Two women wrestlers are going to the 2016 United World Wrestling Junior World Championships.
Two assistant wrestling coaches took over as head coaches during the summer.
A record-breaking 198 student athletes composed the Fall 2015 OCU Athletic Director’s List, honoring athletes who achieve a 3.0 grade-point average or higher.
Winning and weight are always on the minds of two members of the women’s wrestling team. Cody Pfau and Becka Leathers qualify for Olympic trials.
While other students, faculty and staff rested during the break, coaches and athletes were bringing home victories.
The women’s wrestling team advanced past the NWCA National Duals quarterfinals with a 29-10 rout of Lindenwood (Mo.) Jan. 8 at Allen County War Memorial Coliseum.
The Stars, ranked seventh in NAIA wrestling, racked up wins over 18th-ranked Cumberland and 16th-ranked Midland (Neb.) 37-13 on Jan. 8. Second-ranked Indiana Tech knocked OCU into the consolations 24-18.
The Blue team tallied two technical falls and five decisions to beat the black team 25-13 in the Black-Blue Ranking Matches Thursday Oct. 29 at Abe Lemons Arena. The OCU men’s wrestling team begins the season ranked second in the NAIA, the highest ranking ever in school history. “We are a really well balanced team,”…
Submitted Sophomore wrestler Cody Pfau became the outstanding wrestler of the Women’s USA Wrestling University Nationals. Pfau pinned defending champion Erin Golston of the New York Athletic Club in 1:58 to capture the 105-pound championship. Eight Stars placed in the tournament. Those OCU individuals who took second at their respective weights were Kayla Aggio at…
Submitted Senior wrestler Emily Webster became the second OCU athlete to be featured in Sports Illustrated’s Faces in the Crowd section. Webster made the March 23 issue of the magazine. The Faces in the Crowd recognizes the best up-and-coming amateur athletes from around the country. Webster recently finished her OCU wrestling career as an undefeated…