Category: wrestling

International Olympic Committee drops wrestling from 2020 Games

In a surprising decision, the executive board of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) voted to remove wrestling from the 2020 Olympic Games, leaving the wrestling and mixed martial arts worlds stunned by the news. While conventional wisdom held the modern pentathalon would be removed, the IOC instead removed both freestyle and Greco-Roman wrestling, affecting 344…

Gibbs and Arroyo Highlight All-OAC Wrestling Honors

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio – Baldwin Wallace University Head Coach Jamie Gibbs and junior All-American 165-pounder Anthony Arroyo (Maumee) and have been named as the Ohio Athletic Conference OAC Coach of the Year and the Wrestler of the Year to lead an OAC-best seven Yellow Jackets on the All-OAC squad. BW had three first-team selections in Arroyo, sophomore 133-pounder Dante Ginnetti (Poland/Seminary) and junior 184-pounder Zeckary Lehman (Akron/Revere). …

Wrestling Finishes 15th at NCAA Championships, Two Earn All-American Honors

CLEVELAND — The three-time defending Ohio Athletic Conference champion Baldwin Wallace University wrestling team finished in 15th place and two wrestlers earned All-American honors at the NCAA Division III National Championships hosted by BW and the Greater Cleveland Sports Commission at Cleveland’s historic Public Auditorium. The top eight individuals in each weight class earn All-American honors….