June 12, 2018 Mark Rial Named New BVU Head Wrestling Coach Buena Vista University (BVU) Director of Athletics, Jack Denholm, has announced the hiring of Mark Rial, as the University’s next head wrestling coach, pending the completion of a standard background check.
March 9, 2018 Kerkhoff Earns Scholar All-American Honors for the Third Time Buena Vista junior Brad Kerkhoff has been named a Scholar All-American by the National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) for the third straight year as announced on March 8.
February 25, 2018 Kerkhoff's Season Ends on Sunday Morning Junior Brad Kerkhoff needed to win three straight matches during Sunday's consolations rounds of the NCAA DIII Lower Midwest Regionals to advance onto the NCAA Championships, but he had his season end with his first match of the day.
February 24, 2018 Kerkhoff Remains Alive at NCAA Regionals Buena Vista junior 157-pounder Brad Kerkhoff went 2-1 on the first day of the NCAA DIII Lower Midwest Regional Championships on Saturday inside the Five Flags Center in Dubuque.
February 22, 2018 Beaver Wrestlers Head to DIII Lower Midwest Regional Championships on Saturday The Buena Vista wrestling team flips the page to a new chapter of its 2017-18 season as it prepares for the DIII Lower Midwest Regional Championships this Saturday, February 24, at the Five Flags Center in Dubuque and hosted by Loras College.
February 10, 2018 Beaver Wrestling Falls in Regular Season Finale to Luther Freshman Jack Kyle picked up his first collegiate win while juniors Brad Kerkhoff and Kevin Pape also posted victories, but visiting Luther College took advantage of a pair of open weights and added four pins to knock off the Buena Vista wrestling team, 41-10, on Friday night inside Siebens Fieldhouse.
February 2, 2018 Simpson Downs Beaver Wrestling during Dinner and a Show Event The Buena Vista wrestling team hosted its third annual Dinner and a Show event on Friday night inside of the Dows Grand Ballroom, but the Beavers came up on the short end of a 38-6 dual against Simpson College.
January 28, 2018 Kerkhoff is Runner-up at Pete Willson Wheaton College Invite Junior Brad Kerkhoff continues to build toward a late postseason run as he picked up a runner-up finish at one of the more prestigious tournaments in the midwest, the Pete Willson Wheaton College Invitational, held on Friday and Saturday.
January 20, 2018 Beavers Finish 0-3 during IIAC Duals on Saturday The Buena Vista wrestling team hosted half of the Iowa Conference Duals inside of Siebens Fieldhouse on Saturday with top-ranked Wartburg going 3-0, Dubuque finishing 2-1, Central 1-2 and BVU going 0-3.
January 19, 2018 Buena Vista to Host IIAC Duals on Saturday Four Iowa Conference wrestling teams will arrive to Siebens Fieldhouse on Saturday morning as Buena Vista is hosting the IIAC Duals. The remaining schools will travel to Loras College.
January 13, 2018 Kerkhoff Takes Third to Highlight Beaver Wrestlers at Matman Invite The Buena Vista wrestling team took a handful of wrestlers to the Cornell College Matman Invite on Saturday, and junior Brad Kerkhoff highlighted the day for the Beavers with his third-place finish.
January 10, 2018 Neb. Wesleyan Downs Beaver Wrestlers, 39-15 Andrew Hoffman gave BVU a quick 5-0 lead with a technical fall to begin Wednesday night's Iowa Conference dual at Nebraska Wesleyan, but it was the Prairie Wolves then running off 30 straight points en route to a 39-15 victory over the Beavers.
January 9, 2018 Beaver Wrestlers Travel to Nebraska Wesleyan for IIAC Dual The Buena Vista wrestling team will be going after its first Iowa Conference dual victory of the season on Wednesday night as it goes on the road to Nebraska Wesleyan for a 7:00 p.m. match.
January 5, 2018 Shorthanded Beavers Fall to #5 Loras 46-6 The Buena Vista wrestling team was back in action on Friday night for the first time in nearly a month, but the Beavers were shorthanded against fifth-ranked Loras College on the road and fell to the Duhawks, 46-6.
January 4, 2018 Beaver Wrestling Travels to #5 Loras on Friday After nearly a month since it was last in action, the Buena Vista wrestling team returns to the mat on January 5 when it travels to #5 Loras College for an Iowa Conference dual against the Duhawks.
December 9, 2017 Wrestling Rolls to 41-9 Victory over St. Olaf on Saturday The Buena Vista wrestling team closed out the calendar year on Saturday afternoon with a convincing 41-9 non-conference home victory over St. Olaf College inside of Siebens Fieldhouse.
