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.
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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.
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.
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.
While most of Utah Valley University students went home for the holidays or just enjoyed not having any homework, plenty of student athletes stayed on ….
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. ….
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, ….
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 ….
After a successful road trip that saw the Wolverines earn victories over Fresno State and CSU Bakersfield, the UVU wrestling team returned home Jan. 4 ….