2016-17 Ashland University Wrestling News

  • #EagleNation Spotlight – Counting Down 2016-17’s Top Moments
    June 12, 2017
    The 2016-17 season for Ashland University’s athletic department can be considered a success by many measures. One of those measures is when it is difficult to rank the season’s Top 10 moments – both in narrowing them down and figuring out where to slot them.
  • Ashland Finishes 34th In 2016-17 Directors’ Cup Standings
    June 08, 2017
    Ashland University’s athletic program ended the 2016-17 season 34th in the annual NCAA Division II Learfield Directors’ Cup standings, as announced on Thursday (June 8) morning. Two-hundred and sixty eight Division II programs were ranked in the final 2016-17 standings.
  • AU Second In GLIAC Presidents’ Trophy For 12th Straight Year
    May 25, 2017
    For the 12th consecutive season, Ashland University’s athletic department has finished second in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Presidents’ Trophy (all-sports) standings, as announced by the conference on Thursday (May 25) morning.
  • Hancock Named AU Assistant AD/Director Of Sports Medicine
    May 23, 2017
    Jeremy Hancock has been named Ashland University’s Assistant Athletic Director/Director of Sports Medicine, effective immediately.
  • AU Brings In Eight State Placers In 2017-18 Recruiting Class
    May 17, 2017
    Ashland University wrestling's coaching staff did its recruiting homework, as a group of 12 freshmen from eight weight classes and five states will join the Eagles this fall.
  • Alumni Dual To Take Place Outside Again In 2017
    May 12, 2017
    The third-annual alumni dual hosted by the Eagles will take place at Jack Miller Stadium/Martinelli Field for the second year in a row on Sept. 16.
  • Track And Field, Gulas, Make-A-Wish Highlight Second ASHPY’s
    April 30, 2017
    The second Ashland University ASHPY’s awards took place on Sunday (April 30) night at the Upper Convocation Center.
  • #EagleNation Spotlight – Second ASHPY’s Set For April 30
    April 25, 2017
    The second annual ASHPY awards, presented by Ashland University’s Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, will take place on Sunday (April 30) at 7:30 p.m. in the Upper Convocation Center.
  • This Week In #EagleNation – A Full Boat To Close Out April
    April 24, 2017
    The 2016-17 school year is winding down, but there is plenty of importance in the final week of April.
  • AU To Host 2019 D-II Wrestling Championships In Cleveland
    April 18, 2017
    The NCAA announced on Tuesday (April 18) afternoon that Ashland University will work along side the Greater Cleveland Sports Commission to host the 2019 Division II Wrestling National Championships at The Wolstein Center in Cleveland on March 8 and 9.
  • Seventy-Four AU Winter Student-Athletes Honored By GLIAC
    April 11, 2017
    Seventy-four Ashland University winter student-athletes have earned Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference academic recognition, as the conference’s All-Academic Excellence and All-Academic lists were released on Tuesday (April 11) morning.
  • Ashland Moves Up To 22nd In Directors’ Cup
    March 29, 2017
    Thanks to the postseason efforts by the women’s basketball, men’s indoor track and field and wrestling teams, Ashland University’s athletic department has moved up to 22nd in the Division II Learfield Directors’ Cup standings at the end of the 2016-17 winter season.
  • Parade, Rally Set For Ashland Winter Sports Champions
    March 27, 2017
    A parade and rally for Ashland University’s 2016-17 winter championship teams and individuals will be Tuesday (March 28) at 4 p.m.
  • Labry Wins Title, Ashland Places Sixth At Nationals
    March 12, 2017
    Ashland University wrestling went into the Division II National Championships in Birmingham, Ala., ranked seventh in the country and left on Saturday (March 11) with a sixth-place finish under its belt.
  • Three Eagles Undefeated After Day 1 At Nationals
    March 10, 2017
    Three wrestlers from No. 7-ranked Ashland University went 2-0 on Friday (March 10) at Day 1 of the NCAA Division II National Championships in Birmingham, Ala. The Eagles also sit in third place in the team standings with 30.5 points.
  • Eagle Wrestlers Prepared To Accomplish Season-Long Goals
    March 07, 2017
    The No. 7-ranked Ashland University wrestling team is breaking the mold this year, sending seven grapplers to Birmingham, Ala., to compete in the Division II National Championships on Friday (March 10) and Saturday (March 11).
