01/28/16 12:30am
This week, Penn wrestling coach Alex Tirapelle asked his wrestlers to take turns carrying each other across the practice room.
01/25/16 12:23am
As Lorenzo Thomas stepped up for his bout with Binghamton’s Steven Schneider, Penn wrestling already maintained a comfortable 21-3 advantage on the day. For Thomas, however, the match was a big one. Eight minutes and an 8-1 decision later, the Pittsburgh native had become just the 11th grappler in program history to record 100 career wins.
01/21/16 10:07pm
Even as Philadelphia and its citizens stock food, salt the roads, and seal their windows in advance of this weekend’s blizzard, Penn wrestling is preparing to weather a much different storm.
01/14/16 3:37am
Penn wrestling’s head coach Alex Tirapelle likes to stress the importance of communication to his athletes.
01/13/16 1:33am
Penn wrestlers were back on campus a few days early this semester to kick off the 2016 dual meet season in a hard fought 27-10 loss to Lehigh at the Palestra on Sunday. The Quakers had already gotten a taste of the 10th ranked Mountainhawks over winter break at the Southern Scuffle in Chattanooga, Tenn.
01/04/16 2:04pm
When the clock struck midnight and the new year was rung in this weekend, many Penn students were out and about.
12/06/15 11:35pm
Usually, comparing Penn to its state-funded counterpart elicits irritated exclamations or dismissive scoffs. On Sunday, however, Penn wrestling traveled to University Park, this time looking to emulate the success of the Nittany Lions. Ranked the No. 1 team in the country by InterMat, Penn State hosted the annual Nittany Lion Open on Sunday, inviting many of the top Division I teams from across the country.
12/03/15 12:54am
What does Penn wrestling have in common with a Batman villain?
12/01/15 9:53pm
For Penn wrestling, this is true both on and off the mats, with two of their mainstays coming back from time off.
12/01/15 12:34am
For some people, four years just isn’t enough.
11/24/15 3:14am
When it comes to reinventing the wheel, Penn athletes hope to usher in a new era of transportation.
11/22/15 11:11pm
The saying in wrestling may go “sweep the legs,” but the grappling that took place at Sunday’s Keystone Classic left onlookers’ legs rooted to the spot in suspense.
11/18/15 2:02am
At the start of last season, most sentences involving C.J. Cobb ended in a question mark. But after finishing one win shy of All-American status in 2015, Cobb provided the answers to those questions and planted the seeds for what is set to be a limitless swan song for the Red and Blue.
11/17/15 11:45pm
There’s an aura of familiarity surrounding Penn wrestling this season.
11/17/15 10:46pm
The Palestra is usually called the Cathedral of College Basketball. A new sport, however, is prepared to take ownership of that storied arena.
11/17/15 10:46pm

Wrestling Issue | Philly-native freshmen ready for homcoming

Although Penn wrestling doesn’t often feature Philadelphia natives on its roster, this year’s squad includes two freshmen alone who call the City of Brotherly Love home.
03/24/15 4:08am
Tuesday marks the one year anniversary of Grace Calhoun's introduction as Penn's new athletic director.
03/23/15 12:01am
Much like at the Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association Championships two weeks ago, Penn wrestling saw mixed results at the NCAA Championships this weekend. With two automatic qualifiers and three at-large bid recipients, the Quakers took five grapplers to St.
03/17/15 1:55am
When Spring Break rolls around, some college students go on extravagant excursions to exotic destinations, seeking beautiful views, warm weather and adventure.
03/08/15 8:25am
Penn entered day two with three grapplers still in play in the semifinal round but left the day with only one finalist and without an individual champion.