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.
November 8, 2014
Wrestling Competes at Pointer Open
STEVENS POINT, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire wrestling team took home two third place finishes and a second place finish at the Pointer Open hosted by UW-Stevens Point on Saturday.
November 1, 2014
Wrestling Opens 2014-15 at RCTC Yellowjacket Open
ROCHESTER, Minn. (Blugolds.com) – Five UW-Eau Claire wrestlers finished in sixth place or better, opening the season at the Rochester Community and Technical College Yellowjacket Open today.
October 31, 2014
Wrestling Preview: Blugolds Open Season Saturday at RCTC Open
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - The UW-Eau Claire wrestling team will kick off the new season Saturday (Nov. 1) at the Rochester Community and Technical College Open.
August 13, 2014
Steve Wozniak Named Head Wrestling Coach
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – Steve Wozniak has been named head coach for the UW-Eau Claire wrestling team, Director of Athletics Dan Schumacher announced today.
July 14, 2014
Blugold Wrestling Team Award Winners Announced
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – Four UW-Eau Claire wrestlers have been honored by being named recipients of team awards for the 2013-14 season.
March 14, 2014
Blugold Wrestlers Compete on Day One of NCAA Championship
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (Blugolds.com) – Two UW-Eau Claire wrestlers competed on day one of the 2014 NCAA Division III Championship at the U.S. Cellular Center today, but neither advanced to Saturday’s round.
March 11, 2014
Former Wrestling Coach Don Parker to be Inducted into NWCA Hall of Fame
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – Former UW-Eau Claire wrestling head coach Don Parker has been selected to the NWCA Division III Wrestling Coaches’ Association 2014 Hall of Fame and will be inducted on Thursday, March 13 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa prior to the NCAA Division III Championship.
March 1, 2014
Two Blugold Wrestlers Qualify for NCAA Championship
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (Blugolds.com) – Two UW-Eau Claire wrestlers have qualified for the 2014 NCAA Division III Championship, which will be contested March 14-15 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, after competing at the NCAA West Regional at Augsburg College (Minn.) today.