December 8, 2017 Beaver Grapplers Host St. Olaf in Non-Conference Dual The Buena Vista wrestling team goes after its first dual-meet victory of the season on Saturday afternoon, when the Beavers (0-2) host St. Olaf (0-2) inside of Siebens Fieldhouse.
December 6, 2017 Wrestling Hosting #15 Kohawks in IIAC Dual Wednesday Night The Buena Vista wrestling team will step into Iowa Conference action for the first time this season when it hosts 15th-ranked Coe College inside of Siebens Fieldhouse on Wednesday night.
December 6, 2017 Beavers Fall to #15 Kohawks in IIAC Opener on Wednesday Night Juniors Brad Kerkhoff and Shane Vaughan came out and posted back-to-back wins for Buena Vista on Wednesday night, but the Beavers came up short as it opened Iowa Conference action against #15 Coe College inside of Siebens Fieldhouse with a 38-7 loss.
December 3, 2017 BVU Wrestling with Five Place Winners at BVU Open The Buena Vista wrestling team hosted its annual BVU Open inside of the Lamberti Recreation Center on Saturday, and the Beavers had a pair of runner-ups and five total placewinners on the day.
December 1, 2017 Beaver Wrestling Hosting BVU Open on Saturday The Buena Vista wrestling team is back in action on Saturday when it hosts the annual BVU Open inside of the Lamberti Rec Center on the BVU campus.
November 21, 2017 Beaver Wrestlers Edged Late by Red Raiders to Open Dual Schedule The Buena Vista wrestling team held a 15-9 lead midway through Tuesday night's dual at Northwestern College (IA), but it was the Red Raiders winning three straight matches late that proved to be the difference in a 20-18 contest in Orange City, Iowa.
November 20, 2017 Wrestling Opens Dual Schedule at Northwestern College (IA) After three lengthy Saturday road trips to start the year, the Buena Vista wrestling team will have a short distance to travel Tuesday night when it opens its dual schedule with a non-conference match at Northwestern College in Orange City, Iowa.
November 18, 2017 Grapplers with Several Solid Finishes at Tough Auggie Open The Buena Vista wrestling team fared well on Saturday as it took part in the annual Aggie-Addidas Open, hosted by Augsburg College in Minneapolis, Minn. Several hundred wrestlers competed at what is one of the premier small college tournaments in the Midwest.
November 11, 2017 Beaver Wrestling Competes at Tough Luther College Open The Buena Vista wrestling team was back in action on Saturday at the annual Luther College Open in Decorah. Several elite wrestlers and teams take part in the event, and Buena Vista had one placewinner - Nathan Lamas at 165 pounds in the Silver Division.
November 4, 2017 Five Wrestlers Place at Season Opening Super 8 Invite The Buena Vista wrestling team got its season underway on Saturday at the Super 8 Invite, hosted by the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, and the Beavers had five wrestlers place in the top eight overall.
November 3, 2017 Season Starts for Beaver Wrestling on Saturday at Super 8 Invite The 2017-18 Buena Vista wrestling season gets underway in Platteville, Wis., on Saturday, as the Beavers take part in the Super 8 Invite, hosted by UW-Platteville.
June 5, 2017 2017 BVU Athletics Hall of Fame Inductees Announced Four new members, as well as one team, will be enshrined into the Buena Vista University Athletic Hall of Fame this fall during halftime ceremonies of the BVU and Central College football game on Saturday, September 16, 2017 inside of J. Leslie Rollins Stadium.
May 18, 2017 Beaver Athletic Award Winners Announced during BVU All-Sports Banquet The annual BVU All-Sports Banquet was held on May 15, 2017, inside of the Dows Ballroom on the Buena Vista campus, with several major awards presented to student-athletes, teams and athletic staff members, for their efforts and achievements throughout the 2016-17 academic year.
March 9, 2017 Six BVU Student-Athletes Named to IIAC Winter All-Academic Team The Iowa Conference announced its 2016-17 winter-sport All-Academic Team on Thursday, and six Buena Vista student-athletes were listed among the 124-member team.
February 25, 2017 Kerkhoff and Garcia Take Sixth at NCAA Regionals Senior Ernesto Garcia and sophomore Brad Kerkhoff capped off the NCAA Central Regional Tournament on Saturday with sixth place finishes to help lead the Buena Vista wrestling team.
February 11, 2017 Luther Pulls Away in Final Matches for 27-16 Win over Beavers Buena Vista trailed 17-3 through five matches at Luther College on Friday night, but the Beavers roared back to within 17-16 before the Norse scored bonus points while winning the final two bouts en route to a 27-16 Iowa Conference victory.
