2013-14 Wrestling News
March 8, 2014
Harvard’s Preston Wins EIWA Title in Sudden Victory, Named Most Outstanding Wrestler
In what may go down as one of the most exciting finals matches in recent memory, 141-pounder Todd Preston became Harvard wrestling's 21st EIWA Champion with an 8-6 victory in a second sudden victory overtime period over ninth-ranked Luke Vaith of Hofstra.
March 6, 2014
Wrestling Heads to Philadelphia for 2014 EIWA Championships
A year’s worth of training and four months of competition will come to fruition this weekend as the Harvard wrestling team takes to the mats at the 2014 EIWA Championships. 47 automatic qualifications to the NCAA Championships will be on the line at this year’s tournament, which will take place Saturday, March 8 through Sunday, March 9 at The Palestra in Phildelphia.
March 5, 2014
Top Moments in Harvard Wrestling History: #1-#5
The Top Moments in Harvard Wrestling History series concludes with No.'s 1-5.
February 27, 2014
Fox, Preston and Ng Named to All-Ivy League Teams
James Fox was named to the All-Ivy League first team on Thursday, highlighting a trio of Crimson who earned recognition from the conference’s head coaches.
February 23, 2014
Wrestling Falls to No. 25 Lehigh in Dual Meet Finale, 29-12, Live on ESPN3
The Harvard wrestling team welcomed a national audience into Lavietes Pavilion Sunday afternoon as it closed its dual meet schedule against no. 25 Lehigh live on ESPN3.
February 23, 2014
Highlights: Wrestling Closes Dual Meet Schedule vs. No. 25 Lehigh on ESPN3
The Crimson hosted No. 25 Lehigh in the first wrestling match held at Lavietes Pavilion live on ESPN3.
February 21, 2014
Wrestling Opens Weekend with Loss at Columbia, 33-10
Todd Preston and James Fox continued their respective winning streaks as the Harvard wrestling team did battle at Columbia Friday night, but it was the Lions who would come out on top, 33-10.
February 19, 2014
Wrestling Travels to Columbia Friday, Will Host No. 25 Lehigh Sunday Live on ESPN3
The Harvard wrestling team will close out the dual meet portion of its season this weekend as it takes on both Columbia and No. 25 Lehigh.
February 15, 2014
Wrestling Picks Up 30-10 Win at Brown Thanks to Four Sets of Bonus Points
The Harvard wrestling team used four sets of bonus points to cruise to a 30-10 victory Saturday afternoon at Brown.
February 14, 2014
Wrestling Travels to Brown Saturday for EIWA Showdown
The Harvard wrestling team is back out on the road this weekend as it travels to Providence to take on Brown Saturday, Feb. 15 at 12 p.m. The match will be streamed live on the Ivy League Digital Network.
February 8, 2014
Wrestling Knocked Off by Princeton, 19-17
The Harvard wrestling team suffered its second loss of the weekend as Princeton took a 19-17 decision over the Crimson at the Malkin Athletic Center Saturday afternoon.
February 8, 2014
Highlights: Gajdzik and Osleeb Provided Bonus Points as Wrestling Hosts Princeton
Nicholas Gajdzik registered his fourth career fall and Ryan Osleeb recorded a 16-0 technical fall as the Crimson hosted Princeton.
February 7, 2014
Wrestling Falls in Weekend Opener to Penn, 23-15
The Harvard wrestling team welcomed EIWA and Ivy League foe Penn to Cambridge Saturday night and fell to the Quakers, 23-15.
February 7, 2014
Highlights: Wrestling Wins Four Weights in Loss to Penn
Todd Preston, Eric Morris, James Fox and David Ng each picked up victories as the Crimson hosted Penn.
February 6, 2014
Wrestling Welcomes Penn, Princeton to Cambridge This Weekend
The Harvard wrestling team will welcome both Penn and Princeton to the Malkin Athletic Center this weekend as it wraps up a three-match homestand. The Crimson will first square off against the Quakers Friday, Feb. 7 at 6 p.m. before hosting the Tigers Saturday, Feb. 8 at 3 p.m.
January 29, 2014
ESPN to Broadcast Harvard Wrestling, Men's Lacrosse and Women's Lacrosse this Spring
The Harvard Department of Athletics is pleased to announce that it has partnered with ESPN to broadcast select wrestling, men’s lacrosse and women’s lacrosse games live through ESPN3 and WatchESPN this spring.
