UNCG finishes second in Commissioner's Cup, fifth in Germann Cup June 1, 2011 CHARLESTON, S.C. – After a 2010-11 academic year that saw UNCG turn in competitive showings in virtually every sport, the Spartans finished second in the race for the Commissioner’s Cup and fifth in the extremely tight standings for the Germann Cup, the Southern Conference all-sports trophies for excellence in league competition. [read more]
All 18 UNCG sports receive satisfactory APR scores May 24, 2011 INDIANAPOLIS – All 18 UNCG athletic teams received satisfactory marks in the latest Academic Progress Report (APR) scores released by the NCAA on Tuesday. [read more]
Twenty-seven Spartan student-athletes become UNCG graduates May 6, 2011 GREENSBORO, N.C. – Twenty-seven UNCG student-athletes walked as part of several graduation ceremonies across campus and at the Greensboro Coliseum in the last few days. [read more]
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2011-05-24 All 18 UNCG sports receive satisfactory APR scores INDIANAPOLIS – All 18 UNCG athletic teams received satisfactory marks in the latest Academic Progress Report (APR) scores released by the NCAA on Tuesday.
2011-05-06 Twenty-seven Spartan student-athletes become UNCG graduates GREENSBORO, N.C. – Twenty-seven UNCG student-athletes walked as part of several graduation ceremonies across campus and at the Greensboro Coliseum in the last few days.
2011-05-04 Seven earn All-America honors in wrestling GREENSBORO, N.C. – The UNCG wrestling team has had a successful past few weeks as members of the team have competed at the FILA Junior Nationals, U.S. Open and University Nationals, with seven of them coming away with All-America honors.
2011-05-04 Wrestling wins UNITY for second straight season GREENSBORO, N.C. – For the second time in as many years, UNCG’s wrestling team won the athletic department’s UNITY Award, given annually to the team with the best attendance at other Spartan teams' sporting events.
2011-04-07 Nineteen Spartans earn spots on winter Academic All-SoCon team SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Nineteen UNCG student-athletes earned spots on the winter 2010-11 Academic All-Southern Conference Team, the league office announced Thursday. The Spartans’ Ashley Schnell (women’s track and field) was one of seven student-athletes with perfect 4.0 GPAs in the league.
2011-03-18 Two Spartans still alive after day one of NCAA Tournament PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – Despite losing their opening round matches to No. 1 ranked wrestlers, Ivan Lopouchanski and Manny Ramirez bounced back in the wrestlebacks to stay alive on Thursday at the NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships.
2011-03-18 Lopouchanski falls just short of All-America honors PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – Sophomore Ivan Lopouchanski was just seconds away from becoming the first All-American in UNCG wrestling history on Friday, but fell in overtime as UNCG concluded its stay at the 2011 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships.
2011-03-16 Four Spartans prepare for NCAA Tournament The UNCG wrestling team will have four representatives in the 2011 NCAA D I Wrestling Championships this weekend at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pa.
2011-03-15 UNCG women second, men third in SoCon all-sports races SPARTANBURG, S.C. – UNCG remains in contention in the Southern Conference all-sports races for both the men’s and women’s sports, as UNCG’s women are tied for second in the league and the men are third after the winter season of competition.
2011-03-14 UNCG to eliminate wrestling program GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG and Director of Athletics Kim Record announced today the elimination of the wrestling program as a part of UNCG intercollegiate athletics.
2011-03-10 NCAA announces field for 2011 Wrestling Championships PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – Four Spartans will continue their impressive seasons as they march towards a NCAA title in the 2011 Wrestling Championships that will start this morning at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pa.
2011-03-06 Four Spartans earn automatic bids to NCAA Tournament BOONE, N.C. – Manny Ramirez, No. 16 Ivan Lopouchanski, Caylor Williams, and Peter Sturgeon earned a trip to the NCAA tournament after their showing at the Southern Conference Championships in Boone, N.C. on Saturday.
2011-03-04 Spartans look for repeat at Southern Conference Championships The UNCG wrestling team will look to repeat as Southern Conference Tournament Champions as it heads to Boone to participate in the 2011 Southern Conference Championships that will be held in Varsity Gym on the campus of Appalachian State University.
