2017-18 Olivet College Wrestling News

  • Wrestling team finishes in second-place at Mid-States Invitational
    February 10, 2018
    The Olivet College wrestling team finished in second-place at the 2018 Mid-States Invitational, hosted by Manchester (Ind.) University and inside the Stauffer-Wolfe Arena in North Manchester, Indiana.
  • Wrestling team beats Trine, 28-13, in dual match finale
    February 01, 2018
    The No. 12 ranked Olivet College wrestling team scored bonus points in five of its six individual match victories to post a 28-13 win over Trine (Ind.) University tonight at Hershey Hall in Angola, Indiana. With the win, the Comets close out the dual match portion of their schedule with a 14-4 record.
  • Wrestling team places 11th at Pete Willson Invitational
    January 27, 2018
    The Olivet College wrestling team finished in 11th-place at the 2018 Wheaton (Ill.) College Pete Willson Invitational, held at the King Arena in Wheaton, Illinois.
  • Wrestling team in ninth-place after day one at Pete Willson Invitational
    January 26, 2018
    The Olivet College wrestling team is in ninth-place after day one of the 2018 Wheaton (Ill.) College Pete Willson Invitational at the King Arena in Wheaton, Illinois.
  • Wrestling team defeats Adrian, 27-19, on Senior Night
    January 18, 2018
    The No. 13 ranked Olivet College wrestling team scored bonus points in five of six individual match wins to beat Adrian College, 27-19, on Senior Night at The Cutler Event Center in Olivet.
  • Wrestling team rolls past Alma, 35-9
    January 11, 2018
    The Olivet College wrestling team won 8-of-10 individual matches to defeat Alma College, 35-9, before a loud and capacity crowd inside The Cutler Event Center in Olivet.
  • Wrestling team finishes in eighth-place at NWCA Multi-Divisional National Duals
    January 05, 2018
    The Olivet College wrestling team has finished in eighth-place at the 2018 NWCA Multi-Divisional National Duals at the War Allen Memorial Coliseum in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Today, the Comets, unranked in the NWCA Top 25 poll, upset #16 North Central (Ill.) College, 22-14, before suffering a 35-9 loss to #8 Baldwin Wallace (Ohio) University and 30-6 loss to #6 University of Wis.-Whitewater.
  • Wrestling team posts 3-1 record on day one of NWCA Multi-Divisional National Duals
    January 04, 2018
    The Olivet College wrestling team posted a 3-1 record on the first day of the 2018 NWCA Multi-Divisional National Duals held today inside the War Allen Memorial Coliseum in Fort Wayne, Indiana. The Comets beat Augustana (Ill.) College, 27-16, in the first round before suffering a 46-3 loss to Wartburg (Iowa) College. Olivet bounced back to defeat New York University, 28-14, and Wheaton (Ill.) College, 24-18.
  • Wrestling team finishes with 3-1 record at Washington & Lee Duals
    December 18, 2017
    The Olivet College wrestling team finished with a 3-1 record at the 2017 Washington & Lee Duals held inside the Warner Center in Lexington, Virginia. The Comets defeated Greensboro (N.C.) College, 32-13; and lost to Coast Guard Academy (Conn.), 17-15, before bouncing back to beat King’s (Pa.) College, 41-6, and Averett (Va.) University, 44-3.
  • Grimsley wins, again! Comets takes second at North Central Invitational
    December 09, 2017
    Junior Tyler Grimsley won the 165-pound weight class for a second time this season, and the Olivet College wrestling team took second at the 2017 North Central College Invitational, held today at the Merner Field House in Naperville, Illinois.
  • Brickley aids wrestlers to fourth-place finish at ONU Invitational
    December 02, 2017
    Senior Jared Brickley took first-place in the 125-pound bracket to help the Olivet College wrestling team place fourth of 11 schools at the 37th Annual Ohio Northern University Polar Bear Invitational held today inside the ONU Sports Center in Ada, Ohio.
  • Wrestling team posts 4-0 record at Comet Duals
    November 18, 2017
    Seniors Ryan Clark and John Leark, and junior Tyler Grimsley all had 4-0 records to lead the Olivet College wrestling team to a perfect 4-0 record today at the 2017 Comet Duals inside The Cutler Event Center in Olivet. The Comets beat Mount St. Joseph, 47-3; Millikin, 19-15; Henry Ford, 39-4; and Univ. of the Ozarks (Ark.), 35-9.
  • Grimsley leads wrestling team to third-place finish at Trine Invitational
    November 11, 2017
    Led by junior Tyler Grimsley’s first-place performance in the 165-pound bracket, the Olivet College wrestling team opened its season by finishing third at the 2017 Trine (Ind.) University Invitational inside the Keith E. Busse/Steel Dynamics Athletic and Recreation Center in Angola, Indiana.