2018-19 Buena Vista Wrestling News

  • Kerkhoff's Career Comes to a Close on Day 1 of NCAA DIII Tournament
    March 08, 2019
    ROANOKE, Va. - It was a tough day and an even tougher way to end his career, but Buena Vista University senior, Brad Kerkhoff, has alot to be proud of despite dropping a pair of lopsided matches on Friday during the first day of action at the NCAA DIII Tournament held inside of the Berglund Center.
  • Kerkhoff Reflects on Support in Reaching Biggest Stage
    March 06, 2019
    STORM LAKE - After BVU senior Brad Kerkhoff pulled off a 9-2 upset that guaranteed him a spot at the NCAA Division III National Tournament, he walked off the mat and gave a nod and fist pump to his coaches, teammates, family members and friends.
  • Kerkhoff Advances to DIII National Tournament after Runner-up Finish
    February 24, 2019
    The Buena Vista wrestling team had all five of its wrestlers that advanced to Sunday make the award stand, including senior Brad Kerkhoff, who also earned an automatic qualification into the DIII National Tournament due to his runner-up finish at 165 pounds.
  • Five Beavers Remain Alive at Lower Midwest Regional Tournament
    February 23, 2019
    DUBUQUE - The Buena Vista wrestling team has five wrestlers still alive after day one of the 2019 NCAA DIII Lower Midwest Regional on Saturday inside of the Five Flags Center.
  • Wrestling Preview: NCAA DIII Lower Midwest Regional Tournament
    February 21, 2019
    STORM LAKE - The Buena Vista University wrestling team has spent the last two weeks making final preparations for this weekend's NCAA DIII Lower Midwest Regional Tournament which takes place on February 23-24 inside of the Five Flags Center in Dubuque with bids into the NCAA DIII Championships on the line.
  • Hall of Fame Induction begins Busy Week for Coach Rial
    February 21, 2019
    STORM LAKE - Mark Rial stepped into the center of Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines on Saturday night, joined by his wife, Lindsey, their two sons, Trace, 10, and Parker, 6, and a host of officials serving the Iowa High School Athletic Association.
  • Luther Snaps Beaver Win Streak in Final A-R-C Dual
    February 08, 2019
    DECORAH - Buena Vista got wins from Collin Stilson, Brad Kerkhoff and Shane Vaughan, but it was Luther College scoring bonus points in six of its seven victories en route to a 34-10 American Rivers Conference victory on Friday night inside of the Regents Center.
  • Wrestlers Travel to Simpson Looking for Second Straight A-R-C Victory
    February 01, 2019
    The Buena Vista wrestling team will get back into American Rivers Conference action on Friday night when it travels to Simpson College for a 7:00 p.m. dual.
  • Beavers Roll over Storm 31-11
    February 01, 2019
    INDIANOLA - The Buena Vista wrestling team got off to a fast start and never looked back as the team picked up its second straight American Rivers Conference championship with a strong 31-11 road victory at Simpson College on Friday night.
  • Kerkhoff Named American Rivers Conference Wrestler of the Week
    January 28, 2019
    Buena Vista senior Brad Kerkhoff is coming off a strong runner-up performance at the Pete Willson Wheaton College Invite this past weekend, and for his efforts has been named the American Rivers Conference Wrestler of the Week.
  • Kerkhoff's Runner-up Finish Highlights Weekend for Beavers at Pete Willson Invite
    January 26, 2019
    WHEATON, Ill. - For the second straight season, senior Brad Kerkhoff advanced into the finals of the prestigious Pete Willson Wheaton Invite, and for the second straight season he finished as runner-up, dropping a tough finals match by fall to Anthony Arroyo of Baldwin Wallace.
  • Beavers Edge Dubuque to Wrap up A-R-C Duals
    January 19, 2019
    The Buena Vista wrestling team dropped duals against 12th-ranked Central College (40-3) and to third-ranked Wartburg College (44-3) before it wrapped up the American Rivers Conference Duals by defeating the University of Dubuque, 27-21.
  • Wrestling Prepares for A-R-C Duals on Saturday
    January 18, 2019
    The Buena Vista wrestling team heads to Waverly, Iowa, on Saturday for the annual American Rivers Conference duals, hosted by Wartburg College. Action is set to begin at 9:00 a.m.
  • Kerkhoff Takes Second to Lead Beavers at Cliff Keen-Mike Duroe Invitational
    January 13, 2019
    Senior Brad Kerkhoff was back in the line-up for the Buena Vista wrestling team at the Cliff Keen-Mike Duroe Invitational on Saturday, and went on to place second for the top finish on the team for the day.