2011-03-01 Four Spartans tabbed for All-SoCon team, including Freshman of the Year SPARTANBURG, S.C. –Freshman Caylor Williams earned Freshman of the Year honors and was tabbed All-Conference for his season at the 197-pound weight class. Manny Ramirez (125 pounds), Jamel Johnson (133), and No. 16 Ivan Lopouchanski (149) joined Williams on the All-Conference team as the Spartans led the conference representing four of the 10 weight classes, the Southern Conference announced on Tuesday morning.
2011-02-22 Lopouchanski breaks record as UNCG rolls in doubleheader GREENSBORO, N.C. – Senior Byron Sigmon and No. 16 Ivan Lopouchanski led UNCG to a sweep on Tuesday as the Spartans downed Gardner-Webb, 37-6, at Gardner-Webb in the afternoon. After a two-hour trip back, UNCG flattened Campbell, 38-4, at Fleming Gymnasium on Tuesday evening.
2011-02-21 Spartans wrap up regular season with day-night doubleheader The UNCG wrestling team will look to end the regular season on a high note as it will participate in a unique day-night doubleheader. The Spartans will travel to Gardner-Webb to square off with the Runnin’ Bulldogs in the afternoon, and then travel back to Greensboro to face the Campbell Fighting Camels in Fleming Gymnasium for Senior Night on Tuesday evening.
2011-02-17 UNCG bounces back against VMI, 22-12 LEXINGTON, Va. – UNCG took seven of the 10 bouts on the evening including a spectacular performance from Jamel Johnson (133 pounds), who defeated VMI’s Luke Todd, 18-5, as the Spartans snapped a four match losing streak when they defeated SoCon foe VMI, 22-12, on VMI’s Senior Night Thursday evening in Cocke Hall.
2011-02-16 UNCG travels to VMI in SoCon finale The UNCG wrestling team will look to snap a four match losing streak as it travels to Lexington, Va. to square off with VMI in UNCG’s Southern Conference finale on Thursday evening in Cocke Hall.
2011-02-13 Spartans drop pair of dual matches at ODU duals NORFOLK, Va. – Peter Sturgeon continued to impress as he won both of his bouts, but UNCG dropped both of its matches at the Old Dominion duals, 31-10 and 39-7 against Binghamton and Old Dominion, respectively, on Sunday at the Ted Constant Convocation Center.
2011-02-12 UNCG set to square off against Binghamton and Old Dominion The UNCG wrestling team looks to snap a two match losing skid as it returns to the mat for the first time in eight days when they travel to Norfolk, Virginia to face Binghamton and Old Dominion.
2011-02-08 Wrestling Insider Newsmagazine tabs two Spartans in latest poll NEWTON, Iowa – Wrestling Insider Newsmagazine (WIN) ranked sophomore Ivan Lopouchanski eighth in the 149-pound class and senior Peter Sturgeon 19th in the heavyweight class in its 11th regular-season release that came out Monday.
2011-02-05 Spartans lose heartbreaker to Chattanooga, 20-18 GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG electrified its home crowd by taking four of the first five matches capped off by an impressive showing from Ivan Lopouchanski (149 pounds), who pinned Alex Hudson of Chattanooga in the second period. But, the Mocs would win the next four bouts and squeak out a 20-18 victory over the Spartans in a first place battle in Southern Conference action on Saturday afternoon in Fleming Gymnasium.
2011-02-04 UNCG prepares for battle against SoCon rival Chattanooga The UNCG wrestling team looks to rebound from a midweek loss to Liberty as it welcomes SoCon foe Chattanooga in a vital Southern Conference match for first place in Fleming Gymnasium on Saturday afternoon.
2011-02-02 UNCG welcomes Liberty for nonconference bout The UNCG wrestling team will seek its fourth consecutive dual win as they welcome the Liberty Flames to Fleming Gymnasium on Wednesday afternoon.
