On the last weekend of January, the men’s wrestling team hosted their first tournament in the history of the program.
In the 2013-2014 season, UFV’s wrestling team was still just considered a club. Now, only one year later, wrestling is the seventh varsity team at UFV, and the team has just been ranked number one in the Canadian University Sport (CIS) national rankings.
This is getting to be a little ridiculous from the UFV men’s wrestling team.
The UFV wrestling team, the newest addition to athletics, has quietly dominated in their first few tournaments of the year.
Thanks to the efforts of coaches Raj Virdi and Arjan Bhullar, UFV’s wrestling team is finally entering its first season of competition.
Chanmit Phulka wakes up, eats breakfast, and mellows out. His family gives him space. Then his father will walk into the room.
“No one trains as hard as you do,” he’ll say.
Seven a.m. on a Tuesday is never a good time to be in a headlock, but for the members of UFV’s wrestling team, it’s just another day on the mats.
UFV Athletics has announced the launch of a CIS wrestling program for the 2014-2015 season.