2017-18 Wrestling News

  • Philson and Schmidt added to NWCA Division III All-Academic Team
    March 16, 2018
    MANHEIM, Pa. (blugolds.com) - The National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) released its Top 30 Division III All-Academic teams and the All-Academic individuals on March 6. Seth Vosters (So.-Freedom, WI) was originally named to the 2017-18 NWCA Division III All-Academic Team. Furthermore, there were late additions to the Scholar All-American list in Cecil Philson (Sr.-Thorp, WI) and Chase Schmidt (Fr.-Rice Lake, WI).
  • Wrestling trio competes at NCAA Championships
    March 09, 2018
    CLEVELAND, Ohio (blugolds.com) - The 2017-18 season for the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire wrestling team came to an end on Friday night at the NCAA Championships. The trio of Ramsey Bloy (Jr.-Freedom, WI), Seth Vosters (So.-Freedom, WI), and Tyler Demo (Fr.-Loves Park, IL/Belvidere North) all competed on Friday before being eliminated from the national tournament.
  • Seth Vosters named to NWCA Division III All-Academic Team
    March 08, 2018
    MANHEIM, Pa. (blugolds.com) - The National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) released its Top 30 Division III All-Academic teams and the top 189 All-Academic individuals on Tuesday. Among those being named to the 2017-18 NWCA Division III All-Academic Team was the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire wrestling team’s Seth Vosters (So.-Freedom, WI).
  • Bloy, Vosters, and Demo qualify for NCAA National Championships
    February 24, 2018
    MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (blugolds.com) - The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire wrestling team had three wrestlers qualify for the NCAA Division III National Championships for the first time in school history. On Saturday, Ramsey Bloy (Jr.-Freedom, WI), Seth Vosters (So.-Freedom, WI), and Tyler Demo (Fr.-Loves Park, IL/Belvidere North) all finished in the top-three of their respective weight classes at the Upper Midwest Regional to advance to nationals.
  • Four wrestlers advance to day two of Regional Tournament
    February 23, 2018
    MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (blugolds.com) - The opening day of the 2018 NCAA Division III Upper Midwest Regional took place at Augsburg University’s Si Melby Hall on Friday. After the first day of action, the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire wrestling team has four wrestlers that advanced to day two of the tournament, including three semifinalists.
  • Blugolds wrestling takes 4th place at WIAC Championship
    February 09, 2018
    WHITEWATER, Wis. (blugolds.com) - The 2018 Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) Wrestling Championship took place on Friday, and the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire finished tied for fourth with 100 team points. The Blugolds had eleven wrestlers finish the day on the podium, leading to that fourth place finish.
  • Five Blugolds Named WIAC Athletes of the Week
    February 06, 2018
    MADISON, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women’s basketball player Anna Graaskamp (Eau Claire, Wis. /Memorial), gymnast Tori Erickson (Woodbury, Minn.), women’s hockey player Mariah Czech (Andover, Minn.), women’s indoor track & field thrower Erica Oawster (Lino Lakes, Minn. /Centennial), and wrestler Ramsey Bloy (Freedom, Wis. ) have each been named Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) Athletes of the Week, it was announced today by Assistant Commissioner of Media Relations Matt Stanek.
  • Bloy’s first place finish caps 40th annual Don Parker Open
    February 03, 2018
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (blugolds.com) - The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire wrestling team hosted the 40th annual Don Parker Open on Saturday with eighteen Blugolds competing in the tournament. Ramsey Bloy (Jr.-Freedom, WI) became the first UW-Eau Claire wrestler to take first place at the Don Parker since Joe Pitsch won the heavyweight title in 2012.
  • Eau Claire downs Nebraska Wesleyan in final dual of season
    February 02, 2018
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (blugolds.com) - The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire wrestling team was victorious in eight matches on Friday night en route to a 35-6 win over Nebraska Wesleyan University.
  • No. 8-ranked Warhawks rout Eau Claire in WIAC finale
    January 31, 2018
    WHITEWATER, Wis. (blugolds.com) - The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire wrestling team faced the No. 8-ranked UW-Whitewater Warhawks in the team’s Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) finale on Wednesday night. The Warhawks routed Eau Claire by a score of 36-7 as they limited the Blugolds to winning only two matches.
  • Bloy finishes third at Pete Willson-Wheaton Invitational
    January 27, 2018
    WHEATON, Ill. (blugolds.com) - Wrestling on Saturday, Ramsey Bloy (Jr.-Freedom, WI) earned a third place finish at the Pete Willson-Wheaton Invitational. Bloy was the lone University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire wrestler remaining in the tournament, and on Saturday, he went unbeaten with three victories.
  • Blugolds wrestle in day one of Pete Willson-Wheaton Invitational
    January 26, 2018
    WHEATON, Ill. (blugolds.com) - On Friday, eight University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire wrestlers competed in the first day of the Pete Willson-Wheaton Invitational. Among the field of 38 teams, this tournament features many of the top wrestlers in Division III across the nation.
  • Top-ranked Auggies take it to the Blugolds
    January 21, 2018
    MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (blugolds.com) - The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire wrestling team faced the top-ranked team in the nation, Augsburg, on Sunday, and the Auggies dominated the dual, winning by a score of 34-3. Despite the lopsided final and Augsburg winning nine matches, a number of them were quite close.
