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Penn State Downs Virginia Tech

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Courtesy of Penn State Athletics UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – The Penn State Nittany Lion wrestling team, ranked No. 5 in the latest Intermat Tournament Power Index, downed No. 9 Virginia Tech in front of a sold out Rec Hall crowd of over 6,300 Friday night. Head coach Cael Sanderson’s squad won six of ten bouts and won 20-15, led by ...

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Jimmy Gulibon Named Big Ten Wrestler of the Week

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Courtesy of Penn State Athletics UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Penn State Nittany Lion wrestler Jimmy Gulibon (Latrobe, Pa.) has been named the Big Ten Wrestler of the Week for the week ending Nov. 9, 2014. The honor is the first such weekly laurel for the Nittany Lion sophomore. Gulibon thrilled a sold out, standing room only Rec Hall crowd of ...

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Penn State vs. Iowa Wrestling Dual at BJC is SOLD OUT!

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Courtesy of Penn State Athletics UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – The 2015 BJC Dual, pitting the Penn State Nittany Lion wrestlers against the Iowa Hawkeyes on Sunday, Feb. 8, is sold out. This marks the second straight year that the Penn State wrestlers have sold out the near-16,000 seat venue. This time the event sold out three months in advance. Tickets ...

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Lion Wrestlers Bring Home Hardware at Mat-Town Open in Lock Haven

Patrick Donghia UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.; December 1, 2013 – Four members of the Penn State Nittany Lion wrestling team competed unattached at the Mat-Town Open hosted by Lock Haven University. Penn State came home with a first place trophy and third place finish, both at 184 pounds. Senior All-American Ed Ruth (Harrisburg, Pa.), wrestling unattached as he continues a month-long ...

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Nick Fanthorpe Joins Penn State Staff

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.; August 29, 2012 – Former Iowa State All-American Nick Fanthorpe makes the move over from resident athlete with the Nittany Lion Wrestling Club to Assistant Coach (volunteer). Fanthorpe is in his first season as a collegiate coach, taking the place of former Lion All-American Aaron Anspach. Fanthorpe had a stellar career at Iowa State, wrestling all but ...

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Penn State Wrestling Announces 2012-13 Schedule

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.; August 27, 2012 – The Penn State Nittany Lion wrestlers, two-time defending NCAA and Big Ten Champions, have announced their 2012-13 schedule and once again seven home duals are on tap for Rec Hall. Head coach Cael Sanderson and his squad will also look to defend their Southern Scuffle title as well. The season begins on Thursday, ...

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Cael Sanderson Signs Contract Extension

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.; August 22, 2012 – Penn State head wrestling coach Cael Sanderson, leader of the two-time defending NCAA champion Nittany Lion wrestlers, has signed a contract extension that will keep him the leader of the Lion pack through the 2017 season. “I really appreciate the gesture by Dr. Joyner and the administration to actively pursue a contract extension,” ...

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Three months and closing

Well we are getting closer and closer to the start of the 2012-13 season. Is it just us or are you getting excited as well? It is that time of the year where not much is going on, but in the back of our minds we know chaos and wrestling are just around the corner. One thing we can assure ...

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Eleven Nittany Lion Wrestlers Earn Academic All-Big Ten Laurels

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.; March 29, 2012 – The 2012 NCAA National Champion Penn State wrestling team not only dominated on the mat, but excelled in the classroom as nearly one-third of its full roster has earned Academic All-Big Ten honors. Eleven members of head coach Cael Sanderson’s 35 man roster earned the honor. With first year wrestlers (true freshmen and ...

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