November 24, 2015
Wrestlers Fall to Luther
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire wrestling team took on Luther College for the team’s first home match of the season. On a night where they held Veteran Appreciation Night, the Blugolds would fall by a score of 30-7.
November 21, 2015
Wrestlers complete at Brute/Adidas Augsburg Open
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (Blugolds.com)- The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire wrestling team headed to Minneapolis Saturday to compete in the Brute/Adidas Augsburg Open. A number of wrestlers found success, collecting multiple wins on the day.
November 12, 2015
Wrestling Notches First Dual Win of the Season
NORTHFIELD, Minn. (Blugolds.com) – The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire wrestling team got their first win of the season, 33-19 over St. Olaf (Minn.) on Thursday night.
November 6, 2015
Wrestling Falls to Concordia, 23-19
CONCORDIA, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire wrestling team fell in their first dual of the season, coming up just short to Concordia (Wis.) 23-19 on Friday.
November 1, 2015
Wrestling Opens Season at Yellowjacket Open
ROCHESTER, Minn. (Blugolds.com) – The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire wrestling team opened the 2015-16 season at the Yellowjacket Open on Sunday, with strong performances from several wrestlers.
October 12, 2015
Blugold Wrestling Adds to Coaching Staff
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire wrestling program has named six additions to its coaching staff, announced head coach Tim Fader.
September 3, 2015
Blugolds Hire Four-Time WIAC Coach of the Year
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – Tim Fader, a four-time WIAC Coach of the Year, will take the helm as head coach of the University Wisconsin-Eau Claire wrestling team, announced by athletic director Dan Schumacher today.
June 5, 2015
Blugold Athletics Partners with Nike, Eastbay
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Director of Athletics Dan Schumacher recently announced a new partnership agreement with Eastbay. The five-year agreement allows Eastbay to supply Nike apparel, footwear, equipment, and athletic accessories to all Blugold sports teams.
March 25, 2015
Rieckhoff Earns NWCA Scholar All-American Honors
HERSHEY, PA (Blugolds.com) – The National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) has named UW-Eau Claire wrestler Mat Rieckhoff a 2014-15 Scholar All-American.
March 13, 2015
Rieckhoff & Karkula Fall at National Tournament
HERSHEY, PA (Blugolds.com) – UW-Eau Claire wrestlers Mat Rieckhoff (Sr.-Wausau, Wis./D.C. Everest) and Justin Karkula (So.-Oshkosh, Wis./West) competed in day one of the NCAA Division III Championships Friday.
March 12, 2015
Rieckhoff and Karkula Set to Compete at NCAA Nationals
(Blugolds.com) - After tearing his lateral collateral ligament last year in the first tournament of his senior season Mat Reickhoff?s (Sr. Wausau, Wis.) career was shrouded in uncertainty. He spent the season in a coaching role, relegated to the sidelines as he watched his team compete.
February 28, 2015
Rieckhoff & Karkula Advance to Nationals
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (Blugolds.com) - The NCAA Division III Regional Wrestling Tournament was hosted by Augsburg College today. UW-Eau Claire sent eight wrestlers to the meet and two of them came away with trips to the national tournament.
February 15, 2015
Karkula Finishes 4th at WIAC Championship
OSHKOSH, Wis. (Blugolds.com)-- The UW-Eau Claire wrestling team competed at the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) wrestling championship hosted by UW-Oshkosh Sunday. While UW-Whitewater captured their fourth consecutive WIAC wrestling title, the Blugolds had one wrestler finish in the top five.
February 7, 2015
Wrestlers Host Don Parker Open
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (blugolds.com)-- It was a big day in the McPhee as the newly named Don Parker Open welcomed wrestlers from ten schools competing in the annual tournament. The Blugolds had three individuals finishing in the top ten today.
