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  • September 2, 2016
    GRECO-ROMAN WRESTLING PREVIEW

    The NMU Olympic Training Site Greco-Roman wrestling team is back on the mat and looking forward to another academic year.

  • April 10, 2016
    Olympic Trials Day 2 Results

    The NMU-OTS Greco-Roman wrestling program alumni Andy Bisek of the Minnesota Storm and Robby Smith of the NYAC earned spots on the 2016 Olympic Team.

  • April 13, 2015
    Why Choose NMU?
    NMU has quietly become one of the most effective Greco-Roman training programs in USA Wrestling history.
  • March 2, 2015
    NMU-OTS WRESTLER WINS GOLD IN AUSTRIA
    Dalton Roberts was the top performer for Team USA, winning a gold medal at the Austria Junior Open Saturday (Feb. 28) in Gotzis, Austria.
  • March 5, 2014
    Training Site Weightlifters Strong at Arnold Championships
    MARQUETTE, Mich. — All five Northern Michigan University Olympic Training Site student-athletes who competed at last weekend’s (March 1-2) Arnold Weightlifting Championships set personal records, giving the OTS a strong showing.
  • February 26, 2014
    OTS Wrestlers Defeat All-Navy Team
    NMU-OTS wrestlers defeated the All-Navy team nine matches to three Tuesday, Feb. 25 at Westwood High School. The dual event that featured Greco-Roman and Freestyle wrestling.
  • January 7, 2014
    Elite Wrestlers Visit NMU
    USA Wrestling national team members and other highly nationally- ranked athletes are visiting Northern Michigan University for a 10-day camp.
  • November 11, 2013
    Wrestlers Take Two Medals in New York
    Two USOEC Greco-Roman wrestlers took home medals at the New York Athletic Club Holiday International Open this past weekend. Earning a silver medal was Trasher Porcher of Chuluota, Fla., in the 66 kilogram weight class and a bronze medal went to Tanner An
  • November 7, 2013
    Two USOEC Wrestlers Take Gold in Sweden
    Two United States Olympic Education Center Greco-Roman wrestlers won gold medals last weekend at the Junior Malar Cup in Vasteras, Sweden. Samuel Jones took first place in the 60 kilogram weight class and Orry Elor took first place at 120 kg.
  • October 31, 2013
    Wrestlers Travel to Sweden
    Greco-Roman wrestlers finished a five-day training camp in Härnösand, Sweden, with a dual meet against some of the country’s top athletes on Wednesday (Oct. 30).
  • October 1, 2013
    Wrestlers Take Title in Panama
    MARQUETTE, Mich. — United States Olympic Education Center Greco-Roman wrestlers captured a team title and six individual medals Sunday (Sept. 29) while competing in Panama City, Panama in the International Cup Eduardo Campbell Senior Tour.
  • August 26, 2013
    USOEC Hosts French Greco-Roman Team
    Members of France’s top Junior Greco-Roman wrestling team are at Northern Michigan University through Monday, Sept. 1, to train with the United States Olympic Education Center team.
  • August 14, 2013
    USOEC Hosts Wrestling World Team Camp
    Members of USA Wrestling’s Cadet World Team are at Northern Michigan University through Friday, Aug. 16 training under United States Olympic Education Center head coach Rob Hermann.
  • July 29, 2013
    Borges Wins National Championships
    Weightlifter Ryan Borges earned a National Championship title Saturday (July 27) at USA Weightlifting’s National Championships in West Chester, Ohio.
  • June 24, 2013
    Varona Earns Spot On World Team
    United States Olympic Education Center Greco-Roman wrestler Isaiah Varona won gold and earned a spot on the Junior World Championship Team.
  • May 20, 2013
    USOEC Weightlifters Win Gold
    United States Olympic Education Center weightlifters earned two gold medals and a bronze on Friday, May 18, at the Wisconsin State Championships/Open in Denmark, Wis. Members of the Northern Michigan University Club weightlifting team added three gold.
  • May 3, 2013
    USOEC Athletes Receive Diplomas
    United States Olympic Education Center weightlifting athletes will receive their diplomas this Saturday, May 4, during Northern Michigan University’s commencement ceremony.
  • April 21, 2013
    Wrestlers Earn Silver at US Open
    Greco-Roman wrestlers traveled to Las Vegas this week (March 18-20) to compete at the U.S. Open,coming away with three silver medals and five others finishing in the top seven to advance to the U.S. World Team Trials in Stillwater,Okla.,June 20-23.
  • April 20, 2013
    Wrestlers Crowned National Champions
    Greco-Roman wrestlers won two national champion titles at the ASICS Junior Nationals in Las Vegas Friday (March 19). Three other wrestlers took silver and four earned bronze.
  • March 26, 2013
    Team Japan Visits The USOEC
    United States Olympic Education Center Greco-Roman wrestlers have a fresh set of training partners in the gym as Team Japan arrived on Sunday, March 24, for a five day visit.
  • March 18, 2013
    Wrestlers Return From Austria
    United States Olympic Education Center wrestlers helped Team USA sweep all 10 matches in a Greco-Roman all-star competition in Götzis, Austria on Friday, March 16. The squad also competed in a dual that same day versus Georgia, losing 4-1 in five matches.
  • March 11, 2013
    Wrestlers Medal In Austria
    United States Olympic Education Center Greco-Roman wrestlers helped Team USA take home first place honors at the Austrian Junior Open in Götzis, Austria, this weekend (March 9), with two USOEC athletes earning medals.
  • February 26, 2013
    Weightlifters Compete In Thunderdome Challenge
    United States Olympic Education Center weightlifters competed in the third-annual intrasquad Thunderdome Challenge tonight (Feb. 25) at Northern Michigan University’s Superior Dome.
  • February 26, 2013
    USOEC Wrestling Defeats Navy
    United States Olympic Education Center wrestlers came out on top at the All-Navy vs. USOEC Greco-Roman Wrestling Dual hosted by the USOEC tonight (Feb. 26) at Vandament Arena on Northern Michigan University’s campus.
  • February 22, 2013
    Weightlifters Hold Intrasquad meet
    United States Olympic Education Center weightlifters will showcase their talent from 4-8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 25, in the Superior Dome.
  • February 19, 2013
    All-Navy Greco-Roman Wrestling Team Visits NMU
    Members of the U.S. All-Navy Greco-Roman wrestling team are visiting Northern Michigan University through March 14. The team is training with the USOEC Greco-Roman team to prepare for the Armed Forces Wrestling Championships.
  • February 17, 2013
    Weightlifter Wins Bronze
    United States Olympic Education Center weightlifter Chris Young took home bronze today (Feb. 17) at the National Junior Weightlifting Championships in Foster City, Calif.
  • January 26, 2013
    Wrestlers Are Undefeated At Pinto Cup
    United States Olympic Education Center Greco-Roman wrestlers Kendrick Sanders and Tanner Andrews went undefeated today (Jan. 26) at the Jack Pinto Cup in Colorado Springs, Colo.