February 8, 2017 Wrestling to take Action into Dows Ballroom for Tonight's Home Finale The Buena Vista wrestling team will wrestle its final home dual of the season tonight when it hosts visiting Nebraska Wesleyan in an Iowa Conference showdown starting at 7:00pm. The meet will take place at Dows Ballroom, located inside of Siebens Forum, on the BVU campus.
February 8, 2017 Beavers Dominate in Final Home Dual of the Year In what was an electric atmosphere on Wednesday night, the Buena Vista wrestling team capped off the home portion of it schedule with a commanding 36-9 Iowa Conference victory over Nebraska Wesleyan.
February 3, 2017 Storm Rally Late to Edge Beaver Wrestling 23-21 Buena Vista held an 18-8 lead at Simpson College on Friday night, but the Storm rallied back over the final four weights, including a pin in the final match to edge the Beavers, 23-21.
January 28, 2017 Kerkhoff Finishes Eighth at Pete Willson Invite Sophomore Brad Kerkhoff was the lone Beaver grappler still wrestling on Saturday at the Pete Willson Invite, which includes a handful of the nation's nationally-ranked teams, and he would go on to finish eighth overall at 157 pounds.
January 27, 2017 Kerkhoff Remains Alive at Pete Willson Invite Sophomore Brad Kerkhoff rallied back on the consolation side of his 157-pound bracket on Friday night and will be the lone Beaver still alive and wrestling when action resumes on Saturday at the annual Pete Willson Invite, hosted by Wheaton College.
January 24, 2017 Wrestling Dual at Northwestern Cancelled due to Weather Tuesday night's Buena Vista wrestling dual at Northwestern College in Orange City has been cancelled due to the wintry weather in the region. It is unlikely to be rescheduled.
January 21, 2017 Beaver Wrestlers 0-3 at IIAC Duals The Buena Vista wrestling team headed to the University of Dubuque on Saturday for its half of the Iowa Conference Duals, and the Beavers came up short in each of their three outings, falling to the host Spartans, 27-12, #1 Wartburg, 34-3, and #10 Central, 26-12.
January 19, 2017 Loras Pulls Away Late in Win over Beavers The Buena Vista wrestling team hung tough in the early matches against Loras College on Wednesday night, but the Duhawks were just too much in the end, closing with three straight pins, en route to a 34-10 victory over the Beavers.
January 18, 2017 Beaver Wrestling set to Host Loras on Professor Appreciation Night The Buena Vista wrestling team returns to dual action for the first time in 2017 tonight when it hosts Loras College at 7:00pm on Professor Appreciation Night inside of Siebens Fieldhouse.
January 15, 2017 Beaver Wrestling Competes at Matmen Invite for First Action of 2017 It's been nearly a month since the Buena Vista wrestling team was in action, but the Beavers returned to the mat on Saturday when they took part in the Matmen Invite hosted by Cornell College.
January 10, 2017 Wrestling Scheduled for Tuesday Postponed Due to the poor road conditions throughout parts of the state, the Buena Vista and Loras wrestling dual scheduled for Tuesday night, January 10, in Storm Lake has been postponed.
December 10, 2016 Wrestlers Cruise to 34-15 Road Win at St. Olaf The Buena Vista wrestling team came out aggressive, scoring bonus points in the first five matches en route to a convincing 34-15 non-conference road victory at St. Olaf College on Saturday afternoon.
December 7, 2016 Beaver Wrestlers Open IIAC Schedule Tonight by hosting #12 Coe The Buena Vista wrestling team gets set to begin both its dual meet and Iowa Conference schedules tonight inside of Siebens Fieldhouse by hosting 12th-ranked Coe College at 7:00pm.
December 7, 2016 Beavers Fall in IIAC Opener at Home to #12 Coe The Buena Vista wrestling team began its dual and Iowa Conference schedule on Wednesday night by hosting 12th-ranked Coe College, but the Kohawks were too much for the Beavers during a 42-3 win.
December 3, 2016 Beavers Host Annual BVU Open Carson Rhoads and Ryan Camp each captured runner-up finishes to highlight the day for the Buena Vista wrestling team which hosted the annual BVU Open on Saturday inside of the Lamberi Rec Center on the BVU campus.
November 20, 2016 Four Beavers Place in Top-6 at Auggie-Adidas Open The Buena Vista wrestling team had four individual bring home top-6 performances on Saturday, covering three different divisions of the annual Auggie-Adidas Open on Saturday, hosted by Augsburg College.
November 12, 2016 Wrestling with a Handful of Placewinners at Two Different Events The Buena Vista wrestling team sent individuals to two different locations on Saturday, but the Beavers still came away with a solid day overall with two at Luther College and four more out at the W & J Invite in Pennsylvania.
