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  • April 23, 2018
    WEIGHTLIFTER BREAKS RECORDS

    Northern Michigan University Olympic Training Site weightlifter Taylor Turner broke two American University records this weekend at the Nike University National Championships in Ogden, Utah.

  • February 28, 2018
    FOX NAMED SCHOLAR-ATHLETE FOR FEBRUARY

    United States Olympic Training Site weightlifter James Fox has been selected as the NMU Scholar-Athlete for the month of February by the NMU Athletic Council.

  • February 1, 2018
    MORROW NAMED NMU SCHOLAR ATHLETE

    United States Olympic Training Site Greco-Roman wrestler Austin Morrow has been selected as the NMU Scholar Athlete for the month of January.

  • November 5, 2017
    Greco-Roman Wrestlers Win Gold In Sweden

    The Northern Michigan University Olympic Training Site Greco-Roman wrestling team earned four medals and placed eight others in the top ten today at the Malar Cup in Vasteras, Sweden.

  • November 1, 2017
    Greco-Roman Wrestlers Win In Sweden

    Five Northern Michigan University Olympic Training Site Greco-Roman wrestlers earned victories today, helping a United States team defeat Team Skane Brottning 8-7.

  • October 26, 2017
    BISEK NAMED WORLD TEAM HEAD COACH

    USA Wrestling announced today that Andy Bisek was selected to be the head Greco-Roman wrestling coach at the 2017 United World Wrestling U23 World Championships.

  • October 8, 2017
    GRECO-ROMAN WRESTLERS MAKE WORLD TEAM

    The NMU-OTS team had seven athletes in the final best-of-three series that determined the U.S. team that will compete in Bydgoszcz, Poland, November 21-26.

  • February 17, 2017
    Taylor Turner Q and A

    Taylor took a moment out of her training to discuss her rookie season and the expectations she has for this year.

  • January 25, 2017
    GRECO-ROMAN WRESTLERS BACK IN ACTION

    The team has not competed since Dec. 17-18, when six wrestlers earned medals and 14 others finished in the top 10 at the Senior Nationals in Las Vegas. It was a best-ever finish for the NMU squad.

  • November 29, 2016
    Hope Stockel Q and A

    Weightlifter Hope Stockel is in her second year at Northern Michigan University and competes in the 58 kg weight class.

  • November 23, 2016
    Wrestlers Selected To Go To Budapest

    Athletes Sammy Jones, Austin Morrow and Alejandro Sancho have been selected by USA Wrestling to compete at the third annual Greco-Roman World Wrestling Club Cup Dec. 8-9 in Budapest, Hungry

  • November 6, 2016
    Greco-Roman Wrestlers Win Silver in Sweden

    The Northern Michigan University Olympic Training Site Greco-Roman wrestling team had two athletes win silver medals at the Malar Cup this weekend in Vasteras, Sweden.

  • October 26, 2016
    Austin Morrow Spotlight

    Greco-Roman wrestler Austin Morrow takes a look back at his University National Title at 66 kg and the rest of the season.

  • October 21, 2016
    Greco-Roman Alumni Return to Campus

    A pair of former Northern Michigan University Olympic Training Site Greco-Roman wrestlers are returning to campus to give back to the program.

  • 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.

  • June 23, 2016
    NMU-OTS Holding Weightlifting Camp

    The Northern Michigan University Olympic Training Site weightlifting team will hold a camp, open to all skill levels, July 17-23.

  • April 18, 2016
    Weightlifters Honored

    Four weightlifters were honored during the NMU Student-Athlete Recognition Banquet.

