2011-12 Wrestling News

  • Blugold Wrestling Team Award Winners Announced
    April 20, 2012
    Blugold Wrestling Team Award Winners Announced EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – Two UW-Eau Claire wrestlers were recently honored by being named recipients of five different team awards.
  • Two Blugolds Named NWCA Scholar All-Americans
    March 12, 2012
    Two Blugolds Named NWCA Scholar All-Americans EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – UW-Eau Claire wrestlers Joe Pitsch (Sr.-Oshkosh, Wis./North) and Mat Rieckhoff (So.-Wausau, Wis./D.C. Everest) have been named 2011-12 National Wrestling Coaches Association Scholar All-Americans.
  • Wrestlers Finish Fifth at WIAC Championship
    February 26, 2012
    Wrestlers Finish Fifth at WIAC Championship WHITEWATER, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire wrestling team finished in fifth place at the 2012 Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) Championship at UW-Whitewater today, its best finish since the 2008-09 season.
  • WIAC Wrestling Championship Up Next For Blugolds
    February 25, 2012
    WIAC Wrestling Championship Up Next For Blugolds EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (UWECBlugolds.com) - The UW-Eau Claire wrestling team is set to compete at the 2012 WIAC Championship, at UW-Whitewater on February 26.
  • Ticket Information for Blugolds in the Postseason (Feb. 23-26)
    February 21, 2012
    Ticket Information for Blugolds in the Postseason (Feb. 23-26) EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – With six UW-Eau Claire Athletics teams participating in postseason competition this weekend, Blugold Athletic officials have announced ticket information for the upcoming contests.
  • Wrestling Suffers Loss to Nationally-Ranked Pointers
    February 18, 2012
    Wrestling Suffers Loss to Nationally-Ranked Pointers EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire wrestling team dropped a WIAC dual meet to No. 26-ranked UW-Stevens Point 47-3 in the regular season finale at the McPhee Physical Education Center today.
  • Two Former Blugolds Named to WIAC Wrestling All-Time Team
    February 15, 2012
    Two Former Blugolds Named to WIAC Wrestling All-Time Team MADISON, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - The Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) announced today the Wrestling All-Time Team that will be recognized in conjunction with the conference’s upcoming Centennial Celebration. All-Time Teams are being selected in those men’s and women’s sports that have been classified as “championship” sports at some point during the conference’s 100-year history. Additional teams will be released on a weekly basis throughout much of the 2011-12 academic year.
  • Wrestlers Fall to Second-Ranked UW-La Crosse
    February 09, 2012
    Wrestlers Fall to Second-Ranked UW-La Crosse EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire wrestling team had a tough time against second-ranked UW-La Crosse, falling 44-0 in the McPhee Physical Education Center tonight.
  • Two Blugolds Named WIAC Athletes of the Week
    February 07, 2012
    Two Blugolds Named WIAC Athletes of the Week MADISON, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – Two UW-Eau Claire student-athletes have been named Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) Athletes of the Week, WIAC Assistant Commissioner for Media Relations Matt Stanek announced today.
  • Pitsch Wins Heavyweight Title as Wrestling Hosts Blugold Open
    February 04, 2012
    Pitsch Wins Heavyweight Title as Wrestling Hosts Blugold Open EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire wrestling team competed well today at the UW-Eau Claire Open in the McPhee Physical Education Center.
  • Wrestling Falls to Nationally-Ranked Titans After Taking Early Lead
    February 03, 2012
    Wrestling Falls to Nationally-Ranked Titans After Taking Early Lead EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire wrestling team started out well against the 17th-ranked UW-Oshkosh Titans but ended up falling 34-12 at the McPhee Physical Education Center tonight.
  • Wrestling Competes at Pete Willson Invite
    January 28, 2012
    Wrestling Competes at Pete Willson Invite WHEATON, Ill. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire wrestling team tied for 24th place out of 31 teams at the 2012 Pete Willson Invitational, hosted by Wheaton College (Ill.).