November 5, 2016 Five Beavers Place in Season Opening UW-Platteville Invite It was a strong start to the 2016-17 season for the Buena Vista wrestling team which placed five wrestlers in the top-six on Saturday during the UW-Platteville Super 8 Invitational.
October 29, 2016 Beaver Wrestling Hosting Wrestle-offs; Welcome Back 1990 Alumni The Buena Vista wrestling team invites the public to attend its annual wrestle-off night on Saturday, October 29, at 7:00pm inside of Siebens Fieldhouse.
October 4, 2016 Beaver Athletics to Host Winter Sports Preview Event The Buena Vista Athletic Department has announced plans to host a preview night for its winter sports teams on Wednesday, October 26, at Lake Avenue Lounge in downtown Storm Lake.
March 30, 2016 Kerkhoff Voted IIAC Freshman of the Year; Barrow Tabbed All-IIAC The Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (IIAC) announced its end-of-the-year major award winners on Wednesday morning, and Buena Vista's Brad Kerkhoff has been tabbed the IIAC Freshman of the Year.
March 15, 2016 Kerkhoff is Scholar All-American for 2015-16 Season Buena Vista freshman 149-pounder Brad Kerkhoff had a solid season on the wrestling mat this season, but was also awarded for his success off of it by being named a Scholar All-American by the National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA).
February 28, 2016 Barrow Takes Fifth; Garcia & Kerkhoff Finish 6th Sophomore 141-pounder Nashid Barrow's bid for a second straight NCAA Tournament berth came up a little short on Saturday as the Beavers took part in the NCAA Central Regional Tournament at Five Flags in Dubuque.
February 12, 2016 PREVIEW: Beaver host #11 Luther in Regular Season Finale Not only will the Buena Vista wrestling team wrap up its home schedule tonight against #11 Luther College, the Beavers will also wrap up the regular season schedule when it hosts the Norse for a 7:00pm Iowa Conference dual inside of Siebens Fieldhouse.
February 12, 2016 #11 Luther Defeats Buena Vista, 45-3 Eleventh-ranked Luther College won seven of the eight matches wrestled and took advantage of a pair of forfeits to knock of Buena Vista on Friday night, 45-3. The meet was Senior Night for BVU and the final regular season competition.
February 10, 2016 PREVIEW: Beaver Grapplers Look for Consecutive IIAC Victories Coming off a thrilling 22-20 home victory over Simpson College this past Friday night, the Buena Vista wrestling team will look to make it two straight conference wins tonight when they hit the road and travel to Loras College (1-12, 1-4 IIAC). Start time inside of the Athletics and Wellness Center is set for 7:00pm.
February 10, 2016 Duhawks Finish Strong during 26-13 Win over Beavers Buena Vista jumped out to a 13-3 lead at Loras on Wednesday night, but the Duhawks took over in the upper weights en route to a 26-13 Iowa Conference dual victory over the Beavers inside of the Athletics and Wellness Center.
February 5, 2016 PREVIEW: Wrestling Hosting Storm on Professor Appreciation Night Buena Vista (2-8, 0-4 IIAC) will be back inside of Siebens Fieldhouse tonight when it hosts visiting Simpson College ( in an Iowa Conference Dual beginning at 7:00pm.
February 5, 2016 Beavers Capture Thrilling IIAC Home Victory over Simpson Buena Vista was just too much in the lower weights on Friday night during an Iowa Conference showdown against visiting Simpson College, and the Beavers overcame a 20-11 deficit with bonus points at the final two weights to edge the Storm, 22-20.
January 29, 2016 UPDATE: Barrow Places Sixth at Pete Willson Invite Sophomore Nashid Barrow, seeded eighth at 141 pounds, finished the Pete Willson Invite on Saturday with a sixth-place finish as Buena Vista takes 23rd overall.
January 27, 2016 Beaver Wrestling to Host Dinner and a Show The Buena Vista wrestling team will be hosting a 'Dinner and a Show' event in conjunction with its home wrestling match against Luther College on Friday, February 12 to celebrate its senior class.
January 26, 2016 Weischedel Hired as Strength & Conditioning Coach Buena Vista Director of Athletics Christyn Abaray has announced that Ryder Weischedel has been hired as the university’s new Strength and Conditioning coach. He officially began his duties on Monday, January 25.
January 23, 2016 Beaver Wrestlers Finish 0-3 at IIAC Duals on Saturday The Buena Vista wrestling team faced a pair of top-25 teams on Saturday in its half of the Iowa Conference Duals which took place at Central College.
