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Wrestling Continues Tradition and Returns with Titles

Raider Wrestling once again showed its dominance at the top level of competition as the team returned home second in all of NAIA lead by a pair of individual champions. “Any time you come away with a couple of national titles, it’s a good weekend,” said Raider wrestling coach Mike Ritchey, who has just entered his 19th year as head coach. The […]

Four Raiders Claim Titles as SOU Places Second at NAIA Championships

DES MOINES – Four Raiders claimed individual titles and nine earned All-American honors as the second-ranked Southern Oregon wrestling team fell six points shy of a team title at the 2013 NAIA National Championships. Southern Oregon totaled153 points to finish as the national runner-up for the second straight year and fourth time in the past […]

Raiders Fall to No. 1 Grand View in Championship Dual Heartbreaker

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Second-ranked Southern Oregon’s quest for the 2013 NWCA/Cliff Keen National Duals championship fell short in the title match as top-ranked Grand View overcame a seven-point deficit in the final two bouts to defeat the Raiders 20-18. Southern Oregon earned a come-from-behind win over No. 3 Great Falls in the semifinals, taking down […]

Three Raiders Win Championships as Team Takes Second

The Southern Oregon wrestling team concluded the 2011-12 season Saturday as the Raiders clinched second place at the NAIA National Championships, with three individual champions and six total All-Americans. The third-ranked Raiders earned their third NAIA runner-up finish in the past four years, as top-ranked tournament host Grand View pulled away for the team title. […]

SOU Wrestling Captures Fourth Straight NAIA West Title

SOU Wrestling Captures Fourth Straight NAIA West Title

Four Raiders claimed individual titles and three more finished as runner-up as No. 3 Southern Oregon claimed its fourth consecutive NAIA West Qualifying Tournament team title Saturday at Bob Riehm Arena. Top-ranked Mitchell Lofstedt led the way for SOU, pinning all three opponents en route to the 125-pound title. Dalton Urrutia claimed the 157-pound championship, No. 3 Brock […]

Second-Ranked Raiders Close Dual Season with 29-18 Victory Over Pacific

With the second-ranked Southern Oregon wrestling team resting most of its starters, the Raiders overcame an early deficit to defeat Pacific 29-18 in the final dual of the 2011-12 season Friday night at Stoller Center. Southern Oregon, 11-3 overall, has a break next week before the Raiders host the 2012 NAIA Western Region Qualifying Tournament […]

Second-Ranked SOU Wrestling Downs Simon Fraser 29-13

Second-Ranked SOU Wrestling Downs Simon Fraser 29-13

Top-ranked Mitchell Lofstedt picked up his 20th pin of the season and No. 2 Southern Oregon took six of the 10 matches in a 29-13 win over Simon Fraser Saturday night at Bob Riehm Arena. Southern Oregon improves to 10-3 in duals this season as the Raiders concluded their home dual schedule for the 2011-12 season. […]

No. 2 SOU Wrestling Dominates No. 20 Menlo in 38-12 Win

No. 2 SOU Wrestling Dominates No. 20 Menlo in 38-12 Win

The second-ranked Southern Oregon wrestling team won the first five matches and picked up four total pins as the Raiders rolled to a 38-12 victory over No. 20 Menlo Friday night at Bob Riehm Arena. Southern Oregon, 9-3 in duals this season, knocks off the Oaks for the second weekend in a row after taking […]

Pins Highlight SOU Rout of Pacific

Second-ranked Southern Oregon posted three pins plus a technical fall victory as the Raiders defeated Pacific 41-3 Saturday night at Bob Riehm Arena.The win improves the Raiders’ 2011-12 dual record to 6-2 and gives SOU its 18th consecutive victory over Pacific and 47th overall in a series that stretches back 50 years. The Raiders return […]

Winning Seasons Continue For SOU Wrestling

After wrapping up winning season No. 40 in 2010, the Southern Oregon wrestling team entered 2011 with the main aim of continuing such a dominating winning legacy. When the Raiders easily routed Pacific on January 22, they recorded a record 41st winning season. An impressive feat for an even more impressive team.

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