  • January 25, 2013
    Weightlifters Qualify For Events
    United States Olympic Education Center weightlifting athletes qualified for events by lifting qualifying totals during a team event sanctioned by USA Weightlifting this past Monday (Jan. 21).
  • December 15, 2012
    Williams, Sanders Win Gold At Holiday Cup
    United States Olympic Education Center Greco-Roman wrestlers had a strong showing at the Minnesota Storm Holiday Cup in Rochester, Minn., today (Dec. 15), with two athletes taking home top honors and 10 others placing in the top four.
  • December 12, 2012
    Wrestling Brothers Graduate
    Two United States Olympic Education Center Greco-Roman wrestlers will be donning caps and gowns on Saturday, Dec. 15, to receive their diplomas during Northern Michigan University’s commencement ceremony.
  • December 6, 2012
    Olympic Bronze Medalist Visits USOEC
    Mkkhitar Manukyan, a 2004 Olympic bronze medalist in Greco-Roman wrestling, is visiting the United States Olympic Education Center through Dec. 14.
  • December 4, 2012
    Weightlifters Win Gold, Bronze at American Open
    United States Olympic Education Center weightlifters Vanessa McCoy and Ryan Borges earned medals last weekend (Dec. 1 - 2) at the American Open Weightlifting Championships in Palm Springs, Calif.
  • November 30, 2012
    Wrestlers Ranked in Top 10
    Fifteen United States Olympic Education Center Greco-Roman wrestlers earned top 10 status in Thursday’s (Nov. 29) national senior rankings by TheMat.com, the official website of USA Wrestling.
  • November 5, 2012
    Wrestlers Win Medals in Sweden
    Eight United States Olympic Education Center Greco-Roman Wrestlers gained their first international experience at the Lilla Mälar Cup in Stockholm, this weekend, with two athletes earning silver medals.
  • November 2, 2012
    Weightlifter Travels to Israel
    United States Olympic Education Center weightlifter Breanne Carlson will compete in the 58-kilogram weight division Wednesday, Nov. 7, at the World University Championships in Eilat, Israel.
  • October 31, 2012
    Nowry Featured in Sports Illustrated
    United States Olympic Education Center Greco-Roman wrestler Max Nowry will be featured in “Faces in the Crowd” in the Nov. 5 issue of Sports Illustrated.
  • October 22, 2012
    USOEC Wrestling Club Meets
    USOEC wrestlers will host an informational meeting for community members who may be interested in joining the Northern Michigan University Angry Fish Wrestling Club. The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, in the Superior Dome.
  • October 9, 2012
    Weightlifting Expands Club Team
    The United States Olympic Education Center weightlifting team is looking to involve more community members with the introduction of the Northern Michigan University Weightlifting Club.
  • October 6, 2012
    Greco-Roman Wrestler Wins Gold
    Three United States Olympic Education Center Greco-Roman Wrestlers placed well at the University World Championships in Kourtane, Finland, this weekend, with one athlete taking home a gold medal.
  • September 29, 2012
    Weightlifters Lift Personal Records
    United States Olympic Education Center weightlifters put on a strong showing Friday night at the Superior Dome during the Upper Peninsula Weightlifting Championships with eight athletes lifting personal records.
  • September 26, 2012
    USOEC Weightlifters Showcase Talent
    United States Olympic Education Center weightlifters will showcase their talent from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 28, in the Superior Dome.
  • September 24, 2012
    Greco-Roman Team Well Traveled
    Members of the Greco-Roman wrestling team training at the United States Olympic Education Center have a busy fall semester planned. Combined, team members will travel more than 50,000 miles before the end of the semester in December.
  • September 12, 2012
    Michigan Boasts Weightlifting Talent
    Michigan residents make up almost half of the weightlifting roster for the United States Olympic Education Center this season. Ten of the 21-member squad hail from Michigan. Three call Marquette home and one is a Munising native.
  • June 18, 2012
    USOEC Wrestler Wins Silver
    United States Olympic Education Center Greco-Roman wrestler Paul Tellgren won a silver medal at the Ljubomir Ivanovic Gedza International last Saturday (June 16) in Bellgrade, Serbia.
  • June 14, 2012
    Wrestlers Help Team USA Win PAN AM Junior Titles
    Three wrestlers with United States Olympic Education Center ties helped Team USA win titles in both Greco-Roman and freestyle wrestling at the 2012 Pan American Junior Championships in Peten, Guatemala recently.
  • May 29, 2012
    USA WEIGHTLIFTING NAMES NEWGARD HEAD COACH
    USA Weightlifting has announced that it will appoint Vance Newgard as head coach to lead the program at the United States Olympic Education Center on the Northern Michigan University campus.
  • May 27, 2012
    USOEC WRESTLERS FINISH ON TOP
    Two United States Olympic Education Center Greco-Roman wrestlers grappled their way to the top during Saturday’s FILA Junior World Team Trials in Colorado Springs, Co.
  • April 16, 2012
    DeNova, Alvarez, Finau Win FILA Junior Nationals
    United States Olympic Education Center Greco-Roman wrestlers Joey DeNova, Nick Alvarez and Marcus Finau placed first at the 2012 FILA Junior Nationals last Sunday, April 15, in Madison, Wis..
  • April 16, 2012
    Henry, Smith, Vrabel Place First at Nationals
    United States Olympic Education Center weightlifters Allie Henry, Jerilyn Smith and Andrew Vrabel won their respective weight categories at the 2012 University National Championships last weekend, April 15-16, in Shreveport, La.
  • March 29, 2012
    Wrestlers Last Chance for Trials
    Fifteen U.S. Olympic Education Center Greco-Roman wrestlers will compete in the Final U.S. Olympic Trials Qualifying Tournament March 31-April 1 in Cedar Falls, Iowa.
  • March 26, 2012
    Apodaca Places Second, Klein Fourth
    Two U.S. Olympic Education Center freestyle wrestlers placed in the top four at the 2012 University National Championships last weekend ( March 24-25) in Oklahoma City, Okla.
  • March 19, 2012
    Derrick Sweeps for First
    Speedskater Kimberly Derrick of the U.S. Olympic Education Center placed first in all four races in the Ladies division at the 2012 US Speedskating American Cup Finals and Short Track Age Group National Championships March 16-18 in Green Bay, Wis.
  • March 14, 2012
    Speedskater Takes Next Step
    United States Olympic Education Center short track speedskater Dan Fiorenza is traveling to Green Bay, Wis., this weekend with 10 team members for the 2012 Short Track Age Group National Championships/American Cup Final. But he isn’t going to compete.
  • March 9, 2012
    USOEC Team Tops Team Japan
    The U.S. Olympic Education Center Greco-Roman wrestling team defeated Team Japan in the Japan vs. USOEC Duals Friday in Vandament Arena at Northern Michigan University. By the end of the evening, the USOEC out-wrestled Japan nine matches to zero.
