BU wrestling community reacts to loss

Carl Adams had a busy day Monday. He got a call from a top New York high school wrestler, who, after weeks of contemplation, decided to commit to Boston University for the fall. Then the 32-year BU wrestling coach hosted another recruit and his father, who came up from West Virginia, to have lunch and give them a tour of […]

Wrestling team ceasing varsity- level competition

Monday night, Boston Unviersity Director of Athletics Mike Lynch announced that the BU wrestling team would cease competition at the varsity level after the 2013-14 season. The athletes on the roster next season will be allowed to transfer as soon as they desire, per NCAA rules. The school will help those who want to transfer and will honor the athletic […]

Wrestling gets wins from 3 players at NCAA Championships

While three teams from Boston University had their respective seasons come to an end this weekend, one team shined in its postseason appearance this year, as the wrestling team made some noise in its appearance at the NCAA Championships in Des Moines, Iowa. On the first day at the Wells Fargo Center, the Terrier wrestlers claimed a total of three […]

Swimming team finds success in weekend meet

Swimming and Diving The Boston University swimming and diving team competed at the Dartmouth Invitational at the Upper Valley Aquatic Center in White River Junction, Vt., Friday and Saturday. The men finished second as a team with a total of 716 points, behind host Dartmouth College, which finished with 1,109 points. Several Terriers came away with individual victories, including sophomore […]

BU wrestling opens season with win at Binghamton

The Boston University wrestling team opened its 2012–13 season at the Binghamton Open on Sunday. Redshirt junior Nestor Taffur and sophomore Mitchell Wightman were BU’s top performers. Taffur led all collegiate players in his bracket, winning four matches and advancing to the championship match. The Bound Brook, N.J., native lost the final match to Brian Realbuto of the Finger Lakes […]

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Weekly roundup: Men’s tennis gets first win of season

The Boston University tennis teams struggled over spring break, as the women’s team dropped both of its meets and the men’s team went 1-3. The women’s team (4-6) dropped its fifth and sixth straight matches after losing to Rutgers University and No. 74 College of Charleston, respectively. During the meet with Rutgers, sophomore Leonie-Charlotte Athanasiadis and classmate Amelia Martinez won […]

Weekly Roundup: Two members of wrestling team qualify for NCAAs

After losing three of its last four meets, the Boston University wrestling team placed fourth during the Colonial Athletic Association championship on Saturday. Two Terriers, junior Kyle Czarnecki and sophomore Kevin Innis, each qualified for NCAAs for the first time in their collegiate careers. After falling in the 174-pound championship to top-seeded Te Edwards of Old Dominion University, Czarnecki won […]

Roundup: Two Terriers break own records at Valentine Invitational

Boston University sophomore runner Rich Peters topped his own school record for fastest mile on Saturday during the Valentine Invitational at the BU Track and Tennis Center. Peters, who is from Bristol, England, set a new bar for best mile with his time of 3:57.83 while coming from behind to win the mile race in the meet. He held the […]

Early win sets table for succesful wrestling season

In preparation for a single meet back in November, the Boston University wrestling team managed to thrust itself into an eight-game dual streak, including fours victories during winter intercession. In the tilt, a 21-16 victory over Iowa State University on Nov. 6, senior John Hall and sophomore Kevin Innis earned close wins in the final two matches of the night […]

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Wrestling wraps up season with trip to New Jersey

On Saturday, the Boston University wrestling team will look to extend its eight dual-match win streak as it visits a pair of New Jersey foes during the last weekend of the regular season. First, the Terriers (10-5-1, 3-1-1 Colonial Athletic Association) will wrestle the Rider University Broncs at noon in Lawrenceville, N.J. Rider (8-10-0, 2-2-0 CAA) has been on a […]

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