The University at Buffalo wrestling team split a pair of duals on Friday at the Iowa City Duals hosted by the University at Iowa. The Bulls defeated Iowa Central, 30-15, and fell to seventh-ranked Iowa, 33-6.
The University at Buffalo wrestling team will open the 2017-18 campaign on Thursday night when the Bulls host CSU Bakersfield at Alumni Arena. The Bulls are in search of their third straight double-digit-dual-win season after winning 10 duals in 2016 and 11 duals in 2017.
The University at Buffalo wrestling team held its annual Blue/White match on Saturday morning at Alumni Arena. The Bulls are less than a week away from the season opener against Cal State Bakersfield on Thursday.
The University at Buffalo wrestling team will hold its annual Blue/White Match on Saturday at Alumni Arena to narrow down potential starters for the 2017-18 season. The match will start at 9 am and is free to the public.
The University at Buffalo wrestling team is ranked third in the Mid-American Conference preseason rankings, the conference announced on Wednesday. It is the Bulls’ highest preseason rankings since joining the conference in 1998.
In recognition of a leadership gift made by the Murchie family to the recently announced fieldhouse, the UB Council endorsed a resolution, on Monday, to name the new fieldhouse at the University at Buffalo, the Murchie Family Fieldhouse in honor of former UB hockey player Tunney Murchie and his family. The naming is subject to the approval of the SUNY Chancellor and the SUNY Board of Trustees.
The longtime dream of an on-campus fieldhouse at the University at Buffalo will soon be a reality. University at Buffalo Director of Athletics Allen Greene announced on Friday that the university has secured the services of Rochester-based LeChase Construction as the general contractor and New York-based architecture firm CHA for the project.
WIN Magazine released its preseason wrestling rankings on Thursday and three University at Buffalo grapplers were among those ranked. Bryan Lantry is ranked fifth at 133 lbs., Kyle Akins is ranked 10th at 125 and Jake Gunning is ranked 20th at 285 lbs.
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The University at Buffalo wrestling program has released its schedule for the 2017-18 season and it looks to be the most challenging in head coach John Stutzman’s tenure. UB’s opponents include Missouri, Michigan State, Iowa and two-time defending national champion Penn State.
The NCAA released annual Division I Academic Progress Rate (APR) data on Thursday afternoon and nine UB programs had perfect single-year rates for 2015-16, while men’s tennis continues to lead the charge with a perfect four-year rate.
University at Buffalo wrestling head coach John Stutzman has assembled another impressive recruiting class – a common theme in recent years. The 10-member class is comprised of wrestlers that have made 25 state appearances, have won 16 state medals and four state championships.
University at Buffalo wrestler Kyle Akins was named to the National Wrestling Coaches Association All-Academic Team on Tuesday. Awarded annually, the NWCA All-Academic Team is comprised of 135 student-athletes.
Three University at Buffalo wrestlers were named to the Academic All-Mid-American Conference team, the league announced on Wednesday. Kyle Akins, Muhamed McBryde and Brett Perry were all named to the squad.
Bryan Lantry came painfully close to becoming just the second University at Buffalo Division I Wrestling All-American, but lost an overtime heartbreaker to ninth-ranked Scotty Parker of Lehigh at the NCAA Championships in St. Louis on Friday night. The loss ended the Bulls run at the NCAAs.
The NCAA Wrestling Championships begin tomorrow in St. Louis and the University at Buffalo will have three representatives competing. The journey for Kyle Akins, Bryan Lantry and Jake Gunning begins tomorrow.
The initial brackets for the 2017 NCAA Wrestling Championships were released on Wednesday. The University at Buffalo wrestling team has three wrestlers competing. Kyle Akins (125 lbs.), Bryan Lantry (133 lbs.) and Jake Gunning (285 lbs.) will all be making the trip to St. Louis beginning March 16.
Jake Gunning won the individual title at 285 lbs. at the Mid-American Conference Wrestling Championships on Sunday afternoon at Northern Iowa University. Gunning defeated Gage Hutchison of Eastern Michigan for Buffalo’s first individual title since 2011.
Bryan Lantry and Jake Gunning will compete for Mid-American Conference titles on Sunday after impressive showings on day one of the 2017 Mid-American Conference Championships. In addition, seven other UB wrestlers advanced to Sunday with solid wins.
The University at Buffalo wrestling team heads to Cedar Falls, IA this weekend for the Mid-American Conference Championships. Hosted by Northern Iowa, the preliminaries are on Saturday, March 4 with the finals on Sunday, March 5.