2011-02-02 UNCG falls to Liberty on Wednesday, 24-16 GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG’s Ivan Lopouchanski scored a second-period pin against Peter Crawford of Liberty to cut the Spartans’ deficit down to 9-6, but it wasn’t enough as Liberty won five of the first six bouts to snap UNCG’s three-match winning streak, 24-16, in Fleming Gymnasium on Wednesday afternoon.
2011-01-29 Spartans place two at Appalachian State Open BOONE, N.C. – Stepping out of the dual schedule for the first time in a month, UNCG came home with two placers at the Appalachian State Open on Saturday afternoon.
2011-01-28 UNCG to participate in the Appalachian State Open The UNCG wrestling team will step away from the dual portion of its schedule and travel to Boone to participate in the Appalachian State Open that will start at 9 a.m. on Saturday morning.
2011-01-26 Williams, Sturgeon provide heroics as UNCG surges past Appalachian State, 21-20 GREENSBORO, N.C. - UNCG’s Caylor Williams pinned Appalachian State’s Paul Glover in the waning seconds of the first period to pick up a crucial six points followed by a 13-6 decision in the favor of heavyweight Peter Sturgeon as UNCG squeaked by Appalachian State, 21-20, in Southern Conference play on Wednesday evening in Fleming Gymnasium.
2011-01-25 UNCG set to clash with Appalachian State in conference match The UNCG wrestling team looks to keep momentum on its side and win its third consecutive dual as the Spartans will welcome Appalachian State to Fleming Gymnasium on Wednesday at 7 p.m.
2011-01-23 UNCG holds off The Citadel, 22-14 CHARLESTON, S.C. – UNCG won five of its first six bouts to jump out to a 17-3 lead that it would not relinquish as it defeated The Citadel, 22-14, in Southern Conference action on Sunday afternoon in McAlister Field House.
2011-01-22 Spartans tangle with Bulldogs in vital conference bout The UNCG wrestling team will look to start off the conference slate with a 2-0 mark for the third straight season as the Spartans travel to Charleston, S.C. to face The Citadel on Sunday afternoon in McAlister Field House.
2011-01-16 UNCG muffles Davidson, 37-6 DAVIDSON, N.C. – Ivan Lopouchanski and Cody Rodebaugh won their respective bouts by pin, as UNCG started off the Southern Conference slate with a 37-6 victory over SoCon foe Davidson at Belk Arena on Sunday evening.
2011-01-15 UNCG makes the short trip to Davidson to open conference play The UNCG wrestling team will look to continue its’ dominance against Davidson as the Spartans will travel to Davidson on Sunday evening to take on the Wildcats in Belk Arena.
2011-01-07 UNCG falls to No. 10 Lehigh, Bucknell at Virginia Duals HAMPTON, Va. – Peter Sturgeon capped off the day for UNCG with a pin in just six seconds, but the Spartans fell to No. 10 Lehigh and Bucknell to be eliminated from the Virginia Duals on Friday afternoon at the Hampton Coliseum.
2011-01-06 UNCG draws No. 10 Lehigh in first round of Virginia Duals - The UNCG wrestling team will try to win their second straight dual when they take on 10th-ranked Lehigh in the opening round at the Virginia Duals in Hampton, Va. on Friday morning. UNCG rang in the New Year with a victory at George Mason, 34-12, on Wednesday evening. Byron Sigmon and Travis Sheehy started the year off right as both collected second-period pins in their respective bouts.
2011-01-05 Sheehy, Sigmon shine as UNCG cruises past George Mason, 34-12 FAIRFAX, Va. – Travis Sheehy and Byron Sigmon scored second period pins as UNCG started off the New Year with an impressive win over George Mason, 34-12, in RAC gymnasium.
2011-01-04 UNCG visits George Mason to start off 2011 The UNCG wrestling team will ring in the New Year with a trip to George Mason in Fairfax, Virginia on Wednesday evening. UNCG will try to win its second dual after defeating Northern Illinois, 21-15, on Nov. 27 at the Hoosier Duals
2010-12-30 Cornell & Penn State share Southern Scuffle title; Lopouchanski fifth GREENSBORO, N.C. – After two days of wrestling and 958 matches, Cornell and Penn State each claimed a share of the 2010 UNCG Southern Scuffle championship as each team earned 151.5 points during the two days.
