody Goodwin. On today's episode, Cody recaps the jam-packed wrestling weekend — the Hawkeyes beat Princeton to move to 4-0, both Iowa State and Northern Iowa competed at the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational, and Week 1 of the high school wrestling season in Iowa kicked off with duals and tournaments.STORIES• High school wrestling: 12 things we learned from Week 1: https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/sports/high-school/2019/12/09/iowa-wrestling-12-things-we-learned-week-1-lisbon-cael-happel-beat-ryan-sokol-independence-iahswr/4375389002/ • Bonus points lead Hawkeyes over Princeton: https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/sports/college/iowa/wrestling/2019/12/08/top-ranked-hawkeyes-move-4-0-after-bonus-points-lead-win-over-princeton-iowa-tom-brands-jacob-warner/4376423002/• At CKLV, Iowa State and Northern Iowa both showcase top-10 potential: https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/sports/college/iowa-state/wrestling/2019/12/07/wrestling-takeaways-northern-iowa-iowa-state-both-show-top-10-potential-las-vegas-tournament/4365204002/ • West Sioux's Adam Allard, Lisbon's Cael Happel both chasing wrestling history in 2019-20: https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/sports/high-school/2019/12/06/west-sioux-adam-allard-lisbon-cael-happel-both-pursuing-wrestling-history-2019-20-iahsaa-state-title/2618940001/• Meet the preseason All-Iowa wrestling teams: https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/sports/high-school/all-iowa/2019/12/06/introducing-preseason-all-iowa-wrestling-team-cael-happel-drake-ayala-cullan-schriever-iahswr/4353556002/• Introducing the first preseason All-Iowa girls' wrestling teams: https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/sports/high-school/all-iowa/2019/12/06/introducing-first-preseason-all-iowa-girls-wrestling-team-ali-gerbracht-millie-peach-tateum-park/4353865002/• Follow Cody on Twitter: https://twitter.com/codygoodwin• Subscribe to the Des Moines Register for all your wrestling updates, news and analysis: desmoinesregister.com/dealSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

25mins

9 Dec 2019

Rank #5

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16. 'Shake, Rattle and Roll' — Weekend Freestyle: Abe Assad's Iowa debut, UNI splits homestand

Welcome to In The Room, a wrestling podcast from the Des Moines Register's Cody Goodwin. On today's episode, Cody recaps the busy wrestling weekend, where Iowa went 2-0 in the state of Indiana, the Cyclones went 2-2 on a road trip, Northern Iowa went 1-1 at home, and a couple of Iowa schools won titles at the NWCA Multi-Divisional National Duals.STORIES/VIDEOS• True freshman Abe Assad wins Iowa wrestling debut as Hawkeyes shut out Indiana: https://www.hawkcentral.com/story/sports/college/iowa/wrestling/2020/01/10/wrestling-true-freshman-abe-assad-wins-iowa-debut-top-ranked-hawkeyes-roll-through-indiana/4437239002/ • Top-ranked Iowa wrestling team completes weekend sweep by shutting out No. 8 Purdue: https://www.hawkcentral.com/story/sports/college/iowa/wrestling/2020/01/12/top-ranked-iowa-wrestling-team-completes-indiana-road-trip-blanking-no-8-purdue-tom-brands-hawkeyes/4448391002/ • Wrestling: Iowa natives lead South Dakota State to win over Northern Iowa: https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/sports/college/northern-iowa/uni-panthers/2020/01/10/wrestling-iowa-natives-lead-south-dakota-state-upset-victory-over-northern-iowa-tanner-sloan-schwab/4437218002/ • Wrestling: Northern Iowa rebounds with win over Missouri: https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/sports/college/northern-iowa/uni-panthers/2020/01/12/wrestling-northern-iowa-rebounds-fridays-loss-home-win-missouri-west-gym-cedar-falls-doub-schwab/4448386002/ • Wrestling: Colbray, Coleman swap weights as Iowa State blanks Utah Valley: https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/sports/college/iowa-state/wrestling/2020/01/09/iowa-state-wrestling-shuts-out-utah-valley/4426585002/ • Wrestling: Cyclones beat Harvard, lose to Campbell and No. 4 Arizona State in Phoenix: https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/sports/college/iowa-state/wrestling/2020/01/11/wrestling-cyclones-beat-harvard-fall-campbell-and-no-4-arizona-state-saturday-iowa-state-wrestling/4442347002/ • Wrestling: Grand View wins NAIA, Wartburg wins Division III at national duals: https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/sports/college/iowa/wrestling/2020/01/11/wrestling-grand-view-wins-naia-wartburg-wins-division-iii-nwca-multi-divisional-national-duals/4442313002/ • High School Wrestling: 9 things we learned from Week 5: https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/sports/high-school/2020/01/13/high-school-wrestling-9-things-we-learned-week-5-southeast-polk-class-3-a-106-pounds-nate-jesuroga/4448383002/ • Follow Cody on Twitter: twitter.com/codygoodwin• Subscribe to the Des Moines Register for all your wrestling updates, news and analysis: desmoinesregister.com/dealSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

