Updates on University of Wyoming Athletics.
Depth at key weights helped the University of Wyoming wrestling team win its fifth-straight dual Friday night, as the Cowboys bested Cal Poly, 23-15. Missing three regular starters due to injury, UW (5-2 overall) overcame a scrappy Cal Poly (0-8) squad thanks to six bout wins, including three bonus-point victories.... Continue Reading
Senior Andy McCulley stepped up Friday for the University of Wyoming wrestling program on Day Two of the Southern Scuffle, as he was among four UW upperclassmen to place in the top eight of their respective weight classes. Along with McCulley, seniors Tyler Cox (125 pounds), Dakota Friesth (165) and Shane Woods (197) finished as medalists thanks to their performances over the two-day event.... Continue Reading
The toughest test of the season so far awaits the University of Wyoming wrestling team this week, as the Cowboys will take part in the 2015 Defense Soap & Flips Wrestling Southern Scuffle on Thursday and Friday. The details The two-day open tournament begins New Year’s Day and continues Friday in University of Tennessee-Chattanooga’s McKenzie Arena in Chattanooga, Tenn.... Continue Reading
University of Wyoming 125-pound senior Tyler Cox was named Monday as the Western Wrestling Conference Wrestler of the Week after an outstanding performance on the mat this weekend. Cox, who hails from Gillette, Wyo., capped off a great weekend by winning the Reno Tournament of Champions title on Sunday at 125 pounds.... Continue Reading
For only the second time in program history, the University of Wyoming wrestling program won the team title in the Reno Tournament of Champions on Sunday. Thanks to seven place-winners, Wyoming racked up 134 points to outdistance Stanford and Oregon State, each of which tallied 102.5 points.... Continue Reading
A total team effort keyed a milestone victory for the University of Wyoming wrestling team Thursday, as the Pokes won their 250th home dual in program history with a 34-0 shutout victory over Air Force. Wyoming (4-2 overall, 1-0 Western Wrestling Conference) put the clamps down on the Falcons early, rolling up wins in all 10 matches in the Western Wrestling Conference opener for both teams.... Continue Reading
The season ended in disappointment for the University of Wyoming football program Saturday, as the Pokes lost a 36-30 nailbiter to New Mexico in the last game of the year. Wyoming (4-8 overall, 2-6 Mountain West) had its chance to win it in the final seconds, only to throw an incompletion on fourth down to lose to New Mexico (4-8 overall, 2-6 MW) in front of 18,489 fans at University Stadium.... Continue Reading