2010-12-29 Three Spartans still alive after day one of Southern Scuffle GREENSBORO, N.C. – After 738 matches in nearly 11 and a half hours, UNCG advanced two wrestlers into the quarterfinals for day two of the 2010 UNCG Southern Scuffle held at the Greensboro Coliseum Special Events Center. As a team, the Spartan currently rank in 15th place with 27.5 points.
2010-12-29 Live results of the 2010 UNCG Southern Scuffle Click here for live results of the 2010 UNCG Southern Scuffle.
2010-12-28 Pre-seeds announced for 2010 UNCG Southern Scuffle GREENSBORO, N.C. – Pre-seeds for the 2010 UNCG Southern Scuffle were announced on Tuesday evening, with the tournament getting underway on Wednesday morning. Live results and free video streaming will be available at UNCGSpartans.com.
2010-12-27 Spartans to host nation's best for Southern Scuffle GREENSBORO, N.C. – It’s a nice name, the Southern Scuffle. But it’s a little misleading. The 32-team invitational wrestling event hosted by UNCG this week transcends geographic boundaries, and it’s logistically superior to the literal definition of the term scuffle, which is “a struggle at close quarters with disorder and confusion.”
2010-12-08 Lopouchanski named SoCon Wrestler of the Month SPARTANBURG, S.C. – UNCG redshirt sophomore Ivan Lopouchanski has been named the Southern Conference Wrestler of the Month for the month of November, the conference office announced on Wednesday afternoon.
2010-12-08 Saunders named SoCon Wrestler of the Week SPARTANBURG, S.C. – UNCG senior Andrew Saunders has been named Southern Conference Wrestler of the Week for all competitions from Dec. 1-7, the league office announced on Wednesday.
2010-12-07 Spartans move up in national rankings after weekend competition GREENSBORO, N.C. – After finishing in a tie for 18th place this past weekend at the prestigious Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational, UNCG had many of its wrestlers move up in the national rankings this week.
2010-12-04 Saunders advances to semifinals at Las Vegas Invitational LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Senior Andrew Saunders had three wins, including an upset against the fifth-ranked wrestler in the nation, to advance to the semifinals of the 29th Annual Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational on Friday. Ivan Lopouchanski and Peter Sturgeon are still alive in the consolation bracket.
2010-12-04 Three Spartans place at Las Vegas Invitational LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Andrew Saunders finished in third place, while Peter Sturgeon and Ivan Lopouchanski finished in fifth and sixth place, respectively, to lead UNCG on the final day of the 29th Annual Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational on Saturday.
2010-12-02 UNCG heads out west for Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational After traveling to Indiana last weekend for the Hoosier Duals, the Spartans will hit the road once again this weekend as they head west to Las Vegas, Nev. to compete in the prestigious 29th Annual Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational. The individual tournament will be hosted by the Las Vegas Hilton and will be held in the Las Vegas Convention Center adjacent to the hotel.
2010-12-01 Lopouchanski named SoCon Wrestler of the Week once again SPARTANBURG, S.C. – For the second time in as many weeks, UNCG sophomore Ivan Lopouchanski has been named the Southern Conference Wrestler of the Week for all competitions from Nov. 24-30.
2010-11-27 UNCG defeats Northern Illinois, falls to No. 24 Indiana, Old Dominion BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – UNCG went 1-2 on the day as it fell in its first dual of the day to No. 24 Indiana, but rebounded with a come-from-behind win against Northern Illinois before nearly replicating the same feat against Old Dominion at the Hoosier Duals on Saturday.
2010-11-26 UNCG travels to Hoosier Duals for trio of matches The UNCG wrestling team will enjoy its holiday weekend by traveling to Bloomington, Ind. for the Hoosier Duals on Saturday in Assembly Hall. The dual schedule doesn’t get any easier for UNCG, who has already wrestled two top-15 programs in its first three matches, as they start the day against No. 24 Indiana at 9 a.m. The Spartans will then wrestle Old Dominion and Northern Illinois in the final two matches of the day.