January 25, 2014
Wrestling Completes Comeback to Top Boston University, 23-15
The Harvard wrestling team won four straight bouts to overcome a 15-6 deficit and defeat Boston University Saturday night, 23-15, in front of a near-capacity crowd at the Malkin Athletic Center.
January 25, 2014
Highlights: Fox's Pin, Gajdzik's Decision Lift Wrestling to 23-15 Victory over BU
Trailing 15-6, the Crimson won four straight bouts to overtake Boston University and open its home schedule with a 23-15 victory.
January 24, 2014
Wrestling Hosts Boston University Saturday in Home Opener
The Harvard wrestling team will return home to the friendly confines of the Malkin Athletic Center for the first time this season when it hosts Boston University Saturday, Jan. 25 at 7:30 p.m. The match can be seen live on the Ivy League Digital Network.
January 21, 2014
Top Moments in Harvard Wrestling History: #11-#15
The Top Moments in Harvard Wrestling History series continues with No.'s 11-15.
January 21, 2014
Top Moments in Harvard Wrestling History: #16-#20
The Top Moments in Harvard Wrestling History series continues with No.'s 16-20.
January 18, 2014
Wrestling Falls to No. 6 Cornell in Ivy League Opener, 33-6
The Harvard wrestling team opened Ivy League competition Saturday afternoon, falling to No. 6 Cornell, 33-6.
January 16, 2014
Wrestling Opens Ivy League Competition Saturday at No. 6 Cornell
The Harvard wrestling team will face its fifth straight EIWA opponent and its first from the Ivy League when heads to Ithaca, N.Y., to take on the sixth-ranked Cornell Big Red Saturday, Jan. 18 at 2 p.m. The match can be seen live on the Ivy League Digital Network.
January 12, 2014
Wrestling Goes 1-2 at Boston Duals
Sophomore Todd Preston was undefeated on the day as the Harvard wrestling team took to the mat three times Sunday at the Boston Duals.
January 10, 2014
Wrestling Headed to Commonwealth Ave. for Boston Duals
The Harvard wrestling team will make the short trip to Commonwealth Ave. this weekend as it travels to Boston University’s Case Gymnasium for the Boston Duals Sunday, Jan. 12. The Crimson will first be in action at 10 a.m. against EIWA foe American, and will also meet conference opponents Binghamton and Army at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m., respectively.
January 8, 2014
Top Moments in Harvard Wrestling History: #21-#25
First established in 1913, the Harvard wrestling team is celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2013-14, making the Crimson one of the oldest collegiate wrestling programs in the nation. As part of that celebration GoCrimson.com is releasing the "Top 25 Moments in Harvard Wrestling History," beginning this week with No's. 25-21.
January 7, 2014
Jantzen '04 To Be Inducted Into EIWA Hall of Fame
Harvard wrestling great Jesse Jantzen ’04 has been chosen for induction into the EIWA Hall of Fame, association officials announced Monday.
January 5, 2014
Wrestling Drops 24-15 Decision at Rutgers
The Harvard wrestling team suffered its first loss of the season at Rutgers Sunday afternoon, 24-15, despite winning five of the 10 bouts.
January 4, 2014
Wrestling Takes Down Rider in Dual Meet Opener, 25-13
The Harvard wrestling team won seven of 10 bouts, including six in a row to close out the meet, en route to a 25-13 win at Rider Saturday afternoon.
January 3, 2014
Wrestling Heads to Rider, Rutgers to Open Dual Meet Competition
The Harvard wrestling team enters the dual meet portion of its schedule this weekend when it takes to the road to face Rider Saturday, Jan. 4 at 12 p.m. and Rutgers Sunday, Jan. 5 at 1 p.m.
December 29, 2013
Gobbo Reaches Round of 12 at 51st Midlands Championship
Sophomore Devon Gobbo picked up a major upset on day one of the 51st Ken Kraft Midlands Championships but fell one victory shy of the podium.