  • 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.
  • September 25, 2014
    Parakayak Sprint Athlete Joins NMU-OTS
    Northern Michigan University Olympic Training Site’s newest athlete comes to NMU with a stellar competition history, and an even better personality.
  • 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.
  • July 1, 2013
    Weightlifters Shine
    A USOEC weightlifter earned silver at the Pan American Championships and two club team members recorded personal records at the Youth Nationals.
  • 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 15, 2013
    Athletes Receive Academic Honors
    United States Olympic Education Center athletes finished the 2013 winter semester by naming 25 student athletes to its All-Academic Team.
  • 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).
  • January 3, 2013
    USOEC Names All-Academic Team
    The United States Olympic Education Center has named 28 student-athletes to its All-Academic Team for their performance in the classroom during the 2012 fall semester.
  • 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.
  • July 18, 2012
    Olympians With Local Ties
    Six United States Olympic Education Center and Northern Michigan University alumni will be representing the United States at the Summer Olympic Games in London.
  • July 10, 2012
    Former Coach Named to Olympic Team
    Former United States Olympic Education Center Coach Al Mitchell has been named to the 2012 USA Boxing Olympic Team staff. Mitchell who was the 1996 Olympic head coach will reprise his 2004 role as technical advisor.
  • June 27, 2012
    Celebrating Olympic Day
    The spirit of the Olympic Movement rolled into Marquette today, as the Olympic Education Center weightlifting team met with members of the Northern Michigan University Wildcat Youth Camp in celebration of Olympic Day.
  • 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 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 15, 2012
    Athletes Volunteer at Jump Rope for Heart
    Seven U.S. Olympic Education Center athletes volunteered at Father Marquette Elementary School’s Jump Rope for Heart, a fundraiser for the American Heart Association.
  • February 9, 2012
    Constructors Build Olympic Torch Stands
    The United States Olympic Education Center teamed up with the Northern Michigan Constructors student organization to build display stands for eight Olympic torches.
  • 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
    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 18, 2012
    USOEC 2011 Fall Academic Team
    Forty-four United States Olympic Education Center athletes have been named to the USOEC All-Academic team for the fall 2011 semester for their performance in the classroom.
  • December 19, 2011
    Wrestlers Win Silver and Bronze
    Two United States Olympic Education Center wrestlers won silver at the U.S. Open for Greco-Roman and freestyle Dec. 17-18 in Arlington, Texas. Ten others placed in the top seven, earning a chance to compete at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Trials.
  • 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
    Wrestlers Place in New York
    The U.S. Olympic Education Center Greco-Roman and freestyle team earned a silver and three bronze medals at the New York Athletic Club International last weekend (Nov. 11-13) in New York, N.Y.
  • 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
    Wrestlers Begin Season
    The U.S. Olympic Education Center freestyle and Greco-Roman team competed at the Sunkist Kids International in Mesa, Ariz. while members of the freestyle team competed at the Concordia Invitational in Montreal, Canada.
  • 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.
  • September 2, 2011
    Athletes Reflect on First Week of School
    MARQUETTE - United States Olympic Education Center athletes completed their first week of school for the 2011-2012 school year. Wrestlers were asked to share some of their first week experiences.
  • August 29, 2011
    Weightlifter McCoy Athlete Of Month
    MARQUETTE – Weightlifter Vanessa McCoy, a facility use athlete training with the United States Olympic Education Center team, has been selected as July’s Athlete of the Month.
  • 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 15, 2011
    Weightlifters Visit Bay Cliff Health Camp
    The United States Olympic Education Center weightlifting team visited the Bay Cliff Health Camp where the weightlifters demonstrated lifts and answered questions from the campers.
  • August 4, 2011
    Cross Country Skiing Summer Camp
    The United States Olympic Education Center is hosting the Central Cross Country Ski Elite TeamÂ’s training camp through Sunday, Aug. 7.
  • July 26, 2011
    Hart Athlete of the Month
    Boxer Jesse Hart has been selected as the United States Olympic Education Center Athlete of the Month for June for his performance at the USA Boxing National Championships June 19-26 in Colorado Springs, Colo.
  • 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 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.
  • June 20, 2011
    May Athlete of the Month
    Freestyle wrestler Erin Golston has been selected as the United States Olympic Education Center Athlete of the Month for May for her performance at the 2011 Body Bar FILA Junior Nationals May 15 in Kissimmee, Fla.
  • May 25, 2011
    USOEC Director Steps Down
    Jeff Kleinschmidt, director of the United States Olympic Education Center, announced today that he will retire after 25 years of service to Northern Michigan University and the Olympic organization, effective June 30.
  • 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 19, 2011
    April Athlete of the Month
    Weightlifter Steve Jarvis has been selected as the United States Olympic Education Center Athlete of the Month for April for his performance at the 2011 National Collegiate Championships April 8-10 in Shreveport, La.
  • May 9, 2011