34mins

13 Jan 2020

Rank #6

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4. Recapping Iowa's preseason matches, Cyclone Open, and a conversation with Jaydin Eierman

Welcome to In The Room, a wrestling podcast from the Des Moines Register's Cody Goodwin. In this episode, Cody breaks down Iowa's preseason matches as well as Iowa State and Northern Iowa's results from the Cyclone Open. Cody also caught up with Jaydin Eierman, a three-time All-American for Mizzou who announced his plans to transfer to Iowa.STORIES• Jaydin Eierman, a three-time All-American at Mizzou, is transferring to Iowa: https://www.hawkcentral.com/story/sports/college/iowa/wrestling/2019/11/07/jaydin-eierman-three-time-all-american-missouri-transferring-iowa/2520961001/• ISU-UNI matchups highlight the Cyclone Open: https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/sports/college/iowa-state/wrestling/2019/11/10/wrestling-takeaways-cyclone-open-features-iowa-state-northern-iowa-battles-lineup-answers-more/2556765001/ • Iowa preseason matchups, Day One: https://www.hawkcentral.com/story/sports/college/iowa/wrestling/2019/11/07/wrestling-takeaways-gavin-teasdale-tony-cassioppi-impress-first-set-iowas-preseason-matchups/2517109001/• Iowa preseason matchups, Day Two: https://www.hawkcentral.com/story/sports/college/iowa/wrestling/2019/11/08/iowa-wrestling-not-much-separates-pat-lugo-and-vince-turk-149-pounds/2529808001/• WRESTLING MAILBAG: https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/sports/college/2019/11/13/wrestling-mailbag-2019-20-season-iowa-hawkeyes-isu-cyclones-uni-panthers-spencer-lee/4178536002/• Ankeny's Caleb Rathjen announces commitment to Iowa: https://www.hawkcentral.com/story/sports/college/iowa/wrestling/2019/11/07/wrestling-ankeny-state-champ-caleb-rathjen-commits-iowa-hawkeyes/2518985001/• Follow Cody on Twitter: https://twitter.com/codygoodwin• And make sure to subscribe to the Des Moines Register for all your wrestling updates, news and analysis: http://desmoinesregister.com/dealSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

50mins

13 Nov 2019

Rank #7

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14. Holiday Freestyle: Banana Peels, Midlands Championships, Southern Scuffle, more

Welcome to In The Room, a wrestling podcast from the Des Moines Register's Cody Goodwin. On today's episode, Cody recaps the busy holiday wrestling slate, which included the Midlands Championships, Southern Scuffle, and a handful of high school wrestling tournaments, too.STORIES• 18 thoughts on the Hawkeyes' record-breaking Midlands performance: https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/sports/college/iowa/wrestling/2019/12/30/18-thoughts-hawkeyes-record-breaking-midlands-title-tom-brands-184-abe-assad-cash-wilcke-nelson/2780991001/• Southeast Polk wrestling alums shine at 57th Midlands Championships: https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/sports/high-school/2019/12/30/southeast-polk-wrestling-alums-shine-57th-midlands-championships-cade-devos-nolan-hellickson-iahswr/2778334001/ • Tom Brands' coaching tree on display at 57th Midlands Championships: https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/sports/college/iowa/wrestling/2019/12/29/tom-brands-coaching-tree-display-57th-midlands-championships-tony-ramos-matt-mcdonough-mike-evans/2771430001/• UNI tops Utah Valley for first dual victory of 2019-20 season: https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/sports/college/northern-iowa/uni-panthers/2020/01/04/northern-iowa-wrestling-tops-utah-valley-dual-victory-west-gym-cedar-falls-lujan-steiert-doug-schwab/2813321001/ • Follow Cody on Twitter: twitter.com/codygoodwin • Subscribe to the Des Moines Register for all your wrestling updates, news and analysis: desmoinesregister.com/dealSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