February 6, 2015
Wrestling to Host Don Parker Open Saturday
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - The UW-Eau Claire Blugold Wrestling will be hosting their third and final home event of the season Saturday. However, this specific tournament is not like many others. In years past, UW-Eau Claire has held the event under the name Blugold Open but this year, that has changed. The tournament will now be known as the Don Parker Open in honor of the famous UWEC head coach.
January 31, 2015
Behnke leads Wrestling at Pete Willson Invite
WHEATON, Ill. (blugolds.com)- The UW-Eau Claire wrestling team traveled to Wheaton College this Saturday for the Pete Willson Wheaton Invitational, scoring 20 points in a three-way tie for 21st place with Chicago and Pacific University.
January 26, 2015
Evans Named Head Wrestling Coach
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire athletics department announced today that Steve Wozniak has been reassigned and Jared Evans will be the interim head coach for the wrestling program, effective immediately.
January 24, 2015
Blugold Wrestlers Compete at Border Brawl
WHITEWATER, Wis. (blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire wrestling team competed in the Border Brawl Duals on Saturday, with several Blugolds coming away with victories.
January 22, 2015
Blugolds Wrestlers Fall in Dual With Pointers
STEVENS POINT, Wis. (blugolds.com) - The UW-Eau Claire wrestling team (3-10, 1-4 WIAC) took the mat Thursday night for a conference duel against Stevens Point (6-9, 3-1 WIAC).
January 17, 2015
Blugolds Wrestlers Place Ninth in Matman Invitational
MOUNT VERNON, Iowa (blugolds.com) - The UW-Eau Claire wrestling team traveled to Cornell College for the Matman Invitation Saturday, scoring 39 points to take ninth place out of the 14 participating teams.
January 10, 2015
Blugolds Wrestlers Take One of Three in Muskie Duals
PLYMOUTH, Wis. (blugolds.com) - The UW-Eau Claire wrestling team traveled to Lakeland College Saturday for the Muskie Duels.
December 11, 2014
Wrestling Taken Down by No. 1-Ranked UW-Whitewater
WHITEWATER, Wis. (blugolds.com) –The UW-Eau Claire wrestling team fell 46-0 to No. 1-ranked UW-Whitewater Thursday night in a Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) match-up.
December 6, 2014
Wrestling finished 1-2 Saturday, defeats No. 26-ranked Saint John’s
LA CROSSE, Wis. (blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire wrestling team competed at the Candlewood Suites Wrestling Duals hosted by UW-La Crosse on Saturday, falling to 15th-ranked Loras and Southwest Minnesota State but finished with a win over 26th-ranked Saint John’s.
December 4, 2014
Three Straight Pins Lifts Blugolds Over Pioneers, 24-23
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire wrestling team needed a big finish in order to come back to beat UW-Platteville in the last home dual of the season, and a big finish is exactly what they got.
December 4, 2014
Blugold Wrestling to Recognize Seniors Thursday
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (blugolds.com) – The 2014-2015 Blugold Wrestling team competes Thursday night in their last home dual of the season. Seniors Mat Rieckhoff and Brandon Stradel will be recognized on Senior/Parents Night.
November 25, 2014
Blugold Wrestlers Fall to 8th-ranked Luther
DECORAH, Iowa (blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire wrestling team fell to 8th ranked Luther Tuesday night, 36-12 in Decorah.
November 22, 2014
Blugold Wrestlers Compete at Auggie Open
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire wrestling team competed in the Auggie Open Saturday, hosted by Augsburg College.
November 21, 2014
Blugold Wrestlers Downed by No. 9-ranked UWL, 43-3
LA CROSSE, Wis. (blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire wrestling team lost 43-3 in La Crosse on Friday night.
November 14, 2014
Blugold wrestlers edged by Titans, 24-22
OSHKOSH, Wis. (blugolds.com) – The Blugold wrestling team narrowly lost their first conference dual of the season, 24-22, at UW-Oshkosh on Friday night.
November 13, 2014
Blugold Wrestlers Fall to St. Olaf
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire wrestling team fell to St. Olaf Thursday night, 14-27 in the first home dual of the season.