2010-11-24 Lopouchanski named SoCon Wrestler of the Week SPARTANBURG, S.C. – UNCG sophomore Ivan Lopouchanski has been named the Southern Conference Wrestler of the Week for all competitions this season through Nov. 23.
2010-11-21 Spartans fall to No. 15 Virginia Tech, North Carolina CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – UNCG narrowly fell to No. 15 Virginia Tech, 17-15, in its first match of the day before losing to North Carolina, 23-17, at the Fourth Annual ACC Challenge on Sunday afternoon.
2010-11-20 Spartans head to ACC Challenge on Sunday After opening up the dual match portion of its schedule on Friday night, UNCG will turn around and head to Chapel Hill, N.C. on Sunday for the ACC Challenge. The Spartans will face No. 15 Virginia Tech at 1 p.m. before facing off against North Carolina at 3 p.m. at Eddie Smith Field House. No. 4 Wisconsin and Chattanooga will also be competing at the event.
2010-11-19 No. 4 Wisconsin downs UNCG in home-opener, 34-12 GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG’s wrestling team held an early 12-6 lead on No. 4 Wisconsin, but saw the Badgers win the final six bouts to earn a 34-12 comeback win on Friday in the Spartans’ home-opener.
2010-11-18 UNCG set to host No. 4 Wisconsin on Friday UNCG will host open the dual match portion of its schedule on Friday as the Spartans host No. 4 Wisconsin. The match will begin at 7 p.m. in Fleming Gymnasium.
2010-11-14 Trio claim individual titles at NC State Open RALEIGH, N.C. – Ivan Lopouchanski, Manny Ramirez and Andrew Saunders all claimed individual titles in their respective weight classes and six other Spartans finished in fourth place or better to lead UNCG on Sunday at the NC State Open.
2010-11-13 UNCG heads to NC State Open on Sunday GREENSBORO, N.C. – Coming off a successful showing last weekend at the Hokie Open, UNCG will take to the road again this weekend as the Spartans will travel to Raleigh, N.C. for the Wolfpack Open in Reynolds Coliseum.
2010-11-09 Lopouchanski, Saunders ranked in latest Intermat rankings ST. LOUIS PARK, Minn. – UNCG wrestlers Ivan Lopouchanski and Andrew Saunders appeared in the updated NCAA Division I individual rankings by Intermat, the organization released on Tuesday.
2010-11-07 Lopouchanski leads UNCG at Hokie Open SALEM, Va. – Ivan Lopouchanski won the 149-pound individual title to lead UNCG on Sunday at the Third Annual Hokie Open Wrestling Tournament in the Salem Civic Center.
2010-11-06 Spartans open 2010-11 campaign at Hokie Open GREENSBORO, N.C. – After winning the Southern Conference Tournament last season, UNCG will kick off its 2010-11 season on Sunday as the Spartans travel to Salem, Va. for the Third Annual Hokie Open Wrestling Tournament in the Salem Civic Center.
2010-11-04 UNCG picked to win SoCon, Sigmon named preseason All-SoCon SPARTANBURG, S.C. – A year after winning the Southern Conference Wrestling tournament, UNCG has been selected by the league’s six wrestling coaches as the preseason favorite to win the crown in 2010-11, the conference office announced on Thursday. Byron Sigmon was also selected to the preseason all-conference team.
2010-10-27 UNCG wraps up annual Blue-Gold Wrestle-offs GREENSBORO, N.C. – Caylor Williams scored the only pin and Ivan Lopouchanski recorded a technical fall as UNCG concluded its annual Blue-Gold Wrestle-offs on Wednesday evening in Fleming Gymnasium. The Blue team won the final match of the night to make the final team score, 17-17.
2010-10-26 UNCG set to hold Blue-Gold Wrestle-offs on Wednesday GREENSBORO, N.C. Coming off a Southern Conference Tournament Championship last season, UNCG will hold its annual Blue vs. Gold Wrestle-offs in Fleming Gymnasium on Wednesday at 7 p.m. in order to help decide the starting lineup for the upcoming 2010-11 season.