January 20, 2016 Red Raiders Rally for 26-18 Victory over Beaver Wrestlers The Buena Vista wrestling team took a 15-6 lead into intermission, but visiting Northwestern College finished with wins in four of the final bouts to hang on and edge the Beavers, 26-18, in a non-conference dual inside of Siebens Fieldhouse.
January 16, 2016 Beaver Grapplers with Three Placewinners at Matman Invite The Buena Vista wrestling team had three individuals place in the top-six of the Matman Invitational on Saturday, hosted by Cornell College. As a team, the Beavers took seventh out of 16 teams with 49 points.
January 9, 2016 Bonner Takes Fourth to Highlight BVU Wrestlers at Pat Flanigan Open Buena Vista senior Gable Bonner took fourth to highlight a select group of Beaver wrestlers at the Pat Flanigan Open on Saturday, hosted by Loras College.
December 19, 2015 Beavers Post 1-3 Mark at Gator Duals on Saturday The Buena Vista wrestling team was back in action on Saturday by taking part in the Gator Duals, hosted by Luther College, at Nashville, Tenn. BVU wrestled four times and went 1-3 on the day.
December 6, 2015 Beavers Host Annual BVU Open The Buena Vista wrestling team was back in action on Saturday as it hosted the annual BVU Open inside of the Lamberti Recreation Center. A total of 21 teams took part with eight mats and over 270 wrestlers.
December 2, 2015 #11 Coe Hands BVU 44-0 Loss in IIAC Opener The Buena Vista wrestling team began the Iowa Conference schedule on Wednesday night with a trip to 11th-ranked Coe College, but it was the Kohawks who were in control from the opening match en route to a 44-0 victory over the Beavers.
November 21, 2015 Vaughan Takes Third in Freshman Division at Cobber Open The Buena Vista wrestling team was back out on the mat on Saturday and took part in the Finn Grinaker Open, hosted by Concordia College-Moorhead, in Moorhead, Minn.
November 14, 2015 Young Wrestlers Post Wins at Luther College Open Freshman Brad Kerkhoff placed second in the 149-pound Silver Division on Saturday during the Luther College Open to help highlight the day for the Beavers, who had several individuals win multiple matches on the day.
November 6, 2015 Beavers Topple St. Olaf 40-6 in Season Opener The Buena Vista wrestling team went up against a short-handed St. Olaf team to begin its 2015-16 campaign on Friday night, and the Beavers took advantage by winning four of the six matches and cruising to a commanding 40-6 victory inside of Siebens Fieldhouse.
July 14, 2015 Beaver Wrestling Announces Special Events for Home Schedule Buena Vista head wrestling coach Jeff Breese recently released his team’s 2015-16 schedule, and now the program is announcing the highlighted events that will take place in conjunction with its six scheduled home dates.
July 3, 2015 2015-16 Beaver Wrestling Schedule Released Buena Vista head wrestling coach, Jeff Breese, has released his full competition schedule for the upcoming 2015-16 season.
May 27, 2015 Beaver Wrestling Named Finalist for Multiple Best of Brand Programs The Buena Vista wrestling team has been named a finalist in two separate Best of Brand Program competitions that were announced this week.
March 27, 2015 Barrow Named IIAC Freshman of the Year Buena Vista 141-pounder Nashid Barrow was voted on by the Iowa Conference coaches as this year's IIAC Freshman Wrestler of the Year as announced on Thursday.
March 13, 2015 Barrow Falls a Win Shy of All-American Status Buena Vista freshman 141-pounder Nashid Barrow came up just short of his bid to become the program's first All-American since 2010 on Friday by falling just a win shy of earning such status as the NCAA DIII Wrestling Tournament got underway at Hershey, Pa.
March 13, 2015 Shatto Earns NWCA Scholar All-American Honors Buena Vista senior 157-pounder Seth Shatto who finished a strong senior campaign on the wrestling mat two weeks ago, has been recognized today for his efforts off the mat this season by being named an NWCA DIII Scholar All-American.
March 13, 2015 Barrow to begin Quest for National Title on Friday Buena Vista freshman 141-pounder, Nashid Barrow, will begin his quest to gain a NCAA National Tournament title beginning Friday morning when the 2015 NCAA DIII National Wrestling Tournament gets underway in Hershey, Pa.
February 28, 2015 Barrow Punches Ticket to NCAA DIII Wrestling Tournament Buena Vista freshman 141-pounder Nashid Barrow notched a big semifinal upset victory and just came up short of another in the championship match, but in the end he did secure a spot into the NCAA National Tournament with his performance on Saturday during the Central Regional Tournament.
