Wrestling

Knights shut out Simpson in first dual

Knights shut out Simpson in first dual

No. 10 Wartburg easily defeated Simpson in its first dual of the season, 52-0. It’s the ninth time the Knights have shut out the Storm. None of the Knights’ nine victories (there was one forfeit) were via decision. Connor Campo (133), Eric Clarke (141), Drew Wagenhoffer (157) and Brandon Welter […]

by · November 19, 2014 · 0 comments · Sports, Wrestling
Wrestling team breaks into rankings

Wrestling team breaks into rankings

After not being ranked in the preseason poll for the first time since 1990, Wartburg’s wrestling team comes in at No. 10 in this week’s NWCA coaches poll, which now features 30 teams as opposed to the 15 selected in the preseason. Two Iowa Conference schools — No. 5 Coe […]

by · November 19, 2014 · 0 comments · Sports, Wrestling
Nagle named IIAC Wrestler of the Week

Nagle named IIAC Wrestler of the Week

Wartburg heavyweight Ben Nagle was named Iowa Conference Wrestler of the Week for his third-place performance in the elite bracket of Saturday’s Luther Open. Nagle began the season with a 17-0 technical fall over Buena Vista’s Gable Bonner, then an 8-0 major decision over Wis.-La Crosse’s Cody Endres. He lost […]

by · November 18, 2014 · 0 comments · Sports, Wrestling
Wrestlers motivated by lack of respect

Wrestlers motivated by lack of respect

Sure, Wartburg’s wrestling team only brings back three points from the 103 it scored to win the NCAA championship last March. In that regard, it’s not a surprise the Knights won’t open the season ranked No. 1 for the first time since 2010. But to leave Wartburg, the four-time defending […]

by · November 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Sports, Wrestling
Mark Pinero is one of two Wartburg wrestlers ranked in the preseason poll.

Wartburg wrestling not ranked in preseason poll

For the first time since 2010, Wartburg will not open the Division III wrestling season ranked No. 1. In fact, the four-time defending national champions aren’t ranked at all in the NWCA coaches top-15 poll released Thursday. Wis.-Whitewater, last season’s NCAA runner-up, is No. 1. Messiah, Wabash and Delaware Valley […]

by · October 27, 2014 · 0 comments · Sports, Wrestling
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