Colorado State University News

November 22, 2017

Rams and Wildcats Finish First and Second

Two competitions into the season, the Wayne State College wrestling team hosted their first of two events competing at the WSC Mort Harris Center this past weekend. On Friday and Saturday, the National Collegiate Wrestling Association took over the west end of the hall battling teams such as Colorado State University, Missouri 

November 07, 2017

CSU Wrestling Shows Growth in First Week of Competition

The Colorado State wrestling team kicked off their season last Thursday with a dual against former NCWA team Air Force Prep Academy before hosting their annual CSU Invitational on Saturday.

Things did not go the way the Rams planned Thursday night, falling to Air Force Prep 20-25. Whether it was due to lack of college experience for the young team or first match jitters, the Rams came out flat. CSU only won one match outside of open spots, and several of the Rams were pinned in the first or second periods of their matches.

For much of the team, it was their first match as a college wrestler. After the match, head coach

November 02, 2017

Colorado State Prepares for First Action of the Season

The Colorado State club wrestling team is ready to face some real competition as practices have been ramping up and the season looms on the horizon.

The Rams believe that a group of impressive freshmen will mix well with a solid stable of returning wrestlers. Head coach Kendall DeJonge has been impressed with his team’s preparation for the upcoming season. Solid performances from the young core will be one of the more important goals during a 

October 17, 2017

Colorado State Wrestling Eager to Begin 2017-18 Season

CSU Wrestling kicks off the 2017-18 season on Thursday, Nov. 2 as the Rams take on Air Force Prep Academy. This will be a good early test for the Rams as they are pitted against a team that consistently sends many wrestlers to national tournaments, said coach DeJonge. After sending six wrestlers to nationals in Texas last season, the season cannot start soon enough for the Rams.

April 20, 2017

Colorado State: Brungardt’s unlikely journey through CSU wrestling

Senior Mike Brungardt came a long way throughout his three-year Colorado State wrestling career to say the least.

At one point, Brungardt could not even make it through wrestling tryouts. However, as his final season concluded, he was the club president with three National Tournament appearances under his belt.

February 27, 2017

Colorado State Qualifies Seven for Nationals

The CSU wrestling team qualified seven wrestlers for the National Collegiate Wrestling Association national tournament. Colorado State came in fourth place at the Great Plains Conference Championships out of eight teams. The Rams finished behind Iowa State, Air Force Prep and Wayne State.

January 30, 2017

2017 NCWA Western Regional Duals Championship Results

The 2017 NCWA Western Regional Dual Championships featured 16 teams competing for the championship title and national points at Dixie State University in St. George, Utah.

Number one seed Grays Harbor and number two seed Brigham Young University battled-it-out in an early evening championship match that featured standouts on both benches. GH Freshman David Curulla gave his team an early advantage with a first-round pin of BYU's Weston Larson in the 125 pound weight class. With his team trailing 15-2, BYU Freshman Bailey Carlson secured a technical fall over Grays Harbor.

November 23, 2016

Colorado State University hosts NCWA Invitational

The Colorado State University club wrestling team was home this weekend as they hosted nine teams from around the country for the Colorado State NCWA Invite at the Glenn Morris Field House. It was a special opportunity for the program, as they were able to welcome back several CSU alumni wrestlers as well as youth wrestlers.

“Being able to host a tournament on campus in Fort Collins is very exciting for us,” head coach Kendall DeJonge said. “it is a great opportunity for us to connect with the Fort Collins community and wrestling community.”