February 13, 2015 Wrestling Handed 41-6 Loss at #16 Luther to End Regular Season The Buena Vista wrestling team wrapped up its regular season schedule on Friday night with a tough 41-6 setback at #16 Luther College.
February 7, 2015 Storm Finish Strong to Hand Beaver Wrestling 26-13 Loss The Buena Vista wrestling team led 13-9 midway through Saturday night's Iowa Conference dual at Simpson College, but it was the Storm who won the final five outings to hand BVU a 26-13 loss.
February 3, 2015 Wrestlers Cruise to 33-9 Win over Dakota Wesleyan The Buena Vista wrestling team won six of the seven matches wrestled against Dakota Wesleyan University on Tuesday night, including a handful that came down to the wire, as the team went on to secure the 33-9 road victory in a dual rescheduled from early January.
January 27, 2015 Wrestling Edged by both Morningside and Northwestern The Buena Vista wrestling team looked to bounce back following a tough weekend at the Iowa Conference duals with a pair of non-conference road duals on Tuesday in Sioux City. The Beavers, however, came up just short, falling 23-14 to host Morningside College before losing a narrow 23-22 match-up with Northwestern College (IA).
January 24, 2015 Barrow Highlights the Day for BVU at IIAC Duals Freshman 141-pounder, Nashid Barrow, highlighted the day for the Buena Vista wrestling team on Saturday by going a perfect 3-0 in matches wrestled during the annual IIAC Duals. As a team, the Beavers finished 0-3 against #1 Wartburg, the University of Dubuque and Central College, respectively.
January 16, 2015 Beavers Drop Tough Dual to Loras in Home Finale The Buena Vista wrestling team trailed only 15-14 with two matches to go, but it was Loras College that recorded back-to-back pins en route to a 27-14 victory over the Beavers.
January 7, 2015 Wrestling Dual at Dakota Wesleyan Postponed Due to the threat of blizzard conditions on Thursday, January 8, the Buena Vista wrestling non-conference dual at Dakota Wesleyan University in Mitchell, S.D., has been postponed with no make-up date announced at this time.
January 6, 2015 Wrestling Dual at Simpson Postponed The Buena Vista wrestling dual scheduled for Tuesday, January 6 at Simpson College has been postponed due to the winter weather conditions. The meet has been rescheduled for Saturday, February 7 at 7:00pm.
December 21, 2014 Beaver Wrestlers Show Improvement with Two Wins during Desert Duals Facing a relatively tough schedule, the Buena Vista wrestling team split four matches on Sunday as it took part in the annual Desert Duals at Las Vegas, Nev., and hosted by Wartburg College.
December 6, 2014 Shatto and Barrow Take Eighth Place to help Lead Beavers during BVU Open The Buena Vista wrestling team took the mat for the final time this semester on Saturday by hosting the annual BVU Open. Nearly 300 wrestlers were taking part in the event which took place inside of the Lamberti Recreation Center on the BVU campus.
December 3, 2014 Wrestling Hangs Tough with #5 Kohawks in IIAC Opener The Buena Vista wrestling team began its Iowa Conference schedule on Wednesday night by hosting fifth-ranked Coe College, but it was the Kohawks winning the final three matches to pull away for a 34-13 victory.
November 22, 2014 Wrestling Goes 0-2 at Northern Illinois Duals on Saturday The Buena Vista wrestling team faced a tough challenge on Saturday by taking on the likes of Northern Illinois and Tiffin University and the Beavers came up short against both opponents, falling to the host Huskies, 52-0, and to Tiffin, 46-6.
November 20, 2014 Beaver Wrestlers Edged by #10 Concordia (Neb.) in Home Opener The Buena Vista wrestling team took the mat inside of Siebens Fieldhouse for the first time this season on Thursday night, and the Beavers came out and competed well but were edged in the end, 24-18, by 10th-ranked Concordia College (Neb.).
November 19, 2014 Wrestling to host Concordia (Neb.) in 'Pin Cancer' Event The Buena Vista wrestling team will open both its home schedule and dual meet schedule on Thursday night, November 20, inside of Siebens Fieldhouse, against NAIA #15 Concordia (Neb.).
November 16, 2014 Beaver Wrestling begins Season at Tough Luther College Open The Buena Vista wrestling team got its season underway on Saturday by taking part in the Luther College Open which was made of ranked teams as well as teams from Division I, including the University of Iowa and Northern Iowa.
October 10, 2014 Wrestling Holds First Practice of the Year The Buena Vista wrestling team officially got its 2014-15 season underway with the first practice of the year on Friday, October 10.
