IOWA CITY, Iowa — The University of Iowa wrestling program announced Tuesday that 13 Hawkeyes have been added to an undercard and will compete Sunday, Nov. 1, at the Hawkeye Wrestling Club Showdown Open at Xtream Arena in Coralville, Iowa.
Among the 13 student-athletes added to the event are All-Americans Abe Assad, Max Murin, Jacob Warner and Kaleb Young. Wrestling fans will also get their first look at Hawkeye freshmen Patrick Kennedy, Bretli Reyna and Jesse Ybarra.
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The undercard begins at 4 p.m. (CT). The main event, featuring two-time NCAA champion Spencer Lee and All-America teammates Austin DeSanto, Jaydin Eierman, Alex Marinelli, Michael Kemerer and Tony Cassioppi, begins at 6 p.m.
A total of 19 Hawkeyes are competing in a freestyle wrestling dual format.
Tickets to the HWC Showdown are on sale for $30 at XtreamArena.com and at the door. Doors open to Xtream Arena at 3 p.m.
The HWC Showdown Open is streamed live at Trackwrestling.com.
*HWC SHOWDOWN OPEN UNDERCARD (4 p.m.)
Jesse Ybarra vs. Nodir Safarov
Justin Stickley vs. Carter Happel
Bretli Reyna vs. Cobe Siebrecht
Max Murin vs. Mitch McKee
Kaleb Young vs. Jeremiah Moody
Patrick Kennedy vs. Myles Wilson
Nelson Brands vs. Abe Assad
Jacob Warner vs. Zach Glazier
*HWC SHOWDOWN OPEN MAIN EVENT (6 p.m.)
Spencer Lee vs. Zach Sanders
Sarah Hildebrandt vs. Erin Golston
Austin DeSanto vs. Bryce Meredith
Jaydin Eierman vs. Vladimer Khinchegashvili
Pat Lugo vs. Matthew Kolodzik
Alex Marinelli vs. James Green
Precious Bell vs. Jordan Nelson
Michael Kemerer vs. Tommy Gantt
Tony Cassioppi vs. Nick Gwiazdowski
*Freestyle wrestling discipline (two 3-minute periods).