  • Wrestlers Compete at UW-Whitewater Border Brawl Duals
    January 21, 2012
    Wrestlers Compete at UW-Whitewater Border Brawl Duals WHITEWATER, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire wrestling team finished the day 1-3 as it competed in the 2012 Border Brawl Duals, hosted by UW-Whitewater.
  • Wrestling Falls at No. 1-Ranked St. Cloud State
    January 18, 2012
    Wrestling Falls at No. 1-Ranked St. Cloud State ST. CLOUD, Minn. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire wrestling team came away with one match victory facing NCAA Division II and No. 1-ranked St. Cloud State (Minn.) tonight. The Huskies finished with a 41-3 win overall.
  • Wrestling Competes at 2012 Matman Invitational
    January 14, 2012
    Wrestling Competes at 2012 Matman Invitational MOUNT VERNON, Iowa (Blugolds.com) – Eight UW-Eau Claire wrestlers were in action Saturday at the 2012 Matman Invitational, hosted by Cornell College (Iowa).
  • Wrestling Beats Knox, Falls to UW-Platteville; Four Blugolds go Unbeaten
    January 12, 2012
    Wrestling Beats Knox, Falls to UW-Platteville; Four Blugolds go Unbeaten PLATTEVILLE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – Competing in two dual meets in Platteville, the UW-Eau Claire wrestling team opened the day with a 27-18 win over Knox College (Ill.) but fell 22-12 to UW-Platteville.
  • Wrestling Splits at Maranatha Duals; Two Blugolds go 4-0
    January 07, 2012
    Wrestling Splits at Maranatha Duals; Two Blugolds go 4-0 WATERTOWN, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire wrestling team won two matches and lost two at the Maranatha Baptist Bible College Duals Saturday.
  • Wrestling Comes up Just Short at Itasca
    December 10, 2011
    Wrestling Comes up Just Short at Itasca GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. (Blugolds.com) – While the UW-Eau Claire wrestling team won five out of 10 matches facing Itasca Community College, the Blugolds fell just short 26-24 Saturday evening.
  • Rieckhoff Picks up Lone Win at St. Olaf
    December 08, 2011
    Rieckhoff Picks up Lone Win at St. Olaf NORTHFIELD, Minn. (Blugolds.com) – While the UW-Eau Claire wrestling team had some close matches, Mat Rieckhoff (So.-Wausau, Wis./D.C. Everest) was the only Blugold to come away with a win as the team lost 40-3 to St. Olaf College (Minn.) tonight.
  • Wrestling Picks up First Win of Season at La Crosse Duals
    December 03, 2011
    Wrestling Picks up First Win of Season at La Crosse Duals LA CROSSE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire wrestling team picked up one team win and a multitude of individual victories at the Candlewood Suite Duals hosted by UW-La Crosse at Mitchell Hall today.
  • Wrestling Successful at Augsburg Open
    November 19, 2011
    Wrestling Successful at Augsburg Open MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire wrestling team had a strong outing at the Auggie-Brute-Adidas Open today, competing as some of the 336 wrestlers attending the event hosted by Augsburg College (Minn.).
  • Wrestling Falls in Three Matches at Concordia Duals
    November 12, 2011
    Wrestling Falls in Three Matches at Concordia Duals MEQUON, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire wrestling team had several successful matches, but fell to three different schools this afternoon at the Concordia University (Wis.) Duals.
  • Wrestling Falls to UW-Whitewater in Season Opener
    November 04, 2011
    Wrestling Falls to UW-Whitewater in Season Opener GREEN BAY, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire wrestling team opened up the 2011-12 season with a 43-3 loss to 15th-ranked UW-Whitewater at the Wisconsin Wrestling Coaches Association Fall Clinic in Green Bay today.
  • Wrestlers Set to Begin the 2011-12 Season
    November 03, 2011
    Wrestlers Set to Begin the 2011-12 Season EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire wrestling team will kick off its 2011-12 season Friday in Green Bay against UW-Whitewater.