Wrestling

10/25/16 11:51pm

Wrestling Issue | Four NCAA qualifiers return to strong squad

Been there, done that. As Penn wrestling readies for the 2015-16 season, the Quakers have the security of four returning NCAA qualifiers in Caleb Richardson, May Bethea, Brooks Martino and Casey Kent. “I’ve been there three times and I’ve come up short three times,” Richardson said.
03/21/16 1:52pm

Casey Kent looks to leave a lasting mark on Penn wrestling

If anyone had forgotten about Casey Kent last year, his performance in the 2015-16 season has served to jog their memories.
03/21/16 12:50am

Penn Wrestling's Casey Kent earns All-American honors

It was a mistake to leave 174-pound senior Casey Kent unseeded. It became a mistake Kent made his opponents pay for.
03/19/16 9:38am

Casey Kent earns All-American status at NCAA Wrestling Championships

After watching his teammates struggle on the second day of the NCAA wrestling championships, 174-pounder Casey Kent made his opponents pay.
03/17/16 9:27pm

Penn wrestling starts strong at NCAA Championships

For the most part, Penn wrestling lives to fight another day at the NCAA Championships.
03/17/16 12:51am

Time off is nothing unusual when it comes to wrestling

In collegiate wrestling, there exists a great disconnect between the NCAA and the Ivy League in their policies.
03/16/16 9:17pm

Four ready to compete for Penn wrestling at NCAAs

On Thursday, four Penn wrestlers will enter the world’s most famous arena for the year’s final tournament. If they have their way they won’t be leaving until Saturday, with a medal in their hands.
03/07/16 12:12am

Thomas, Bethea punch tickets to NCAA Tournament as Penn wrestling takes 10th at EIWAs

It’s still unclear if Penn women’s basketball will qualify for the NCAA Tournament, but one team on campus already got a little taste of March Madness.
03/03/16 12:42am

EIWAs await as Penn wrestling heads into the weekend

The road to NCAAs runs through Princeton.
02/22/16 2:13am

13-meet winning streak against Drexel snapped for Penn wrestling

All winning streaks must come to an end, and Penn wrestling’s 13-year string of victories over city rival Drexel came to an end Saturday night.
02/15/16 12:35am

Penn wrestling drops pair of Ivy matches in busy weekend

Rest is for the weak. That has been Penn wrestling’s mantra as of late. And, after a weekend consisting of several closely contested and grueling dual matches, the Quakers have certainly earned a respite.
02/10/16 1:35am

Roundtable | Which Penn team has the most important weekend ahead?

As the winter sports start to head down the final stretch, we discussed which Penn Athletics team has the most critical games this upcoming weekend.
02/08/16 12:43am

Penn wrestling sweeps weekend duals

They got just what they needed. In a pair of duals at Brown and Harvard on Feb. 6, Penn wrestling swept the competition. After taking down the Bears, 25-9, in Providence, Ri. the Quakersmade the trek to Cambridge, Ma., and dealt the Crimson a 26-9 beatdown.
02/04/16 12:30am

Penn wrestling prepares for pair of duals in New England

Penn Wrestling seems to love a good road trip. The Quakers will hit the road not just once, but twice in the span of a single day to face Brown in Providence at 1PM and Harvard in Boston at 6PM this coming Saturday.
02/02/16 12:24am

Penn wrestling's Alex Tirapelle settles in during second year

In just a year and a half at the helm of the Penn wrestling, head coach Alex Tirapelle has already molded the program into his own.
02/01/16 9:30am

Despite early leads, Penn wrestling drops pair of duals

In a sport where points earned can range heavily from match to match, it is imperative to hold steady to the finish.
01/28/16 12:30am

Penn wrestling prepares for bouts against Princeton, Rider

This week, Penn wrestling coach Alex Tirapelle asked his wrestlers to take turns carrying each other across the practice room.
01/25/16 12:23am

Thomas becomes 11th Penn wrestler to log 100 wins

As Lorenzo Thomas stepped up for his bout with Binghamton’s Steven Schneider, Penn wrestling already maintained a comfortable 21-3 advantage on the day. For Thomas, however, the match was a big one. Eight minutes and an 8-1 decision later, the Pittsburgh native had become just the 11th grappler in program history to record 100 career wins.
01/21/16 10:07pm

As Philadelphia readies for snow, Penn wrestling readies for Binghamton

Even as Philadelphia and its citizens stock food, salt the roads, and seal their windows in advance of this weekend’s blizzard, Penn wrestling is preparing to weather a much different storm.
01/14/16 3:37am

For Penn wrestling's Tirapelle, family comes first

Penn wrestling’s head coach Alex Tirapelle likes to stress the importance of communication to his athletes.