32mins

5 Jan 2020

Rank #8

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5. Catching up with Dan Gable and his take on the upcoming Cy-Hawk wrestling dual

Welcome to In The Room, a wrestling podcast from the Des Moines Register's Cody Goodwin. In this episode, Cody catches up with Dan Gable, the two-time NCAA champ from Iowa State-turned-longtime Iowa head coach. They discuss this year's upcoming Cy-Hawk wrestling dual, and what it means both to the state and the country.STORIES• Tony Cassioppi's pin highlights Iowa's season-opening victory over UT-Chattanooga: https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/sports/college/iowa/wrestling/2019/11/17/wrestling-tony-cassioppis-pin-highlights-iowas-season-opening-win-over-chattanooga/4223528002/ • David Carr wins debut in Iowa State's win over Bucknell: https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/sports/college/iowa-state/wrestling/2019/11/17/wrestling-iowa-state-cyclones-dominate-bucknell-season-opener-hilton-coliseum-david-carr-debut/4223523002/ • Bonus points lead Northwestern over Northern Iowa: https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/sports/college/northern-iowa/uni-panthers/2019/11/17/wrestling-bonus-points-lead-northwestern-over-northern-iowa-doug-schwab-panther-train-taylor-lujan/4223539002/ • Waverly-Shell Rock's Bailey Roybal commits to SDSU: https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/sports/high-school/2019/11/18/wrestling-recruiting-waverly-shell-rocks-bailey-roybal-commits-south-dakota-state-2021-cody-caldwell/4232411002/ • WRESTLING MAILBAG: On Iowa's attendance, Nelson Brands, Cy-Hawk and the high school season: https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/sports/2019/11/19/wrestling-mailbag-iowa-attendance-hawkeyes-debut-cy-hawk-high-school-season-carver-hawkeye-arena/4239095002/• Follow Cody on Twitter: https://twitter.com/codygoodwin• And make sure to subscribe to the Des Moines Register for all your wrestling updates, news and analysis: http://desmoinesregister.com/dealSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

33mins

20 Nov 2019

Rank #9

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6. Weekend Freestyle, featuring Cy-Hawk, UNI-Nebraska and pickles

Welcome to In The Room, a wrestling podcast from the Des Moines Register's Cody Goodwin. Happy Monday. Cody recaps the weekend in wrestling, including the Cy-Hawk dual — which features interview clips from Iowa's Tom Brands, Nelson Brands and Spencer Lee, as well as Iowa State's Kevin Dresser, Ian Parker and David Carr — as well as Northern Iowa's narrow loss to Nebraska.STORIES• Cy-Hawk Wrestling: Iowa tops Iowa State at Hilton Coliseum for 16th-straight series win: https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/sports/college/2019/11/24/cy-hawk-wrestling-iowa-tops-iowa-state-hilton-coliseum-16th-straight-series-win/4291366002/ • Northern Iowa falls to Nebraska, 23-19, in home opener: https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/sports/college/northern-iowa/uni-panthers/2019/11/24/wrestling-northern-iowa-falls-nebraska-west-gym-taylor-lujan-bryce-steiert-doug-schwab-panther-train/4291433002/ • Follow Cody on Twitter: https://twitter.com/codygoodwin• And make sure to subscribe to the Des Moines Register for all your wrestling updates, news and analysis: http://desmoinesregister.com/dealSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

22mins

25 Nov 2019

Rank #10

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22. Weekend Freestyle: Iowa's thrilling comeback over Penn State, plus ISU, UNI both win, too

