Category Archives: Wrestling

Darius Bunch leads Hilltopper wrestling to regionals

By Logan Arneson, Contributing Writer
The Hilltopper wrestling season is coming to a close with only two weeks remaining in the postseason. The regional tournament held at the University of Pittsburgh Johnstown has concluded and one wrestler, Darius Bunch, of the starting ten has advanced to the NCAA Division II national wrestling tournament in Iowa.

Nationally ranked wrestling team set to host invitational

By Logan Arneson, Contributing Writer
Each year, West Liberty University hosts the West Virginia Invitational for wrestling. The NCAA Division II No. 16 Hilltoppers will come out looking for success on the mat.

WLU Alumnus reflects on Rio 2016 Summer Olympics experience

By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor

Alumnus Dr. Aaron Joel “AJ” Monseau had an incredible opportunity and adventure over the summer. Monseau was a team physician for USA Wrestling at the Rio Olympics.

Alumnus now part of the Summer 2016 Olympic Games

By Emily Unnone, Contributing Writer

Summer Olympic fans have one more thing to cheer about with the upcoming games in Rio de Janeiro. Alumnus Aaron Joel “A.J.” Monseau, M.D. was given the opportunity to be the team physician for USA Wrestling this month.

Dr. A.J. Monseau, is an emergency medicine and sports medicine physician and a West Liberty University graduate who will be receiving the opportunity of a lifetime. Wrestling has had a huge impact on his life far before the 2016 Summer Olympics. While at West Liberty, Monseau was a wrestler himself, like his father, the legendary Dr. Vince Monseau.

Playing for Credits

By Sarah Neavin, Contributing Writer

Being a college student and dealing with the daily stress that comes with it is a tough job. But being a student athlete adds another level of stress.