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Regardless, it provided a lift that resonated loudly throughout the 9,751 in attendance at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.It had an all-star wrestling feel when Stoll walked slowly to Mediacom Mat through smoke, flames, and a standing ovation. "The last time Stoll was in action was March 17, 2017, when he pinned Hoftsra's Mike Hughes in 1:57 for his 25th victory and 10th fall of the season. That win was for fifth place and All-America honors at the NCAA Championships in Cleveland, where Stoll won the Gorriaran Trophy, presented annually to the wrestler who records the most pins in the least amount of time at the NCAA Championships.But Stoll spent most of the offseason recovering from injury and Hawkeye fans weren't sure when they would see the popular heavyweight back in action.When Stoll weighed in Dec. 1, even he didn't expect to partake in his final dual against the Cyclones. "Brands admitted he wasn't comfortable with his top-rated heavyweight making the call and competing in the in-state dual.