The University at Buffalo wrestling team took down George Mason, 26-7, at the George Mason Field House on Saturday afternoon. The win completed the Bulls’ road trip sweep after defeating Binghamton on Thursday night.
The University at Buffalo wrestling team went on the road and earned a dominant 29-10 road win at Binghamton on Thursday night. Kyle Akins started things off with a pin at 125 and Derek Spann followed with a first-period tech fall at 133 to set the early tone.
The University at Buffalo wrestling team competed at the Black Knight Invite on Sunday and the day was highlighted by Jason Estevez winning the 149 lb. title. As a team, the Bulls finished fifth with 54 points at the event hosted by Army West Point.
It was a very successful day for the University at Buffalo wrestling team as the Bulls won all three of their duals at the Bucknell Duals on Sunday afternoon. The Bulls defeated Cleveland State, 34-6, VMI, 35-4, and host Bucknell, 25-12, to improve to 3-1 on the season.
The University at Buffalo wrestling team begins the 2018-19 season on Thursday night at Wisconsin. After battling through an injury-riddled season a year ago, a veteran squad looks to return to the double-digit victory season it enjoyed in 2016 and 2017.
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.