You are currently viewing historical information.
-> Return to current season <-
While we strive to provide accurate historical information, there may be some inaccuracies. If you find errors, please email them to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include a source of proof (newspaper, yearbook, etc.) to support your claim.
Wrestling Drops Dual Against Ranked Opponent
By: Kevin Meinholz, Sports Information Director
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (UWECBlugolds.com) - The UW-Eau Claire wrestling team won just one match as it fell 40-3 to 22nd-ranked UW-Stevens Point in a Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) dual at the McPhee Physical Education Center today.
The Blugolds drop to 1-18 in dual meets on the season and 0-5 in WIAC duals while the Pointers improve to 10-12 overall and 3-2 in the WIAC.
Andy Johnston (Sr.-St. Cloud, Minn./Tech) recorded the Blugolds' lone victory, winning the 149-pound match 4-2 over Kris Magruder. He has now won six out of his last seven matches.
Jon Ames (Sr.-Genoa, Wis./Viroqua) almost got the pin against Ben Strobel in the final seconds of the 157-pound match but ended up falling just short 6-5.
The Blugolds will now head to the WIAC Championship, which is slated for Sunday (Feb. 21) in Stevens Point. Action will get underway at 9 a.m.
UW-Stevens Point 40, UW-Eau Claire 3
125 - Jordan Poirier (SP) won by forfeit