Successful day one at Big 12 Wrestling Championships

March 9, 2020

Reading Time: 2 minutes At the end of the first day, five Utah Valley wrestlers were in contention for a podium finish. The wrestling team ventured to Tulsa, Oklahoma from March 7-8, to compete at the 2020 Big 12 Wrestling Championships with hopes to advance to the NCAA Championships.

Statistically Speaking: A Numerical Recap of UVU Sports

March 6, 2020

Reading Time: 3 minutes Between research papers, midterm preparation, and everything else that comes with being a college student, it can be hard to stay up to date with all of Utah Valley’s teams. To help you get caught up on everything in the wide world of Wolverine sports we’ll break down three key numbers that help explain why UVU won — or lost. This week we’re recapping the men’s basketball team’s abysmal shooting percentage, the softball team’s batting average and a top-5 ranked wrestler.

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.

Wolverines drop ninth straight dual, fall 22-14 to Air Force

February 4, 2020

Reading Time: 2 minutes After dropping both a home dual the weekend prior to No. 22 Stanford University, and a quick turnaround road dual at Wyoming University two days later, Utah Valley attempted to rebound in a Big 12 matchup. It was on Thursday night, Jan. 30 that the Wolverines dropped yet another dual this time to the Air Force Academy in a 22-14 thriller.

UVU falls in close match against No. 22 Stanford

January 29, 2020

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Utah Valley University wrestling team exchanged individual victories against Stanford University, who is currently ranked No. 22 in the nation. Despite the eventual 25-19 loss, the Wolverines showed that they could compete against any team in the nation.

Wrestling team competes at Big 12 Championships

March 13, 2019

Reading Time: < 1 minute 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, […]

Tate and Tanner Orndorff: Leading the charge for UVU Wrestling

February 25, 2019

Reading Time: 3 minutes 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 […]

UVU wrestling tops Northern Colorado, falls to Air Force

February 22, 2019

Reading Time: 2 minutes 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 […]

Historic five wrestlers compete at NCAA Wrestling Championships

March 22, 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutes Photo by Mike Smith/ Courtesy of Matshots Taylor LaMont was one win shy of an All-American finish at the NCAA Wrestling Championships in Cleveland, Ohio, March 15-17. Demetrius Romero and Kimball Bastian followed LaMont, making it to the second day of competition. LaMont started off the tournament as the highest ranked wrestler that UVU has […]

Wrestling team accomplishes groundbreaking and record setting season

March 12, 2018

Reading Time: 4 minutes 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 […]