  • This Week In #EagleNation – One Big, Busy Week
    March 06, 2017
    With three winter programs in action in the 2017 NCAA Division II postseason, and four spring teams continuing their spring break trips, Ashland University athletics is headed for one big, busy week. The Eagle wrestling and men’s and women’s indoor track and field teams will head to Birmingham, Ala., for their respective Division II nationals, and the No. 1-ranked Ashland women’s basketball team will play host to the D-II Midwest Regional at Kates Gymnasium.
  • Seven Eagle Wrestlers Headed To Nationals
    February 25, 2017
    Seven wrestlers from No. 7-ranked Ashland University have punched their ticket to the NCAA Division II National Championships that will take place in Birmingham, Ala., March 10-11.
  • Eight Eagles Still Alive At Super Regionals
    February 24, 2017
    Eight of 10 wrestlers from the No. 7-ranked Ashland University wrestling team still have a shot to go to nationals after Day 1 of the Super Region II tournament in Indianapolis, Ind., that took place on Friday (Feb. 24).
  • Labry Earns Second GLIAC Wrestler Of The Year Honor
    February 22, 2017
    Six Ashland University wrestlers were recognized when the 2016-17 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference awards were announced on Wednesday (Feb. 22) morning.
  • Eagles Working For Bigger, Better At Super Regionals
    February 21, 2017
    The Ashland University wrestling team has gotten the job done since its season began on Nov. 5, jumping up three spots to No. 1 in Super Region II and four spots to No. 7 in the country. However, none of that matters if the Eagles don’t prove their worth on Friday (Feb. 24) and Saturday (Feb. 25) at the super regional tournament in Indianapolis, Ind.
  • Eagles Climb To Seventh In National Poll
    February 20, 2017
    Just four days before the Super Region Two tournament begins, the Ashland University wrestling team is ranked higher than it has been all season. The Eagles are No. 1 in the region and No. 7 in the nation in the Division II Wrestling Coaches Association Polls that were released on Friday (Feb. 17) and Monday (Feb. 20).
  • This Week In #EagleNation – Seasons Converging Again
    February 19, 2017
    In collegiate athletic circles, it’s called the “crossover season.” This week in Ashland University, the continuation of the 2016-17 winter season and the continued ramp-up of the 2017 spring campaign is yet another big stretch – highlighted by the Eagle wrestlers competing at super regionals, the AU indoor track and field teams traveling to the conference meet and the Ashland women’s basketball team trying to accomplish something that hasn’t been done in a half-century of play.
  • No. 9 Ashland Falls To No. 11 Tiffin In Last Dual Of Season
    February 08, 2017
    In its last dual of the 2016-17 campaign on Wednesday (Feb. 8) night, the No. 9-ranked Ashland University wrestling team lost to No. 11 Tiffin, 22-20, on the road.
  • This Week In #EagleNation – The Start Of The Postseason
    February 05, 2017
    The 2016-17 winter postseason officially starts this week, as Ashland University’s men and women will compete at the four-day 2017 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Swimming & Diving Championships.
  • No. 9 Ashland Drops Dual Vs. No. 10 Findlay In Tiebreaker
    February 03, 2017
    In its last home dual of the season, the No. 9-ranked Ashland University wrestling team lost, 19-18, to No. 10 Findlay in a dual that came down to tiebreaker rules.
  • Eagles First In Region, Ninth Nationally For First Time This Season
    February 01, 2017
    After comfortably beating nationally-ranked opponents Lake Erie and Kutztown, the Ashland University wrestling team has cracked the top 10 for the first time this season, coming in at No. 9 in the country in Wednesday’s (Feb. 1) Division II Wrestling Coaches Association Poll.
  • This Week In #EagleNation – A Full, Key Slate
    January 29, 2017
    As January ends and February begins, things for Ashland University’s 2016-17 winter sports programs are starting to crystalize. And, with nearly an entire month left in the regular-season, it’s possible a championship already can be clinched, as the Eagle women’s basketball team could claim its sixth Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference South Division title in seven seasons this week.
  • No. 12 Ashland Defeats Two Ranked Opponents At Tri-Meet
    January 28, 2017
    No. 12-ranked Ashland University wrestling won two more duals on Saturday (Jan. 28) in a tri-meet at Lake Erie against the No. 14 Storm and No. 18 Kutztown.
  • #EagleNation Spotlight - Fickel Awaits Midseason Test
    January 25, 2017
    It’s hard to argue that the upcoming Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference duals mean more to any Ashland University wrestler than they do to 149-pound redshirt senior Brent Fickel.
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