  • Beavers Hosting Prairie Wolves in Tonight's Ballroom Brawl
    January 10, 2019
    STORM LAKE - The Buena Vista wrestling team returns home tonight (Jan. 10) for the first time since hosting the BVU Open at the start of December and will wrestle its final home dual of the year as it host Nebraska Wesleyan for an American Rivers Conference match-up beginning at 7:00 p.m. inside the Grand Ballroom of the Harold Walters Siebens Forum on the BVU campus.
  • Prairie Wolves Rally to Edge Beavers in Ballroom Brawl 26-21
    January 10, 2019
    STORM LAKE - With nearly a standing room only crowd on hand for the annual Ballroom Brawl on Thursday night, the Buena Vista wrestling team built an early double-digit lead, but visiting Nebraska Wesleyan rallied in the second half of the dual and held off the Beavers, 26-21 in an American Rivers Conference showdown.
  • Wrestling Places Ninth at Central Under Armour Invite
    January 06, 2019
    The Buena Vista wrestling team had a handful of placewinners at it began the second half of its season on Saturday at the Central College Under Armour Invitational.
  • Wrestling Travels to Central to Take Part in Under Armour Invitational
    January 04, 2019
    The Buena Vista wrestling team will take the mat for the first time in nearly a month when it takes part in the annual Central College Under Armour Invitational inside the H.S. Kuyper Fieldhouse on Saturday in Pella, Iowa.
  • Wrestling Gearing up for Annual Ballroom Brawl Event
    January 03, 2019
    The Buena Vista wrestling team is returning to action from the holiday break and will be hosting Nebraska Wesleyan in its first dual of the new year on January 10 inside of the newly renovated Siebens Forum Ballroom starting at 7:00 p.m.
  • Wrestling Goes 2-1 during Prairie Wolf Duals
    December 16, 2018
    LINCOLN, Neb. - The Buena Vista wrestling team heads into its holiday break on a high note after posting a pair of wins in three duals on Saturday at the Prairie Wolf Duals, hosted by Nebraska Wesleyan.
  • Beaver Grapplers to Take Part in Prairie Wolf Duals
    December 14, 2018
    The Buena Vista wrestling team will have one final day of competition before the holiday break and that comes on Saturday, December 15, when it travels to Lincoln, Neb., to take part in the Prairie Wolf Duals, hosted by Nebraska Wesleyan University.
  • Wrestling Dealt Tough 42-3 Road Loss at No. 11 Coe
    December 07, 2018
    The Buena Vista wrestling team was back in American Rivers Conference action on Friday night for the first time in a month, and the Beavers had a tough time against No. 11 Coe College as the Kohawks rolled to a 42-3 victory.
  • Wrestling Returns to A-R-C Action with Dual at Coe on Friday
    December 06, 2018
    The Buena Vista wrestling team is back in American Rivers Conference action on Friday night when it makes the trip to Cedar Rapids to face No. 11 Coe College in a dual that starts at 7:00 p.m. inside of Kohawk Arena.
  • Rial to be Inducted into IHSAA Wrestling Hall of Fame
    December 04, 2018
    Buena Vista University head wrestling coach Mark Rial will be one of seven inductees enshrined into the 2019 Iowa High School Wrestling Hall of Fame on February 16, 2019, at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines.
  • Three Beavers Place during Annual BVU Open
    December 01, 2018
    Shane Vaughan, Brad Kerkhoff and Parker Preul all placed for the Buena Vista wrestling team on Saturday during the team's annual BVU Open, as more than 200 wrestlers and 14 teams took part.
  • Wrestling to Host Annual BVU Open on Saturday
    November 29, 2018
    The Buena Vista wrestling team is set to host the annual BVU Open on Saturday, December 1, inside of the Lamberti Recreation Center on the BVU campus.
  • Red Raiders Hold On for 25-16 Victory Tuesday Afternoon
    November 21, 2018
    The Buena Vista wrestling team picked up wins in three of its final matches against visiting Northwestern College (IA) on Tuesday afternoon, but it was the Red Raiders who used a strong start to help them hold off the Beavers in the end, 25-16.
  • Beavers Return Home to Host Northwestern (IA) on Tuesday
    November 19, 2018
    The Buena Vista wrestling team looks for back-to-back dual victories when it returns back home to Siebens Fieldhouse to host Northwestern College (IA) in a dual slated for an early 4:00 p.m. start.
  • Preul Takes Fourth for Beavers at Auggie Brute-Adidas Open
    November 17, 2018
    The Buena Vista wrestling team had just a handful of individuals that competed for the team during the annual Auggie Brute-Adidas Open, hosted by Augsburg College, on Saturday up in the Twin Cities.
  • Beaver Wrestling at St. John's on Friday Night
    November 16, 2018
    The Buena Vista wrestling team heads up north to the state of Minnesota for a pair of outings this weekend, starting with a non-conference dual with the Johnnies on Friday night at 7:00 p.m.
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