Welcome to In The Room, a wrestling podcast from the Des Moines Register's Cody Goodwin. On today's episode, Cody recaps Iowa’s thrilling victory over No. 2 Penn State, and everything else that happened this weekend.STORIES• No. 1 Iowa beats No. 2 Penn State at sold-out Carver-Hawkeye Arena. Instant Reaction: https://www.hawkcentral.com/story/sports/college/iowa/wrestling/2020/01/31/instant-reaction-no-1-iowa-wrestling-defeats-no-2-penn-state-19-17-sold-out-carver-hawkeye-arena/4628002002/ • ‘Wrestle your match’: How Iowa rallied to defeat No. 2 Penn State: https://www.hawkcentral.com/story/sports/college/iowa/wrestling/2020/02/01/wrestle-your-match-how-top-ranked-iowa-wrestlers-rallied-beat-no-2-penn-state/4628022002/ • Michael Kemerer is the fitting hero in Iowa’s long-awaited takedown of Penn State: https://www.hawkcentral.com/story/sports/college/columnists/chad-leistikow/2020/02/01/michael-kemerer-leads-iowas-long-awaited-takedown-penn-state/2857520001/ • Iowa coach Tom Brands thought Austin DeSanto could have continued after knee injury: https://www.hawkcentral.com/story/sports/college/iowa/wrestling/2020/01/31/tom-brands-thought-austin-desanto-could-have-continued-after-knee-injury/4631067002/ • Backups shine in Iowa’s 10th-straight victory over Michigan State: https://www.hawkcentral.com/story/sports/college/iowa/wrestling/2020/02/02/wrestling-backups-shine-no-1-hawkeyes-win-10th-straight-over-michigan-state/4640805002/ • All-American Jarrett Degen returns in Iowa State’s win over Fresno State: https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/sports/college/iowa-state/wrestling/2020/02/01/wrestling-all-american-jarrett-degen-returns-iowa-state-thumps-fresno-state/4632433002/ • Northern Iowa notches fifth-straight dual victory with win over Oklahoma: https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/sports/college/northern-iowa/uni-panthers/2020/02/01/wrestling-northern-iowa-tops-oklahoma-fifth-straight-dual-victory/4637165002/ • High School Wrestling: Cael Happel hits 200 career wins, SEP wins CIML, and more from Week 8: https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/sports/high-school/2020/02/02/high-school-wrestling-welcome-postseason-and-13-thoughts-week-8-southeast-polk-fort-dodge-waverly-sr/4639767002/ • Follow Cody on Twitter: twitter.com/codygoodwin• Subscribe to the Des Moines Register for all your wrestling updates, news and analysis: desmoinesregister.com/dealSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

30mins

4 Feb 2020

Rank #11

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12. Iowa's Abe Assad shares some of his favorite memories from the Midlands Championships

Welcome to In The Room, a wrestling podcast from the Des Moines Register's Cody Goodwin. On today's episode, catch up with Iowa coach Tom Brands and true freshman Abe Assad ahead of the 2019 Midlands Championships.STORIES• WRESTLING MAILBAG: Freestyle szn, Spencer Lee, early Midlands thoughts: https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/sports/college/2019/12/17/wrestling-mailbag-freestyle-szn-spencer-lee-and-some-early-midlands-thoughts-us-senior-nationals/2676328001/ • Breaking down Iowa, Iowa State and Northern Iowa’s 2020 signees: https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/sports/high-school/recruiting/2019/12/19/wrestling-recruiting-iowa-iowa-state-northern-iowa-2020-recruiting-classes-iahswr-iahsaa/2697670001/ • Wrestling: Southeast Polk tops Fort Dodge in battle of nationally-ranked Iowa powers: https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/sports/high-school/2019/12/19/wrestling-southeast-polk-defeats-fort-dodge-battle-nationally-ranked-iowa-powers-intermat-matscout/2707274001/ • Follow Cody on Twitter: twitter.com/codygoodwin• Subscribe to the Des Moines Register for all your wrestling updates, news and analysis: desmoinesregister.com/dealSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

31mins

20 Dec 2019

Rank #12

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18. Weekend Freestyle: Iowa beats Nebraska at home, Iowa State tops SDSU, UNI wins two in Colorado

Welcome to In The Room, a wrestling podcast from the Des Moines Register's Cody Goodwin. On today's episode, Cody recaps the wrestling weekend that was, as all three Division I programs won duals, both home and away.STORIES• Top-ranked Hawkeyes defeat tough-nosed Nebraska to begin pivotal home stretch: https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/sports/college/iowa/wrestling/2020/01/18/top-ranked-iowa-wrestlers-open-pivotal-home-stretch-big-win-over-no-10-nebraska/4514356002/ • Iowa State, Northern Iowa pick up Big 12 road victories: https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/sports/college/iowa/wrestling/2020/01/17/wrestling-iowa-state-northern-iowa-both-pick-up-big-12-road-victories/4506650002/ • Follow Cody on Twitter: twitter.com/codygoodwin• Subscribe to the Des Moines Register for all your wrestling updates, news and analysis: desmoinesregister.com/dealSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

