Wrestling

01/25/17 11:16pm

Another stingy conference matchup awaits for Penn wrestling against Bucknell

Another day, another dual. For Penn wrestling, this weekend will be another test of resilience, as it will face strong opposition with minimal recovery time in between.
01/21/17 6:35pm

Penn wrestling overpowered by No. 7 Lehigh, but takes down Lock Haven in weekend split

One weekend after a signature win against the 17th-ranked Stanford Cardinal, Penn wrestling (2-4, 0-3 EIWA) would go on to face another ranked squad, this time visiting No. 7 Lehigh (8-1, 6-0 EIWA) in Bethlehem on Friday. Unfortunately, the magic would not continue for the Quakers, as the Mountain Hawks were victorious in all but two bouts on the day.
01/18/17 11:31pm

Penn wrestling has the match of the season this weekend with No. 8 Lehigh waiting in the wings

The match against Lehigh is important, but the Quakers still have to deal with Lock Haven in a match they can ill afford to lose. That affair is unique in its own right, with gymnastics simultaneously competing with wrestling in the Palestra. The event, set for Saturday at noon, is being dubbed “Beauty and the Beast.” While many other universities have put on similar events, Saturday marks the first time that such an occasion will take place in the Palestra.
01/16/17 11:40pm

Penn Athletics' Weekend MVP: Frank Mattiace

Individually finishing 2-0 on the weekend and keying a wild upset of No. 17 Stanford, Penn wrestling's Frank Mattiace is our choice as the Penn Athletics weekend MVP.
01/16/17 8:13pm

Penn wrestling stuns No. 17 Stanford in first win over ranked opponent since 2012

Sometimes the start can decide the whole ballgame. On Sunday, Penn wrestling got to experience that twice — falling to Army, 18-14, before knocking off No. 17 Stanford, 19-17, for its first win over a ranked opponent since 2012.
01/09/17 5:05pm

Penn wrestling drops Ivy League opener to rival Princeton

There was no leisure for Penn wrestling this winter break, with the Quakers filling their time with some big tournaments and key Ivy League matches.
01/03/17 7:29pm

Penn wrestling endures tough start to 2017 at Southern Scuffle

Southern Hospitality did not treat Penn too kindly when it traveled down to Chattanooga for the Southern Scuffle on New Years Day.
12/13/16 12:59am

Penn wrestling to spend holidays prepping for Southern Scuffle

Penn wrestling is approaching winter break ready to work hard and win some key matches. As winter break approaches, the Quakers are preparing for two major tournaments – the Southern Scuffle in Chattanooga, Tennessee and the Lehman Open in Lancaster, Pennsylvania – before a huge dual meet against Princeton on January 8.
12/11/16 11:14pm

Penn wrestling falls to Rider in dual meet

You can’t achieve greatness without a bit of humility, and Penn wrestling just picked up its fair share of the latter this weekend. In their opening dual meet of the season, the undermanned Quakers were outmatched by a strong Rider team, losing seven of ten individual matches en route to a thorough 32-10 defeat at the hands of the Broncs.
12/07/16 11:07pm

Penn wrestling travels to Rider in search of dual-meet victory

After stringing together strong performances in each of the early season tournaments, the Quakers look to start off Dual Meet Season on the right foot against a strong Rider team.
12/04/16 4:08pm

Kent goes 3-0 in return to Penn wrestling at Journeymen Tussle

He's back. Wrestling for the first time since being named an All-American at March's NCAA Championships, Penn wrestling's Casey Kent at Sunday's Journeyman Tussle.
11/30/16 11:54pm

Penn wrestling returns to action with Journeyman Tussle

“We’re just trying to get better every day.” At first glance, some of the early-season competitions for Penn Wrestling may seem lackluster in importance and reward.
11/21/16 10:03pm

Penn wrestling practices against nation's elite

Training alongside Penn’s thirty-one grapplers are four wrestlers working full-time to win gold at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo.
11/20/16 9:37pm

Bethea, Mattiace shine as ailing Penn wrestling hosts Keystone Classic

The Quakers put up a fighting chance against defending national champion Penn State and some of the top wrestlers from around the country in the Palestra this weekend at the Keystone Classic.
11/17/16 1:01am

Penn wrestling hosts nation's top teams this weekend at Keystone Classic

Coming off a strong showing at the Southeast Open, Penn wrestling hopes to parlay that momentum into a great performance at their only home tournament of the year, the Keystone Classic
11/08/16 12:21am

Bethea leads way as Penn wrestling opened year at Southeast Open

Sunday, Penn wrestling kicked things off, opening up the 2016-17 campaign at the Southeast Open in Roanoke, Va. Leading the way for the Red and Blue was junior May Bethea, wrestling at 157 pounds a year removed from his first NCAA Tournament appearance.
11/03/16 2:25am

Southeast Open awaits Penn wrestling

Wrestling tights on and ready to go, Penn could not be more energy and excitement leading up to the first tournament of the year, the Southeast Open on Sunday Nov.
10/26/16 12:41am

Wrestling Issue | Penn wrestling grapples on College Green

Penn wrestling is still more than three weeks shy of its home opener, but Philadelphia has already gotten a sneak preview of the Red and Blue’s talents. Last Friday, the Quakers participated in the program’s inaugural “Grapple on the Green” event, setting up a practice session on College Green from 9 A.M.
10/26/16 12:02am

Wrestling Issue | New recruits look to break into the team

The new members of Penn wrestling’s freshmen class boast sterling resumes, ranging from academic honors to athletic success.
10/26/16 12:02am

Wrestling Issue | Quakers' 2015-16 season in review

If at the beginning of 2015 season you told Penn wrestling that they would have an All-American wrestler no one would have blinked.