2010-10-25 UNCG announces 2010 Southern Scuffle information GREENSBORO, N.C. – On Dec. 29-30, 30 teams from around the nations will descend upon the Greensboro Coliseum Special Events Center for the right to claim the 2010 UNCG Southern Scuffle title.
2010-10-20 Spartans showcase 2010-11 team for first time at Newcomers Exhibition GREENSBORO, N.C. For the first time this season, the 2010-11 UNCG wrestling team took to the mats for its Newcomer Exhibition on Wednesday afternoon in Fleming Gymnasium.
2010-09-28 Spartans set 2010-11 wrestling slate GREENSBORO, N.C. UNCG head wrestling coach Jason Loukides announced his schedule for the upcoming 2010-11 season on Tuesday afternoon. The schedule for the reigning Southern Conference Tournament Champions includes five tournaments, including the UNCG Southern Scuffle, as well as five homes duals, highlighted by Wisconsin who finished in fourth at the 2010 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships.
2010-09-16 Chandler named NWCA All-Academic True Freshman GREENSBORO, N.C. Sophomore Eric Chandler was one of just eight wrestlers nationally to be named by the National Wrestling Coaches Association as a Division I NWCA All-Academic True Freshman wrestler for the 2009-10 seasons, the organization announced on Wednesday.
2010-08-03 Three wrestlers ranked in preseason poll GREENSBORO, N.C. UNCG wrestlers Ivan Lopouchanski, Andrew Saunders and Byron Sigmon are all ranked in the preseason poll that was recently put out by WrestlingReport.com.
2010-07-27 Ramirez claims bronze at 2010 Central American and Caribbean Games MAYAGUEZ, PR. UNCG redshirt junior Manny Ramirez continued his exceptional summer as he won a bronze medal at the 2010 Central American and Caribbean Games in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico on Monday evening.
2010-07-26 Ramirez to represent Puerto Rico at 2010 Central American Games GREENSBORO, N.C. UNCG redshirt junior wrestler Manny Ramirez will represent his country of Puerto Rico this week as he competes in the 2010 Central American and Caribbean Games in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico.
2010-07-19 Spartans add 10 more for 2010-11 season GREENSBORO, N.C. The UNCG wrestling team has added 10 wrestlers for the 2010-11 season, head coach Jason Loukides announced on Wednesday. These 10 wrestlers join Derek Golner, Donald McNeil, Daniel Ownbey and Cody Rodebaugh who signed with the Spartans in the fall.
2010-06-18 Alumnus Joe Sheffield finishes fourth at US World Team Trials COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa - UNC Greensboro alumnus Joe Sheffield recently came in fourth place at the United States World Team Trials at the Mid-American Center in Council Bluffs, Iowa.
2010-05-05 Hojilla, Sheehy named to NWCA All-Academic Team GREENSBORO, N.C. - Senior Victor Hojilla and sophomore Travis Sheehy were named to the National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) All-Academic Team for the 2009-10 wrestling season, the NWCA announced on Wednesday
2010-04-30 Wrestling wins UNCG's inaugural UNITY initiative GREENSBORO, N.C. - UNC Greensboro's wrestling team has won the athletic department's inaugural UNITY initiative, a contest among the Spartans' 18 varsity programs to encourage attendance at each other's home contests.
2010-04-27 Five Spartans named All-American at FILA Junior and University Nationals GREENSBORO, N.C. - Five Spartans recently represented UNC Greensboro and the Y.E.S. wrestling club by earning All-American status at the 2010 University Nationals and the 2010 FILA Junior Nationals.
2010-03-19 Saunders falls just short of All-American honors at NCAA Championships OMAHA, Neb. Junior Andrew Saunders came within one victory of becoming the first Spartan All-American as UNC Greensboro wrapped up competition at the 2010 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships on Friday in the Qwest Center.
2010-03-18 Two Spartans still alive after day one of 2010 NCAA Championships OMAHA, Neb. Andrew Saunders and Byron Sigmon each won their first round match to advance into the Round of 16, but lost their next match to move into the consolation bracket at the conclusion of day one at the 2010 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships at the Qwest Center.
