Wisconsin DIII Roundup: Whitewater takes second at Pete Willson Wheaton Invite

A pair of individual champions lifted the UW-Whitewater wrestling team to a second-place finish at the 34-team Pete Willson Wheaton Invitational in Wheaton, Illinois.

The two-day event is, essentially, the NCAA Division III equivalent of the Midlands Championships. Continue reading “Wisconsin DIII Roundup: Whitewater takes second at Pete Willson Wheaton Invite”

First-Round Matchups | Wisconsin’s DII and DIII National Qualifiers

Originally appeared on wiwrestling.com 3/8/18

Both the NCAA Division II and III Wrestling Championships kick off Friday.

Wisconsin will be well represented at both events with UW-Parkside qualifying six wrestlers in DII and seven in-state schools combining for 17 national qualifiers in DIII. Continue reading “First-Round Matchups | Wisconsin’s DII and DIII National Qualifiers”

UW-La Crosse wins WIAC Tournament

Originally appeared on wiwrestling.com 2/11/18

Four individual champions lifted the UW-La Crosse wrestling team to the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Tournament championship Friday, February 9 in Whitewater.

Hayden Schlough (141 pounds), Mitchell Hertel (165), Sawyer Massie (174) and Konrad Ernst (285) each won their weight classes as the Eagles won the team race by 25 points. Continue reading “UW-La Crosse wins WIAC Tournament”

Wedepohl, Schultz win titles at Pete Willson Invitational

Originally appeared on wiwrestling.com 1/28/18

A pair of wrestlers from Wisconsin schools won individual championships at the two-day 2018 Pete Willson Wheaton Invitational January 26-27 in Wheaton, Illinois. Continue reading “Wedepohl, Schultz win titles at Pete Willson Invitational”

Whitewater bests La Crosse in battle of nationally-ranked squads

Originally appeared on wiwrestling.com on 1/18/18

In a battle of Wisconsin’s top NCAA Division III teams, host No. 8 UW-Whitewater emerged victorious, scoring a 19-15 win over No. 12 UW-La Crosse in a Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference dual on Thursday night. Continue reading “Whitewater bests La Crosse in battle of nationally-ranked squads”

UW-Whitewater hopes to grow from grueling stretch

Originally appeared on wiwrestling.com on 12/19/17

You will be hard-pressed to find a college wrestling program that recently endured the kind of week UW-Whitewater just went through.

From December 2-9, the Warhawks competed in five duals. That, in and of itself, can be taxing.

However, the quality of competition elevates this seven-day stretch to a different level. Continue reading “UW-Whitewater hopes to grow from grueling stretch”

Wisconsin wrestling improves to 4-0 with win over Whitewater

Originally appeared on Wisconsin.Talking10.com on 12/9/17

Though it was without a few of its regular starters, the No.21 Wisconsin wrestling team made quick work of UW-Whitewater in a non-conference dual on Saturday.

The host Warhawks (5-3) entered the match as the No.12 team in Division III according to InterMat.

Ethan Rotondo got the Badgers (4-0) rolling with a 4-2 win over Mike Tortorice in sudden victory at 125 pounds. Continue reading “Wisconsin wrestling improves to 4-0 with win over Whitewater”