Injury, international disappointment weigh on Daniel Greg Kerkvliet, Minnesota’s top prep wrestler

Daniel Greg Kerkvliet is getting restless. The state’s top high school wrestler was training for the World Junior Wrestling Championships in Trnava, Slovakia, in September, determined to rid himself of the unsatisfactory flavor of a runner-up finish at the Cadet World Championships in July, when the unthinkable happened. Practicing a… Continue reading

#1 Daniel Kerkvliet Commits To Ohio State

The nation’s #1 ranked senior Daniel Gregory Kerkvliet has verbally committed to wrestle for the Ohio State Buckeyes in college. It is a massive pickup for tOSU, who just graduated three-time NCAA champion Kyle Snyder this year. Kerkvliet’s announcement comes just two days after visiting Columbus, where he was seen… Continue reading

Kerkvliet out of Junior World Championships, Elam to compete at 97 kg

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – 2017 Cadet World champion Daniel Greg Kerkvliet will miss the 2018 Junior World Championships after sustaining a recent injury. Kerkvliet was slated to suit up for the U.S. at 97 kg/213 lbs. After winning a gold medal on the Cadet World stage last summer, Kerkvliet recently… Continue reading

Assad wins bronze, Figueroa and Kerkvliet finish with silver at 2018 Cadet Worlds

ZAGREB, Croatia – USA’s Cadet men’s freestyle team collected two silver and one bronze medals in the evening session of Tuesday action at the Cadet World Championships in Zagreb, Croatia. Daniel Greg Kerkvliet and Richard Figueroa finished their 2018 Cadet World Championships with silver medals, and Abe Assad claimed a… Continue reading

Kerkvliet earns second-straight bid to World finals, Figueroa to join in the hunt for gold

ZAGREB, Croatia – On the first day of the 2018 Cadet World Championships in Zagreb, Croatia, the U.S. put two wrestlers into tomorrow’s gold-medal finals and have one athlete in the hunt for bronze. Heading to the World finals are Daniel Greg Kerkvliet at 110 kg and Richard Figueroa at… Continue reading

Kerkvliet and Howard punch tickets to second-consecutive Cadet Worlds

AKRON, Ohio – Team USA’s Cadet World Team is completed after the Cadet Freestyle Trials wrapped up on Sunday afternoon with 10 talented, young athletes punching their tickets to the 2018 Cadet World Championships in Zagreb, Croatia, July 2-8. Highlighting the 2018 squad are returning World Team members Daniel Kerkvliet… Continue reading