December 27, 2013
Wrestling to Close Out Year at 51st Annual Midlands Championships
The Harvard wrestling team will close out 2013 when it travels to Evanston, Ill., for the 51st Ken Kraft Midlands Championships. This year’s event is scheduled to take place Dec. 29-30 at Northwestern’s Welsh-Ryan Arena, with the championship finals being televised live on Big Ten Network Dec. 30 at 9 p.m. EST.
December 6, 2013
Preston, Morris Pace Wrestling at 32 Annual Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational
Sophomore Todd Preston and freshman Eric Morris represented the Harvard wrestling team in the round of 12 at the 32nd annual Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational, but fell just short in their bid to reach the podium.
December 4, 2013
Wrestling To Face Elite Competition at 32nd Annual Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational
The Harvard wrestling team is headed west this weekend for the 32nd annual Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational, being held this year Dec. 6-7 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
November 24, 2013
Preston Places Second at 19th Annual Keystone Classic
Sophomore Todd Preston fell just short in his championship bid to lead the Harvard wrestling team at the 19th annual Keystone Classic.
November 22, 2013
Wrestling Travels to Philadelphia for 19th Annual Keystone Classic
The Harvard wrestling team will return to the mats this weekend as it travels to Philadelphia, Pa. for the 19th annual Keystone Classic.
November 10, 2013
Morris, Grimaldi, Gobbo Lead Wrestling at Kaloust Open
The Harvard wrestling team began its 100th anniversary celebration on Sunday at the Jonathan Kaloust Bearcat Open. Freshman Eric Morris placed fourth to highlight the Crimson’s performance while classmate Tyler Grimaldi and sophomore Devon Gobbo reached the quarterfinals.
November 7, 2013
Wrestling Begins 100th Anniversary Celebration at Kaloust Open
The Harvard wrestling team, which is celebrating its 100th year in 2013-14, will take to the mat for the first time this season at the Kaloust Open Sunday, Nov. 10. Wrestling is scheduled to get underway at 9 a.m.
November 6, 2013
Harvard Athletics Launches New Photo Store
November 6, 2013
2013-14 Harvard Wrestling Season Preview
Jay Weiss, The David G. Bunning '88 Head Coach For Harvard Wrestling, previews the upcoming season and discusses the importance of the program's 100-year anniversary.
October 24, 2013
Harvard Wrestling Preseason Spotlight: Cameron Croy
Senior captain Cameron Croy discusses the Crimson's first week of practice and the energy surrounding this year's team.
October 23, 2013
Weiss and Katis to Speak on Panel at FAS Captial Campaign Launch
Jay Weiss, The David G. Bunning ’88 Head Coach for Harvard Wrestling, and junior Chuck Katis, a member of the men’s swimming and diving team, have been invited to speak on a panel as part of this weekend’s FAS Capital Campaign Launch.
October 15, 2013
Harvard Wrestling Preseason Conditioning
Jay Weiss, The David G. Bunning '88 Head Coach for Harvard Wrestling, discusses the team's preseason conditioning program and the tradition of running the Harvard Stadium stairs.
September 30, 2013
Four Home Duals Highlight 2013-14 Wrestling Schedule
Jay Weiss, The David G. Bunning '88 Head Coach of Harvard Wrestling, has released the team's 2013-14 schedule which features four home dual meets as well as trips to the Keystone Classic, Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational and Midlands Championships.
August 30, 2013
Harvard Athletics Goes Live on The Ivy League Digital Network
July 25, 2013
Harvard Set to Launch on The Ivy League Digital Network
Harvard, in partnership with NeuLion, announced today the launch of its brand new channel on the first-ever Ivy League Digital Network.
May 28, 2013
Croy, Fox Named Captains at Wrestling Awards Banquet
The Harvard wrestling team recently held its annual postseason awards banquet where rising senior Cameron Croy and rising junior James Fox were named captains for 2013-14.
May 7, 2013
Seven Grapplers Will Join Harvard Wrestling for 2013-14 Season
Jay Weiss, the David G. Bunning ’88 Head Coach for Harvard Wrestling, has announced that seven incoming freshmen will be added to the Crimson’s roster for the 2013-14 season.
April 26, 2013
Ivy League and NeuLion Announce Launch of Conference's Digital Network
The Ivy League has partnered with NeuLion, Inc., the leading enabler and provider of live and on-demand content to Internet-connected devices, to create the conference's first-ever digital sports network.