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An empty Gill Coliseum plays host to the 2021 PAC-12 Wrestling championship. OSU Wrestlings Nate Engel recently helped Adeline Gray qualify for the 2021 Olympic team.

OSU Wrestling’s Nate Engel coaches Adeline Gray to second Olympic Team

Andres De Los Santos, Sports Contributor
April 16, 2021

Imagine going straight from coaching six wrestlers at the NCAA tournament, to then going to coaching one of your good friends, and being in their corner as they fight to qualify for their second Olympic...

An empty Gill Coliseum plays host to the 2021 PAC-12 Wrestling championship. Oregon State finished second as a team in the event, while qualifying four members for the NCAA Tournament.

Oregon State Wrestling overcomes adversity, qualifies four for NCAA Tournament

Andres De Los Santos, Sports Contributor
March 3, 2021

Oregon State Wrestling’s Head Coach Chris Pendleton believes that in order for growth to take place, first must come a little adversity. Pendleton has seen this first hand. Not only seen his wrestlers...

In this file photo from 2019, OSU redshirt freshman 133-pounder Grant Willis finishes a match against Iowa State at Gill Coliseum. Willis is now a sophomore, and is coming off of two wins on Jan. 10, 2021.

Oregon State Wrestling earn first two wins of the season, improve to 2-4

Andres De Los Santos, Sports Contributor
January 12, 2021

It was a tough start for the Oregon State Wrestling team, who began their season 0-3, losing to the North Dakota State Buffalos, South Dakota State Jackrabbits, and the Missouri Tigers on Jan. 3, 2021. But...

Roommates and OSU senior wrestlers Adam Rateb (left) and Mateo Olmos (right) pictured in Adam’s bedroom behind his favorite poster of his idols. Adam and Mateo participated in the Black Lives Matter rally in Washington DC this past summer.

Oregon State wrestlers Rateb, Olmos, Turner, continue to fight for Black Lives Matter in D.C.

Andres De Los Santos, Sports Contributor
October 12, 2020

It was only 57 years ago when the late Martin Luther King Jr. gave his famous “I Have A Dream” speech at the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom on Aug. 28, 1963. Ever since then, every year...

Chris Pendleton was hired in March 2020 to become the head coach of the Oregon State Wrestling team. Previously, Pendleton had spent six years as an assistant coach for Arizona State Wrestling. 

Oregon State Wrestling’s Engel and Pendleton reflect on Stanford cutting wrestling

Andres De Los Santos, Sports Contributor
August 20, 2020

When the PAC-12 held its 2020 Wrestling Championships in early March, the six programs of the conference’s six-school division were all represented. However, the next time the conference meets, one of...

OSU Wrestler Mateo Olmos, in the 165 pound weight class, squared up versus Little Rock on Feb. 15, 2020 at Gill Coliseum.

OSU Wrestling recruiting updates and breakdowns

Andres De Los Santos, Sports Contributor
August 7, 2020

Last season, the Oregon State Wrestling program finished with a dual record of 8-6, including wins over Michigan, University of Little-Rock, Arkansas, and California Polytechnic State. At the PAC-12 Championships,...

OSU Wrestler Adam Rateb  raises a fist and joins others at a Black Lives Matter protest. 

OSU Wrestler Rateb uses voice in Black Lives Matter movement

Adam Rateb could be called a jack of all trades. A kinesiology major at Oregon State, an athlete on the school’s wrestling team, and more recently, a powerful and prominent voice for social justice. Picking...

OSU freshman 125-pound Ronnie Bresser moves SOU redshirt junior Coleman Johns for the pin during the two schools’ match at Gill Coliseum on Nov. 13, 2014 in Corvallis, Ore. at Gill Coliseum. Bresser defeated Coleman, his first victory of the season and the first for the Beavers on the night. 

Wednesday Win: OSU Wrestling picks up 1,000th program victory (2014)

Prior to 2014, there had only been two collegiate wrestling programs that have reached 1,000 dual meet victories, Oklahoma State University and Iowa State University. Oregon State became the third. OSU...

OSU redshirt junior wrestler Adam Rateb works to pin his opponent versus Northern Colorado.

Sports Breakdown: Wrestling

Wrestling is a historic, combat sport with the main objective of beating your opponent either by points or pinning the other to the ground. Wrestlers looking to compete in their weight class while following...

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OMN Sports Bracket: Region 4 of Winter Men’s Sports

OMN Sports Staff
May 22, 2020

OMN Sports presents the last eight events for the bracket on the best plays and moments from OSU Fall and Winter Sports. Voting for the rounds is available on OMN Sports social media platforms, including...

Kaylor 2: OSU redshirt freshman Brandon Kaylor fights to gain ground against Wyoming freshman Jake Svihel. Kaylor defeated Svihel and secured one of the Beaver’s victories against the Wyoming Cowboys at Gill Coliseum on Jan. 31

OSU Wrestling hires Chris Pendleton as head coach

Oregon State Athletics announced on March 30 that Chris Pendleton, former Arizona State University assistant coach, has been hired to lead OSU Wrestling and is replacing former head coach Jim Zalesky. Pendleton...

Devan Turner, in the 133 lb. weight class, competes against UALR on Saturday at Gill Coliseum on Feb. 15.

Two OSU wrestlers qualify for national tournament

The Oregon State Wrestling team had three finalists in the 2020 PAC-12 wrestling championships in redshirt junior Devan Turner at 133 lbs., redshirt sophomore Grant Willits at 141 lbs. and redshirt junior...

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