Sponsored
×
tyler wilps Archives - The Pitt News

The Pitt News

After bodybuilding career, King making impact as strength and conditioning coach

After bodybuilding career, King making impact as strength and conditioning coach

By Jessie Wallace / Staff Writer

November 11, 2015


Filed under Sports, Sports / Other Varsity Sports, Sports Features

At the Fitzgerald Field House, a former bodybuilding champion works tirelessly to groom Pitt athletes into top-tier talent. And she does a fine job of it. Kim King, the head strength and conditioning coach for Olympic sports at Pitt, boasts a professional athletic career — one that transcends gend...

Wilps, Thomusseit look back on prolific Pitt careers

Wilps, Thomusseit look back on prolific Pitt careers

By Logan Hitchcock / Staff Writer

April 14, 2015


Filed under Sports, Sports / Other Varsity Sports

When Max Thomusseit and Tyler Wilps joined Pitt’s wrestling team, each was joining forces with an older brother. But by end of their careers, they would be like brothers themselves.The pair of redshirt seniors will leave behind countless hours of blood and sweat, handfuls of accolades and their home for the last f...

Wilps recounts controversial championship finish

Wilps recounts controversial championship finish

By Logan Hitchcock / Staff Writer

April 1, 2015


Filed under Sports, Sports / Other Varsity Sports

Less than six inches separated Tyler Wilps from the top spot of the podium at the NCAA Wrestling Championships on March 21.Wilps, a redshirt senior, only needed to position his hands about six inches further apart on his opponent to secure a national championship. Instead, he fell to Penn State’s Mat...

Wilps loses national championship on last-second miscues

Wilps loses national championship on last-second miscues

By Chris Puzia / Sports Editor

March 22, 2015


Filed under Sports, Sports / Other Varsity Sports

The last 10 seconds of Tyler Wilps’ wrestling career might have been his most memorable ­— and his most heartbreaking.The redshirt senior, who had wrestled his way to the 174-pound national championship bout on Saturday night against Penn State’s No. 2 Matt Brown, finished as runner-up in a controve...

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper
tyler wilps