2018-19 Wrestling News

  • Written Senior Perspective - Matthew Rodriguez, Wrestling
    July 03, 2019
    It has been a privilege and an honor to be an athlete at Harvard these past four years. When I compare my athletic experience to those of my friends playing at other schools and other leagues, I feel even more fortunate that I was able to continue to play the sport that I love at a school that valued both my desire to play on a highly competitive team, with fine coaches, access to amazing facilities and resources, all while being able to take the classes that I wanted to take, and to be part of the larger Harvard community.
  • Written Senior Perspective - Sam Goldman, Wrestling
    June 27, 2019
    It has been a privilege and an honor to be an athlete at Harvard these past four years. When I compare my athletic experience to those of my friends playing at other schools and other leagues, I feel even more fortunate that I was able to continue to play the sport that I love at a school that valued both my desire to play on a highly competitive team, with fine coaches, access to amazing facilities and resources, all while being able to take the classes that I wanted to take, and to be part of the larger Harvard community.
  • Written Senior Perspective - Peter Bearse, Wrestling
    May 29, 2019
    My story as a Harvard basketball player begins way before I ever stepped foot on campus, took an SAT, or played in a high school basketball game. During my first week of high school, I wrote a letter to my future self, describing my goals for the next four years. While some of my aspirations were broad, my top goal was very specific: I dreamed of playing basketball at Harvard. In my eyes, the combination of academic and athletic excellence was truly unparalleled.
  • Wrestling Collects NWCA Scholar All-America Honors
    April 29, 2019
    The Harvard wrestling program was recognized for its performance in the classroom by the National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA).
  • Seven Harvard Wrestlers Earn 2019 EIWA Academic Achievement Awards
    April 09, 2019
    The Harvard wrestling team had seven student-athletes earn 2019 EIWA Academic Achievement Awards. The total was the second-most in the Ivy League and tied for the fifth-highest total among the 16 EIWA members.
  • Lukus Stricker Named Honorable Mention All-Ivy League
    March 12, 2019
    Harvard wrestling sophomore Lukus Stricker has been named Honorable Mention All-Ivy League in a vote among the league’s head coaches. The all-conference recognition is the first of the 133-pounder’s career.
  • Wrestling Completes Action at EIWA Championships
    March 09, 2019
    The Harvard wrestling team completed action at the 2019 EIWA Championships on Saturday morning at the Binghamton University Events Center. Sophomore Brock Wilson was the lone Crimson wrestler to compete on the day.
  • Wrestling Competes at EIWAs; Ladnier Falls in Quarters, Wilson Advances in Consolation
    March 08, 2019
    Harvard junior Hunter Ladnier won his first-round match at the EIWA Championships, but was unable to solve his quarterfinal opponent on Friday at the Binghamton University Events Center. Sophomore Brock Wilson, however, found success in the consolation round to advance to Saturday’s action.
  • Wrestling Ready for EIWA Championships at Binghamton
    March 06, 2019
    The Harvard wrestling team is set to compete at the EIWA Championships, which are scheduled for Friday-Saturday, March 8-9, at Binghamton University Events Center.
  • Wrestling Falls to Brown in Regular-Season Finale
    February 21, 2019
    Harvard Wrestling got off to great start on Senior Night, winning the first three matches, but could not hold on in a 25-12 defeat to Brown on Thursday at Malkin Athletic Center.
  • Wrestling to Host Brown on Senior Night Thursday at MAC
    February 19, 2019
    Harvard Wrestling is slated to play host to Brown on Thursday night in its regular-season finale. The EIWA contest is set to begin at 6 p.m., inside Malkin Athletic Center with the Crimson honoring its six-member senior class.
  • Wrestling Splits Home Doubleheader vs. Columbia, Hofstra
    February 16, 2019
    Harvard Wrestling split its home doubleheader on Saturday, falling to Columbia, but responding with a victory over Hofstra. The Crimson was on the short end of a 32-3 decision vs. the Lions before answering with a 24-19 effort vs. the Pride.
  • Wrestling Returns Home on Saturday for Matches vs. Columbia, Hofstra
    February 14, 2019
    Harvard Wrestling returns to action for the first time in two weeks on Saturday when it plays host to Columbia (7-4; 2-3 EIWA) and Hofstra (6-11; 2-5 EIWA) inside Malkin Athletic Center. Start time for the clash with the Lions is slated for 4 p.m., and will be followed by a 6 p.m. bout with the Pride.
  • Wrestling Comes Up Short on the Road at No. 18/10 Princeton
    February 02, 2019
    Harvard Wrestling opened its two-match road trip with a 31-12 loss at Princeton on Saturday afternoon. The Crimson led after six matches, but could not hold onto the lead to fall to 1-6 on the season (1-4 EIWA).
