2019-20 Olivet College Wrestling News

  • Wrestling team defeats Trine, 38-6, to clinch share of MIAA title
    January 16, 2020
    The Olivet College wrestling team continued its pursuit of the 2020 Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) championship by defeating Trine (Ind.) University, 38-6, this evening at Hershey Hall in Angola, Indiana. With the win, the Comets secured at least a share of the MIAA title.
  • Olivet College’s Hersch named MIAA Wrestler of the Week
    January 13, 2020
    Olivet College junior Cole Hersch has been named the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) Wrestler of the Week.
  • Wrestling team bows out of NWCA Multi-Divisional National Duals with 25-12 loss to No. 6 Coe
    January 11, 2020
    The Olivet College wrestling team bowed out of the 2020 National Wrestling Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) Multi-Divisional National Duals with a 25-12 loss to No. 6-ranked Coe (Iowa) College.
  • Wrestling team has 3-1 record at NWCA Multi-Divisional National Duals
    January 10, 2020
    The Olivet College wrestling team posted a 3-1 record today at day one of the 2020 National Wrestling Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) Multi-Divisional National Duals, held at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville. After beating Roger Williams (R.I.) University, 27-16, the Comets fell to No. 1-ranked Augsburg (Minn.) University, 43-3. Olivet bounced back to beat University of Wis.-Oshkosh, 23-13 and Luther (Iowa) College, 26-18.
  • Wrestling team beats Adrian, 21-12, in MIAA-opener
    January 07, 2020
    The Olivet College wrestling team began defense of its Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) title with a 21-12 win over Adrian College tonight at the Upton Center Gymnasium in Olivet.
  • Olivet College wrestling team to host benefit dual Jan. 7
    January 03, 2020
    The Adrian College at Olivet College wrestling dual match Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020, is serving as a benefit to support the Ronald McDonald House of Western Michigan. The match will be held at the Upton Center Gymnasium, and will get underway at 7 p.m. The Olivet College athletic department will donate $1 per fan in attendance toward the house.
  • Wrestling team posts 1-2 record at Kalahari Duals
    December 14, 2019
    The No. 25-ranked Olivet College wrestling team posted a 1-2 record today at the 2019 Kalahari Duals, hosted by Heidelberg (Ohio) University and at the Kalahari Resort and Convention Center in Sandusky, Ohio. The Comets slipped past University of Wis.-Oshkosh, 22-21, before falling to No. 7-ranked Baldwin Wallace (Ohio) University, 21-13, and No. 6-ranked University of Mount Union (Ohio), 28-18.
  • Three champions help wrestling team finish second at North Central Invitational
    December 07, 2019
    Three Olivet College wrestlers won their respective weight class, as the Comets placed second at the 56th Annual North Central (Ill.) College Invitational held today at the Merner Fieldhouse in Naperville, Illinois. Winning individual titles were junior Cole Hersch at 157 pounds, junior Trevor Piggott at 197 pounds and sophomore Dominick Wilson at 285 pounds.
  • Comet Duals Program
    November 23, 2019
  • Wrestling team posts 3-1 record at Comet Duals
    November 23, 2019
    The Olivet College wrestling team hosted the 2019 Comet Duals inside The Cutler Event Center in Olivet, and the Comets finished with a 3-1 record. Olivet defeated Mount St. Joseph (Ohio), 27-16; Ohio Northern University, 28-13; and Heidelberg (Ohio) University, 31-14, but fell to Millikin (Ill.) University, 32-7.
  • Olivet College’s Miller garners MIAA Wrestler of the Week honors
    November 18, 2019
    Olivet College sophomore Owen Miller has been selected the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) Wrestler of the Week.
  • Miller’s championship leads wrestling team at Trine Invitational
    November 16, 2019
    Sophomore Owen Miller won the 285-pound championship to lead the Olivet College wrestling team at the Trine (Ind.) University Invitational today inside the Keith E. Busse/Steel Dynamics Athletic and Recreation Center in Angola, Indiana.
  • Four individual champions lead wrestling team at Muskegon Open
    November 09, 2019
    The Olivet College wrestling team crowned four individual champions today at the Ben McMullen Open, hosted by Muskegon Community College.
  • Wrestling team defeats Manchester, 40-10, in season-opener
    November 02, 2019
    The Olivet College wrestling team kicked-off the 2019-20 season with a 40-10 win over Manchester (Ind.) University in a non-conference dual match this morning at Stauffer-Wolfe Arena in North Manchester, Indiana.