How do first generation wrestlers take on UVU?

February 14, 2020

Reading Time: 6 minutes “They’ve got it all.” “It was easy for them to get there.” “They don’t have to work as hard now.” “They’re athletes so they probably don’t focus much on school anyways.” Those are phrases often associated with student athletes. If you know Utah Valley University athletes, you’d know it’d be hard for those phrases to fit them — especially UVU wrestlers Koy Wilkinson, a junior, and Chase Trussell, a freshman.

Individuals shine, UVU wrestling loses to North Dakota State

February 4, 2020

Reading Time: 2 minutes Despite their 1-9 team record entering the dual, the Wolverines have four wrestlers ranked in the national top-25, with sophomore Tate Orndorff ranked fourth in the heavyweight division. The team suffered their 10th loss of the season in a 20-15 contest, but UVU’s ranked wrestlers continued their dominant seasons as all four won their respective matches.

Wrestling team has ups and downs in weekend of home matches

January 20, 2019

Reading Time: < 1 minute 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 […]

Wrestling: UVU downs No. 23 Oregon State in home opener

December 16, 2016

Reading Time: < 1 minute Photo by Brigham Berthold OREM, Utah — The UVU wrestling team took to the floor again Thursday night in it’s first home match of the season as it hosted No. 23 ranked Oregon State. Despite a slow start, UVU (2-2) rallied to defeat Oregon State (1-3) 17-16. Oregon State’s Cody Crawford defeated Dustin Dennison in […]

Wrestling: Wolverines split double header in Iowa

November 12, 2016

Reading Time: < 1 minute Photo courtesy UVU Athletics CEDAR FALLS, Iowa–The Utah Valley University wrestlers looked to build upon their successes from last week’s Cowboy Open as they headed east Friday to open their dual slate against a pair of opponents in the state of Iowa Nov. 11. The Wolverines faced University of Nebraska-Kearney on Friday in Cedar Falls, […]