For those of you that failed to make it out to a wrestling dual this season, you botched witnessing school history. This year’s wrestling squad finished with a record of 8-4, the best finish in school history since 1960. That stat alone is impressive, but the fact that it was accomplished with the majority of…
For those not familiar with the sport of wrestling, the combination of individual results as well as team results dictate the overall outcome of the match. Different than most sports, if a wrestler does not win his individual match, the team’s entire score is impacted. This year, the Oredigger team has faced some tough opponents…
The Mines wrestling squad took to the mat this weekend in their final team competition of the season in the RMAC championships. The two-day event also coincided with the NCAA West Regional Championships, in which several Orediggers competed for individual honors.
The Colorado School of Mines wrestling team squared off against New Mexico Highlands on Friday in their home opener and lost 34-12. Mines gained three victories in the contest from Jacob Gerken (forfeit), Paul Wilson and Luis Gurule (decision). It was Gurule’s tenth victory of the season giving him a record of 10-2 on the season and Wilson’s ninth victory (9-3).
The Colorado School of Mines mens wrestling team squared off against CSU-Pueblo in Lockridge Arena Friday night, for what proved to be a thrilling dual meet.
The dual started at the 174 pound weight class with Mines’ Chance Davis narrowly losing to Ray Hall of CSUP by a 3-2 decision. Ryan Swanson then tied the dual up at 3 points apiece with his 8-3 defeat of Joseph Giron in the 184 pound division. Mines lost the next three bouts of the night at 194, Heavyweight, and 125 pounds by scores of 8-3, 2-1, and 6-2, as CSU Pueblo took the 12-3 advantage halfway through the match.
The Colorado School of Mines wrestling team took on the Western State Mountaineers in Gunnison, Colorado, Friday night for a conference dual meet. Coming into the match, freshman Paul Wilson was riding an 11 match win streak in the 197 pound division and looked to continue his streak while bringing home a victory for the Orediggers.