Following his sophomore year, Smith chose to follow former Wolverine Scott Giffin to Penn, where Giffin had transferred after a year in Ann Arbor.
While one is an experienced senior and the other is a freshman, Bryan Ortenzio and Steve Robertson have one thing in common.
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.
Junior Troy Hernandez spent three to four days a week in physical rehabilitation recovering from a torn labrum in his left shoulder.
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.
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.
Two Quaker wrestlers fell short in the World Team Trials
Two Quakers are vying for spots at 2011 World Team Trials.
Zack Kemmerer's father has been the driving force behind his son's grappling success for 16 years.
DP Sports Editor Brian Kotloff discovers the world of wrestling firsthand.
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.
The senior became Penn’s 25th All-American and its first ever at 141 pounds.
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.
After four of six Penn wrestlers advanced to the second round of the NCAA championship, the Quakers were brought back to earth.
It was some of Penn's least experienced of the core group who will be advancing to the second round later tonight.
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.
Thursday will be a landmark day for Philadelphia wrestling.
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.
The Quakers only have three weeks before the Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association Championships — and they have work to do.
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.