Spencer Lee – Session VII (Championship Finals) of the NCAA Wrestling Championships on Jan. March in the Enterprise Center in St Louis (Darren Miller / Hawkeyesportscom)

Spencer Lee – Session VII (Championship Finals) of the NCAA Wrestling Championships on Jan. March in the Enterprise Center in St Louis (Darren Miller / Hawkeyesportscom)

ST LOUIS “Senior Spencer Lee of the University of Iowa won the 125-pound NCAA championship Saturday night, became the seventh three-time national champion in program history, and put an exclamation mark on the Hawkeyes” 2021 NCAA team title >

Lee defeated Arizona State’s Brandon Courtney 7-0. He scored four points in the second period after an escape, a warning point and a takedown, and added another takedown in the third, adding a minute and 44 seconds of driving time to achieve He was 5: 0 in the tournament and prevailed against his opponents with 59: 8. His lead of seven points was the largest of all ten championship games

“I go out there and wrestle the hardest and get points for seven minutes or more if necessary”Said Lee I won three (titles), great. Good for me. We won the team title, great. This is what we came here for. This is what I wanted, and I’ve been training this all my life. Now we’re worried about what’s next. That.” is all that mattersâ ????

Lee was one of three Hawkeyes in the finals and one of seven to end the tournament with All America Honors. Seniors Jaydin Eierman and Michael Kemerer made overtime decisions in their respective games Iowa secured the team title in the Saturday afternoon Medals round

â ???? We were one to three in the final. There’s a lot going on here Iowa head coach Tom Brands said I think it’s time to enjoy. It’s hard for me to say, but as a program director I have to control it because our fan base longs for it. This is not automatic. It was deservedâ ????

Iowa finished the team race with 129 points, 155 clearly ahead of second-placed Penn State in program history and the first since 2010

It’s been 11 years since there was a really important trophy in Iowa City and this team, the 35 guys in this wrestling room and these 10 guys here and this coaching team and administration brought back a trophy that is important to our fan base is that has to be said is there relief, not really, but there is joy? Brands said

Iowa’s hunt for the national title was slated to end 52 weeks ago, but the COVID-19 pandemic ended a season that saw the Hawkeyes enter the national tournament as the undisputed favorites as Iowa to return to competition in January 2021 was released, it picked up right where it left off and continued its run as the top team in the country, honoring the 2020 team that never had a chance to prove the same

“You are doing your job as an individual and team titles are coming,” said Lee, â ???? and i just want to quickly say something i didn’t just do this for me i did it for the seniors who lost last year i wanted them to win with us they didn’t get that opportunity so this trophy interests me at the moment not even I want to give it to my one brother who couldn’t run last year. We’re doing our job as individuals and our team title is comingâ ????

One through ten, the Hawkeyes did their job. Each of Iowa’s 10 qualifiers added to the total score. Overall, Iowa was 38-14 in the NCAA tournament and scored bonus points in 21 games. The tournament was decided on Saturday morning when the Hawkeyes played on the Back of the bracket with 6: 1 went

“You can’t win a team title with just one man,” Lee said. Even if I pin down every single opponent, the maximum I can get is 30 points, and I’m pretty sure the teams in second and third place over 100 You can’t win it with a man You have to win it with a team That’s all that matters It takes teamworkâ ????

Iowa ended the season at age 24 national championship, the 37th Big Ten Championship and One Big Ten Regular Season Title Four Hawkeyes won Big Ten titles and seven All-America honors at the national tournament

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