The Mid-American Conference announced the Distinguished Scholar Athletes from the eight winter sports during this 2018-19 academic season and four University at Buffalo student-athletes made the list. Women’s swimming’s Brittney Beetcher and Olivia Sapio, men’s basketball’s Dontay Caruthers and wrestling’s Derek Spann were voted by faculty athletic representatives at MAC institutions representing the 'best of the best' from each sports Academic All-MAC Teams.
University at Buffalo redshirt-freshman Sam Schuyler won the 97 kg freestyle national championship at the UWW Junior Nationals this weekend in Las Vegas. Unseeded entering the event, Schuyler went 4-0 to take home the title.
The University at Buffalo wrestling team placed four Bulls on the National Wrestling Coaches Association Scholar All-American Team, the most in program history for a single season. Kyle Akins, Troy Keller, Brett Perry and Derek Spann were all named to the team, it was announced on Thursday. The Bulls’ 3.25 grade point average ranked 19th in the nation and was the second best among Mid-American Conference schools.
Three 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 third straight season, while Derek Spann was a first time selection.
University at Buffalo wrestlers Troy Keller and Brett Perry each advanced to Friday at the NCAA Championships at PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh on Thursday. Both Keller and Perry dropped their opening match, but won their first consolation bout.
The University at Buffalo wrestling team has qualified six for the upcoming NCAA Championships beginning on Thursday at PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh, PA. The six wrestlers ties the most national qualifiers for UB since 2011.
University at Buffalo heavyweight Jake Gunning earned an at-large bid to the upcoming NCAA Wrestling Championships, it was announced on Tuesday. The Bulls now have six national qualifiers headed to Pittsburgh, the most since 2011 when they also had six.
For the first time since 2011, the University at Buffalo wrestling team had multiple champions as both Troy Keller and Brett Perry won their respective weight classes at the Mid-American Conference Championships on Saturday. In addition, a total of five Bulls earned bids to the NCAA Championships.
It was a successful start to the Mid-American Conference Championships for the University at Buffalo as four Bulls advanced to Saturday’s finals. Derek Spann, Bryan Lantry, Troy Keller and Brett Perry will all have a shot at a MAC title on Saturday.
The National Wrestling Coaches Association released its final Mid-Major Top 20 of the season on Wednesday and Buffalo is ranked ninth. Formulated in 2017, the Mid-Major Top 20 concentrates on the programs that fall outside of the traditional "Power 5" conferences.
The 2019 MAC Wrestling Championships will be held March 8-9 and hosted by Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA. The pre-seeding for the MAC Wrestling Championship have been announced following today's conference call with all eight MAC head wrestling coaches.
Penn State showed why it’s the top wrestling program in the country as it defeated the University at Buffalo, 47-3, in front of a capacity crowd at Rec Hall on Sunday afternoon. It was the final dual of a very successful season for the Bulls who finished with a 12-5 record – tying the school record for wins in a season as a Division I program.
The University at Buffalo wrestling team closed out the home portion of its dual schedule with a 23-14 win over Northern Illinois on Friday afternoon. Due to a scheduling conflict, the dual was held at the Ed Wright Practice Facility in Alumni Arena.
The University at Buffalo wrestling team will host Northern Illinois on Friday afternoon in search of its fifth straight win. Due to a scheduling conflict, the dual will be held at the Ed Wright Practice Facility at Alumni Arena and will start at 2 pm.
The University at Buffalo wrestling team earned a 26-12 win over Ohio at Alumni Arena on Sunday afternoon. It was the Bulls fourth straight dual win and 11th of the season. It was only the fourth time Buffalo beat the Bobcats since joining the Mid-American Conference in 1998.
The University at Buffalo wrestling team will host Ohio on Sunday afternoon in the second of three straight home duals. The Bulls are in search of their fourth straight win and have won seven of their last nine dual matches.
Trailing by four heading in the final match of the night, Troy Keller earned a technical fall win over Blake Montrie to give the University at Buffalo wrestling team a thrilling 18-17 victory over Central Michigan at Alumni Arena on Friday night. It was the Bulls’ first-ever win over the Chippewas, after losing the previous 23 meetings.
The University at Buffalo wrestling team will host Central Michigan on Friday night in the first of three straight home duals. The Bulls are in search of their third straight win and have won six of their last eight dual matches.
The National Wrestling Coaches Association released its first Mid-Major Top 20 of the season on Thursday and Buffalo is ranked 13th. Formulated in 2017, the Mid-Major Top 20 concentrates on the programs that fall outside of the traditional “Power 5” conferences.
The University at Buffalo wrestling team earned a hard-fought 19-12 victory at Old Dominion on Sunday afternoon to secure its first Mid-American Conference win of the season. Trailing 12-10 in the dual, the Bulls won the day’s final three matches to pull out the victory.
The University at Buffalo wrestling team will travel to Old Dominion on Sunday for a Mid-American Conference dual. The Bulls are looking to bounce back from a 20-16 dual loss at SIU-Edwardsville on January 11.