  • Eau Claire finishes Budd Whitehill Duals with a split on Saturday
    January 13, 2018
    WILLIAMSPORT, Penn. (blugolds.com) - The Budd Whitehill Duals concluded on Saturday with the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire wrestling team getting a split on the day. They defeated Springfield for seventh place in the field after being defeated by SUNY-Cortland in the morning session.
  • Blugolds Wrestling goes 2-1 in opening day of Budd Whitehill Duals
    January 12, 2018
    WILLIAMSPORT, Penn. (blugolds.com) - The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire wrestling team wrestled in day one of their two-day stop at Lycoming College for this season’s Budd Whitehill Duals. On Friday afternoon, the Blugolds, who had received the top seed in Bracket D, took on Williams College, the host Lycoming, and York College of Pennsylvania.
  • Two champions highlight wrestlers' second place finish at Waynesburg Invite
    January 06, 2018
    WAYNESBURG, Penn. (blugolds.com) - For the third straight season, the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire wrestling team has taken a January trip to Pennsylvania. This year, they will take part in two tournaments out east. On Saturday, they competed in the Waynesburg Invitational and took second place as a team. Leading the way were championships won by Chase Schmidt (Fr.-Rice Lake, WI) and Ramsey Bloy (Jr.-Freedom, WI).
  • Wrestlers go 3-0 at Chicago Duals
    December 30, 2017
    CHICAGO, Ill. (blugolds.com) - The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire wrestling team concluded the 2017 portion of their season with a trio of victories on Saturday at the Chicago Duals. With the three wins, the Blugolds will take a 7-2 dual record into the new year.
  • Blugolds get second straight victory over Pointers wrestling
    December 13, 2017
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (blugolds.com) - Last season’s win for the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire wrestling team over UW-Stevens Point marked the first time of it happening since 1986. On Wednesday night, the Blugolds began a streak of their own, making it two straight victories over the Pointers. They defeated Stevens Point, 28-14.
  • Eau Claire drops close dual to No. 15 UW-Platteville
    December 09, 2017
    PLATTEVILLE, Wis. (blugolds.com) – After upsetting UW-Platteville last season, the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire wrestling team fell just short on Saturday. The Blugolds dropped a close dual to the No. 15-ranked Pioneers by a score of 23-17.
  • Blugolds dominate Oles in first road dual test
    December 07, 2017
    NORTHFIELD, Minn. (blugolds.com) - The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire wrestling team competed on Wednesday night in their first road dual meet of the season. They won in dominating fashion over St. Olaf, victorious by a score of 50-3.
  • Wrestlers compete at MSOE Invite
    December 02, 2017
    MILWAUKEE, Wis. (blugolds.com) - The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire wrestling team competed at the Milwaukee School of Engineering on Saturday, taking part in the MSOE Invite. Nine wrestlers finished on the podium, three of which were finalists.
  • Big pins lead to win over Luther College
    November 21, 2017
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (blugolds.com) - Last season’s victory for the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire wrestling team over Luther College was their first in 21 years. On Tuesday night, the Blugolds made it two in a row, using a trio of pins to lead to the win.
  • Blugold wrestlers take to the mats at Auggie-Adidas Invite
    November 19, 2017
    MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (blugolds.com) - Prior to the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire wrestling team’s Chancellor’s Cup victory over UW-Oshkosh on Saturday night, a number of Blugold wrestlers took to the mats at Augsburg University for the Auggie-Adidas Invitational.
  • Blugolds reclaim Chancellor’s Cup in dominant fashion
    November 18, 2017
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (blugolds.com) - The Chancellor’s Cup has returned to Eau Claire. In the third year of its existence, the rivalry trophy between the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire and UW-Oshkosh wrestling teams has been reclaimed by the Blugolds with their 36-9 win on Saturday night.
  • Eagles top Blugolds in wrestling home opener
    November 15, 2017
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (blugolds.com) - The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire wrestling team opened up their dual season on Wednesday night against the UW-La Crosse Eagles. The Eagles defeated the Blugolds in Eau Claire’s home opener by a score of 34-6.
  • Freshmen wrestlers succeed at Luther College Open
    November 11, 2017
    DECORAH, Iowa (blugolds.com) - Twelve University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire wrestlers competed at the Luther College Open on Saturday. Four of them wrestled in elite brackets, while eight freshmen contended in the silver brackets.
  • Meyer shines as wrestlers debut at Yellowjacket Open
    November 04, 2017
    ROCHESTER, Minn. (blugolds.com) - The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire wrestling team made their season debut on Saturday at the Yellowjacket Open. A batch of twenty-four Blugolds, many wrestling in an Eau Claire singlet for their first time, competed in Rochester.
  • Elroy Perkin named 2017 Joe Merten Coaching Award Winner
    September 25, 2017
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (blugolds.com) - Elroy Perkin, who is entering his third season as an assistant coach for the UW-Eau Claire wrestling team, is the 2017 recipient of the Joe Merten Coaching Award.