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Fresno State returns to the NCAA championships

The long-awaited return to the NCAA Wrestling Championships for the Fresno State wrestling team came to an end last Friday morning. The program had been on an 11-year hiatus. Redshirt sophomore Khristian Olivas and freshman heavyweight AJ Nevills represented the ...

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Khristian Olivas to the NCAA Championships

The NCAA announced on Tuesday afternoon that Fresno State’s redshirt sophomore Khristian Olivas earned one of the six at large bids, punching his very first ticket to the NCAA Wrestling Championships alongside teammate AJ Nevills. Head coach Troy Steiner credits ...

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Nevills and Hokit place at Big 12 Championships

The Fresno State wrestling team competed in its first-ever Big 12 Championships this weekend at the BOK Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Two Bulldogs placed, but as of now only one will move on to the 2018 NCAA Championships in Cleveland ...

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‘Dogs fall to Cyclones

Fresno State’s wrestling team fell to Iowa State, 26-22 last Friday at Hilton Coliseum. “We fought tough tonight, but we can’t get ourselves into position to give up bonus points with falls and technical falls if we want to win ...

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No. 24 Stanford takes down Fresno State

A promising start for Bulldog wrestling ended in a 27-15 loss to Stanford on Saturday at the Save Mart Center. Fresno State led the dual early with two wins in the first three matches. Those wins came from redshirt sophomore ...

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Elite is in his blood

Many great wrestlers have come through Fresno State’s wrestling program. And heavyweight AJ Nevills may be on his way to adding his name to that list of greats. Looking at his lineage, it is no wonder why he chose wrestling. ...

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Fresno State notched first Big-12 win

Bulldog wrestling split its road trip against Northern Colorado and No. 10 Wyoming this weekend. The Dogs’ picked up their first Big-12 win against Northern Colorado Friday at the Bank of Colorado Arena. Freshman AJ Nevills, redshirt senior Sean Williams, ...

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Bulldogs fall to Utah Valley in home opener

The Fresno State wrestling team fell to Utah Valley 26-12 in its Big 12 home opener Friday evening at the Save Mart Center. The ‘Dogs drop to 3-11 overall and 0-2 in conference competition. Freshman AJ Nevills, redshirt sophomore Khristian ...

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‘Dogs wrestling team just got their first home win of the season

In front of 4,175 fans, the Bulldogs’ wrestling team won their first home dual of the season Thursday night against Cal Poly, 29-13. “We are starting to see adjustments and people are toughing it out in tough situations. That is ...

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‘Dogs lose, but fight hard in first home dual since 2006

Even though the Bulldogs’ wrestling team lost 33-10 to No. 14-ranked Illinois last Friday in the long-awaited first home dual since 2006, they had some performances that gave the crowd plenty of reason to cheer. “It’s a start,” head coach ...

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‘Dogs split first two duals since 2006

Fresno State wrestling returned to the mat Saturday for the first time since 2006 with a 35-12 win over the San Francisco State Gators and a loss to the Nebraska-Kearney Lopers 19-17. Both duals took place at San Francisco University. ...

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Gone since 2006, the Bulldogs are ready to rise once again

Although Fresno State wrestling was cut in 2006, the program never completely died. Really, it went into hibernation. And it waited for the right moment to reawaken. That moment is now. “We’re excited to finally be back at it,” head ...

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