2016-17 Olivet College Wrestling News

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    February 25, 2017
    Wrestling team finishes in third-place at NCAA DIII Regional, three Comets punch tickets to national championships The Olivet College wrestling team finished in third-place the 2017 NCAA Division III Midwest Regional inside the War Allen Memorial Coliseum in Fort Wayne, Indiana. In addition, three Comets – senior Austin Kelley at 149 pounds, junior Davon Jackson at 165 pounds senior Jesse Judge at 285 pounds – punched their tickets to the NCAA DIII National Championships March 10-11 in La Crosse, Wisconsin.
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    February 24, 2017
    Wrestling team stands in fifth-place after first day of NCAA DIII Regional The Olivet College wrestling team stands in fifth-place after the first day of the 2017 NCAA Division III Midwest Regional at the War Allen Memorial Coliseum in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
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    February 11, 2017
    Wrestling team places second at Mid-States Conference Tournament The Olivet College wrestling team hosted the 2017 Mid-States Conference Tournament inside The Cutler Event Center, and finished the day in second-place.
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    February 02, 2017
    Wrestling team closes dual match schedule with 42-3 victory over Trine The Olivet College wrestling team closed out the dual match portion of its schedule with a 42-3 victory over Trine (Ind.) University this evening at The Cutler Event Center in Olivet. The Comets scored bonus points in six wins, with three pins, one technical fall, one forfeit and one major decision.
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    January 28, 2017
    Jackson's six pins propel wrestling team to 10th-place finish at Pete Willson Invitational Led by junior Davon Jackson’s third-place finish in the 165-pound bracket, the Olivet College wrestling team placed 10th at the 2017 Wheaton-Pete Willson Invitational at the King Arena in Wheaton, Illinois. In addition, Jackson won the Jack Schwartz Award for Most Falls in Least Time, as he had six falls in 13 minutes and 52 seconds.
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    January 27, 2017
    Wrestling team sits in 10th-place at Pete Willson Invitational The Olivet College wrestling team sits in 10th-place after the first day of the 2017 Pete Willson Invitational, hosted by Wheaton College and inside King Arena in Wheaton, Illinois.
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    January 19, 2017
    Wrestling team takes down Adrian, 40-6 The Olivet College wrestling team dominated host Adrian College tonight at the Merillat Sport & Fitness Center in Adrian. The Comets used three forfeits, two pins, one major decision and two decisions to post a lopsided 40-6 victory over the Bulldogs.
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    January 12, 2017
    Wrestling team beats Alma 35-7 The Olivet College wrestling team scored bonus points in five of eight bout wins to easily beat Alma College, 35-7, tonight at the Art Smith Arena in Alma.
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    January 06, 2017
    Wrestling team loses to Wis.-Whitewater at NWCA Multi-Divisional National Duals The Olivet College wrestling team lost 37-15 to University of Wis.-Whitewater this morning at the 2017 National Wrestling Coaches Association Multi-Divisional National Duals at the War Memorial Coliseum in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
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    January 05, 2017
    Wrestling team goes 2-1 at first day of NWCA Multi-Divisional National Duals The Olivet College wrestling team had a 2-1 record at the first day of the 2017 NWCA Multi-Divisional National Duals, held inside the War Memorial Coliseum in Fort Wayne, Indiana. The Comets started the day with a 42-4 win over University of Wis.-Oshkosh in a preliminary match. Olivet then fell to Wabash (Ind.) College, 26-19, before bouncing back to beat North Central (Ill.) College, 27-9.
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    January 03, 2017
    NWCA Multi-Divisional National Duals bracket released The bracket for the 2017 National Wrestling Coaches Association Multi-Divisional National Duals Thursday and Friday, Jan. 5-6 at the War Memorial Coliseum in Fort Wayne, Indiana, has been released.
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    December 17, 2016
    Wrestling team records 3-1 mark at Gator “Boots” Duals The Olivet College wrestling team recorded a 3-1 mark today at the 2016 Gator “Boots” Duals held at the McGavock High School in Nashville, Tennessee. After falling to Baldwin Wallace, 34-12, in their first match, the Comets won three straight matches – 21-18 over Ferrum, 31-17 over Simpson and 33-7 over Mount Union.
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    December 10, 2016
    Wrestling team finishes in ninth-place at North Central Invitational The Olivet College wrestling team finished in ninth-place at the 53rd Annual North Central College Invitational today at Gregory Arena in Naperville, Illinois. The Comets’ lineup consisted of its back-up wrestlers.
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    December 03, 2016
    Wrestling team posts 1-2 record UW-La Crosse/Candlewood Suites Duals The Olivet College wrestling team posted a 1-2 record at the 2016 University of Wis.-La Crosse/Candlewood Suites Duals inside Mitchell Hall in La Crosse, Wisconsin. The Comets started the day with a 26-18 win over Loras (Iowa) College. Olivet then fell to Wartburg (Iowa) College, 20-15, and Augsburg (Minn.) College, 22-19.
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    November 19, 2016
    Wrestling team has 2-1 record at Comet Duals The Olivet College wrestling team had a 2-1 record today at the 2016 Comet Duals inside The Cutler Event Center in Olivet. The Comets defeated Davenport University, 33-12, and Otterbein (Ohio) University, 30-9, before falling to University of Indianapolis, 30-12.
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    November 11, 2016
    Wrestling team drops 42-0 decision to Eastern Michigan in season-opening dual match The Olivet College wrestling team opened the dual match portion of its schedule with a 42-0 loss to Eastern Michigan University tonight at The Cutler Event Center in Olivet.
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    November 05, 2016
    Wrestling team starts season at EMU and Ben McMullen Opens The Olivet College wrestling team started its 2016-17 season by splitting its squad and competing at both the 2016 Eastern Michigan University Open in Ypsilanti and the Ben McMullen Open, hosted by Muskegon Community College.
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    May 10, 2016
    Wilson named assistant wrestling coach at Olivet College Olivet College Head Wrestling Coach Brandon Brissette has announced Adam Wilson is returning to his alma mater to be the first full-time assistant wrestling coach for the Comets.