The nation’s most difficult regional qualifier closed the door on the Maroons’ NCAA hopes on Saturday, as Chicago finished its season with an 11th-place performance at the NCAA Midwest Regional.
After finishing second at the UAA Championship, the Maroons are looking to make their presence felt this weekend at the NCAA Midwest Regional (Great Lakes) tournament.
For the second time in two years, the Maroons finished second in the UAA Championship, behind NYU. Chicago beat Case 40–9 before losing to NYU, 24–15, in the final.
The South Siders will take on Augustana at Henry Crown tonight. The two teams enter the meet in the midst of vastly different seasons. The Vikings have had a much busier schedule than the Maroons and already have 13 wins under their belts. The matchup against Augustana will be Chicago’s ninth of the season, which boasts four win
The Maroons wrestled to a 15th place finish at the Wheaton College Pete Wilson Invitational over the weekend, placing two wrestlers in the top eight in their weight class.
After finishing third at the Elmhurst College Invitational two weeks ago, the Maroons (4–3) are looking to step up their game this weekend at the Wheaton College Invitational.
Continuing their solid performance this season, the Maroons (4–3) claimed three weight class winners and seized third place at the Elmhurst Invitational on Saturday.
Following a packed winter break and a 4–3 start to the season, the Maroons look to improve upon their record at the Elmhurst Invitational this Saturday.
Following a 2–1 start to the season, the Maroons (4–3) continued their solid wrestling over winter break, stopping at several locations along the way.
After a strong start to their season, the Maroons will look to continue their success when they return from winter break. The South Siders are currently 2–1, having defeated Wheaton and North Central but fallen short to Elmhurst College.
The Maroons’ wrestling team had an impressive showing at the Concordia Open Tournament on Saturday to round out the first portion of their season.
This Friday, University of Chicago wrestler Sam Pennisi will make the five-hour trek to La Crosse, Wisconsin to face the best in the nation at the NCAA Division III Championship.
The Maroons finally placed one of their own in the playoffs. Second-year wrestler Sam Pennisi qualified for the D–III Nationals on Saturday at the Great Lake Regional with a third-place finish in the 184-pound weight class—highest among Chicago’s five wrestlers placed sixth or higher.
Chicago took second at the UAA Championships Saturday at Case Western, losing a close dual meet to NYU, despite four Maroons earning spots on the All-Association team.
Despite missing several of their usual starters, Wrestling rattled off four straight wins to defeat North Central 25–16 in their last dual meet of the season.
Coming off last week’s Wheaton Invitational, wrestling will face off against North Central today, as they return to dual match competition.
After going through the emotional and intellectual pain of finals week, and before their standard break, the U of C wrestling team subjected themselves to four days of intense training and physical pain—and liked it.
In spite of injuries that prevented the Maroons from fielding wrestlers in the 157-pound and 165-pound weight classes, things look optimistic: The Maroons placed 18th in a 31-team field that included 10 of the top 30 teams in Division III.
This Friday, the wrestling team will travel to nearby Wheaton, Illinois to participate in the Pete Willson–Wheaton Invitational, the Maroons’ last tournament-style meet before the UAA Championships in two weeks.
The Maroons placed an athlete seventh or better in each of the 10 weight classes, including wins by third-years James Layton and Josh Hotta at 157 pounds and 149 pounds respectively.
The Maroons started off the meet slow, losing to Loras 15–18, but eventually bounced back, defeating Knox 37–15 and Central 17–15. In their fourth match of the dual, however, the Maroons fell to Wabash 14–22, ranked 30th.
At the Knox Duals tournament, Chicago will attempt to wrestle a win out of the hands of four opponents: Knox, Wabash, Central College (IA), and Loras College (IA).
At a meet that showcased the team’s depth, Chicago’s wrestling team swept three duals at the Concordia Wisconsin Duals on Saturday. The wins bumped the team’s record up to 3–1 on the season, with a lot of wrestling left to go.
The Maroons struggled and lost three matches in the final seconds, leading to a 15–22 defeat to Wheaton College November 8. The match was the first of the season for both teams. The Maroons’ next competition is duals against Concordia…
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At the meet this past weekend, the Maroons had strong performances led by second-year Josh Layton.
Wrestling fell to Olivet 35–6 Tuesday night. Olivet won 8 of 10 individual matches.
As the Winter sports season ends, some of Chicago’s very best are getting the chance to compete for NCAA Championships.
After coming second in Saturday’s Regional competition, Troy Carlson booked his second trip to the NCAA Championships.
After being upset in the NCAA tournament a season ago, fourth-year Troy Carlson has one more shot to climb the NCAA ladder, and it starts with this weekend’s Regionals.
NYU kept things close in the title bout, but the Maroons won their second straight conference championship on their home turf.
The Maroons will try to make it two straight Saturday as Case and NYU come to town for the conference championship tournament.
With the UAA tournament two weeks away, the Maroons are hitting their stride, riding a three-match win streak.
The Maroons topped host Knox and Augustana this weekend but lost close contests with Wabash and Loras.