20mins

20 Jan 2020

Rank #13

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8. Introducing the Iowa Eight for the 2019-20 season

Welcome to In the Room, a wrestling podcast from the Des Moines Register's Cody Goodwin. On today's episode, Cody introduces the Iowa Eight, the Register’s annual list of the state’s best prep wrestlers ahead of the 2019-20 season. We also hear from Iowa coach Tom Brands and Iowa State coach Kevin Dresser ahead of the Hawkeyes’ and Cyclones’ busy wrestling weekends.• Iowa Eight: Meet the state’s best prep wrestlers for the 2019-20 season: https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/sports/high-school/recruiting/2019/12/05/iowa-eight-best-high-school-wrestlers-2019-20-drake-ayala-cullan-schriever-adam-allard-cael-happel/2618603001/ • Austin DeSanto’s win over top-ranked Seth Gross highlights Iowa’s big win over Wisconsin: https://www.hawkcentral.com/story/sports/college/iowa/wrestling/2019/12/01/iowa-wrestling-austin-desanto-win-over-seth-gross-highlights-hawkeyes-win-over-wisconsin/4348948002/ • WRESTLING MAILBAG: Introducing the No. 1-ranked Iowa wrestling team: https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/sports/college/2019/12/03/iowa-wrestling-mailbag-introducing-no-1-ranked-hawkeyes-trackwrestling-nelson-brands-isu-cyclones/2596306001/ • Former Iowa wrestler Brandon Sorensen diagnosed with cancer: https://www.hawkcentral.com/story/sports/college/iowa/wrestling/2019/12/03/brandon-sorensen-former-iowa-wrestler-diagnosed-cancer/2599843001/ • Brandon Sorensen’s GoFundMe: https://www.gofundme.com/f/c4zzv-sorensenstrong?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=p_cp+share-sheet • Follow Cody on Twitter: twitter.com/codygoodwin• Subscribe to the Des Moines Register for all your wrestling updates, news and analysis: desmoinesregister.com/dealSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

43mins

5 Dec 2019

Rank #14

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10. A Cyclone theory on 133, plus Iowa State's Kevin Dresser and UNI's Doug Schwab

Welcome to In the Room, a wrestling podcast from the Des Moines Register's Cody Goodwin. On today's episode, Cody offers some quick thoughts on Iowa State's current situation at 133, theorizing what might happen between Todd Small and Austin Gomez. He also catches up with the Cyclones' coach Kevin Dresser and Northern Iowa coach Doug Schwab.STORIES• Todd Small, Austin Gomez and Iowa State’s future at 133: https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/sports/college/iowa-state/wrestling/2019/12/12/wrestling-iowa-state-todd-small-austin-gomez-future-133-cyclones-hilton-coliseum-kevin-dresser-vegas/4413891002/ • WRESTLING MAILBAG: Grand View’s win streak, Iowa 2019 vs. Iowa 2010, more CKLV breakdown: https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/sports/college/2019/12/10/wrestling-mailbag-grand-views-win-streak-kaleb-young-iowas-2010-team-vs-year-iowa-state-cyclones/4387734002/ • Follow Cody on Twitter: twitter.com/codygoodwin• Subscribe to the Des Moines Register for all your wrestling updates, news and analysis: desmoinesregister.com/dealSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

31mins

13 Dec 2019

Rank #15

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17. Iowa State's lineup change, previewing Iowa-Nebraska, and UNI's upcoming roadtrip