  • March 5, 2012
    USOEC's Henry and Serpan Place Third
    U.S. Olympic Education Center weightlifter Allie Henry placed third at the 2012 Olympic Trials and teammate Shelbie Serpan placed third at the National Weightlifting Championships. Both events were held March 2-4 in Columbus, Ohio.
  • February 20, 2012
    Skaters Place in Top Three
    Three U.S. Olympic Education Center short-track speedskaters have captured top 10 rankings in their respective American Cup divisions following their performances at last weekend’s (Feb. 18-19) 2012 American Cup III in Champaign, Ill.
  • February 6, 2012
    Sanders Places First at Schultz
    Greco-Roman wrestler Kendrick Sanders captured a first-place finish at the 2012 Dave Schultz Memorial International last Saturday, Feb. 4, in Colorado Springs, Colo., and subsequently earned a trip to the U. S. Olympic Trials.
  • February 3, 2012
    Burkert Places Second at Schultz
    Three U.S. Olympic Education Center freestyle wrestlers competed at the 2012 Dave Schultz Memorial International Feb. 2 in Colorado Springs, Colo. Jenna Burkert placed second in the 59 kilogram weight class.
  • February 3, 2012
    Lifters Shine at Home
    The U.S. Olympic Education Center weightlifting team competed at the Third Annual Thunderdome Challenge last Friday, Feb. 3, in front of a home crowd in the Superior Dome.
  • January 9, 2012
    Malone Wins Bronze at Championships
    Speedskater Jordan Malone won bronze at the 2012 U.S. Short Track Speedskating Championships Jan. 6-8 in Kearns, Utah, earning him a spot on the World Cup team and World Championship team.
  • December 5, 2011
    Henry, Serpan Win Gold and Silver
    MARQUETTE – Two United States Olympic Education Center weightlifters won gold and silver at the 2011 American Open in Mobile, Ala., Dec. 2-4.
  • November 15, 2011
    Greco-Roman Blog From Norway
    Greco-Roman wrestler Nick Alvarez kept a log of the wrestlers training and competition from Oslo, Norway.
  • October 31, 2011
    Skaters Place in Top Five
    Two U.S. Olympic Education Center speedskaters placed in the top three at the American Cup II this weekend in Cleveland, Ohio
  • October 20, 2011
    Wrestlers Win Against Marines
    The U.S. Olympic Education Center Greco-Roman wrestling team defeated the All Marine team 8-4 in a dual meet held at the Northern Michigan University Superior Dome.
  • October 15, 2011
    Greco-Roman Assistant Coach Named
    Aghasi Manukyan, a former World Cup Champion, has been named assistant coach for USA WrestlingÂ’s Greco-Roman program at the United States Olympic Education Center.
  • October 2, 2011
    USOEC Lifters Begin Season
    Four United States Olympic Education Center weightlifters earned best lifter awards at the Twin City Open Saturday in Minneapolis, Minn.
  • August 22, 2011
    Freshman Gain Experience
    Five members of the United States Olympic Education Center freestyle wrestling team will compete at the Cadet World Championships Aug. 25-26 in Szombathely, Hungary.
  • August 22, 2011
    Weightlifters Lift in China
    Three United States Olympic Education Center weightlifters competed at the 2011 World University Games Aug. 12-23 in Shenzhen, China.
  • August 4, 2011
    Bright Future for Speedskater
    Just seven months after 13 year-old Kazia Emily-Carol Cooper first laced up a pair of speedskates, she is living and training in Marquette, Mich., with elite athletes in the sport, including two Olympians.
  • July 28, 2011
    Golston Wins Bronze at Junior Worlds
    BUCHAREST, Romania – The United States won a pair of medals on the first day of the women’s freestyle competition at the Junior World Championships on Thursday. The USOEC's Erin Golston took third.
  • July 18, 2011
    Weightlifter McCoy Wins Nationals
    Weightlifter Vanessa McCoy, a facility use athlete training with the United States Olympic Education Center team, won her first national title at the 2011 National Weightlifting Championships on July 15-17 in Council Bluffs, Iowa. She is from Wichita Fall
  • July 14, 2011
    National Speedskating Camp Comes to Marquette
    Northern Michigan UniversityÂ’s Berry Event Center will be the site of the United States Speedskating Short Track National Team Camp Monday through Saturday, July 18-23.
  • July 6, 2011
    Weightlifters Compete Overseas
    Two United States Olympic Education Center weightlifters competed at the 2011 Junior World Weightlifting Championships in Penang, Malaysia on June 30-July 7.
  • May 23, 2011
    Wrestlers Repeat First-Place Finishes
    Two United States Olympic Education Center Greco-Roman wrestlers placed first at the 2011 FILA Junior World Team Trials May 19-20 in Franklin, Ind., enabling them to compete at the FILA Junior World Championships July 29-31 in Bucharest, Romania.
  • May 16, 2011
    Freestyle Wrestlers Make Junior World Team
    Four United States Olympic Education Center freestyle wrestlers clinched titles at the 2011 Body Bar FILA Junior Nationals May 15 in Kissimmee, Fla., and qualified for the U.S. team for the FILA Junior World Championships. Also last weekend, four USOEC Gr
  • April 25, 2011
    Wrestlers Finsh Strong at University Nationals
    The Greco-Roman team had 11 first-place finishers while the freestyle team had two wrestlers qualify for World Team Trials at the 2011 University Nationals April 21-24 in Akron, Ohio.
  • April 12, 2011
    Henry, Jarvis Win Gold at Collegiate Nationals
    Allie Henry and Steve Jarvis each claimed the Collegiate Championship for their weight class and set new personal records. Robin Feuerman added a bronze medal to the mix.
  • April 12, 2011
    Brown Takes Bronze at Senior Nationals
    Schuyler Brown and five other freestyle wrestlers placed in the top seven at Senior Nationals to qualify for the World Team Trials in June.
  • March 31, 2011
    Apodaca Creates Ribbon to Fight Childhood Abuse
    Freestyler Melissa Apodaca created the Change Ribbon to raise awareness of childhood abuse, poverty and rape. Apodaca overcame these issues in her own life and wants to help others in the same situation.
  • March 17, 2011
    Greco Wrestlers Succeed at Home
    USOEC wrestlers competed against members of the Marine Corps and Japanese teams in a dual at Westwood High School.
  • March 15, 2011
    Barlett Named American Cup Champion
    Erin Bartlett finished strong in the American Cup final and was named American Cup champion. Her success earns her an automatic spot on the U.S. National Team next season.
  • March 14, 2011
    Greco-Roman Match in Ishpeming
    USOEC wrestlers will take on members of the Marine and Japanese teams on Wednesday, March 16, at Westwood High School. Competition begins at 6 p.m. and admission is free.
