Wrestling


Tempers Flare, Suspense Reigns as Wrestling Falls to Princeton, Penn

It has been a season of ups and downs so far for the Crimson. The team has racked up three individual tournament wins and 17 top-eight finishes overall, but has also found wins hard to come by in dual meets.


Wrapped

The Crimson opened its season at the Bearcat Open this past weekend.


Wrestling Prepares to Face Nation's Top Teams in Las Vegas

This weekend, the Crimson will be heading across the country to take on some of the nation’s top competition at the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational.


Athlete of the Week: Hunter Ladnier

Junior wrestler Hunter Ladnier performed admirably at the Jonathan Kaloust Bearcat Open, where he tied for fourth overall in the team’s first event of the season. The 157-pounder was Harvard’s top point-scorer at the event.


Wrestling Launches 2018-19 Campaign at Bearcat Open

For the Crimson, the journey to the NCAA Championships is a long one. Because the wrestling season doesn’t truly begin until mid-November, the team’s preseason training is “very long,” as Weiss puts it.


Singlet Out

The wrestling team's freshmen were heavily decorated in their high school careers. As they make the transition to the collegiate ranks, they look to continue that trend as members of Harvard's program.


Getting in the Grove

Freshman Robert Groves comes to Harvard boasting 4 consecutive Arizona state wrestling championships.


Wrestler Josef Johnson Ends Distinguished Career at NCAA Championships

While this weekend marked the official end of the wrestling season with the NCAA championships last weekend, it also marked the end of a distinguished career for one of Harvard’s very own, Josef Johnson.


On Top

Harvard battles Columbia for the advantage in wrestling matchup earlier in the season.


BRIEF: Wrestling Splits Pair of Matches on Road Trip

The Harvard wrestling team faltered in its first EIWA test, as Bucknell picked up a 21-10 decision over the visiting squad. However, the Crimson redeemed itself in a blowout victory over Franklin & Marshall.


Wrestling Pins Stanford, Maryland in Pair of Close Meets

Both wrestling dual meets this weekend were decided by one point, and the grapplers from Cambridge emerged from the fray with two victories.


Wrestling Closes Out 2017 with Midlands Tournament

In what is deemed its second toughest tournament of the season, the wrestling team traveled to Evanston, Ill., to compete against the nation's best. Of the group's 14 competitors, six posted points for the team, which finished the two-day tournament in 30th place.


Wrestling Season Comes to an End — Or Does It?

For many wrestlers, the offseason is long because it is not truly off. Depending how you look at it, wrestling either never stops or rarely starts. Months of practice time overshadow minutes of live action.


Hunt or Be Hunted

Freshman Hunter Ladnier, pictured in January’s meet against Columbia, owns a 19-14 record on the year. The 149-pounder won his match against the Lions, scoring five points after a 18-3 technical fall victory in the Crimson’s 24-14 triumph over its Manhattan-dwelling Ivy League rival.


Athlete of the Week Runners-Up: Cheek, Wrestling Post Elite Results

While this week’s Athlete of the Week honors went to members of the Ivy League Championship winning women’s squash team, four other student-athletes had especially impressive performances this week, earning them Athlete of the Week runners-up honors.


Ladnier, Ott, and Johnson Earn NCAA Wrestling Bids

While Ott and Ladnier qualified for the first time, Johnson will make a return trip after appearing in the 2016 NCAA Tournament.


BRIEF: Wrestling Snatches Win over Hofstra with Postseason Looming

Prior to Friday night, Harvard wrestling had dropped four straight matches. Against the Pride, however, a pin by freshman A.J. Jaffe set the stage for a dominant evening.


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