Welcome to In The Room, a wrestling podcast from the Des Moines Register's Cody Goodwin. On today's episode, Cody catches up with Iowa State coach Kevin Dresser on the Cyclones’ recent lineup change, as well as Iowa coach Tom Brands ahead of the Hawkeyes' dual against Nebraska and Northern Iowa coach Doug Schwab ahead of the Panthers' upcoming road trip.STORIES/VIDEOS• ‘I feel like a monster’: Iowa State’s Sam Colbray has big goals in dropping to 174 pounds: https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/sports/college/iowa-state/wrestling/2020/01/16/ncaa-wrestling-finals-iowa-state-sam-colbray-explains-decision-drop-174-pounds-kevin-dresser/4488569002/ • Wrestling Analysis: Austin Gomez to seek medical hardship. Here’s what it means for Iowa State — now and in the future: https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/sports/college/iowa-state/wrestling/2020/01/15/iowa-state-wrestling-austin-gomez-medical-hardship-cyclones-roster/4477596002/ • Former Fort Dodge star Brody Teske announces transfer to Northern Iowa: https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/sports/college/northern-iowa/uni-panthers/2020/01/14/former-fort-dodge-star-brody-teske-announces-transfer-northern-iowa-wrestling-program-west-gym-uni/4471257002/ • Wrestling Mailbag: Diamond on the Duals, favorite wrestling venues, Iowa’s dominance, more: https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/sports/college/iowa/wrestling/2020/01/14/wrestling-mailbag-dual-diamonds-favorite-venues-iowas-dominance-jaydin-eierman-hawkeyes-uni-panthers/4470720002/ • Sorensen Strong headbands: https://www.iowastyleapparel.com/product/brandon-sorensen-bandana-sorensen-strong/594?cp=true&sa=false&sbp=false&q=false&category_id=53 • Follow Cody on Twitter: twitter.com/codygoodwin• Subscribe to the Des Moines Register for all your wrestling updates, news and analysis: desmoinesregister.com/dealSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

40mins

16 Jan 2020

Rank #16

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20. Weekend Freestyle: Iowa tops Ohio State, UNI over Oklahoma State, and girls' state

Welcome to In The Room, a wrestling podcast from the Des Moines Register's Cody Goodwin. On today's episode, Cody recaps the busy, busy wrestling weekend. All three Division I programs were at home, the IWCOA girls’ state championships were at Waverly-Shell Rock, and the boys side of things featured some snow-less action, at long last.STORIES• Iowa wrestlers continued tough homestretch with dominant win over No. 3 Ohio State: https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/sports/college/iowa/wrestling/2020/01/24/wrestling-top-ranked-hawkeyes-continue-tough-homestretch-24-10-win-over-ohio-state/4570470002/ • Northern Iowa upsets No. 10 Oklahoma State at the McLeod Center: https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/sports/college/northern-iowa/uni-panthers/2020/01/25/wrestling-northern-iowa-upsets-10th-ranked-oklahoma-state-mcleod-center/4578226002/ • Iowa State wrestlers look flat in lopsided loss to No. 10 Oklahoma State: https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/sports/college/iowa-state/wrestling/2020/01/26/wrestling-cyclones-look-flat-lopsided-loss-no-10-oklahoma-state/4584209002/ • Stars shine, pins galore, and 17 thoughts and observations from the 2020 girls’ state wrestling championships: https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/sports/high-school/2020/01/25/iowa-iwcoa-girls-state-wrestling-tournament-champions/4574576002/ • Girls’ is continuing to grow rapidly in Iowa. What’s next? ‘Grow within the schools’: https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/sports/high-school/2020/01/26/girls-wrestling-continuing-grow-rapidly-iowa-whats-next-grow-within-schools/4574572002/ • February is close, and 13 other thoughts from high school wrestling’s Week 7: https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/sports/high-school/2020/01/27/high-school-wrestling-february-almost-here-and-13-thoughts-and-observations-week-7/4581509002/ • Lisbon’s Brad Smith sets all-time record for career dual-meet victories: https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/sports/high-school/2020/01/23/wrestling-lisbon-coach-brad-smith-sets-iowas-all-time-record-career-dual-meet-victories-dean-happel/4558134002/ • IHSAA announces 2020 Wrestling Hall of Fame class: https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/sports/high-school/2020/01/23/ihsaa-announces-2020-wrestling-hall-fame-honorees/4556959002/ • Follow Cody on Twitter: twitter.com/codygoodwin• Subscribe to the Des Moines Register for all your wrestling updates, news and analysis: desmoinesregister.com/dealSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

43mins

28 Jan 2020

Rank #17

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26. Weekend Freestyle: ISU tops UNI, Iowa thumps Minnesota, and it's STATE WEEK

