Wrestling

Wrestlers win home opener

Wrestlers win home opener

The Wartburg wrestling team won its first home competition Saturday night in a dual against No. 12 Cornell. Normally, this would have been the day of the Dick Walker Invitational, but because of the unique finals schedule this year the invitational was cancelled and the dual was held instead. It’s a different […]

by · December 14, 2014 · 0 comments · Sports, Wrestling
Wrestlers lose first D-III dual since 2010

Wrestlers lose first D-III dual since 2010

No. 9 Wis.-La Crosse’s 18-16 victory over No. 10 Wartburg at the La Crosse Duals on Saturday marked the Knights’ first wrestling dual loss since 2011 (Wisconsin) and the first defeat to a Division III opponent since 2010 (St. John’s). Wartburg (3-1) beat St. John’s 39-12 and Wis.-Stevens Point 41-0 […]

by · December 7, 2014 · 0 comments · Sports, 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
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