  • March 11, 2011
    Burkert wins Bronze in Sweden
    Young Burkert continues success after defeating some of Europe's most experienced and successful wrestlers.
  • March 9, 2011
    Skaters Ready for American Cup Final
    Erin Barlett and Levi Kirkpatrick enter the American Cup Final ranked first in their divisions. Competition begins March 11 in Wausau, Wis.
  • February 8, 2011
    Sluberski to Compete in India
    Freestyle wrestler Carlene Sluberski will compete in the Shaheed Bhagat Singh International Tournament Feb. 9-12. Sluberski is the first USOEC wrestler to compete in India.
  • February 1, 2011
    Briggs Undefeated at Kiki Cup
    Greco-Roman wrestler Aaron Briggs finished 4-0 against opponents from Japan, Bulgaria, Sweden and Poland.
  • February 1, 2011
    Sluberski Earns Silver
    Freestyler Sluberski went 3-1 at the WCWA Nationals to take silver at 51 kg.
  • January 25, 2011
    Burg Finishes Fifth
    Three speedskaters finished in the top 10 at the U.S. Junior Championships in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
  • December 16, 2010
    Barnett Second at American Open
    Ten USOEC weightlifters finished in the top eight at the American Open, including silver-medalist Josh Barnett.
  • December 10, 2010
    Hermann Leads Greco Team
    Rob Hermann brings an extensive Greco-Roman coaching background to the UOSEC, including leading three wreslters to Olympic medals as head coach of the 1996 U.S. Olympic team.
  • December 10, 2010
    U.S. Speedskating Championships
    USOEC speedskaters are gearing up for the U.S. Championships Dec. 10-12 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Top finishers in this tournament will have a spot on the U.S. World Team.
  • December 8, 2010
    Lifters Ready for American Open
    USOEC weightliters compete at the American Open Dec. 10-12. Seventeen team members will will compete amongst over 200 U.S. lifters.
  • November 24, 2010
    Sluberski First at Can-Ams
    Freestyle wrestlers earned three medals Nov. 20-21, including Sluberski's gold, at NYAC and Can-Am competitions.
  • November 9, 2010
    Ryabchinskiy Wins Championship
    Dmitry Ryabchinskiy defeated fellow USOEC teammate Paul Tellgren in the 55 kilogram weight class to take first place at the New York Athletic Club Invitational Sunday, Nov 7.
  • November 1, 2010
    Freestyle Takes Team Title
    USOEC freestyle wrestlers brought home two gold and three silver medals from the Concordia Invite Oct. 31 in Montreal, Canada.
  • October 25, 2010
    Tellgren Champion at Sunkist
    Greco-roman wrestler Paul Tellgren finished with a pin to come out on top at the 2010 Sunkist Kids International Open. It was the first tournament of the year for Greco-roman and freestyle athletes.
  • October 19, 2010
    Making Something Out of Nothing
    Olympic speedskater Jordan Malone could also be called an entrepreneur and engineer. The product? Carbon fiber, which is what Malone produces in his basement shop and is used for protection on the ice.
  • October 11, 2010
    Lobello Qualifies for World Team
    2006 Olympian and current USOEC resident Anthony Lobello placed fourth at the first American Cup competition and earned a spot on the World Cup team.
  • October 6, 2010
    Ito Competes in Senior World Championships
    Weightlifter Colin Ito competed amongst top lifters in the world at the Senior World Championships in Antalya, Turkey. Ito placed 25th in this international competition held September 17-26.
  • September 27, 2010
    Olympians Return to USOEC
    Three former Olympians, Kimberly Derrick, Anthony Lobello and Jordan Malone, will be chasing Olympic and educational goals while at the USOEC this year.
  • September 9, 2010
    Ito Selected for World Team & Athlete of the Year
    Collin Ito has been selected by USA Weightlifting for the 2010 USA World Team and will compete at the World Championships September 17-26 in Antalya, Turkey. He was also named USOEC's Athlete of the Year for his athletic accomplishments.
  • July 27, 2010
    Freestyle Champion to Join USOEC
    The USOEC Freestyle wrestling squad welcomes nine new athletes this fall. Among them is Kim Spiegel, a 2010 Junior National champion, and others successful at the national level.
  • June 18, 2010
    Determined Carlson Places Third
    Breanne Carlson's attitude paid off at the USA Senior National Championships. In fifth place halfway through the event, she jumped to third after an "I can do it" pep talk.
  • June 18, 2010
    Cowles 17th at Junior Worlds
    Sara Cowles finished 17th at Junior Worlds in Sophia, Bulgaria on Wednesday (June 16). Robin Feuerman did not post a total after hitting one out of six lifts.
  • May 24, 2010
    USOEC's Golston Undefeated at Nationals
    Golston advances to the Junior World Championships in Budapest, Hungary to represent the United States at 44 kg after sweeping through three matches at Nationals.
  • May 10, 2010
    USOEC Wrestles With Marines
    Marine Greco-Roman wrestlers drove 20 hours to train with USOEC wrestlers. The USOEC Greco-Roman wrestlers also invited fifteen talented high school wrestlers to check out the USOEC program.
  • May 7, 2010
    Burkert Wins Gold at Pan Ams
    USOEC freestyle wrestler Jenna Burkert claimed gold at the Pan American Youth Olympic Games Qualifier in Mexico. She'll represent the U.S.A. at the Youth Olympic Games in Singapore.
  • May 6, 2010
    USOEC's Mango to Wrestle on Aircraft Carrier
    USOEC Greco-Roman wrestler Spenser Mango will be participating in the Beat the Streets Wrestling Gala in New York City. The matches will take place on the USS Intrepid, which was used for battle in World War II and the Vietnam War.
  • April 18, 2010
    Ito looks to repeat gold performance in Marquette
    Collin Ito took gold in his weight class last year at the National Collegiate Championships in Shreveport, La. At this yearâ€Â™s 2010 USA Weightlifting National Collegiate Championships, he hopes to do the same in front of all the fans at the Berr
  • April 18, 2010
    Reis sets Collegiate Records
    The final four weight classes of the Superior Health Partners National Collegiate Weightlifting Championships got underway today, and ended with 105-plus kilogram lifter Fernando Reis setting new collegiate national records in the snatch, clean and jerk,
  • April 16, 2010
    USOEC Athletes Shine In Front of Home Crowd
    The National Collegiate Weightlifting Championships hosted by the United States Olympic Education Center kicked off with a bang today with four sessions of lifters naming champions in six weight classes.
  • April 13, 2010
    Sara Cowles balacing stength and studies
    USOEC resident weightlifter Sara Cowles talks about balancing training, work, school and a personal life on the way to reaching her dream of becoming an Olympic athlete.
