Jefferson Nolan email@example.com All Atticus Disney could do was sit on the sideline with crutches as he watched his team quickly fold under the weight of Air Force. A forfeit in the heavyweight competition summarized the day for the Cal Poly wrestling team (2-6, 0-1 Big West Conference) as Air Force (8-1) defeated the Mustangs […]
Judging by his 2,550 Facebook friends, Atticus Disney leaves quite an impression on those who meet the 6-foot-2, 220-pound heavyweight wrestler. Everything from his blackened eye from a tussle against San Francisco State to his name makes him hard to miss.
Just 11 months ago, UC Davis’ Barrett Abel wrestled his way past Cal Poly to be crowned champion of the Pac-10 conference at 149 pounds.
Over a stretch of 10 days in three states against three ranked opponents, the Cal Poly wrestling team battled through a roller-coaster of emotions to a 2-1 record, and the Mustangs’ schedule is not letting up.
The Cal Poly wrestling team comes off one of its biggest wins this season against Wyoming only to face two more ranked programs away from home this weekend. The team enters the heart of their Pac-10 conference schedule with a dual against Intermat’s No. 27 ranked Oregon State on Jan. 21 and No. 3 Boise […]
“From the moment the weights were drawn,” 197-pounder Ryan Smith said, “I was thinking, ‘Great, it’s going to come down to me winning, or we lose.” He was right. The fate of a victory rested on Smith’s shoulders, as Cal Poly trailed No. 25 Wyoming 16-15 with one match remaining. As two minutes remained in […]
While most Cal Poly students were enjoying their three weeks away from the rigors of school, the wrestling team made trips to Nevada and Illinois for tournaments, as well as taking on three colleges in a quadrangle meet.
Fresh off an 18th place finish in the NCAA tournament, the Cal Poly wrestling team is back with their sights set on a Pac-10 championship. Of the 10 spots in the starting lineup, seven wrestlers garnered rankings in the top 25 in the country including one All-American, and they have the goals to prove it.