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Memorable Matches II

About the Series

The 1990s marked a turning point in college wrestling as a new generation of stars prepared to take the reins. The Memorable Matches available here showed the strength, power, and talent of wrestlers from a variety of schools, including Iowa's Terry Brands and Mike Mena, Iowa State's Cael Sanderson, Chris Bono, Eric Akin, and more.

Iowa Public Television is proud to be able to bring these Memorable Matches "out of our vaults" and deliver it to you through DVD and in a digital download format that will work on variety of platforms.

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DVD & Digital Download Sets

Knockout Nineties
The 1990s marked a turning point in college wrestling as a new generation of stars prepared to take the reins. Watch 15 matches that showed the strength, power, and talent of wrestlers from a variety of schools, including Iowa's Terry Brands and Mike Mena, Iowa State's Chris Bono and Eric Akin, and more.
Duration: 84 Minutes
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Nerve-Racking Nineties
Wrestling is a sport of frequent lead changes and close scores, where a one-point escape can win a match. In these ten episodes, watch some of the closest matches from Iowa Public Television's College Wrestling coverage in the 1990s.
Duration: 120 Minutes
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New Wave Nineties
As the 1990s came to a close, stars like Cael Sanderson and Doug Schwab began their Olympic-caliber domination. The new generation proved as talented and dedicated as those who came before them, and reinvigorated interest in the sport. These 11 matches represent some of the best of this new generation.
Duration: 105 Minutes
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No-Nonsense Nineties
For all the impressive moves and jaw-dropping maneuvers, success in the 1990s still required a firm understanding of the basics of the sport. In these 12 matches, watch as the Brands brothers, Mark Ironside, and others demonstrate how fundamentals are key to their winning careers.
Duration: 122 Minutes
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Notable Nineties
Brands...Bono...Ironside - these are some of the names that come to mind when fans think of the 1990s in College Wrestling. Watch as these stars and others fight to win during this notable decade.
Duration: 115 Minutes
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New Wave Nineties

  1. Eric Guerrero
    Junior - Oklahoma State University
    Doug Schwab
    Freshman - University of Iowa
    1998 - 126 lbs.
  2. Cash Edwards
    Sophomore - Boise State University
    Cael Sanderson
    Sophomore - Iowa State University
    2000 - 184 lbs.
  3. Cody Sanderson
    Junior - Iowa State University
    Eric Juergens
    Sophomore - University of Iowa
    1999 - 133 lbs.
  4. Charles McTorry
    Junior - University of Nebraska
    Cael Sanderson
    Sophomore - Iowa State University
    2000 - 184 lbs.
  5. Doug Schwab
    Sophomore - University of Iowa
    Chad Erickson (Fr. Minnesota)
    Freshman - University of Minnesota
    1999 - 141 lbs.
  6. Kirk White
    Senior - Boise State University
    Joe Heskett
    Sophomore - Iowa State University
    2000 - 165 lbs.
  7. Jeremy Hunter
    Senior - Penn State University
    Jody Strittmatter
    Junior - University of Iowa
    2000 - 125 lbs.
  8. Cael Sanderson
    Freshman - Iowa State University
    Paul Jenn
    Junior - University of Iowa
    1999 - 184 lbs.
  9. T.J. Williams
    Junior - University of Iowa
    Cole Sanderson
    Junior - Iowa State University
    2000 - 157 lbs.
  10. Brad Vering
    Junior - University of Nebraska
    Zach Thompson
    Junior - Iowa State University
    2000 - 197 lbs.
  11. Wes Hand
    Junior - University of Iowa
    Brock Lesnar
    Junior - University of Minnesota
    1999 - HWT