Wrestling

11/23/14 8:37pm

Penn wrestling's Lorenzo Thomas falls in Keystone Classic finals

In a star-studded competition, including 22 ranked wrestlers and a defending national champion, there was no match more anticipated, by Penn fans and college wrestling fans alike, than the 184 pound final bout in Sunday’s Keystone Classic.
11/20/14 12:38am

New Penn wrestling coach seeks to defy former team

The Palestra will see some serious star power on Sunday. Penn wrestling will host the Keystone Classic tournament, welcoming Drexel, Northwestern, Pittsburgh, and Stanford, among others.
11/17/14 8:20pm

Penn wrestling's Thomas takes title at ESU Open

Senior Lorenzo Thomas took home the title in the 184-pound category at the East Stroudsburg University Open, going 5-0 on the day.
11/13/14 12:00am

New coach to debut for Penn wrestling

Penn wrestling will sport a much different look this year. The most prominent change, of course, is among the coaching ranks, where coach Alex Tirapelle has replaced Rob Eiter after Eiter resigned last May.
11/11/14 11:49pm

Penn wrestling's Richardson primed for leap

Sophomore 133-pounder Caleb Richardson has been under bright lights of college wrestling’s biggest stage when he went to the NCAA tournament as a 12- pound freshman.
11/02/14 1:39pm

Penn wrestling electrifies home crowd at NWCA All-Star Classic

On Saturday, two Penn wrestlers, senior Lorenzo Thomas and senior C.J. Cobb, represented the Quakers in the National Wrestling Coaches Association All-Star Classic in front of over 5,000 fans.
10/29/14 1:37am

New coach Alex Tirapelle changing the mentality of Penn wrestling

Alex Tirapelle, the new head of Penn’s wrestling program, won’t be turning any heads with his style of coaching.He wouldn’t have it any other way.
10/29/14 1:29am

Penn wrestling's Lorenzo Thomas is everyone's All-American

Penn may not boast many All-American athletes, but senior wrestler Lorenzo Thomas is anything but boastful about his resume.
05/21/14 4:48pm

Penn wrestling coach Rob Eiter resigns

After six seasons as the head coach of Penn wrestling, Rob Eiter has decided to resign.
04/03/14 8:46pm

Bagherzadeh | Talented grapplers ready to step up as leaders for Penn wrestling

All year long, we listened to the theme of how youth, inexperience, and a slew of injuries resulted in a rollercoaster 2013-14 season for Penn wrestling.
03/23/14 2:51am

Penn wrestling's Thomas emerges as All-American at NCAA Championships

No. 11 seed Lorenzo Thomas went 5-3 over a grueling three-day stretch at the NCAA Championships in Oklahoma City to finish sixth and become Penn’s first ever 184-pound All-American, the 27th overall.
03/19/14 7:46pm

Young Penn wrestling contingent confident for NCAA Championships

The Quakers are sending four wrestlers to Oklahoma City’s Chesapeake Energy Arena, including 2014 Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Assocation Championship runners-up junior Lorenzo Thomas and senior Brad Wukie
03/10/14 12:34am

Penn wrestling clinches three NCAA Tournament berths

Even without an individual winner at this year’s edition of the Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association Championships, Penn wrestling is still feeling pretty good about its performance.
03/05/14 8:08pm

Powers | Penn wrestling ready for the big show at EIWA championships

While the Red and Blue are not loaded with the firepower of the last several years, the blue-collar squad should contend seriously at multiple weight classes.
03/05/14 6:45pm

EIWA race to heat up on campus for Penn wrestling

The big day has finally arrived for Penn wrestling.This weekend, the Quakers will compete in the 2014 Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association (EIWA) Championships, at home in the Palestra.
02/23/14 4:48pm

Penn wrestling finishes strong, defeating rivals

With the most important challenge of the year looming on the horizon, sometimes all a team needs is a little morale boost.That’s exactly what Penn wrestling got this weekend, going on the road to defeat rivals Princeton and Drexel, 22-9 and 20-10, respectively.
02/20/14 7:58pm

Penn wrestling to close out dual season close to campus

Penn wrestling will finish up the home stretch of its dual season close to campus this weekend.
02/19/14 7:31pm

Penn wrestling bonds around unexpected leaders

It has been a season filled with adjustments, surprises and obstacles for Penn. With everything that has been thrown at them these past three months, the Quakers could have easily fallen apart. But they have repeatedly refused to let their circumstances get the best of them.
02/19/14 6:09pm

Penn wrestling's Friedman faces tough schedule

Not even Penn wrestling’s own roster can boast too many stories quite like Friedman’s, even if the sophomore pre-med student hasn’t been able to log much mat time this year for the Quakers.
02/15/14 8:35pm

Senior Day brings impressive performances and a big win for Penn wrestling

“Overly focused, it’s far from the time to rest now,” the rapper Drake insists on 'Pound Cake', a recent record.The same goes for Penn wrestling, a team that issued a 24-10 pounding of Ivy League foe Columbia at the Palestra on Saturday.