February 9, 2016
Wrestlers fall in final home dual
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com)- The University of Eau Claire wresting team hosted UW-Stevens Point for Senior Night, Tuesday. The Blugolds would fall 28-21 in their last dual of the season.
February 6, 2016
Wrestling Hosts Don Parker Open
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com)- The University of Wisconsin Eau Claire Wrestling team hosted the Don Parker Open on Saturday, with several Blugolds turning in strong performances.
February 4, 2016
Wrestlers Take Down Pioneers
PLATTEVILLE, Wis. (Blugolds.com)- The University of Wisconsin Eau Claire Wrestling team got a dominating win over UW-Platteville Thursday night, winning 32-12.
February 2, 2016
Tuesday's wrestling dual at Platteville POSTPONED
PLATTEVILLE, Wis. (blugolds.com) - Due to the winter storm on warning for Tuesday, the wrestling dual at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville has been postponed and rescheduled for Thursday, February 4 at 7:00 p.m.
January 26, 2016
Four Blugolds Named Athlete of the Week
MADISON, Wis. (blugolds.com) - Several UW- Eau Claire athletes named Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) Athlete of the Week honors this morning as announced by Assistant Commissioner of Media Relations, Matt Stanek. These Athletes include men’s hockey player Patrick Moore, women’s track participant Jessie Reineck, women’s swimmer Sam Senczyszyn, and Nathaniel Behnke of the men’s wrestling team.
January 23, 2016
Wrestlers Compete at Border Brawls
WHITEWATER, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - The University of Wisconsin Eau Claire wrestling team headed to UW-Whitewater to participate in the Border Brawl on Saturday. The Blugolds battled to some close defeats but ultimately failed to come away with a victory on the day.
January 19, 2016
Blugold Wrestlers Win 1st Annual Chancellor's Cup
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire wrestling team hosted the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh on Tuesday night, defeating the Titans 30-11 and winning the First Annual Chancellor’s Cup.
January 16, 2016
Wrestlers Take First at Will Abele Open
PHILADELPHIA, Penn. (Blugolds.com)- The University of Wisconsin Eau Claire wrestling team traveled to Philadelphia to partake in the Will Abele Open at Ursinus College. It was a fantastic day as many Blugolds finished in 1st place in their respective weight classes as well as finishing with a 1st place finish in team score with a total of 149.0 points.
January 14, 2016
Blugold Wrestling Travels to Philadelphia
(Blugold.com) - In the wee hours of Tuesday morning, the Blugold wrestling team departed for their trek to Philadelphia. The team is currently mid-trip on their 1000-plus mile drive to the ‘City of Brotherly Love’ in what will be a week full of travel, training, history and competition.
January 9, 2016
Wrestling Undefeated at Muskie Duals
LAKELAND, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire wrestling team started the New Year in winning fashion, going 3-0 at the Muskie Duals hosted by Lakeland College.
December 23, 2015
Professionals AND Volunteers: Wrestling Assistant Coaches
The Power of AND. UW-Eau Claire desires to challenge its students, faculty, staff, and alumni to explore their multiple passions and academic pursuits, not defining oneself solely by one interest or discipline.
December 11, 2015
Wrestlers Fall to No. 4 Eagles
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire wrestling team hosted UW-La Crosse on Friday night. The Blugolds would fall to the No. 4 ranked Eagles by a score of 38-6.
December 9, 2015
Behnke Named WIAC Athlete of the Week
Senior wrestler, Nathan Behnke (Bruce, Wis.), was named the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) Athlete of the Week, as announced by WIAC Assistant Commissioner for Media Relations Matt Stank earlier today.
December 5, 2015
N. Behnke Earns 100th Career Win at Candlewood Suites Duals
LA CROSSE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire wrestler Nathaniel Behnke (Sr.- Bruce, WI) tallied his 100th career win at the Candlewood Suites Duals on Saturday.
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.