Category: Wrestling

Wrestling team accomplishes groundbreaking and record setting season

Five wrestlers headed to NCAA Championships Photo courtesy of UVU Athletics UVU’s wrestling team broke the top 25 and are sending five members of the squad to the NCAA Championships — both are firsts in program history. Taylor LaMont, Demetrius Romero, Kimball Bastian, Dustin Dennison and Tanner Orndorff have all earned the right to participate in national competition March 15-17 in Cleveland, Ohio. “We feel like these guys are setting a new standard for UVU wrestling; on and off the mat, their integrity is incredible. They’re just great young men,” said Coach Greg Williams. LaMont, a 125 pounder from...

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Wrestling with the season to remember

Photo courtesy of UVU Athletics The Wolverines season was one to remember as they made history being ranked in the top 25 for the first time and have several ranked wrestlers to represent them in the postseason. Dustin Dennison, Taylor LaMont, and Demitrius Romero led the team to much success this season. Each of the three wrestlers had 20-plus wins to help the Wolverines achieve an 8-6 record. The three wrestlers are also ranked in their respective weight classes with LaMont at No. 7, Demetrius at No. 16 and Dennison at No. 26. The team ended with six wrestlers ranked...

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