CHEYENNE – Many of the biggest names in mixed martial arts were standout wrestlers before moving to the cage.
LARAMIE – As the world grapples with the real world effects of COVID-19, college athletic departments around the nation are scrambling to figure out what comes next.
LARAMIE – Given that he had roughly 10 minutes to prepare himself for what would inevitably be among the toughest moments of his coaching career, it was probably for the best Mark Branch didn’t have time to prepare a speech.
LARAMIE – All spring athletic events at the University of Wyoming have been canceled due to the threat from COVID-19 (coronavirus), a spokesperson in the athletic department confirmed with WyoSports on Thursday evening.
University of Wyoming freshman diver Melissa Mirafuentes placed third in platform diving Wednesday at the NCAA Zone E Championships to earn her first berth to the NCAA Championships.
The University of Wyoming women’s Nordic ski team won Wednesday’s sprint race at the United States Collegiate Ski and Snowboard Association championships in Lake Placid, New York to close the gap for the overall lead.
The NCAA Division I Wrestling committee announced Tuesday that University of Wyoming wrestlers Stephen Buchanan (197 pounds), Hayden Hastings (174) and Tate Samuelson (184) will receive at-large bids to compete at next week’s NCAA Wrestling Championships.
The University of Wyoming women’s Nordic team had two skiers in the top five Tuesday in the opening race Tuesday at the United States Collegiate Ski and Snowboard Association championships at Lake Placid, New York.
Four University of Wyoming athletes earned all-conference honors after the Mountain West Indoor Track and Field Championships, announced by the league on Monday.
University of Wyoming heavyweight Brian Andrews advanced to the championship match Saturday at the Big 12 Wrestling Championships and will wrestle for the conference title tonight in at the BOK Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
UW’s Mihaela Kaftanova earned a 6-3, 6-4 victory Saturday over Nebraska’s Anna Baranovski, but it was not enough as the Cowgirls tennis squad lost at Nebraska Saturday 6-1.
The University of Wyoming will have 10 wrestlers competing in the postseason today in the Big 12 Wrestling Championship at the BOK Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Fresh off regular-season conference championships, the University of Wyoming Nordic teams now set their sights on the United States Collegiate Ski and Snowboard Association championships March 10-14 in Lake Placid, New York, — home of the 1980 Winter Olympics.