Year after year, the Pittsburgh Wrestling Classic showcases the next wave of college wrestling superstars. In fact, six of this year's ten NCAA champions were Classic alumni. Below we break down which colleges the 2018 Pittsburgh Wrestling Classic participants will be attending in the fall.
Robert Kanniard Commits To Rutgers
Mar 21, 2018Wrestling Nomad
Rutgers will be adding a Fargo champ to their roster in the next couple years. Robert Kanniard has verbally committed to wrestle for the Scarlet Knights in college.
I know we all still have an NCAA hangover, but don’t take your straps down just yet, the Pittsburg Wrestling Classic is this Sunday. Some of the matches lined up for this year’s PWC promise to be electric. One that I've had circled on the bout card since it came out is Pat Glory (USA) vs Gavin Teasdale (PA). Something tells me that this Who’s Number One rematch might look a little bit different than it did in the Snake Pit.
FRL 275: NCAA Madness, Team Point Problems, And Looking Forward
Mar 20, 2018Christian Pyles
FRL 275 discusses the 2018 NCAA wrestling tournament, Penn State's title, and more.
Garbage Decision: EMU Dropping Wrestling
Mar 20, 2018Christian Pyles
Eastern Michigan University press release
YPSILANTI, MI — Eastern Michigan University announced today that it will reduce its intercollegiate athletic program by four sports, effective at the end of the 2018 spring season. The action is being taken as part of the university's overall budget restructuring efforts. Affected by the decision are the sports of softball, men's swimming and diving, women's tennis, and wrestling. With the change, EMU, which previously led the MAC with 21 sports, will now have 17 sports (seven men's sports and 10 women's sports). This action in no way impacts Eastern's affiliation with the Mid-American Conference (MAC).
Hodge Trophy: Gross, Nickal, Retherford, & Valencia Announced As Finalists
Mar 19, 2018Wrestling Nomad
The four finalists have been named for the 2018 Hodge Trophy: Zain Retherford of Penn State, Zahid Valencia of Arizona State, Bo Nickal of Penn State, and Seth Gross of South Dakota State.
Ranking, Seed, & Finish: How Season Ended For NCAA All-Americans
Mar 19, 2018Ryan Holmes
Another heart-pumping NCAA tournament is in the books after a long season of incredible moments.
Who's In Line For Wisconsin Job?
Mar 19, 2018Christian Pyles
The retirement of Barry Davis as head coach at Wisconsin opens up one of the most coveted positions in NCAA wrestling, and UW has left no stone unturned in its pursuit of filling the vacancy.
How do you follow up the NCAA Championships? With the NHSCA High School Nationals and Pittsburgh Wrestling Classic, of course.
Mar 18, 2018Kyle Bratke
Losses are always tough to take. The most gut-wrenching losses come Friday night at the NCAA tournament. Years of hard work have allowed wrestlers to make the final twelve at the NCAA tournament. In each weight class four guys have to swallow the pill of being one match away from earning All American honors. It's a loss that sticks with guys, and a lot of them use the loss to fuel future success.