October 7, 2014 Beaver Wrestling to Conduct Preseason Clinic Buena Vista head wrestling coach Jeff Breese has announced that his program will be hosting a preseason wrestling clinic on Saturday, November 1, from 11am-1pm. The Beavers will practice as a team prior to the clinic, starting at 9:00am.
September 2, 2014 White Added to BVU Wrestling Coaching Staff Buena Vista first-year head wrestling coach, Jeff Breese, has announced that Sean White has joined his staff as the top assistant coach. He officially began his duties on campus on September 2, 2014.
July 2, 2014 Breese Announces 2014-15 Wrestling Schedule Buena Vista head wrestling coach Jeff Bresse has announced the schedule for his first season at the helm of the Beavers.
June 13, 2014 Breese Sits Down for Interview with Takedown Wrestling Buena Vista head wrestling coach Jeff Breese sat down with Takedown Wrestling on Friday for a nice interview showing just how excited he is to be a part of Beaver Nation. Take a minute to listen to Breese share his thoughts on both his past and what lies ahead for him and the Beaver wrestling program.
June 9, 2014 Breese Hired as Head Wrestling Coach Buena Vista University Director of Athletics, Christyn Abaray, has announced the hiring of Jeff Breese as its new head wrestling coach. Breese takes over for Sevond Cole, who had held the position for the last six years.
April 4, 2014 Gutschenritter and Shatto Named NWCA Scholar All-Americans Buena Vista juniors Steve Gutschenritter and Seth Shatto have been recognized by the National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) for their individual efforts off the mat this season by earning Scholar All-American honors.
March 21, 2014 Gutschenritter Earns All-IIAC Accolades for Beavers Buena Vista junior 149-pounder Steve Gutschenritter was recognized by the Iowa Conference coaches for his efforts on the mat this season by earning All-IIAC accolades which were announced by the league office on Thursday.
March 1, 2014 Wrestlers Conclude Season at NCAA Regionals on Saturday Junior Steve Gutschenritter placed fourth a 149 pounds, while Seth Shatto (165) and Casey Paprocki (184) each took fifth to help lead the Buena Vista wrestling team during the NCAA Regional Tournament held inside of the Five Flags Center in Dubuque on Saturday.
February 14, 2014 Wrestling Edged 22-15 at Dubuque in IIAC Championships Dual The Buena Vista wrestling team hung tough on Friday night during its Iowa Conference Championship Dual at the University of Dubuque, but it was the Spartans earning a pair of pins which proved to be the difference in a 22-15 Beaver loss.
January 31, 2014 Beavers Fall to #13 Luther College in Home Finale Freshman Slade Stiles got the Buena Vista wrestling team off to a strong start with his upset at 125 pounds, but #13 Luther College posted back-to-back pins in the next two matches to reclaim the lead, and the Norse would go on to win the Iowa Conference dual, 31-12, on Friday night.
January 29, 2014 Beaver Wrestlers Split a Pair of Non-Conference Duals on Wednesday Night Demetrius Heard and Gable Bonner chalked up back-to-back pins against Northwestern College (IA) to help the team top the Red Raiders, 30-19, in the first of two non-conference duals on Wednesday night inside of Siebens Fieldhouse. The Beavers finished the night with a tough 34-3 loss to NAIA #12 Morningside College.
January 25, 2014 Wrestling with Strong Showing during IIAC Duals including Win over Dutch The Buena Vista wrestling team gave a strong showing on Saturday afternoon during the Iowa Conference Duals inside of the Lamberti Rec Center on the BVU campus, including a thrilling come-from-behind victory over Central College to end the day.
January 21, 2014 Beavers Top Storm in a Wrestling Thriller, 24-19 After Simpson College won by fall to begin the dual, the Buena Vista wrestling team then won four of the next five weight classes to build a 17-10 lead and hung on in the end to top the Storm, 24-19, in an Iowa Conference thriller inside of Siebens Fieldhouse on Tuesday night.
January 15, 2014 Duhawks Pull Away Late in Dual Win over BVU Loras College picked up four straight victories to close out the dual on Wednesday night and went on to defeat the Buena Vista wrestling team in an Iowa Conference match-up, 30-11.
January 14, 2014 Wrestling Team Returns to IIAC Action on Wednesday The Buena Vista wrestling team will step back out onto the mat on Wednesday night as it gets back into Iowa Conference action with a road dual at Loras College.
January 11, 2014 Beaver Grapplers have Six Individuals Place at Hastings Tournament Six individuals placed in the top-six on Saturday for the Buena Vista wrestling team during the Hastings College Tournament. Junior Steve Gutschenritter helped lead the way with his third place effort.
