After winning his weight class at the Last Chance Olympic Qualifier, Novachkov will head to the Olympics this summer.
Dominating victories by seniors Ryan Smith and Boris Novachkov weren’t enough for the Mustangs on Sunday afternoon. Ryan DesRoches lost his first match, and Cal Poly fell to Stanford. A major decision in the final bout downed the Cal Poly wrestling team 23-17 against the No. 22 Cardinal (6-5, 3-0 Pac-12) in a Pac-12 dual […]
The Mustang wrestling squad split two dual meets over the weekend, losing to American University then rebounding for a conference win over Boise State. Cal Poly wrestles Boise State to floor In a dual meet where every wrestler’s match had the potential to make the difference between victory and defeat, Cal Poly’s wrestling team pulled […]
Ryan Smith’s late match heroics weren’t enough to save the Mustang wrestling squad on Friday night as American University defeated Cal Poly 25-13. The 197-pound Smith faced No. 14 Daniel Mitchell who pinned the Mustang over Winter Break in a match Smith said he was not mentally prepared for. That changed on Friday as Smith […]
The wrestling team entered the season with high hopes in a year of transition. Last year’s head coach John Azevedo promoted Mark Perry to co-head coach for the Mustangs, beginning the Perry era. Coming off of a seventh-place finish at the 2010 NCAA Championships, Boris Novachkov has continued to dominate his opponents on his way […]
The Cal Poly wrestling team put a bad loss to Stanford behind them on Sunday afternoon and won the last nine matches against Division II San Francisco State in its final tuneup before the Pac-10 Championships. The Mustangs recorded four pins and a technical fall, routing the Gators 43-3 and ending the season with a […]
The Cal Poly wrestling team upset the No. 13 Oregon State Beavers on Friday night, but could not repeat the feat on Sunday as they dropped eight of 10 matches against the No. 3 Boise State Broncos, losing 29-6.
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 […]
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.
Cal Poly junior Boris Novachkov captured the 141-pound championship while his brother, senior Filip Novachkov, finished fourth place at 133 pounds on the final day of competition in the Midlands Championships last Thursday night.
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.