Iowa women dominate Day 1 of the Missouri Valley Invitational

Although they compete loosely, the University of Iowa has made their presence known at the prestigious Missouri Valley Invitational. Seven future Hawkeyes entered the tournament and all seven went undefeated that day.

Emilie Gonzalez (101), Sterling Dias (101), Nyla Valencia (109), Brianna Gonzalez (109), Felicity Taylor (116), Nanea Estrella (136) and Reese Larramendy (143) combined to make it 24-0 and everyone will be in the wrestle tomorrow’s semifinals.

Unbound Iowa Results

101 pounds: Emilie Gonzalez

Match 1: Emilie Gonzalez (Unattached) won via decision over Erin Hikiji (University of Providence) (December 6-4)

Match 2: Emilie Gonzalez (Unattached) won via tech fall over Hannah Michael (Grand View) (TF 10-0)

Quarterfinals: Emilie Gonzalez (Unattached) won via tech fall over Alaina Sunlin (Iowa Wesleyan) (TF 12-2)

101 pounds: sterling slides

Match 1: Sterling Dias (Unattached) won via tech fall over Jennesis Martinez (Colorado Mesa University) (TF 11-0)

Match 2: Sterling Dias (Unattached) won by tech fall over Sage Beltran (Missouri Valley College) (TF 10-0)

Quarterfinals: Sterling Dias (Unattached) won via tech fall over Emma Cochran (Grand View) (TF 10-0)

109 pounds: Nyla Valencia

Match 1: Nyla Valencia (Unattached) won by tech fall over Laura Lincoln (Missouri Valley College) (TF 10-0)

Match 2: Nyla Valencia (Unattached) won via Tech Fall over Korigan Wilkey (Indiana Tech) (TF 10-0)

Quarterfinals: Nyla Valencia (Unattached) won via tech fall over Pauline Granados (McKendree University) (TF 10-0)

109 pounds: Brianna Gonzalez

Match 1: Brianna Gonzalez (Unattached) won via tech fall over Kali Christy (University of Saint Mary) (TF 10-0)

Match 2: Brianna Gonzalez (Unattached) won via tech fall over Jenavi Alejandro (Tiffin University) (TF 12-2)

Quarterfinals: Brianna Gonzalez (Unattached) won via decision over Natalie Reyna-Rodriguez (Southern Oregon University) (December 8-4)

116 pounds: Felicity Taylor

Match 1: Felicity Taylor (Unattached) won via tech fall over Shea Reisel (Campbellsville University) (TF 11-0)

Match 2: Felicity Taylor (Unattached) won by falling over Chloe Krebsbach (Grand View) (Fall 1:44)

Match 3: Felicity Taylor (Unattached) won by tech fall over Elvie Villa (McKendree University) (TF 14-0)

Quarterfinals: Felicity Taylor (Unattached) won via decision over Hannah Hall (Central Methodist University) (December 6-3)

136 pounds: Nanea Estrella

Match 1: Nanea Estrella (Unattached) won via tech fall over Oliva Flores (Friends University) (TF 12-0)

Match 2: Nanea Estrella (Unattached) won via tech fall over Jolynn Harris (McKendree University) (TF 12-0)

Match 3: Nanea Estrella (Unattached) won via tech fall over Kira Phillipa (Texas Woman`s University) (TF 12-0)

Quarterfinals: Nanea Estrella (Unattached) won via tech fall over Aliyah Yates (University of the Cumberlands) (TF 10-0)

143 pounds: Reese Larramendy

Match 1: Reese Larramendy (Unattached) won via tech fall over Ashlee Palimo`o (Midland University) (TF 11-0)

Match 2: Reese Larramendy (Unattached) won via tech fall over Sidney Ramos (Tiffin University) (TF 10-0)

Match 3: Reese Larramendy (Unattached) won via tech fall over Madison Diaz (Grand View) (TF 10-0)

Quarterfinals: Reese Larramendy (Unattached) won via decision over Katie Lange (University of Augsburg) (December 5-4)

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