    USOEC 2011 All-Academic Team
    Thirty-nine USOEC athletes were named to the All-Academic team for the 2011 winter semester with five athletes earning a 4.0 GPA.
  • April 30, 2011
    USOEC Winter 2011 Graduates
    Six United States Olympic Education Center athletes will partake in Northern Michigan UniversityÂ’s commencement and receive their diplomas on Saturday, April 30.
  • 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 13, 2011
    Burkert Excels in March
    Freestyler Jenna Burkert continues to have a successful season. As one of the youngest wrestlers on the team, Burkert won an international and domestic tournament in March.
  • 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 8, 2011
    Wrestlers Competing in U.S. Open
    Freestyle and Greco wrestlers are competing in the U.S. Open in Cleveland, Ohio. The top seven wrestlers in each division earn a spot at the U.S. World Team Trials in June.
  • March 30, 2011
    Lenahen Star of February
    Weightlifter Chris Lenahen earned a silver medal and a new personal record to earn the honors of February Athlete of the Month.
  • 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 17, 2011
    Spring Break Travels
    USOEC athletes get to travel for spring break like any other student. However, it's not the sun they're seeking, it's international training and competition experience.
  • 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.
  • February 8, 2011
    Wrestlers Gain International Experience
    Freestyle wrestler Jenna Burkert and Greco-Roman wrestler Kendrick Sanders each placed fifth at the Dave Schultz Memorial International held in Colorado Springs, Colo.
  • February 1, 2011
    Briggs Undefeated at Kiki Cup
    Greco-Roman wrestler Aaron Briggs finished 4-0 against opponents from Japan, Bulgaria, Sweden and Poland.
  • January 21, 2011
    USOEC Athletes On the Road
    USOEC speedskaters and female wrestlers compete in New York and Canada this weekend. Speedskaters are vying for the top spot in the U.S. Junior Championships while freestylers take part in the annual Guelph Open.
  • January 11, 2011
    All-Academic Team Named
    Over half of the athletes training at the USOEC were named to the 2010 Fall All-Academic Team. Out of the 43 on the list, seven finished the semester with a 4.0 GPA.
  • 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 14, 2010
    USOEC 2010 Winter Graduates
    Speedskaters Levi Kirkpatrick and Cherise Wilkins graduated from Northern Michigan University on Saturday, Dec. 11.
  • 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 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 18, 2010
    Constructors Rebuild Sauna
    Northern Michigan Constructors student organization replaced boards in the sauna for USOEC athletes.
  • 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.
  • October 27, 2010
    September Athlete of the Month
    Weightlifter Tim Scott was named the September Athlete of the Month for his character, hard work and good deeds.
  • 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 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 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.
  • 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.
  • June 9, 2010
    USOEC Athletes Honored for Beautifying Marquette
    The Marquette Beautification & Restoration Committee awarded USOEC athletes for their annual cleanup service for the Marquette community. Among the items found were two $100 bills.
  • May 28, 2010
    USOEC All-Academic Team
    Twenty-nine USOEC athletes earned a 3.0 GPA or higher to make the All-Academic team.
  • May 26, 2010
    USOEC Selects Outstanding Athletes
    Winter 2010 USOEC athletes of the semester have been chosen for each sport. Athletes are honored based on both academic and athletic accomplishments.
  • 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 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
  • 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.
  • December 15, 2009
    USOEC athletes compete on the road
    USOEC speedskaters and weightlifters returned to Marquette after competitions in Green Bay, Wis. and Mobile, Ala. respectively.
  • October 28, 2009
    Competition brings spirit to Marquette
    The USOEC and NMU will kick off the ISU World Cup Short Track Speedskating Competition Nov. 12 and spirit can be seen all across Marquette.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • May 6, 2009
    Speedskating Pad Testing Joint Effort
    The USOEC has teamed up with US Speedskating, the NMU physics department and an Upper Peninsula fabric manufacturer to test the safety of new rink boack padding.
  • 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 8, 2009
    Wrestlers to Compete in Vegas for Nationals
    Thirty-seven wrestlers from the United States Olympic Education Center will hit the mat in search of national titles at the Las Vegas/ASICS United States National Championships and Qualifying Tournaments Thursday through Sunday, April 9-11. Twenty-five Gr
  • 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 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.
  • February 3, 2009
    USOEC Announces Athletes of the Semester
    The United States Olympic Education Center has honored three athletes with the title â€Â˜Athlete of the Semesterâ€Â™ for their respective program.
  • August 18, 2008
    Terry Steiner's Olympic Blog
    U.S. women's freestyle wrestling coach Terry Steiners shares his thoughts the day after Randi Miller won a bronze medal.
  • August 11, 2008
    Terry Steiner's Olympic Blog
    More from U.S. women's freestyle wrestling coach Terry Steiner as he coaches at the Beijing Olympics
  • August 8, 2008
    Terry Steiner's Olympic Blog
    Former USOEC visiting women's freestyle wrestling coach blogs about his experience at the 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing.
  • 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
  • June 11, 2008
