2017-18 Wrestling News

  • Eau Claire finishes Budd Whitehill Duals with a split on Saturday
    January 13, 2018
    WILLIAMSPORT, Penn. (blugolds.com) - The Budd Whitehill Duals concluded on Saturday with the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire wrestling team getting a split on the day. They defeated Springfield for seventh place in the field after being defeated by SUNY-Cortland in the morning session.
  • Blugolds Wrestling goes 2-1 in opening day of Budd Whitehill Duals
    January 12, 2018
    WILLIAMSPORT, Penn. (blugolds.com) - The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire wrestling team wrestled in day one of their two-day stop at Lycoming College for this season’s Budd Whitehill Duals. On Friday afternoon, the Blugolds, who had received the top seed in Bracket D, took on Williams College, the host Lycoming, and York College of Pennsylvania.
  • Two champions highlight wrestlers' second place finish at Waynesburg Invite
    January 06, 2018
    WAYNESBURG, Penn. (blugolds.com) - For the third straight season, the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire wrestling team has taken a January trip to Pennsylvania. This year, they will take part in two tournaments out east. On Saturday, they competed in the Waynesburg Invitational and took second place as a team. Leading the way were championships won by Chase Schmidt (Fr.-Rice Lake, WI) and Ramsey Bloy (Jr.-Freedom, WI).
  • Wrestlers go 3-0 at Chicago Duals
    December 30, 2017
    CHICAGO, Ill. (blugolds.com) - The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire wrestling team concluded the 2017 portion of their season with a trio of victories on Saturday at the Chicago Duals. With the three wins, the Blugolds will take a 7-2 dual record into the new year.
  • Blugolds get second straight victory over Pointers wrestling
    December 13, 2017
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (blugolds.com) - Last season’s win for the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire wrestling team over UW-Stevens Point marked the first time of it happening since 1986. On Wednesday night, the Blugolds began a streak of their own, making it two straight victories over the Pointers. They defeated Stevens Point, 28-14.
  • Eau Claire drops close dual to No. 15 UW-Platteville
    December 09, 2017
    PLATTEVILLE, Wis. (blugolds.com) – After upsetting UW-Platteville last season, the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire wrestling team fell just short on Saturday. The Blugolds dropped a close dual to the No. 15-ranked Pioneers by a score of 23-17.
  • Blugolds dominate Oles in first road dual test
    December 07, 2017
    NORTHFIELD, Minn. (blugolds.com) - The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire wrestling team competed on Wednesday night in their first road dual meet of the season. They won in dominating fashion over St. Olaf, victorious by a score of 50-3.
  • Wrestlers compete at MSOE Invite
    December 02, 2017
    MILWAUKEE, Wis. (blugolds.com) - The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire wrestling team competed at the Milwaukee School of Engineering on Saturday, taking part in the MSOE Invite. Nine wrestlers finished on the podium, three of which were finalists.
  • Big pins lead to win over Luther College
    November 21, 2017
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (blugolds.com) - Last season’s victory for the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire wrestling team over Luther College was their first in 21 years. On Tuesday night, the Blugolds made it two in a row, using a trio of pins to lead to the win.
  • Blugold wrestlers take to the mats at Auggie-Adidas Invite
    November 19, 2017
    MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (blugolds.com) - Prior to the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire wrestling team’s Chancellor’s Cup victory over UW-Oshkosh on Saturday night, a number of Blugold wrestlers took to the mats at Augsburg University for the Auggie-Adidas Invitational.
  • Blugolds reclaim Chancellor’s Cup in dominant fashion
    November 18, 2017
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (blugolds.com) - The Chancellor’s Cup has returned to Eau Claire. In the third year of its existence, the rivalry trophy between the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire and UW-Oshkosh wrestling teams has been reclaimed by the Blugolds with their 36-9 win on Saturday night.
  • Eagles top Blugolds in wrestling home opener
    November 15, 2017
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (blugolds.com) - The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire wrestling team opened up their dual season on Wednesday night against the UW-La Crosse Eagles. The Eagles defeated the Blugolds in Eau Claire’s home opener by a score of 34-6.
  • Freshmen wrestlers succeed at Luther College Open
    November 11, 2017
    DECORAH, Iowa (blugolds.com) - Twelve University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire wrestlers competed at the Luther College Open on Saturday. Four of them wrestled in elite brackets, while eight freshmen contended in the silver brackets.
  • Meyer shines as wrestlers debut at Yellowjacket Open
    November 04, 2017
    ROCHESTER, Minn. (blugolds.com) - The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire wrestling team made their season debut on Saturday at the Yellowjacket Open. A batch of twenty-four Blugolds, many wrestling in an Eau Claire singlet for their first time, competed in Rochester.
  • Elroy Perkin named 2017 Joe Merten Coaching Award Winner
    September 25, 2017
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (blugolds.com) - Elroy Perkin, who is entering his third season as an assistant coach for the UW-Eau Claire wrestling team, is the 2017 recipient of the Joe Merten Coaching Award.