Grand View Set Sights on Record Books at NAIA Championships – 2018 Preview

Who: #1 Grand View University, #17 Northwestern University, #19 Morningside University, Waldorf University, Graceland University, William Penn University,  and Briar Cliff University What: NAIA Wrestling National Championship Where: Jacobson Exhibition Center –Des Moines, IA When: March 2-3   Team Race: The Grand View Vikings enter the championship weekend in their own backyard. The Vikings are…

Jarel Arbegast Commits to Grand View

West Fork’s 2017 state finalist, Jarel Arbegast, announced via social media Monday that he has committed to wrestle for Grand View University. Arbegast finished second in the state in the 1A 170 lb. division. Arbegast was defeated by Taylan Entriken of Hudson in the finals.  

Grand View Crowns Five and Shatters Record with 234.5 Points

Team Race: 1-Grand View (234.5), 19-Briar Cliff (27.5), 22-Morningside (26), 30-Northwestern (14), 38-Graceland (3.5), 39-Waldorf (2.5), 39-William Penn (2.5)   133: Jacob Colon (Grand View) defeated Mitch  Pawlak (Indiana Tech) by 12-1 major decision.                     141: Josh Wenger (Grand View) defeated Dillon Kifer (Jamestown) by 15-7 major decision.  …

NAIA National Championships Begin Friday

Who: #1 Grand View University, #18 Northwestern, #23 Morningside, Briar Cliff, William Penn, Waldorf What: NAIA Wrestling National Championship Where: Kansas Expocentre – Topeka, Kansas When: March 3-4 Team race: Grand View is expected to come out on top in pursuit of a sixth consecutive national title. The Vikings have qualified 12 athletes for the tournament. In 2016, Grand View set…

D2 and NAIA Results from NWCA Duals

UPPER IOWA -(Guaranteed 8th) Match #1 Champ. Round 1: Upper Iowa defeated Wheeling Jesuit University 24-15 125 – Dustin Warner (Wheeling Jesuit University) over Garrett Wangsness (Upper Iowa) Dec 2-0 133 – Matt Paulus (Upper Iowa) over Nolan Whitely (Wheeling Jesuit University) SV-2 7-2 141 – Jordan Roths (Upper Iowa) over Damon Outward (Wheeling Jesuit…

Michael Pixley Talks About His Decision to Transfer to Grand View

The four-time defending NAIA Champions Grand View have gotten stronger as today it was announced that former Lindsey Wilson wrestler Michael Pixley announced with us that he will be transferring to the Vikings for the start of the 2015-16 season. The #15 overall recruit in the 2014 class, Pixley committed to Lindsey Wilson out of Blue Springs, Missouri.…

Grand View Leads NAIA team race after first day

The returning NAIA champions Grand View find themselves in familiar territory as they lead the team race with 79.5 points out pacing Great Falls by 15.5 points after wrapping up the first day of competition in Topeka, Kansas. The Grand View Vikings have won three straight NAIA titles and will look to push that record…

Grand View Ready for Post Season Competition

By Alex Peitz The Grand View wrestling team will host the Central National Qualifying tournament this Saturday at the Johnson Wellness Center here in Des Moines starting at 9 am. Fourteen teams will be competing for spots at the national tournament including, 8th ranked Missouri Valley, 10th ranked Oklahoma City, and 8th ranked Missouri Valley.…

Grand View hosts Hastings College

The Grand View wrestling team will play host to the Hastings College Broncos at 7 PM in Sisam Arena tonight. This is the second home dual of the season for the Vikings, but the first Grand View dual under a newly installed spotlight above the middle of the mat. It will be lowered down and will be…

Grand View Impressive, Again.

With only one senior, Grand View brings home the team title by 39.5 points By Alex Peitz The Grand View wrestling team headed to Marshall, Missouri this past weekend for the two day Missouri Valley College Invite and brought back the team title despite bringing one senior and not having any of their four national…

2014-15 Grand View Wrestling Preview

By Alex Peitz Coaches will have tough decisions to make come Nationals.  Nick Mitchell’s Grand View wrestling team has enough depth to assemble two to three quality NAIA wrestling programs. The 45 wrestlers that are not redshirting are all trying to lock up their spot on the team of 12 that will be sent to Topeka,…

Grand View Tops NAIA Coaches Pre-Season Poll

The three-time defending National Champion Grand View Vikings are the top team in the nation, according to the NAIA Wrestling Coaches Preseason poll. The top 20 poll, put out Wednesday, has the Vikings as the top team for the 17th straight week. Grand View has 11 ranked wrestlers in the pre-season poll. This includes the…