  • March 25, 2010
    Provisor Takes Gold In Bulgaria
    USOEC Greco-Roman wreslter Ben Provisor took home gold at the Petko Sirakov and Ivan Illiev Junior International Tournament Mar. 21-23 in Sofia, Bulgaria
  • March 11, 2010
    Carr makes World Team
    Speedskater Kyle Carr earned a position on the World Team, based on his performance at the American Cup Final.
  • February 23, 2010
    USOEC defeats Norway in dual
    The USOEC men's Greco-Roman wrestling team defeated Norway in an international dual meet hosted by Westwood High School.
  • October 8, 2009
    Speedskaters Show Strong Performance At American Cup
    The United States Olympic Education Centerâ€Â™s short track speedskating team had a strong performance at the American Cup 1 Oct. 3-4 in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Six of the 10 USOEC skaters competing placed in the top 10 at the event.
  • June 2, 2009
    Wrestlers Finish on Top at Trials
    Three USOEC Greco-Roman Wrestlers were crowned champions at the U.S. World Team Trials May 30-31 in Council Bluffs, Iowa.
  • June 2, 2009
    Gray Named to World Team
    USOEC women's freestyle wrestler Adeline Gray was crowned champion at 67 kilograms at the U.S. World Team Trials.
  • May 21, 2009
    Speedskating World Cup Adds Extra Day
    The 2009 short track speedskating World Cup hosted by the USOEC this fall will be extended by an extra day according to the International Skating Union.
  • May 20, 2009
    Wrestlers at Junior World Team Trials
    Members of the United States Olympic Education Center's Greco-Roman wrestling team will compete at the FILA Junior World Team Trials May 22-23 in Colorado Springs, Colo.
  • April 23, 2009
    USOEC Wrestlers In Action This Weekend
    The USOEC's Greco-Roman wrestling team will send out 17 of its athletes to compete in the ASICS University and FILA Cadet National Championships. The event will be held April 23-26 in Akron, Ohio.
  • April 21, 2009
    Weightlifters Medal in Louisiana
    Members of the USOEC weightlifting team competed in the 2009 National Collegiate Championships April 17-19 in Shreveport, La.
  • April 14, 2009
    USOEC Greco-Roman Wrestlers Finish in Top 10
    USOEC Greco-Roman wrestlers claimed three gold and 15 top-10 finishes from the ASICS U.S. Senior National Championships and the FILA Junior National Championships.
  • April 9, 2009
    NMU Prepares for 'Speedskating Gold Rush'
    The NMU campus is preparing for this fall's speedskating gold rush with the short track Olympic Trials and a World Cup being held at the Berry Events Center.
  • March 26, 2009
    Gold Rush Challenge
    The USOEC will host student speedskating relay races from 4-6 p.m. Sunday, March 29.
  • March 26, 2009
    Weightlifters Qualify For World Team
    USOEC weightlifters competed at the 2009 National Junior Championships and Pan American Qualifier March 20-22 in Foster City, Calif.
  • March 23, 2009
    Wrestlers Take Home Gold
    USOEC freestyle wrestlers returned home with three gold medals from the USGWA National tournament at Eastern Michigan University's Bowen Fieldhouse Sunday March 22, 2009.
  • March 19, 2009
    Weightlifters Travel to California
    The USOEC weightlifting team will compete in the 2009 National Junior Championships and Pan Am Secondary Qualifier March 20-22.
  • February 4, 2009
    Wrestlers compete at Schultz
    USOEC Greco-Roman and freestyle wrestlers will compete this weekend at the 11th annual Dave Schultz Memorial Open.
  • November 5, 2008
    Speedskaters place in top ten
    Four USOEC short track speedskaters finished in the top 10 at the second American Cup, Nov. 1-2 in Cleveland, Ohio.
  • October 3, 2008
    Freestylers travel to Oklahoma
    The USOEC women's freestyle wrestlers will compete in the Oklahoma City University Duals Oct. 4-5 in Oklahoma City, Okla.
  • June 24, 2008
    Freestyle Wrestlers take First
    USOEC women's freestyle wresters won three gold medals and a bronze at the Pan American Junior Women's Championships, June 20-22 in Cuenca, Ecuador.
  • June 16, 2008
    Mango Makes U.S. Olympic Team
    USOEC Greco-Roman wrestler Spenser Mango earned a spot on the U.S. Olympic Teal at the Olympic Team Trials June 13-15 in Las Vegas
  • March 21, 2008
    Skaters wrap up 2007-08 season
    The USOEC speedskating team competed in the North American Short Track Championships March 15-16 in Milwaukee, Wis.
  • March 20, 2008
    Kaneda Headed to Olympic Trials
    The USOEC women's freestyle wrestling team captured one gold and four silver medals at the Women's College Wrestling Association Freestyle National Championships March 17.
  • March 11, 2008
    Skaters finish top-10
    USOEC speedskaters finished the American Cup circuit March 7-9 in Milwaukee, Wis., with seven skaters finishing in the top 10.
  • February 14, 2008
    Kyle brings home bronze
    NMU freshman Chelsea Kyle placed third at 58 kg at the National Junior Championships Feb. 8-10 in Chattanooga, Tenn.
  • February 9, 2008
    Kyle to lift at Junior Nationals
    United States Olympic Education Center weightlifting team member Chelsea Kyle (Sandusky, Ohio) will compete at the National Junior Championships in Chattanooga, Tenn, Feb. 8-10.
  • February 9, 2008
    Freestyle Wrestlers Medal in Clagary
    The United States Olympic Education Center freestyle wrestling team competed at the Calgary Open last weekend Feb. 2-3 and brought home three medals.
  • January 15, 2008
    Uyehara finished top-10
    Speedskater Kyle Uyehara (Lakewood, Calif.) finished eighth overall at the Junior World Championships Jan. 11-13, in Bolzano, Italy.
  • November 20, 2007
    Uyehara Makes Junior World Team
    USOEC speedskaters returned from the U.S. Junior Championships where Kyle Uyehara (Lakewood, Calif.) qualified for the Junior World Team competing in Bolzano, Italy, Jan. 11-13.
  • November 15, 2007
    Wrestlers Take On Big Apple
    The United States Olympic Education Center Greco-Roman wrestling team will compete at the New York Athletic Club Open Holiday International Wrestling Championships this weekend Nov. 16-18 in West Orange, N.J.
  • November 12, 2007
    Freestyle Wrestlers Medal at McMasters
    The United States Olympic Education Center freestyle wrestlers traveled to Hamilton, Ontario for the McMasters Invitational and came home with four medals.
  • October 31, 2007
    USOEC Takes Sunkist by Storm
    The United States Olympic Education Center Greco-Roman Wrestlers earned nine top-three finishes at the Sunkist International Open Competition in Chandler, Ariz. The Women's freestyle wrestlers also competed at the event.
  • October 18, 2007
    Speedskaters Return from Calgary
    Unites States Olympic Education Center speedskaters retuned from Calgary, Alberta after competing in the second installment of the Conematic International Short Track Challenge, Oct. 12-14.