2010-03-10 Saunders earns at-large bid to NCAA Championships GREENSBORO, N.C. - Andrew Saunders will join teammates Ivan Lopouchanski, Victor Hojilla and Byron Sigmon next week at the 2010 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships in Omaha, Neb. after earning one of 50 at-large bids, the NCAA announced on Wednesday evening.
2010-03-06 UNCG wins SoCon Tournament Championship, three make NCAAs DAVIDSON, N.C. UNC Greensboro claimed its first-ever Southern Conference Championship and three individuals qualified for the 2010 NCAA Wrestling Championships on Saturday at the Baker Sports Complex.
2010-03-02 Two Spartans named All-SoCon, three earn All-Freshman honors SPARTANBURG, S.C. - Ivan Lopouchanski and Byron Sigmon earned All-Southern Conference honors, while Lopouchanski, Eric Chandler and Travis Sheehy garnered SoCon All-Freshman team accolades by the league's head coaches, the conference office announced on Tuesday.
2010-02-23 UNCG easily handles Campbell in regular season finale BUIES CREEK, N.C. UNC Greensboro recorded three pins and received as forfeit as the Spartans spoiled Campbells Senior Day by defeating the Camels 38-6 on Tuesday evening in the John W. Pope, Jr. Convocation Center.
2010-02-19 Spartans cruise past Duquesne in home finale GREENSBORO, N.C. UNC Greensboro dropped the first match of the evening, but won the final nine matches, including six with bonus points, as the Spartans defeated Duquesne, 40-3, in the home finale on Friday in Fleming Gymnasium.
2010-02-10 Spartans edged at NC State, 19-14 RALEIGH, N.C. UNC Greensboro rallied to pull within two points heading into the final match of the evening, but NC State prevailed in the match to defeat the Spartans, 19-14, on Wednesday evening in Reynolds Coliseum.
2010-02-03 Sughrue earns SoCon Wrestler of the Week honors SPARTANBURG, S.C. - UNC Greensboro senior Ryan Sughrue has been selected as the Southern Conference Wrestler of the Week for all competition from Jan. 27 - Feb. 2.
2010-02-02 Sughrue, Spartans pin Liberty, 23-15 LYNCHBURG, Va. Ryan Sughrue recorded a pin in just 24 seconds and UNC Greensboro rattled off six straight wins as they defeated Liberty, 23-15, on Tuesday evening in the Vines Center.
2010-01-27 Spartans pin SoCon foe Davidson, 40-9 GREENSBORO, N.C. UNC Greensboro scored four pins and picked up two forfeits on the night as the Spartans defeated Davidson, 40-9, on Wednesday evening in Fleming Gymnasium.
2010-01-24 Spartans fall to SoCon foe Chattanooga CHATTANOOGA, TENN. UNC Greensboro won the first two matches to jump out to a 9-0 lead, but Chattanooga won seven of the final eight weight classes to win, 26-12, in Southern Conference action on Sunday afternoon in Maclellan Gym.
2010-01-17 Spartans defeat Gardner-Webb, fall to No. 15 Virginia Tech BLACKSBURG, Va. UNC Greensboro began their afternoon with a 38-11 victory over Gardner-Webb, but fell later in the day to No. 15 Virginia Tech, 29-15, on Sunday in a tri-dual in Cassell Coliseum.
2010-01-14 Spartans stay unbeaten in SoCon, defeat Appalachian State, 28-13 BOONE, N.C. UNC Greensboro won seven of the 10 bouts to lead from wire to wire and stay unbeaten in the Southern Conference as they defeated Appalachian State, 28-13, on Thursday evening in Varsity Gym.
2010-01-09 Spartans cruise past The Citadel, 32-9 GREENSBORO, N.C. UNC Greensboro won eight of the 10 matches, including the final five, to record a 32-9 victory against The Citadel in Southern Conference Wrestling action on Saturday afternoon.
