Ross Taylor
 Ross Taylor

Newcastle, Utah

High School:
Enterprise HS

Last College:
Western Wyoming CC





UVU lands 14 wrestlers on WWC All-Academic squad

Chase Cuthbertson, Avery Garner, Abel Gomez, Sam Mecham, Bracken Nipko and Monte Schmalhaus made the All-Academic Team while eight others were named to the Coaches' Honor Roll.


UVU student-athletes, community honored at Wolverine Club Awards

Retired senior associate athletic director D.J. Smith was recognized with a special presentation and the Michael V. Jacobsen Bronze Wolverine Award.


Six Wolverines place Saturday at the UVU Open

Freshman Jed Mellen, who competed unattached, led the way by winning the 133-pound weight class.


Seven wrestlers open season at the Cowboy Open on Saturday

Nipko, Tolbert, Thomas and Larsen led the way by all going 2-2 at the tournament.


Wolverine wrestling: 2013-14 season preview

UVU will host its annual Intrasquad Dual Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the PE Building.

At Utah Valley University ...
REDSHIRT ~ (2013-14): Redshirted the season and compiled an 11-4 record while competing unattached ... named to the WWC Coaches' Honor Roll ... won Colorado Mesa's Second Chance Open with a perfect 3-0 record on Jan. 25 ... placed third at the UVU Open with a 3-1 clip ... won four matches by fall, three by major decision and four by decision.

Before Utah Valley ...
Prepped at Enterprise High School in Enterprise, Utah ... won State in 2011 ... was also a member of Team Utah in 2011 as well as an All-Star winner that same year as well ... also played football and ran track in high school.

Other College ...
Attended Western Wyoming Community College in Rock Springs, Wyo. from 2011-2013 ... wrestled his freshman year for the Mustangs at 157 pounds and his sophomore campaign at 174 ... an NJCAA All-American during his time at WWCC as well as named to the NWCA All-Academic Team, Academic All-Region, Academic All-Conference and a team captain ... received his Associates Degree in Exercise Science in 2013.

Personal ...
Graduated from Enterprise HS in 2011 with a 3.75 GPA ... is an Eagle Scout ... participated in Skills USA, Sterling Scholar in Trade and Technology and UREA Youth Leadership Conference during high school and was a Student Ambassador, Advanced Exercise Science Intern, Swing Dance Club founder and president, nominated for the Outstanding Graduate award and went to the ACSM Health and Fitness Conference in 2012 and 2013 during his time at Western Wyoming ... plans to major in Exercise Science at UVU ... was home schooled until high school ... parents are Sam and Olena Taylor.