  • Wrestling Drops Road Decision Saturday Night at Penn
    February 02, 2019
    Harvard Wrestling completed its brief two-match road trip with a 35-6 loss at Penn. The Crimson received points from Lukus Stricker at 133 pounds and Leo Tarantino at 174 in its final regular-season road date of the 2018-19 campaign.
  • Around the Yard: Connor Sakmar
    January 30, 2019
    Cradles to Crayons is a non-profit organization that provides homeless and low-income children living in Boston, Philadelphia, and Chicago with the essential items they require to thrive - to feel safe, warm, ready to learn, and valued. Cradles to Crayons accepts donations throughout the year to ensure that these children have everything they need, but requires volunteers to help process and package the donations into appropriate packages for children in need. As a team, we have has made it a tradition to volunteer at Cradles to Crayons annually while we are on campus training during J-term.
  • Wrestling Hits the Road Saturday for Matches at Princeton, Penn
    January 30, 2019
    Harvard wrestling continues its dual-match season on Saturday with road dates at Princeton and Penn. The Crimson will face the Tigers at 1 p.m., before traveling to the Keystone State to take on the Quakers at 6 p.m. Both contests will air on ESPN+.
  • Wrestling Drops Both Matches in Home Doubleheader
    January 26, 2019
    An injury-ravaged Harvard wrestling team dropped both of its home matches on Saturday at Malkin Athletic Center, falling to Binghamton and No. 10/16 (InterMat/FloWrestling) Cornell.
  • Wrestling Welcomes Binghamton and Cornell to MAC on Saturday
    January 24, 2019
    Harvard wrestling will welcome Binghamton and No. 10/16 (InterMat/FloWrestling) Cornell to Malkin Athletic Center on Saturday. The Crimson, which is competing at home for a second straight week, will face the Bearcats at 1 p.m., and then return to the mat at 6 p.m. to play host to the Big Red.
  • Wrestling Suffers Home Loss to Bucknell
    January 19, 2019
    Harvard wrestled for the first time this season at home on Saturday and suffered a 35-3 loss to Bucknell. The Crimson fell to 0-3 (0-1 EIWA) on the year, while the Bison moved to 3-5 (1-2 EIWA).
  • Wrestling Earns Win Over Franklin & Marshall at MAC
    January 19, 2019
    Harvard wrestling earned a 28-17 home victory over Franklin & Marshall Saturday night inside Malkin Athletic Center. The Crimson improved to 1-3 on the season and moved to 1-1 in the EIWA. The Diplomats, meanwhile, fell to 2-3 (0-2 EIWA).
  • Recap: Wrestling vs. Franklin & Marshall
    January 19, 2019
    Harvard wrestling welcomed Franklin & Marshall to Malkin Athletic Center and defeated the Diplomats.
  • Wrestling Makes Home Debut on Saturday vs. Bucknell, F&M
    January 16, 2019
    Harvard wrestling is set to make its 2018-19 home debut on Saturday inside Malkin Athletic Center against Bucknell and Franklin & Marshall. The Crimson (0-2; 0-0 EIWA) will face the Bison (2-5; 0-2) at noon and returns to play host to the Diplomats (2-1; 0-0) at 5 p.m.
  • Wrestling Drops Matches vs. No. 22 Utah Valley, at Stanford
    January 12, 2019
    Harvard wrestling traveled to the West Coast and dropped dual matches to 22nd-ranked Utah Valley and Stanford. The Crimson was on the wrong end of a 27-16 decision to the Wolverines and came up short vs. the Cardinal, 26-12.
  • Wrestling Opens Dual Season in Bay Area vs. Stanford, Utah Valley
    January 09, 2019
    Harvard wrestling moves forward with its season on Saturday and begins its dual campaign on the road at Stanford’s Burnham Pavilion & Ford Center. The Crimson will face 22nd-ranked Utah Valley at 1:30 p.m. ET/10:30 a.m. PT in a neutral-site contest at Stanford before sharing the mat with the Cardinal at 4:30 p.m. ET/1:30 p.m. PT.
  • Ladnier Finishes Second at Franklin & Marshall Open
    January 05, 2019
    Harvard had three wrestlers post top-5 finishes on Saturday at the David H. Lehman Franklin & Marshall Open. Hunter Ladnier led the way for the Crimson, reaching the title match at 157 pounds before ultimately coming in second place.
  • Harvard to Wrestle at David H. Lehman Franklin & Marshall Open
    January 03, 2019
    Harvard wrestling will travel to Lancaster, Pennsylvania, to compete in Saturday’s David H. Lehman Franklin & Marshall Open. The event, which begins at 9 a.m., is the final regular-season tournament of the 2018-19 campaign for the Crimson before jumping into dual-match action next week.
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