What a difference a few months can make.
After being unsure of the state of their wrestling team coming into 2018, SF State wrestlers are capitalizing on a revitalized program.
“Starting the season we were all scared, like, ‘Oh, the program might get dropped,’ until now
SF State wrestling head coach Jason Welch is wrapping up the tail end of the season on a strong note.
On Saturday, Jan. 27, SF State's wrestling team placed third overall at the 41st Annual California Collegiate Open, with two of SF State’s wrestlers walking
SF State’s former men’s wrestling coach, hall-of-famer Lars Jensen, has filed a complaint with the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing alleging age discrimination.
Former SF State Athletic Director, Charles Guthrie, has since resigned from his position and has since been removed from the
Being the new kid at school is never comfortable, but for the new men’s wrestling head coach, replacing a legend of over 30 years is a challenge he has accepted and has been waiting for his whole life.
Jason Welch, the new coach, said he
The wrestling program ended its season Friday with two national qualifiers competing in the Division II National Championships in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Junior Sam Alnassiri went 1-2, grabbing the 12th spot in his weight class, while Fern Giron lost both of his matches.
For the 53rd year in a row, the SF State wrestling program is sending a wrestler to nationals. Junior Sam Alnassiri and true freshman Fern Giron will be representing SF State at the NCAA Division ll National Championship in Sioux Falls, South Dakota March 11-12.
With a 52-year tradition on the line, the SF State wrestling team is looking to send a wrestler to nationals for a 53rd straight year.
The NCAA Division II Super Region IV Championships start Feb. 26 and will be held in Gunnison, Colorado. Only the top four wrestlers from
The Gators won one of their two meets during their last home matches of the season. SF State defeated Simon Fraser University, 33-14 and lost to Colorado Mesa University, 23-14.
Before the first match of the day against SFU, three Gator seniors were honored on senior day.
The SF State wrestling team has had its highs and lows throughout the season, but remain with high momentum as Regionals and Nationals approach.
The team started off their season with two wins against Division I opponent Cal Poly and Simpson University. From those two match
Like all brothers, Zach and Isaiah Jimenez fight from time to time. But unlike most, they battle it out on a wrestling mat.
Zach, a senior at SF State, has wrestled alongside his brother his entire career. But this year has been different. Isaiah didn’t wrestle
Head coach Lars Jensen tells his SF State wrestlers one thing before every match: “Walk in there like you own the place.”
Three gator wrestlers did exactly that in the NCAA Division II Super West Region/RMAC Championships in Grand Junction, Colo. March 1 and 2.
With the disappointment of both Dylan Phillipy and Isaiah Hurtado missing the national championships last year, the Gators wrestling team approaches the NCAA Division II Super Region Championships this year with a renewed focus on nationals.
After missing most of last season, including the regional meet,
SF State's Andrew Reggi wrestles Oregon State's Nate Keeve at the California Collegiate Open, which was held in SF State's Main Gymnasium, Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014. Reggi won the match 8-3 but wouldn't advance any further due to an injury. Photo by Gavin McIntyre
The nationally 16th-ranked SF State Gators finished strong in their final two home duals of the 2013-2014 season.
The first dual against NCAA Division I Cal State Bakersfield finished with a 24-12 loss, but the Gators were not discouraged.
“Division I Bakersfield is tough and we got
The Gators were unable to ride the momentum of being nationally ranked for the first time all year into a victory over the visiting Stanford Cardinal.
SF State fell to Stanford 33-8 in their dual meet at The Swamp Saturday afternoon Jan. 25; the Cardinal came
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1600"] Kristian Juarez(15) runs between SF State's Cheer Team after being introduced at Gator Madness in SF State's Main Gymnasium, on Friday, Oct. 18. Gator Madness gave students the chance to meet athletes from the wrestling team, and the men's and women's
The Gators will start the 2013 season from a tenth place finish in the NCAA Division II National Championship last year. Three returning wrestlers are expected to lead the team back to success, but head coach Lars Jensen says the key to propelling the team
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Samantha Battles, a photojournalism major, will be moving to Fresno after graduating this Saturday to coach volleyball at the high school she once attended, Buchanan High. Battles has played volleyball since third grade and coached since high school. Photo by Dariel