Archive for March, 2014

2014 NCAA National Championship Results

Penn State earned its fourth consecutive NCAA Division I national wrestling championship on Saturday in front of a sellout crowd at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City. The Nittany Lions rode gold medal wins by David Taylor and Ed Ruth to overtake Minnesota on the last day of competition and capture the team crown […]

Common Wrestling Skin Lesions and How to Prevent Them

Like many other sports, skin-to-skin contact between participants in a wrestling match is completely unavoidable. But unlike football or basketball, for example, this close contact is far more frequent and sustained in wrestling, where opponents may grapple with each other for several minutes at a stretch without letting go. So when bodily fluids such as […]

2014 U.S. Wrestling World Team Trials

USA Wrestling has announced that this year’s World Team Trials will be held the weekend of May 31-June 1 at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison, Wis. At stake are 42 Team USA roster spots, consisting of 21 places each in Men’s Freestyle and Women’s Freestyle. Athletes selected for Team USA will earn the right […]

The Road to the NCAA Championship: DI Preview

Brace yourselves, wrestling fans. We’re about to embark on the most exciting part of the NCAA Division I wrestling season: the road to the national championship! The action will kick off with conference qualifying tournaments at select schools around the country. The first of these tourneys will take place from March 1-3 at Rutgers, with […]