The University at Buffalo wrestling program has released its schedule for the upcoming 2018-19 season and once again it looks to be very challenging. Among UB’s opponents include Big Ten foes Wisconsin, Michigan State and three-time defending national champion Penn State.
The University at Buffalo wrestling program will host three instructional camps beginning June 22. The Bulls will host Father and Son Weekend June 22-24, Commuter Technique Camp June 25-28 and Team Competition Camp July 8-11.
University at Buffalo wrestler Alex Smythe took down some of the best competition in the nation to secure a spot on the U23 World Team, winning his weight class at the men’s freestyle U23 World Team Trials hosted by the University of Akron. Smythe will now compete at the U23 World Championships in Bucharest, Romania, the week of Nov. 12-18.
The Mid-American Conference announced today the Distinguished Scholar Athletes from the eight winter sports during this 2017-18 academic season as 152 students were voted by faculty athletic representatives at MAC institutions representing the ‘best of the best’ from each sports Academic All-MAC Teams. Eleven University at Buffalo student-athletes from five different teams were named Distinguished Scholar Athletes.
Sean Boyle has been hired as assistant wrestling coach at the University at Buffalo, head coach John Stutzman announced on Wednesday. Boyle comes to Buffalo from Cal State Bakersfield where he spent the previous two seasons as an assistant coach.
Nine members of the University at Buffalo wrestling team will compete at the Marine Corps Open Wrestling Championships in Las Vegas. The event will run from April 26th to the 28th at the South Point Arena.
University at Buffalo wrestlers Kyle Akins and Bryan Lantry were named to the National Wrestling Coaches Association Division I All-Academic Team on Thursday. Awarded annually, the NWCA All-Academic Team was comprised of 155 student-athletes this year.
Four University at Buffalo wrestlers were named to the Academic All-Mid-American Conference team, the league announced on Monday. Kyle Akins and Brett Perry were named for the second straight season, while Ryan Kromer and Bryan Lantry were first time selections.
Bryan Lantry won his opening match and went 1-1 on the day to advance to Friday action at the NCAA Championships at Quicken Loans Arena on Thursday. It marks the second straight year the redshirt-junior has advanced past the first day.
The NCAA released its at-large bids for the upcoming National Championships on Tuesday and University at Buffalo heavyweight Jake Gunning earned an invite. Gunning is now a two-time national qualifier and will join Bryan Lantry who earned a spot at 133 lbs. after finishing second at the Mid-American Conference Championships over the weekend.
Bryan Lantry advanced to the finals of the Mid-American Conference Wrestling Championships on Sunday for the second straight season and for the second straight season faced off against Missouri’s John Erneste for the 133-lb. title. Unfortunately, for the second straight season, Erneste earned the victory, a 4-2 decision. Despite the loss, Lantry still qualified for the NCAA Championships to become just the fifth wrestler in school history to qualify three times.
Bryan Lantry won his first two matches to advance tomorrow’s championship bout to highlight the opening day of action for the University at Buffalo wrestling team at the Mid-American Conference Championships hosted by Central Michigan on Saturday.
The University at Buffalo wrestling team will compete at the Mid-American Conference Championships hosted by Central Michigan this weekend. Wrestling will begin at noon on Saturday at McGuirk Arena and will conclude on Sunday.
Penn State proved why it’s the best wrestling program in the country as the top-ranked Nittany Lions shut out Buffalo, 55-0, at Rec Hall on Sunday afternoon. The loss capped one of Buffalo’s most difficult schedules in recent memory as Penn State was the fifth nationally-ranked program the Bulls faced this season.
The University at Buffalo wrestling team lost to Binghamton, 22-14, in the final home dual of the season at Alumni Arena on Thursday night. The Bulls will close out the regular season at top-ranked Penn State on Sunday.
The University at Buffalo wrestling team will close out the home portion of their regular season on Thursday night when they host Binghamton at Alumni Arena. The Bulls are in search of their third straight win over the Bearcats.
The University at Buffalo wrestling team rallied all the way back from a 16-0 deficit to tie Northern Illinois, 16-16, with one match remaining, but ultimately lost to the Huskies, 19-16, at Alumni Arena on Sunday afternoon.
The University at Buffalo wrestling team will host Northern Illinois in a Mid-American Conference dual match on Sunday afternoon at Alumni Arena. It will be senior day and the Bulls will honor six wrestlers prior to the dual.
The University at Buffalo wrestling team will travel to Eastern Michigan for a Mid-American Conference dual on Friday night. The Bulls are looking to snap a three-match losing skid. The dual is scheduled to start at 7 pm.
The University at Buffalo wrestling team couldn’t capitalize on a tremendous start and lost to Hofstra, 22-17, in a non-conference dual at the Mack Complex on Saturday afternoon. The Bulls jumped out to a 14-0 lead in the dual, but the Pride rallied for the win.
The University at Buffalo wrestling team won three of the first four matches against Central Michigan, but it wasn’t enough as the Bulls lost to the 17th-ranked Chippewas, 26-9, at McGuirk Arena on Sunday afternoon.
The University at Buffalo wrestling team dropped a Mid-American Conference dual to Old Dominion, 22-9, at Alumni Arena on Friday night. Four separate matches were decided in overtime. Unfortunately, for the Bulls, the Monarchs won three of the OT matches.
The University at Buffalo wrestling team will host Old Dominion in a Mid-American Conference dual match on Friday night at Alumni Arena. The Bulls will then travel to Central Michigan to wrestle the Chippewas on Sunday afternoon.