Wrestling

02/08/12 11:15pm

Penn wrestlers bulking up for the team

For most people, gaining or losing 10 pounds is a major transition. For some on the Penn wrestling team, though, it’s nothing out of the ordinary.
02/07/12 8:17pm

Penn wrestler Bryan Ortenzio back and better than ever

Ortenzio came to Penn and impressively started as a freshman. Although he had an average year, at 20-18, he has since worked hard to improve. His record was a solid 31-13 during his junior year. Returning this season after a semester away, Ortenzio is having a career year.
02/05/12 6:16pm

Penn wrestling splits Saturday Ivy meets

After falling to Harvard, 23-19, in the morning, the Quakers recovered with an afternoon win over Brown, 30-7.
01/30/12 1:03am

Rusty Quakers overpowered by Hofstra

Losing five of their first six matches, the Quakers’ comeback attempt fell well short in a 23-13 defeat to the No. 24 Pride.
01/17/12 11:44pm

Karl Bagherzadeh | Quakers near the tipping point of success

Although Penn has a slim chance to win the Ivy League, some Quakers’ grapplers are having great individual seasons.
01/12/12 11:25pm

No. 5 Cornell awaits Penn wrestling

Penn will face rival Cornell in the Quakers biggest test of the season.
12/11/11 11:07pm

Experienced Terrapins take tight match over Penn wrestling

Penn wrestling had a chance to assert its prowess facing two top fifteen opponents before heading into winter break. But after falling to No. 10 Lehigh last week, experience was Penn’s achilles heel this week, as No. 15 Maryland triumphed over the Quakers, 21-15.
12/08/11 11:16pm

Penn wrestling discusses rankings

Although rankings drive selection to the NCAA tournament, its wins that speak the loudest.
12/06/11 11:41pm

Brian Dolph comes full circle as Penn assistant coach

After an eight-year hiatus, a familiar ally has returned to Penn wrestling. Brian Dolph, who first joined the Quakers coaching staff as an assistant in 1994, left to pursue work as a high-school coach and physical education teacher in 2003.
12/05/11 12:12am

Lehigh wrestling heavyweights overpower Penn

Sunday’s wrestling match against the rival Mountain Hawks displayed the two teams’ complementing weight classes, but Lehigh prevailed, 21-15.
12/02/11 12:57am

Penn wrestling gets its chance at retribution

In an action-packed weekend, Penn wrestling will have a chance to establish state supremacy as they face two local foes.
11/28/11 11:38pm

Matt Valenti one step closer to his Olympic wrestling dreams

Valenti has been training for the U.S. world team for six years, but has yet to make it. To do so, he must be in the country’s top three at the 60 kilogram weightclass — he is currently ranked sixth.
11/27/11 10:58pm

Wrestling trio turns in perfect performance at Northeast Duals

Penn wrestling’s “Big Three” walked into the Journeymen/Asics Northeast Duals on Saturday looking to make a statement. Their actions spoke louder than any words could.
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