2006-07 Wrestling Releases

April 2, 2007
Wrestling Announces Team Award Winners
EAU CLAIRE - UW-Eau Claire wrestling coach Don Parker recently announced the team award winners for the 2006-07 season.


March 9, 2007
Valiquette Named All-American Scholar
UW-Eau Claire senior wrestler Lance Valiquette (Auburn, WA) has been named to the NCAA Division III All-American Scholar Wrestling Team.


March 2, 2007
Valiquette Ends Season At NCAA Wrestling Championships
DUBUQUE, IA - UW-Eau Claire wrestler Lance Valiquette (Sr. -Auburn, WA) lost his first two matches of the day to conclude his Blugold career at the NCAA Division III Wrestling Championships hosted by Loras (IA) College here today at the Five Flags Center.


February 21, 2007
Valiquette To Compete At NCAA Wrestling Championships
EAU CLAIRE - UW-Eau Claire wrestler Lance Valiquette (Sr. -Auburn, WA) will be one of 19 Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) wrestlers to compete at the NCAA Division III Wrestling Championships on March 2-3 hosted by Loras College at the Five Flags Center in Dubuque, Iowa.


February 18, 2007
Wrestlers Place Fourth At WIAC Championships
LA CROSSE - The UW-Eau Claire wrestling team advanced two wrestlers to the finals and scored 89.5 points to place fourth at the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) Championships held here today at Mitchell Hall.


February 10, 2007
Wrestlers Lose Close Battle With Nationally-Ranked Point
STEVENS POINT - In a battle of two nationally-ranked teams, No. 21-ranked UW-Stevens Point defeated No. 28-ranked UW-Eau Claire, 24-18, here Saturday.


February 3, 2007
Wrestling Concludes Home Events With Fourth Place Finish
EAU CLAIRE - The UW-Eau Claire wrestling team took fourth today with 192 points as a few Blugolds took spots in the top four at the UW-Eau Claire Wrestling Invitational.


February 2, 2007
Wrestling Rebounds With Win Over Lakeland
EAU CLAIRE - The UW-Eau Claire wrestling team rebounded from a dual meet loss earlier this week with a victory tonight over Lakeland College by a score of 28-19 at the McPhee Physical Education Center.


February 1, 2007
Wrestling To Host 29th Annual UW-Eau Claire Invite
EAU CLAIRE - Four of the top five teams in Division III will compete this Saturday when the UW-Eau Claire wrestling team hosts the 29th annual UW-Eau Claire Wrestling Invitational at the McPhee Physical Education Center.


January 30, 2007
Wrestling Suffers First Conference Defeat
LA CROSSE - The UW-Eau Claire wrestling team suffered its first Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) dual meet loss tonight with a 32-10 defeat to perennial power and third-ranked UW-La Crosse at Mitchell Hall.


January 25, 2007
Wrestling Remains Unbeaten In Conference
OSHKOSH - The UW-Eau Claire wrestling team improved its Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) dual meet record to 4-0 tonight with a 25-12 victory over UW-Oshkosh at the Kolf Sports Center.


January 20, 2007
Wrestling Goes 2-2 At The Terry Haws Duals
COLLEGEVILLE, MN - The UW-Eau Claire wrestling team lost its first two duals today, but rallied to win their final two to finish 2-2 at the Terry Haws Dual Team Wrestling Tournament host by St. John's University (MN).


January 13, 2007
Wrestling Has Six Placewinners In Dan Gable Open
OSHKOSH - The UW-Eau Claire wrestling team came up with six placewinners in the Dan Gable Open hosted by UW-Oshkosh here Saturday.


January 10, 2007
Blugolds Rally For Wrestling Win Over Platteville
EAU CLAIRE - Down 18-3 after five matches, the UW-Eau Claire wrestling team got a pin from Justin McAuly (Sr. -Clintonville) in the final match to defeat UW-Platteville, 22-18, in the McPhee Physical Education Center Wednesday night.


January 6, 2007
Wrestling Finishes Ninth Out Of 14 Teams At Matman Invite
MOUNT VERNON, IA - The UW-Eau Claire wrestling team finished ninth out of 14 teams today with both Josh Kasuboski (So. -Wautoma, WI) at 184 pounds and Josh Holforty (So. -Bloomington, MN/Kennedy) at 197 pounds placing third at the 29th annual Cornell Matman Invitational.


January 5, 2007
Six Advance To Quarterfinals Of Matman Invitational
MOUNT VERNON, IA - Six members of the UW-Eau Claire wrestling team have advanced to the quarterfinals of the 29th Annual Cornell Matman Invitational held here today at the Cornell Field House.


December 12, 2006
Wrestling Wins First Home Meet
EAU CLAIRE - The UW-Eau Claire wrestling team extended its dual meet winning streak to three victories with tonight's 34-11 triumph over Lawrence University.


December 11, 2006
Wrestling Ready For First Home Meet
EAU CLAIRE - The UW-Eau Claire wrestling team hosts conference foe Lawrence University Tuesday in one of four home meets the team has.


December 9, 2006
Wrestling Takes Down St. Olaf
NORTHFIELD, MN - The UW-Eau Claire wrestling team controlled the lower weight classes and lost just two matches in the meet as the Blugolds defeated St. Olaf 34-12 here today at Skoglund Center.


December 6, 2006
Wrestling Topples 24th Ranked Warhawks
WHITEWATER - The UW-Eau Claire wrestling team took down No. 24 UW-Whitewater by a 21-18 margin tonight for its first conference dual meet of the season.


November 21, 2006
Wrestling Falls To Fourth-Ranked Norse
DECORAH, IA - The UW-Eau Claire wrestling team lost 23-11 tonight in a dual meet against fourth-ranked Luther College (IA) but it did have four individual winners.


November 18, 2006
Three Blugold Wrestlers Take First At Auggie Open
MINNEAPOLIS - UW-Eau Claire wrestlers Josiah Miller (Jr. -Lake Tomahawk, WI/Lakeland Union) at 174 pounds, Andy Johnston (Fr. -St. Cloud, MN/St. Cloud Tech) at 141 pounds, and David Heser (So. -Tomah, WI) at 184 pounds each took first place in their respective brackets today at the Auggie-Brute-Adidas Open hosted by Augsburg College.


November 15, 2006
Experience Looks To Carry Wrestling this Season
EAU CLAIRE - The 2006-07 UW-Eau Claire wrestling team will have plenty experience returning to make a run in the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC).


November 15, 2006
Wrestling Takes Down Itasca In Dual Meet
CAMERON - The UW-Eau Claire men's wrestling team defeated Itasca Community College (MN) tonight by a score of 22-16 at Cameron High School.


November 11, 2006
Wrestling Picks Up Three Wins At Lakeland Duals
SHEBOYGAN - The UW-Eau Claire wrestling team won three of its four duals today as it kicked off its season at the Lakeland Duals.


October 27, 2006
Parker Inducted Into Wrestling Hall Of Fame
NEWTON, IA - Don Parker, who has been the head wrestling coach at UW-Eau Claire for the past 30 years, will be inducted into the Glen Brand Wrestling Hall of Fame by the International Wrestling Institute and Museum.