The No. 17 Beavers won three individual titles in Palo Alto, Calif., and finished no lower than third place in any of the 10 weight classes.
The Penn State Nittany Lion wrestling team, ranked No. 1 in the nation, now knows its road map to the 2014 NCAA Wrestling Championships with the announcement of the conference-by-conference allocation of automatic qualifiers. The Big Ten leads all-conferences with 74 automatic qualifiers.
What&#8217;s next for Penn State&#8217;s wrestlers is certain &#8211; the Big Ten postseason. What&#8217;s uncertain is the lineup the Nittany Lions will enter at the University of Wisconsin March 8-9.
The 25-year-old from New Jersey said Tuesday one memory ranks above all of them, and it should be music to the ears for thousands of wrestling fans headed to Columbus for the state high school wrestling tournament Thursday through Saturday.
Following the North Carolina wrestling team’s triumph against Duke two weeks ago, coach C.D. Mock said he wasn’t sure his team could defeat No. 10 Pittsburgh “with a bazooka.”
In the final dual action of the 2013-14 season, the Buckeyes played host to the #16 ranked (in Intermat’s team dual rankings) Virginia Tech Hokies. The Buckeyes honored 6 seniors who have contributed to the wrestling program in a variety of ways. Notables included #4 ranked 2 time All-American Nick Heflin, 3 time NCAA qualifier Ian Paddock, and Joe Grandominico. Also honored were Josh Whitt, Alex Gordon, and student manager Cassandra Prezzia. The Buckeyes wrestled in gray camouflage singlets as a tribute to the late Major Ray Mendoza, who was a 2 time letterman for the Buckeyes in the 90’s. Mendoza joined the Marines, where he ascended to Major. Mendoza fell in combat in 2005, and since has been honored by the Buckeyes on a yearly basis.
The seven-month fight to restore wrestling as an Olympic event is an endeavor sure to be revisited in the coming weeks as Madison moves under a bright wrestling spotlight.
Castle View senior Joe Hunsaker is described as a fierce competitor and a tough kid. A hard-nosed lineman in football and a state qualifier in wrestling, Hunsaker certainly lives up to the moniker.
It’s wrestling season and all across the country student-athletes are honing skills that the intense, one-of-a-kind sport demands: tactical aggressiveness, steadfast determination, preparation and clarity of thought. Wrestlers put in hundreds of hours of rugged rehearsal for seven minutes of performance and they have to trust their training and be able to think on their feet, literally.
The Quakers won six bouts en route to a comfortable 23-12 win over the Crimson on Friday before the Bears upset them with some late heroics from the following afternoon, 18-16. The loss was the Quakers’ first to Brown in their last 22 meetings.
The total match points -- adding the points of each match -- gave No. 11 Michigan the edge over No. 7 Nebraska, 17-16, on Friday at the Devaney Sports Center.
Kerry McCoy was talking to a small scrum of reporters in Comcast Pavilion on Saturday night when 197-pound Christian Boley peered over at the Terrapins wrestling coach.
The Cowboys have emerged as one of the hottest teams in the country, and the Sooners have put together four straight lackluster dual performances.
ITHACA, N.Y. -- Heading into the final two matches of its Ivy League dual with Columbia tied at 15-15, it fell on unheralded Jace Bennett and Jacob Aiken-Phillips to bring home Cornell wrestling's 12th consecutive Ivy League title. The upperclassmen delivered.
Penn State’s hopes for an unbeaten regular season were wiped out Sunday as the Minnesota Golden Gophers beat the Nittany Lions 18-17 at the Sports Pavilion.
re Institute has picked up another major client. USA Wrestling has reached an agreement to use Spire facilities for training camps and other activities at the massive sports complex, both organizations announced Saturday.
Illinois wrestling team looks to bounce back against in the conference against Purdue and Northwestern.
Utah Valley University pulled out an 18-15 victory in its Western Wrestling Conference opener over South Dakota State on Thursday afternoon in the PE Building as senior Monte Schmalhaus managed to pull out the decisive final match.
The Hawkeyes will recognize six seniors following Sunday's dual.