No. 2 Iowa faced No. 23 Northwestern on Friday, January 14, 2022 at the Welsh-Ryan Arena in Evanston, Illinois. The Hawkeyes defeated the Wildcats 33-6.
Iowa’s 125-pound No. 12 Drake Ayala defeated Northwestern’s No. 7 Michael DeAugustino 6-5 for his second straight win against a top-10 opponent.
Cullen Schriever made his varsity debut for Iowa, stripping off his red shirt to wrestle at 133. Shriever fell to No. 9 Northwestern Chris Cannon.
Iowa’s 165-pound No. 1 Alex Marinelli won by surrender.
The Hawkeyes will take on Illinois on Sunday, January 16 in Champaign, IL.
Iowa 285-pound No. 5 Tony Cassioppi is featured before wrestling Northwestern’s No. 17 Lucas Davison during a dual at Welsh-Ryan Arena in Evanston, IL. Cassioppi defeated Davison by decision 7-3.