2010-01-06 Saunders named SoCon Wrestler of the Week SPARTANBURG, S.C. - UNC Greensboro junior Andrew Saunders has been selected as the Southern Conference Wrestler of the Week for all competition from Dec. 16 - Jan. 5.
2010-01-03 Spartans wrap up Old Dominion Quad NORFOLK, Va. - Junior Andrew Saunders collected a trio of victories on the afternoon, but the UNC Greensboro wrestling squad dropped three dual matches on Sunday at the Old Dominion Quad.
2009-12-30 Cornell claims 2009 Southern Scuffle title, UNCG places three GREENSBORO, N.C. After two days of wrestling and 828 matches, the team from Cornell walked away with the 2009 UNCG Southern Scuffle championship and claimed their second consecutive team title at the event. The Big Red also won three individual titles, as Kyle Dake, Mack Lewness and Cam Simaz came away with titles. UNCG had three wrestlers place as sophomore Peter Sturgeon won his first two matches of the second day before finishing in eighth place. True freshmen Eric Chandler and Caylor Williams also came in eighth place for the Spartans.
2009-12-29 Five Spartans alive after day one of Southern Scuffle GREENSBORO, N.C. After 608 bouts in just under 10 hours, the UNC Greensboro wrestling team advanced five grapplers into day two of the 2009 UNCG Southern Scuffle held at the Greensboro Coliseum Special Events Center. As a team, the Spartans are currently in 24th place with 14 points.
2009-12-05 UNCG wraps up competition at Las Vegas Invitational PRIMM, NEV. With just one wrestler still alive on day two, UNC Greensboro wrapped up competition at the 28th Annual Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational at the Star of the Desert Arena on Saturday afternoon.
2009-12-04 One Spartan alive after first day of Las Vegas Invitational PRIMM, NEV. Andrew Saunders was the only UNC Greensboro wrestler alive after the first day of competition at the 28th Annual Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational at the Star of the Desert Arena.
2009-11-24 Wrestling inks four to National Letters of Intent GREENSBORO, N.C. - The UNC Greensboro wrestling team has signed Derek Golner, Donald McNeil, Daniel Ownbey and Cody Rodebaugh to National Letters of Intent during the early signing period, coach Jason Loukides announced on Tuesday.
2009-11-21 Lopouchanski, Sturgeon lead Spartans at NC State Open GREENSBORO, N.C. Ivan Lopouchanski and Peter Sturgeon won their respective weight classes as UNC Greensboro wrapped up competition at the NC State Open on Saturday afternoon.
2009-11-19 UNCG drops opening dual to Utah Valley, 21-17 GREENSBORO, N.C. UNC Greensboro and Utah Valley each won five bouts, but the Wolverines pair of pins was the difference as they went on to defeat the Spartans, 21-17, on Thursday evening in Fleming Gymnasium.
2009-11-14 Sheehy, Sigmon claim titles to lead Spartans at Pembroke Classic PEMBROKE, N.C. Travis Sheehy won the 157 pound title and Byron Sigmon won the championship at 174 pounds, while nine other Spartans placed in the top-six to lead UNC Greensboro at the 29th Annual Pembroke Classic on Saturday in the English E. Jones Center.
2009-11-08 Louchanski leads Spartans at Hokie Open GREENSBORO, N.C. Ivan Lopouchanski claimed the title at 141 pounds and seven other Spartans placed as UNC Greensboro wrapped up competition at the Hokie Open on Sunday in the Salem Civic Center.
2009-11-04 Spartans tabbed third in SoCon preseason poll SPARTANBURG, S.C. - UNC Greensboro was picked to finish third this season in the 2009-10 SoCon Wrestling Preseason Coaches Poll, as announced by the league office on Wednesday. The poll and the 10-member preseason All-Southern Conference wrestling team was chosen by the league's head coaches.
2009-09-30 UNCG wrestling releases 2009-10 slate GREENSBORO, N.C. - UNC Greensboro head coach Jason Loukides announced his schedule for the upcoming 2009-10 slate on Wednesday. The schedule includes six tournaments, including the UNCG Southern Scuffle, as well as six home duals, highlighted by Virginia in early December.
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