News - Greco-Roman Wrestling

  • 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.
  • 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 1, 2013
    Wrestlers Take Title in Panama
    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.
  • 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.
  • 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
    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 NMU’s campus.
  • February 19, 2013
    All-Navy Greco-Roman Wrestling Team Visits NMU
    Members of the U.S. All-Navy Greco-Roman wrestling team are visiting NMU through March 14. The team is training with the USOEC Greco-Roman team to prepare for the Armed Forces Wrestling Championships.
  • 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.
  • 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 NMU’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.
  • 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 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 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.
  • 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.
  • 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..
  • 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 NMU. By the end of the evening, the USOEC out-wrestled Japan nine matches to zero.
  • 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.
  • 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 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 NMU 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 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 1, 2011
    Briggs Undefeated at Kiki Cup
    Greco-Roman wrestler Aaron Briggs finished 4-0 against opponents from Japan, Bulgaria, Sweden and Poland.
  • 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.
  • 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 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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 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
    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.
  • 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 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 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 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 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.