Oklahoma State has big changes coming its way with a new transfer and locker room upgrade. Plus you need to hear about RUDIS+. Catch up on all the D1 college wrestling news you missed over the weekend.
Big Ten Releases 2022 Schedules
The Big Ten announced its full conference slate for the 2021-2022 season. There will be some fantastic duals to watch like Penn State at Michigan (Jan. 21), Penn State at Iowa (Jan. 28), Minnesota at Michigan on (Jan. 28), and Ohio State at Rutgers (Feb. 6). The conference schedule begins on January 7 and will end with Iowa at Nebraska on February 20. You can view every single D1 wrestling schedule here.
OK State Locker Room to Receive $1M Upgrade
Have you seen Oklahoma State’s new locker room upgrade renderings? An anonymous donor made a $1 million gift to the program to upgrade the facility. The new upgrade, which is starting immediately, will feature a new lounge with pool and ping-pong tables, a kitchen with booths for team meals, and a gorgeous aesthetic to show off the program’s history.
Head Coach John Smith expects that, “This locker room will be the best in college wrestling,”
OK State Gains Transfer Carter Young
Speaking of Oklahoma State, the school snagged a big transfer over the weekend in Carter Young. MatScouts Willie Saylor explained the reasoning on his show, and he also tweeted the announcement on September 18.
As a top 15 recruit in the class of 2021, Young initially committed to Northwestern. So why be excited about the multiple-time Oklahoma State Champ? Recently he just finished an impressive run at the Senior World Team trials. After he lost to Fix, he wrestled in the consolations to beat Nashon Garrett, Tyler Graff, and Seth Gross to take 3rd at 61kg.
If you enjoy wrestling content, this is the absolute best time to be a wrestling fan. FloWrestling cards, Rokfin creators, and Stalemates Street League are all crushing it. But now popular wrestling clothing brand RUDIS is expanding. RUDIS teased their new endeavor on social media which is “for wrestlers that strive to go deeper.” You can expect wrestling documentaries, technique, and other wrestling entertainment on the platform.
You can sign up to be notified when RUDIS releases their new platform this October.