  • October 11, 2007
    Speedskaters Take Ice in Calgary
    United States Olympic Education Center speedskaters traveled to Calgary, Alberta for the annual Conematic International Short Track Challenge, Oct 6-7.
  • October 9, 2007
    Lester Wins World Bronze Medal
    Greco-Roman wrestler Harry Lester, competed at the World Championships Sept. 17 in Baku, Azerbaijan and came home with a bronze medal.
  • October 3, 2007
    Speedskaters Return from American Cup I
    The USOEC speedskating team competed at Amercan Cup I Sept. 29-30, qualifying four skaters for the U.S. team competing in Calgary at the Conematic International Short Track Challenge.
  • September 28, 2007
    Speedskaters Begin American Cup Series
    United States Olympic Education Center Speedskaters will begin their season at the 2007 Dow American Cup I Friday and Saturday, Sept 29-30, in Midland, Mich.
  • August 29, 2007
    Wrestlers Medal at Junior World Championships
    Members of the United States Olympic Education Centerâ€Â™s womenâ€Â™s freestyle wrestling team competed last week (Aug. 22-24) at the Junior World Championships held in Beijing, China and brought home two medals.
  • August 15, 2007
    Lifters Win Medals
    Paul Roberts and Rachel Hearn lifted their way to the podium at the University World Championships Aug. 9-12 in Lima, Peru. They helped Team USA win silver in both the men and women's divisions.
  • August 15, 2007
    Lester and Betterman in Romania
    Harry Lester and Joe Betterman returned to the United States Aug. 13 after competing in the Ion Cornianu Memorial Tournament Aug. 10-12 in Brasov, Romania.
  • August 13, 2007
    Weightlifters Travel to Peru
    Four members of the United States Olympic Education Center weightlifting team will travel to Lima, Peru, to compete in the World University Weightlifting Championships to be held Aug. 9-12.
  • July 26, 2007
    Lester Wins Pan Ams
    Greco wrestler Harry Lester raised Anyelo Mota of the Dominican Republic in a reverse lift, planting him onto his back for a first-period fall at 1:09 in the 66-kilogram final of the Pan American Games.
  • July 18, 2007
    Weightlifters Compete in Italy
    Weightlifters Alex Argueta, Collin Ito and Steve Jarvis competed at the Sicily International Tournament held July 4-7 in Sicily, Italy.
  • July 17, 2007
    Curby Wins Bronze
    Wrestler Jacob Curby took third in the 66-kilogram weight class at the Kartosia Greco-Roman Tournament July 14 in Tblisi, Georgia.
  • June 26, 2007
    Carr: Skater Turned Biker?
    Speedskater Kyle Carr exchanged his skates for a bike last weekend. He placed fourth overall at Superior Bike Fest June 22-24 in Marquette.
  • June 26, 2007
    Lampe Sweeps Canada Cup
    Freestyle wrestler Alyssa Lampe (Tomahawk, Wis.) won gold in the 48-kilogram class at the Canada Cup June 24 in Guelph, Ontario.
  • June 11, 2007
    Borgnini and Iokia Win Bronze
    Freestyle wrestlers Amy Borgnini and Shyla Iokia placed third at the U.S. World Team Trials, which were held June 9-10 in Las Vegas.
  • June 11, 2007
    Lester Dominates Trials
    Greco-Roman wrestler Harry Lester took first at the U.S. World Team Trials for the third consecutive year at 66 kilograms.
  • May 14, 2007
    Roberts Takes Bronze
    USOEC weightlifter Paul Roberts placed third overall in the 85-kilogram weight class at the National Championships May 11-13 in Schaumburg, Ill.
  • May 10, 2007
    Weightlifters at Nationals
    USOEC weightlifters will compete at the National Championships May 11-13 in Schaumburg, Ill.
  • May 2, 2007
    Lester and Greco Team Honored
    Harry Lester is the recipient of the Sawyer International Airport elite performance of the month award for April for his finish at the University National Championships in Akron, Ohio.
  • April 24, 2007
    Lester Wins at Home
    Harry Lester took first in both the 70-kilogram class of the Greco-Roman division and the 74-kg class of the freestyle division at the University National Championships April 20-22 in Akron, Ohio.
  • April 24, 2007
    USOEC Wins Big in Colorado
    Five USOEC women freestyle wrestlers won junior national championship titles at the 2007 Body Bar Womenâ€Â™s Nationals April 20-22 in Colorado Springs, Colo.
  • April 20, 2007
    Wrestlers at University Nationals
    USOEC wrestlers will hit the mat at the University National Championships April 20-22 in Colorado Springs, Colo., to vie for the chance to compete at the World Team Trials.
  • April 20, 2007
    Freestyle Wrestlers Compete
    The USOEC is sending eight women freestyle wrestlers to compete in the FILA Junior National Championships April 20-22 in Colorado Springs, Colo.
  • April 18, 2007
    Weightlifters Place First
    The USOEC weightlifting team placed first in the co-ed division at the 2007 National Collegiate Tournament April 14-15 in Reno, Nev. It finished 17 points ahead of second-place Truman State University.
  • April 16, 2007
    Betterman Wins Silver in Vegas
    Nineteen athletes from the USOEC's Greco-Roman and womenâ€Â™s freestyle wrestling teams placed eighth or better at the ASICS United States National Wrestling Championships April 4-7 in Las Vegas.
  • April 16, 2007
    Dibala Captures Gold
    Five USOEC Greco-Roman wrestlers placed fourth or better at the ASICS United States Junior National Wrestling Championships April 4-7 in Las Vegas.
  • March 26, 2007
    Freestyle Wrestlers Medal
    USOEC women freestyle wrestlers brought home six medals from the Missouri Valley Showcase March 23-24 at Missouri Valley College in Marshall, Mo.
  • March 23, 2007
    Turning in Skates for Dance Shoes
    USOEC short track head coach Jimmy Jang and speedskater Apolo Anton Ohno have a tight bond. Jang is continuing to support him as he moves off the ice and onto the dance floor on ABC's Dancing with the Stars.
  • March 22, 2007
    Petrosyan Visits USOEC
    Anatoly Petrosyan, who serves as the United States Olympic Training Centerâ€Â™s Greco-Roman wrestling head coach, is wrapping up his five-day visit to the United States Olympic Education Center.
  • March 19, 2007
    Skaters at World Team Championships
    USOEC skaters Kimberly Derrick, Anthony Lobello and Katherine Reutter represented the United States March 17-18 in Budapest, Hungary, at the World Short Track Team Championships.
  • March 19, 2007
    Skaters Bring Home Medals
    Six USOEC speedskaters placed in the top three of their division at the North American Championships March 16-18 in Midland.
  • March 14, 2007
    Lobello Honored
    Speedskater Anthony Lobello has been honored as the Sawyer International Airport elite performance of the month for winning bronze for the second consecutive year at the World Championships.