January 8, 2014 Beaver Grapplers Wrestle Tough in 36-12 Loss to Dakota Wesleyan Slade Stiles (125) and Austin Hayes (174) each picked up pins for Buena Vista on Wednesday night which wrestled tough against NAIA #11 Dakota Wesleyan, but it was the Tigers picking up a three pins and a pair of narrow decisions down the stretch for the 36-12 victory.
January 7, 2014 Beavers to Open Home Schedule on Wednesday against Dakota Wesleyan The Buena Vista wrestling team returns to action on Wednesday night and will also begin the home portion of its 2013-14 dual schedule when it welcomes Dakota Wesleyan into Siebens Fieldhouse for a 7:00pm start.
January 3, 2014 Broll Named a Finalist for the Prestigious IIAC Scholar Athlete of the Year Award Former Buena Vista wrestler, Brian Broll, has been named one of three finalist to received the prestigious Duane Schroeder IIAC Athlete of the Year Award, for the 2012-13 academic year.
December 30, 2013 Shatto Takes Runner-up Honors to Highlight Holiday Tournament for Beaver Wrestlers Junior Shatto picked up a runner-up finish at the Florida Citrus Tournament over the holiday weekend to help highlight the list of eight Beaver wrestlers who placed in the top-eight of the event, as BVU tallied a sixth-place finish as a team.
December 8, 2013 Four Beavers Place in Top-8 of BVU Open The Buena Vista wrestling team got to compete on its home site for the first time all season on Saturday by hosting the annual BVU Open. A total of 16 different teams had wrestlers competing in the day-long event.
December 5, 2013 Beavers Fall to #8 Kohawks in IIAC Opener The Buena Vista wrestling team had the tough task of opening its Iowa Conference schedule on the road at #8 Coe College on Thursday night and saw the Kohawks earn bonus points in 9-of-10 matches en route to a 53-0 victory.
November 24, 2013 Garcia, Nelson and Heard All Place in Silver Division of Brute-Adidas Open Ernesto Garcia (125), Andrew Nelson (174) and Demetrius Heard (197) all placed in the top-six in their respective weight classes of the silver division on Saturday during the annual Brute-Adidas Open, hosted by Augsburg College.
November 20, 2013 Beavers Drop First Dual of the Season, 39-7, to Concordia (Neb.) Junior Seth Shatto and sophomore Gable Bonner each tallied wins for the Buena Vista wrestling team as it began its dual meet schedule on Wednesday night at Concordia (Neb.), but it was the Bulldogs jumping out to the big early lead en route to a 39-7 victory over the Beavers.
November 9, 2013 Wrestling Places Four at Knox College Invite to Begin Season The Buena Vista wrestling team put together a solid showingto begin its 2013-14 season on Saturday at the Knox College Invite, placing four individuals in the top-six, including a runner-up finish by senior Casey Paprocki.
October 31, 2013 A Deeper Beaver Wrestling Team is Eager to Get 2013-14 Season Underway The Buena Vista wrestling team is inching closer to its November 9 season opener at the Knox College Invite, and head coach Sevond Cole has been extremely pleased with how his team is preparing itself for the upcoming season, especially with his group of young talented freshman.
March 27, 2013 Eight Beavers Named to Winter Academic All-IIAC Team The Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (IIAC) announced late Monday its Winter All-Academic Team, and Buena Vista was represented with eight individuals being recognized.
March 18, 2013 Broll Named Scholar All-American by NWCA Senior Brian Broll earned Scholar All-American accolades following the Division III Wrestling Championships this past weekend in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
March 15, 2013 Broll's Career Ends on Day One of NCAA's Buena Vista senior 184-pounder Brian Broll had his bid for becoming an All-American for the first time come up short, as he dropped a pair of narrow decisions on day one of the 2013 NCAA Championships which got underway on Friday inside of the Cedar Rapids Ice Arena.
March 13, 2013 Broll Set to Begin Quest for National Title The NCAA DIII Wrestling Championships are just days away from kicking-off, and that means the final collegiate event for Buena Vista senior 184-pounder Brian Broll, who's taking part in the championships for the fourth straight year. He'll begin his quest for a potential national championship when action gets underway inside of the Cedar Rapids Ice Arena in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, this Friday morning, March 15 at 10:00am. The event is being hosted by Cornell College.
March 2, 2013 Broll Takes Second at Regionals; Headed back to Nationals Buena Vista senior 184-pounder Brian Broll was the lone Beaver wrestler to advance into Saturday evenings placing round, and he took home runner-up honors at the Central Regional Championships after being edged 5-4 in the championship match by seventh seed Jayden DeVilbiss of Luther College. This year's event was hosted by Loras College at the Five Flags Center.