Storm’s Rau eats up competition to win gold at Bill Farrell International

New York City – In 2014, Joe Rau made a sacrifice to work his way down to 80kg to make a U.S. World Team.

With 80kg no longer a weight class and with the Storm’s Jordan Holm the incumbent at 85kg, Rau decided he could feast again, but on Friday at the New York Athletic Club in New York, Rau’s feast was against the opposition. The Illinois native and past Division III national champion topped three-time World Teamer Caylor Williams of the U.S. Army 5-4 in the championship final to win his fourth medal of 2015 and third gold. Continue reading at