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WAC Weekly: Winter is Here

Just like the very first WAC Weekly with fall sports, we’ll break down the preseason predictions for both men’s and women’s basketball and take a look at what may happen down the line, as well as UVU wrestling. Though the WAC does not have wrestling in the conference, UVU has boasted one of the best programs in the nation over the last couple of seasons, so the grapplers of UVU will get some well deserved recognition here.

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Wrestling team competes at Big 12 Championships

The wrestling team took sixth place overall at the Big 12 Championships in Oklahoma last weekend, March 9 and 10. “We were confident that we would perform well at the Big 12s. Our guys were finally getting healthy again and most were peaking at the right time,” head wrestling coach Greg Williams said. This season, […]

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Tate and Tanner Orndorff: Leading the charge for UVU Wrestling

With the final match of the regular season over, UVU’s wrestling team is now gearing up for a great postseason — one that they will be entering with six Wolverines ranked in the top 25 nationally. This will be particularly special for two of those ranked wrestlers, Tanner and Tate Orndorff, because they are not […]

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UVU wrestling tops Northern Colorado, falls to Air Force

In their final weekend of wrestling in the regular season, UVU’s wrestling team had mixed results, coming away with a victory over the University of Northern Colorado but following with a close loss to Air Force. Coming off a six-match losing streak, including the last four against ranked opponents, the Wolverines were in need of […]

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Wrestling tops CSUB, falls to WVU

On Jan. 25, the Wolverines battled two teams, first winning against California State University of Bakersfield 18-13 before falling to West Virginia University 26-13. In front of their home crowd at the Lockhart Arena, UVU’s wrestling team jumped off to a great start with a number of solid victories over the Roadrunners. At the 125-pound […]

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Wrestling team has ups and downs in weekend of home matches

On Jan. 18-19, UVU’s wrestling team hosted their first home matches of the year. On the opening day, the Wolverines had a blowout victory over Western Wyoming, winning 33-9, but later in the day fell to Fresno State 26-10. The following morning, they faced off a number of opponents in the UVU Open, where five […]

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UVU heads to South Beach Duals

Shortly after Christmas, on Dec. 29-30, UVU’s wrestling team left for Ft. Lauderdale, Florida to compete in the South Beach Duals, a tournament that included facing three opponents that were ranked in the top 15 in the country. On the opening day of the tournament, the Wolverines first faced the 13th-ranked Purdue Boilermakers. Junior Grant […]

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UVU kicks off season with Green and Black Dual

On Nov. 1, UVU’s wrestlers competed in the Green and Black Intrasquad Dual, with the Green Team coming out on top 41-19. “I thought the older guys took care of business and did what we expected of them,” said head coach Greg Williams. “I saw a lot of things with the young guys that they […]

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Wrestler Taylor LaMont heads to World Championships

Photo credit: Mike Smith/MatShots Wolverine wrestler Taylor LaMont will be representing the United States at the 2018 Junior World Championships in Slovakia from Sept. 17-23. Since securing a place on the U.S. Greco-Roman World Team in June, he hopes to claim the top spot on the podium during this year’s tournament. The Utah native, who […]

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UVU’s Dylan Gregerson wins two gold Medals at Junior Pan American Championships

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text] Photo Courtesy of Dylan Gregerson It’s hard to say there is a better way to end a summer than winning a gold medal. UVU student Dylan Gregerson, who was competing at the 2018 Junior Pan American Championships, was able to do that not just once, but twice. The wrestler was able to […]

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