Wrestling

11/21/11 11:34pm

Former Michigan grappler Erich Smith aims for All-America at Penn

Following his sophomore year, Smith chose to follow former Wolverine Scott Giffin to Penn, where Giffin had transferred after a year in Ann Arbor.
11/21/11 12:36am

Wrestling's Ortenzio wins second Keystone Classic

While one is an experienced senior and the other is a freshman, Bryan Ortenzio and Steve Robertson have one thing in common.
11/18/11 1:06am

No Kemmerer, no problem for Penn wrestling

The Red and Blue will look to their younger wrestlers to step up in the absence of senior Zack Kemmerer, who will represent Penn in the National Wrestling Coaches Association All-Star Classic in Arizona instead.
11/16/11 11:37pm

Troy Hernandez back on the mat

Junior Troy Hernandez spent three to four days a week in physical rehabilitation recovering from a torn labrum in his left shoulder.
11/14/11 12:41am

Kemmerer, Ortenzio place first at Binghamton Open

Penn’s wrestling team got off to a successful start Sunday, placing a total of eight wrestlers on the podium at Binghamton University’s Binghamton Open.
11/08/11 11:25pm

Penn wrestling ready to rumble

Coach Rob Eiter has put together an incredibly challenging schedule, which will feature four of the top-10 finishers from last year’s NCAA Championships.
06/16/11 1:00am

Quakers fall short in Trials

Two Quaker wrestlers fell short in the World Team Trials
06/09/11 3:08am

Wrestlers set sights on World’s

Two Quakers are vying for spots at 2011 World Team Trials.
03/23/11 3:28am

Kemmerer delivers on dad's expectations

Zack Kemmerer's father has been the driving force behind his son's grappling success for 16 years.
03/22/11 3:29am

Reporter's Notebook | Mania — on and off the mat

DP Sports Editor Brian Kotloff discovers the world of wrestling firsthand.
03/21/11 1:45am

Madness reigns at wrestling ’ships

If the 2011 NCAA Wrestling Championships proved one thing to the casual fan this past weekend, it’s that unpredictability — not chalk — rules the sport’s college postseason.
03/19/11 2:40am

Kemmerer earns All-America

The senior became Penn’s 25th All-American and its first ever at 141 pounds.
03/18/11 7:02pm

Seniors lead the way at NCAA championship

After Mark Rappo lost a heart-breaker to start the morning, the Quakers’ seniors went 6-0 in wrestlebacks and have four in the Round of 12.
03/18/11 4:03am

Second-round woes at NCAAs

After four of six Penn wrestlers advanced to the second round of the NCAA championship, the Quakers were brought back to earth.
03/17/11 6:16pm

Penn grapplers go 4-2 in NCAA's first round

It was some of Penn's least experienced of the core group who will be advancing to the second round later tonight.
03/17/11 5:27am

Penn Wrestlers in the Tourney

With the 81st NCAA Wrestling Championship starting this morning at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, here is the rundown for the Quakers who are competing for a national championship.
03/17/11 3:26am

Collegiate wrestling finally comes home

Thursday will be a landmark day for Philadelphia wrestling.
03/08/11 3:39pm

Five earn automatic NCAA wrestling bids

For the second straight year at the Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association Championships, the Quakers had two wrestlers make the finals. But as in 2010, neither could take home the title. As a team, Penn finished fifth at this weekend’s championships, hosted by Bucknell.
03/03/11 3:19am

Rollie Peterkin is moving on up

The Quakers only have three weeks before the Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association Championships — and they have work to do.
02/21/11 5:36am

Wrestling drops final dual

The Penn wrestling team wrapped up the dual meet portion of its season on a low, losing to perennial powerhouse No. 10 Lehigh on Sunday.