Welcome to In The Room, a wrestling podcast from the Des Moines Register's Cody Goodwin. On today's episode, Cody recaps Iowa State’s thrilling win over UNI, Iowa’s big win over Minnesota, and looks ahead to the 2020 state wrestling tournament in Des Moines.STORIES• Iowa State rallies to beat Northern Iowa for the first time in three years: https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/sports/college/northern-iowa/uni-panthers/2020/02/16/iowa-state-wrestling-rallies-beat-northern-iowa-first-time-three-years-cyclones-panthers-isu-uni/4780724002/ • DeSanto, Murin return as Iowa beats Minnesota and clinches Big Ten regular season title: https://www.hawkcentral.com/story/sports/college/iowa/wrestling/2020/02/15/iowa-wrestling-austin-desanto-max-murin-return-defeats-minnesota-win-big-ten-regular-season-title/4771120002/ • 2020 state wrestling primer: Team rankings, returning champs, undefeated wrestlers and cool names: https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/sports/high-school/2020/02/16/iowa-state-wrestling-2020-primer-team-rankings-returning-champs-undefeated-wrestlers-cool-names/4781820002/ • Here are all the first-round matchups for the 2020 state tournament: https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/sports/high-school/2020/02/16/iowa-state-wrestling-first-round-matchups-every-weight-every-class/4779404002/ • Follow Cody on Twitter: twitter.com/codygoodwin• Subscribe to the Des Moines Register for all your wrestling updates, news and analysis: desmoinesregister.com/dealSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

38mins

17 Feb 2020

Rank #18

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11. Weekend Freestyle: Iowa State-Chattanooga, UNI Open and Week 2 of high school wrestling

Welcome to In The Room, a wrestling podcast from the Des Moines Register's Cody Goodwin. On today's episode, Cody recaps the wrestling weekend, where Iowa State thumped UT-Chattanooga, Northern Iowa hosted the UNI-Open and the Council Bluffs Classic highlighted Week 2 of the 2019-20 high school season.STORIES• Iowa State dominates UT-Chattanooga at Hilton Coliseum: https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/sports/college/iowa-state/wrestling/2019/12/14/cyclones-dominate-chattanooga-hilton-coliseum-david-carr-kevin-dresser-todd-small-sam-colbray-isu/2650864001/ • High school wrestling: 14 things we learned from Week 2: https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/sports/high-school/2019/12/15/iowa-high-school-wrestling-14-things-we-learned-week-2-council-bluffs-classic-fort-dodge-drake-ayala/2658511001/ • Follow Cody on Twitter: twitter.com/codygoodwin • Subscribe to the Des Moines Register for all your wrestling updates, news and analysis: desmoinesregister.com/dealSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

22mins

16 Dec 2019

Rank #19

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19. Talking Oklahoma State with Seth Duckworth before the Cowboys wrestle UNI and ISU

Welcome to In The Room, a wrestling podcast from the Des Moines Register's Cody Goodwin. On today's episode, Cody catches up with Seth Duckworth, who covers Oklahoma State wrestling, to discuss the Cowboys’ upcoming duals against Northern Iowa and Iowa State.STORIES/VIDEOS* Inside the rise of Iowa’s Abe Assad, from nearly quitting to starting for the top-ranked Iowa wrestling team: https://www.hawkcentral.com/story/sports/college/iowa/wrestling/2020/01/23/wrestling-inside-abe-assad-rise-nearly-quitting-starting-top-ranked-iowa-hawkeyes-tom-brands-gbn/4542200002/ • Wrestling Mailbag: The girls’ state tournament is this week and deserves your attention: https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/sports/college/iowa/wrestling/2020/01/21/wrestling-mailbag-girls-state-tournament-week-and-deserves-your-attention-iowa-spencer-lee-hawkeyes/4531380002/ • VIDEO: Iowa coach Tom Brands: ‘Better to move forward with success’ — https://www.desmoinesregister.com/videos/sports/college/iowa/wrestling/2020/01/21/iowa-wrestling-coach-tom-brands-talks-his-teams-depth-and-togetherness/4534863002/ • VIDEO: Michael Kemerer: ‘The Big Ten’s tough’ — https://www.desmoinesregister.com/videos/sports/college/iowa/wrestling/2020/01/21/michael-kemerer-talks-iowa-wrestling-teams-big-ten-schedule/4534911002/ • VIDEO: Alex Marinelli learned a lot from wrestling Nebraska — https://www.desmoinesregister.com/videos/sports/college/iowa/wrestling/2020/01/21/iowas-alex-marinelli-learned-lot-wrestling-nebraska/4534892002/ • Follow Cody on Twitter: twitter.com/codygoodwin• Subscribe to the Des Moines Register for all your wrestling updates, news and analysis: desmoinesregister.com/dealSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

58mins

23 Jan 2020

Rank #20