Wrestling

03/24/15 4:08am

Steele | What a difference a year makes for Grace Calhoun

Tuesday marks the one year anniversary of Grace Calhoun's introduction as Penn's new athletic director.
03/23/15 12:01am

Mixed results for Penn Wrestling at NCAA Championships

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

A whirlwind weekend to begin spring break for Penn Athletics

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 wrestling battles through ups and downs at EIWAs

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.
03/06/15 4:04pm

Penn wrestling finds moderate success at EIWAs day one

The Quakers won’t be sending all six to them semi-finals, but they certainly held their own against some of the East Coast’s top grapplers.
03/04/15 11:59pm

Penn wrestling take six All-Ivy performers to EIWA's

Are you ready to rumble? The Red and Blue’s wrestling season is about to hit critical mass with the approaching EIWA Conference Championships this weekend. The Quakers, who are led by six All-Ivy grapplers, are in strong position to finish near the top of the heap Saturday in Bethlehem, Pa., something many believed to be unfathomable a few months ago.
02/23/15 12:34am

Penn wrestling sweeps Princeton and Drexel on senior day

The Red and Blue defeated both Princeton and Drexel at the Palestra this weekend to complete its home dual meet season with a perfect 6-0 record.
02/16/15 12:13am

Key trio leads Penn wrestling to knockout of Columbia

Behind dominating victories by the core trio of sophomore Caleb Richardson, senior C.J. Cobb and senior Lorenzo Thomas, the Quakers tallied their fourth straight victory in a 25-10 defeat of their New York rivals.
02/09/15 1:56am

Penn wrestling sweeps Ivy weekend meets

On Saturday afternoon at the Palestra, a familiar voice shouted out from the sidelines as wrestlers went to work on the mats. "Work hard!" yelled Penn wrestling coach Alex Tirapelle.
02/05/15 12:12am

A fresh start for Penn wrestling's C.J. Cobb

Following his sophomore season, C.J. Cobb stepped away from wrestling after a decade and a half of hard work and success. But he does not regret his decision one bit. In fact, it was his decision to walk away that made him fall back in love with the sport.
01/28/15 12:48am

Penn wrestling settles in at No. 24 in the nation

Penn wrestling is finally starting to grapple like they did at the beginning of the year when the Quakers opened the season with a national ranking. This is no doubt a result of Tirapelle finally possessing a healthy and deep roster.
01/25/15 11:01pm

Penn wrestling comes up short in Ithaca

Despite split results, Penn wrestling should be able to move forward with confidence after a strong weekend.
01/22/15 3:00am

Penn wrestling to face its toughest test

A trip to Ithaca is never pleasant this time of year due to its lack of cellphone service and subarctic conditions.
01/20/15 12:13am

Cobb's title ignites Penn wrestling's resurgence over the weekend

After a less than stellar winter break, Penn wrestling needed some sort of success to right the ship before opening Ivy play.
01/14/15 4:03am

Penn wrestling finds success at Midlands before thumping to Iowa State

It’s a new year with a new lineup for Penn, yet the Red and Blue’s results were similarly lackluster. Following a mediocre performance at the prestigious Midlands Championships, the Quakers under-impressed in their dual meet with Iowa State.
12/10/14 1:10am

Penn wrestlers resolve to forget first half of season in the new year

For Penn wrestling, hopefully the stress of exams coupled with the joy of the holiday season will enable it to put the first half of the wrestling season behind it as the Quakers prepare for the Midlands Championships on Dec.
12/08/14 1:27am

Penn wrestling falls decisively at Lehigh, 31-6

The Red and the Blue lost against No.11 Lehigh decisively on Saturday in Bethlehem, as the Mountain Hawks emerged with a definitive 31-6 victory at home.
12/04/14 1:04am

Penn wrestling heads to Bethlehem to face No. 11 Mountain Hawks

Penn wrestling will be tested by one of its most vaunted opponents — and bitter rivals — this weekend. The Quakers will take on No.
11/30/14 10:32pm

Penn wrestling splits first set of dual meets

While the Quakers showed a lot of promise Sunday in Lawrenceville their flaws also got exposed as they split their dual meets with Clarion and Rider.
11/24/14 11:57pm

Martino battles through injury to become leader for Penn wrestling

With a demanding course load, the underclassman could’ve done what most Ivy League athletes would do — focus on his studies and come back to the team the following year. But Brooks Martino isn’t like most Ivy League athletes.