  • March 13, 2007
    Weightlifters Win Medals
    USOEC weightlifters won eight medals at the Junior National Championships March 9-11 in Merrillville, Ind.
  • March 12, 2007
    Lobello Brings Home Bronze
    USOEC skater Anthony Lobello captured bronze for the second consecutive year at the 2007 World Championships March 9-11 in Milan, Italy.
  • February 26, 2007
    Three Skate to World Team
    Skaters Kimberly Derrick, Anthony Lobello and Katherine Reutter earned positions on the USA World Team at the U.S. National Short Track Championships Feb. 22-25 in Cleveland Heights, Ohio.
  • February 22, 2007
    Wrestlers Prepare for Nationals
    Five USOEC freestyle wrestlers will compete Feb. 23-24 in a dual at the University of the Cumberlands in Williamsburg, Ky.
  • February 21, 2007
    Skaters Vie for World Team
    Members of the USOEC short track speedskating team will compete for positions on the 2007 World Team at the U.S. National Short Track Championships Feb. 22-25 in Cleveland Heights, Ohio.
  • February 12, 2007
    Mango Earns Silver
    Greco-Roman wrestler Spenser Mango (St. Louis, Mo.) finished second at the Dave Schultz Memorial International Tournament Feb. 10 in Colorado Springs, Colo., losing to Durlacher 3-2, 4-0 in the final round.
  • February 12, 2007
    Skaters Complete World Cup Circuit
    USOEC skaters Kimberly Derrick, Sonia Milan and Cherise Wilkins competed in World Cup VI Feb. 9-11 in Budapest, Hungary.
  • February 7, 2007
    Lester Beats World Champion
    Greco-Roman wrestler Harry Lester (Akron, Ohio) defeated 2006 World Champion Li Yanyan of China 4-1, 6-0 at the Chicago Cup Feb. 6 in Chicago, Ill.
  • February 7, 2007
    Wrestlers Compete at Schultz
    USOEC wrestlers will face opponents from more than 30 countries Feb. 9-10 at the ninth annual Dave Schultz Memorial International Tournament in Colorado Springs, Colo.
  • February 6, 2007
    Skaters Head to Hungary
    Three USOEC speedskaters are leaving World Cup V in the Netherlands and making their way to Budapest, Hungary, to compete in World Cup VI Feb. 7-9. It's the final phase of the World Cup circuit.
  • February 5, 2007
    Skaters Win Bronze
    Kimberly Derrick, Sonia Milan and Cherise Wilkins teamed up to finish third in the 3000-meter relay at World Cup V Feb. 3-4 in Heereveen, Netherlands.
  • February 5, 2007
    Wrestlers Win Medals
    USOEC wrestlers Nicole Darrow and Erin Clodgo earned silver and Paige Rife grabbed bronze at the Nordhagen Classic Feb. 2-3 in Alberta, Canada.
  • February 2, 2007
    Wrestlers Hit the Mat in Canada
    The USOEC sent three freestyle wrestlers to compete in the Nordhagen Classic this weekend (Feb. 2-3) in Alberta, Canada.
  • January 29, 2007
    Athletes Get World Experience
    â€ÂœOur goal was and still is that of knocking down all barriers in the name of loyalty, friendship and brotherhood...,â€Â said organizing committee president Giovanna Capellano Nebiolo.
  • January 22, 2007
    Skaters Medal at American Cup
    Sadie Grace and Barry Winslow won respective silver and bronze medals at American Cup III Jan. 20-21 in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
  • January 22, 2007
    Clodgo, A Rising Star
    â€Âœ(Erin) Clodgo is literally ready for the world,â€Â said head coach Shannyn Gillespie. â€ÂœAt the pace she is on now, she will become a serious contender next year at the Olympic Trials.â€Â
  • January 19, 2007
    Wrestlers Ready for Guelph
    â€ÂœWe are still in competition mode from competing last weekend at the NWCA [National Duals],â€Â said assistant coach Tony DeAnda. â€ÂœThis is a quality competition and we expect to do well.â€Â
  • January 19, 2007
    Skaters Finish American Cup Circuit
    According to assistant coach Tricia Stennes, it should be a fun, relaxed atmosphere as American Cups have been a learning experience for some of the younger, less-experienced skaters.
  • January 18, 2007
    Skaters Race in Torino
    Six USOEC speedskaters are in Torino, Italy, to compete in the 2007 World University Winter Games Jan. 17-21. Next to the Olympics, itâ€Â™s the largest international, multi-winter sports event in the world.
  • January 16, 2007
    Skaters Take Home Hardware
    USOEC speedskaters Jeff Simon (Long Beach, Calif.) and Simon Cho (Laurel, Md.) won silver at the World Junior Short Track Championships held Jan. 12-14 in Mladá Boleslav, Czech Republic.
  • January 15, 2007
    Wrestlers Back from Action
    USOEC women wrestlers faced opponents from Missouri Valley College, Menlo College and the University of the Cumberlands at the NWCA Iowa National Duals Jan. 13-14 in Cedar Falls, Iowa.
  • January 12, 2007
    Wrestlers Off to National Duals
    USOEC female freestyle wrestlers are heading to Cedar Falls, Iowa, for the NWCA Iowa National Duals this weekend (Jan. 13-14).
  • January 12, 2007
    Skaters Get World Experience
    Four USOEC speedskaters are competing at the World Junior Short Track Championships this weekend (Jan. 12-14) in Mladá Boleslav, Czech Republic.
  • January 8, 2007
    Short Wrestles Her Way Through Life
    Liz Short proves herself in the classroom and on the mat. She overcomes challenges daily as she follows her dream of winning Olympic gold and earning a college degree.
  • January 3, 2007
    One Sport, One Training Center, Two Sisters
    Speedskating sisters Mary and Sadie Grace are first-year resident athletes at the USOEC. Even though they compete against each other, their bond remains strong.
  • December 14, 2006
    Rookies to Compete
    Nine members of the USOEC speedskating team will fight for a position on the Junior World Team Dec. 16-17 in Wausau, Wis.
  • December 11, 2006
    Skaters Wrap Up World Cup IV
    Kimberly Derrick (Caledonia, Mich.) shines on the U.S. Team at World Cup IV last weekend in Montreal, Canada.
  • December 6, 2006
    Speedskaters Set for Next Round
    Three speedskaters are looking to build upon their recent performances and finish strong at World Cup IV this weekend in Montreal, Canada.
  • December 5, 2006
    Women Wrestlers Successful
    Two USOEC wrestlers went undefeated at a dual meet with Lakehead University Dec. 2 in Thunder Bay, Ontario. Their performance earned them an invitation to participate in an all-star competition.
  • November 30, 2006
    Curby Returns from France
    Greco-Roman wrestler Jacob Curby (LaGrange, Ill.) is back from the Henri Deglane Challenge with renewed motivation for the sport.