    Wrestlers head to Olympic Trials
    Members of the USOEC Greco-Roman and women's freestyle wrestling teams will head to the Olympic Trials June 13-15 in Las Vegas, Nev.
  • June 6, 2008
    USOEC will host Junior Olympics
    The USOEC is set to host the 2008 Junior Olympic National Boxing Championships June 17-20 in the NMU Superior Dome
  • May 20, 2008
    USOEC Names All-Academic Team
    The USOEC has named 20 athletes to its All-Academic Team for their performance in the classroom during the 2008 winter semester.
  • April 25, 2008
    Seven USOEC Wrestlers Headed to Olympic Trials
    The United States Olympic Education Center menâ€Â™s Greco-Roman and womenâ€Â™s freestyle wrestling teams will send seven athletes to the Olympic Trials after qualifying at the University Nationals April 10-13 in Akron, Ohio.
  • 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.
  • January 18, 2008
    USOEC Names All-Academic Team
    The United States Olympic Education Center has named 23 athletes to the All-Academic Team for their performance during the fall 2007 semester.
  • 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.
  • 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 24, 2007
    China and USOEC Face Off
    Chinese and U.S. Olympic Education Center athletes went head to head in a China vs. USOEC competition Oct. 23 in Northern Michigan University's Berry Event Center, competing in boxing, wrestling and weightlifting.
  • October 24, 2007
    Quotes from the China vs. USOEC Competition
    U.S. Olympic Education Center athletes took on Chinese contenders in a China vs. USOEC competition Oct. 23 in NMU's Berry Events Center. The athletes and coaches said they enjoyed their time together in Marquette.
  • 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.
  • 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 15, 2007
    Lester Named Elite Performer
    Greco-Roman wrestler Harry Lester of Akron, Ohio, is the Sawyer International Airportâ€Â™s elite performer for the month of July. It is the second consecutive month Lester earned the honor.
  • 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.
  • August 1, 2007
    USOEC Faces Cut
    The USOEC announced its residential boxing program is scheduled to close in December due to decreasing financial support.
  • 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.
  • July 12, 2007
    Elite Performers Awarded
    Greco-Romen wrestler Harry Lester and women's freestyle wrestler Alyssa Lampe were chosen for Sawyer International Airport elite performances of the month award for June.
  • June 21, 2007
    Chinese Athletes Coming to USOEC
    The USOEC will host Chinese athletes for a week-long training camp followed by an Oct. 23 competition in the Berry Events Center at Northern Michigan University.
  • 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 23, 2007
    Lester: Athlete of the Year
    Greco-Roman wrestler Harry Lester is the USOEC athlete of the year for 2006-07. This is the second time Lester has received the award, as he earned the honor for the 2004-05 season.
  • May 14, 2007
    All-Academic Athletes Named
    The USOEC named 31 athletes to the All-Academic Team for their performance in the classroom during the winter 2007 semester.
  • 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 4, 2007
    Olympic Hopefuls Graduate
    Eight USOEC athletes will be heading to Northern Michigan Universityâ€Â™s Superior Dome for something other than training on May 5. Theyâ€Â™ll be crossing the commencement stage to receive their diploma.
  • 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 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 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 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 13, 2007
    Weightlifters Win Medals
    USOEC weightlifters won eight medals at the Junior National Championships March 9-11 in Merrillville, Ind.
  • February 12, 2007
    Olympic Challenge Draws Local Talent
    For the first time, the USOEC is inviting community members to compete at the Olympic Challenge, which will be held at 7 p.m. Feb. 14 in Northern Michigan Universityâ€Â™s Superior Dome.
  • 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 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 1, 2007
    Mark Calendars for Olympic Challenge
    The USOEC is scheduled to host the third annual NMU Olympic Challenge at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 14, in the Superior Dome on the campus of Northern Michigan University.
  • January 10, 2007
    Academic Team
    The USOEC named 22 athletes to its Academic Team for their strong performances in the classroom during the 2006 fall semester.
  • December 22, 2006
    Olympian Coaches Camp
    Kristina Koznick will offer her expertise to up-and-comers at the Central Division Tech Camp Dec. 28-30 in Marquette.
  • December 13, 2006
    Athletes of the Semester
    â€ÂœItâ€Â™s been a terrific semester for USOEC athletes in general, but a handful stood out," said USOEC director Jeff Kleinschmidt.
  • 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 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
    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.
  • 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.
  • 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 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 23, 2006
    USOEC Offers Tours
    The United States Olympic Education Center offers complimentary tours of training facilities Monday-Friday at 3:00 p.m., beginning in the USOEC main office in the Superior Dome.
  • 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 7, 2006
    Derrick Named USOECâ€Â™s Athlete Of The Year
    United States Olympic Education Center administrative staff unanimously selected short track speedskater Kimberly Derrick of downstate Caledonia as the 2005-06 athlete of the year. Derrick was also U.S. Speedskatingâ€Â™s honoree for athlete of the