Junior Freestyle Champion Chittum Flips Commitment to Iowa

Less than a week after competing in Fargo, Cody Chittum (Tennessee) announced his updated collegiate plans via FloWrestling. Chittum has committed to the University of Iowa, after initially verballing to Minnesota.

Chittum was once considered the #1 overall recruit in the Class of 2023, but since he has graduated from high school and intends on moving to Iowa City. At this time, it’s not clear whether Chittum will enroll at Iowa or greyshirt during the 2022-23 school year.

In Fargo, Chittum dominated the Junior freestyle field and walked away with a stop sign at 152 lbs. Six of Chittum’s seven freestyle matches ended early via tech. His “closest” bout was in the quarterfinals as he downed Boeden Greenley (North Dakota), 14-5. Chittum moved up to 160 lbs for Greco and took third place. Those finishes marked the fifth and sixth time that Chittum earned All-American honors in Fargo. During his last appearance (2019), Chittum was top-three in both styles as a Cadet. Continue reading at intermatwrestle.com →

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