  • November 30, 2006
    Weightlifters Start Season
    The weightlifting team is set to take on the top athletes from across the country at the American Open this weekend in Birmingham, Ala.
  • November 28, 2006
    Skaters Head to World Cup III
    Three USOEC skaters are set to compete Dec. 1-4 in Saguenay, Canada, where they'll take on elite competitors from around the world.
  • November 20, 2006
    Wrestlers Win Gold in Big Apple
    The USOEC's men and women wrestlers won eight medals at the Holiday International Wrestling Championships Nov. 17-19 in New York City.
  • November 16, 2006
    Lobello to Attend Elite Conference
    Skater Anthony Lobello (Tallahassee, Fla.) is among the 150 students selected to attend the Business Today International Conference Nov. 18-21 in New York City.
  • November 16, 2006
    Wrestlers Head to New York
    The Greco-Roman and womenâ€Â™s freestyle wrestling teams will compete at the New York Athletic Clubâ€Â™s Open Holiday International Wrestling Championships Nov. 17-19 in New York City.
  • November 13, 2006
    Skaters to Compete Internationally
    Skaters earned positions on the World Cup Team and the World University Games Team at American Cup II Nov. 11-12 in Midland, Mich.
  • November 9, 2006
    Skaters to Compete at American Cup II
    Skaters will vie for positions on the World University Games Team and the World Cup Team at American Cup II Nov. 11-12 in Midland, Mich.
  • November 1, 2006
    Wrestling Newcomers to Compete
    First-year female freestyle wrestlers will hit the mats Nov. 4 at the Clansmen International Wrestling Tournament at Simon Fraser University in Burnaby, British Columbia.
  • October 27, 2006
    Yorkville Man Participates in Heavy Lifting
    Weâ€Â™ve all experienced days that felt like the weight of the world was on our shoulders. For 23-year-old Yorkville, Ill., native Kyle Cook, the world weighs 374 pounds and he lifts it every day.
  • October 26, 2006
    Skaters to Compete in World Cup II
    Six members of the United States Olympic Education Center speedskating team are set to compete in World Cup II Oct. 27-29 in Seoul, Korea.
  • October 23, 2006
    Speedskating World Cup I Results
    U.S. Olympic Education Center short track speedskaters started the World Cup competition series Oct. 20-22, facing off against elite athletes from around the world in Changchun, China.
  • October 18, 2006
    Freestyle Wrestlers have Home Advantage
    When the United States Olympic Education Centerâ€Â™s women freestyle wrestlers compete Thursday, they will have more than talent on their side. For the first time, the wrestlers will have a home advantage.
  • October 16, 2006
    Wrestlers Successful at Sunkist
    While residents of the Upper Peninsula were stepping in snow, United States Olympic Education Center resident athletes were getting their feet wet at the Sunkist Kids International Open Oct. 12-14 in Tempe, Ariz.
  • October 12, 2006
    USOEC Athletes Compete at Sunkist
    Six female freestyle wrestlers are competing against top athletes from around the world in the Sunkist Kids International Open Oct. 12-14 in Tempe, Ariz.
  • October 11, 2006
    USOEC to Host Women's Wrestling Matches
    The United States Olympic Education Centerâ€Â™s women freestyle wrestlers will hit the mats at the USOEC Duals at 7 p.m. next Thursday (Oct. 19) in Northern Michigan Universityâ€Â™s Vandament Arena in the PEIF Building.
  • September 30, 2006
    Julee Basal's Blog from American Cup I
    Media relations coordinator Julee Basal gives her personal spin on the short track speedskating American Cup I in Milwaukee, Wis. Read her blog to find out what goes on behind the scenes.
  • September 30, 2006
    Skaters Make World Cup Team
    Four female and three male short track speedskaters placed in the top six of their respective gender classification to qualify for the World Cup Team Sept. 30 at American Cup I in Milwaukee, Wis.
  • September 26, 2006
    Skaters Compete for Spot on World Cup Team
    The short track speedskating team will kick off the 2006-07 season competing at American Cup I Friday and Saturday (Sept. 29-30) in Milwaukee, Wis. The top six men and top six women will qualify for the World Cup Team.
  • September 25, 2006
    Lester is World Championships Bronze Medalist
    Greco-Roman wrestler Harry Lester of Akron, Ohio, placed third Sept. 25 at the World Championships in Guangzhou, China. Lester defeated Seref Eroglu of Turkey in the bronze-medal match, 4-3, 4-3.
  • September 18, 2006
    Lester's Road to China: A Time for Second Chances
    Wrestler Harry Lester (Akron, Ohio) has had a rapid rise to success, but a disappointing performance at last year's World Championships led him to re-evaluate his mindset. He's trained hard all year and looks forward to his second chance at gold.
  • September 12, 2006
    Home is Where the Heart is, but Marquette Leads to Gold
    For 10 young athletes training at the USOEC, the first bell of the school year at Marquette Sr. High signaled more than their return to classes and homework. It sounded the alarm on another season of early-morning workouts, afternoon practices and compet
  • September 2, 2006
    USOECâ€Â™S Hedin Wins Bronze
    United States Olympic Education Center freestyle wrestler Dany Hedin of Kailua, Hawaii, captured bronze in the 55-kilogram weight class at the Junior World Championships yesterday (Sept. 1) in Guatemala City, Guatemala. It was the Hedinâ€Â™s seco
  • September 1, 2006
    USOEC's Kelly on World Team
    Freestyle wrestler Mary Kelly (Mahomet, Ill.) earned a position on the U.S. World Team Aug. 30 at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo. She will represent the United States at the World Wrestling Championships Sept. 25-Oct. 1
  • September 1, 2006
    USOECâ€Â™S Mango Wins Bronze
    United States Olympic Education Center Greco-Roman wrestler Spenser Mango (Flourissant, Mo.) won bronze in the 55-kilogram weight class at the Junior World Championships Aug. 30 in Guatemala City, Guatemala.
  • August 21, 2006
    USOEC Skaters Race In Marathon
    United States Olympic Education Center short track speedskaters turned in their blades for wheels, finishing in the top six at the St. Paul Inline Marathon Sunday (Aug. 20) in St. Paul, Minn. The 26.2-mile race drew approximately 2,500 of the worldâÂ
  • July 5, 2006
    Mango Named Athlete Of The Month
    United States Olympic Education Center Greco-Roman wrestler Spenser Mango (St. Louis, Mo.) has been named as TheMat.comâ€Â™s Wrestler of the Month for June 2006.
  • July 3, 2006
    Roberts At University World Championships
    United States Olympic Education Center weightlifter Paul Roberts (Bartow, Fla.) finished sixth overall in the 85-kilograms weight class at the University World Championships June 30-July 2 in Izmir, Turkey.
  • June 20, 2006
    Short Wins Bronze
    United States Olympic Education Center freestyle wrestler Liz Short placed third at the World University Championships last weekend in Ulan Bator, Mongolia.