Wrestling

01/13/16 1:33am

In first dual meet of season, Penn wrestling falls to No. 10 Lehigh

Penn wrestlers were back on campus a few days early this semester to kick off the 2016 dual meet season in a hard fought 27-10 loss to Lehigh at the Palestra on Sunday. The Quakers had already gotten a taste of the 10th ranked Mountainhawks over winter break at the Southern Scuffle in Chattanooga, Tenn.
01/04/16 2:04pm

Penn wrestling ushers in New Year with impressive individual victories

When the clock struck midnight and the new year was rung in this weekend, many Penn students were out and about.
12/06/15 11:35pm

Penn wrestling hangs tough at Nittany Lion Open

Usually, comparing Penn to its state-funded counterpart elicits irritated exclamations or dismissive scoffs. On Sunday, however, Penn wrestling traveled to University Park, this time looking to emulate the success of the Nittany Lions. Ranked the No. 1 team in the country by InterMat, Penn State hosted the annual Nittany Lion Open on Sunday, inviting many of the top Division I teams from across the country.
12/03/15 12:54am

Penn wrestling excited for journey to Nittany Lion Open

What does Penn wrestling have in common with a Batman villain?
12/01/15 9:53pm

Long road back for pair of Penn wrestlers

For Penn wrestling, this is true both on and off the mats, with two of their mainstays coming back from time off.
12/01/15 12:34am

Pair of fresh college grads join Penn wrestling staff

For some people, four years just isn’t enough.
11/24/15 3:14am

Penn wrestling's grapplers unicycle for glory

When it comes to reinventing the wheel, Penn athletes hope to usher in a new era of transportation.
11/22/15 11:11pm

Penn wrestling brings home three titles in Keystone Classic

The saying in wrestling may go “sweep the legs,” but the grappling that took place at Sunday’s Keystone Classic left onlookers’ legs rooted to the spot in suspense.
11/18/15 2:02am

Wrestling Issue | Red and Blue have a Cobb mentality

At the start of last season, most sentences involving C.J. Cobb ended in a question mark. But after finishing one win shy of All-American status in 2015, Cobb provided the answers to those questions and planted the seeds for what is set to be a limitless swan song for the Red and Blue.
11/17/15 11:45pm

Wrestling Issue | Quakers enter 2015 with strong depth

There’s an aura of familiarity surrounding Penn wrestling this season.
11/17/15 10:46pm

Wrestling Issue | Palestra to trade hoops for mats, play host to elite tournament

The Palestra is usually called the Cathedral of College Basketball. A new sport, however, is prepared to take ownership of that storied arena.
11/17/15 10:46pm

Wrestling Issue | Philly-native freshmen ready for homcoming

Although Penn wrestling doesn’t often feature Philadelphia natives on its roster, this year’s squad includes two freshmen alone who call the City of Brotherly Love home.
03/24/15 4:08am

Steele | What a difference a year makes for Grace Calhoun

Tuesday marks the one year anniversary of Grace Calhoun's introduction as Penn's new athletic director.
03/23/15 12:01am

Mixed results for Penn Wrestling at NCAA Championships

Much like at the Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association Championships two weeks ago, Penn wrestling saw mixed results at the NCAA Championships this weekend. With two automatic qualifiers and three at-large bid recipients, the Quakers took five grapplers to St.
03/17/15 1:55am

A whirlwind weekend to begin spring break for Penn Athletics

When Spring Break rolls around, some college students go on extravagant excursions to exotic destinations, seeking beautiful views, warm weather and adventure.
03/08/15 8:25am

Penn wrestling battles through ups and downs at EIWAs

Penn entered day two with three grapplers still in play in the semifinal round but left the day with only one finalist and without an individual champion.
03/06/15 4:04pm

Penn wrestling finds moderate success at EIWAs day one

The Quakers won’t be sending all six to them semi-finals, but they certainly held their own against some of the East Coast’s top grapplers.
03/04/15 11:59pm

Penn wrestling take six All-Ivy performers to EIWA's

Are you ready to rumble? The Red and Blue’s wrestling season is about to hit critical mass with the approaching EIWA Conference Championships this weekend. The Quakers, who are led by six All-Ivy grapplers, are in strong position to finish near the top of the heap Saturday in Bethlehem, Pa., something many believed to be unfathomable a few months ago.
02/23/15 12:34am

Penn wrestling sweeps Princeton and Drexel on senior day

The Red and Blue defeated both Princeton and Drexel at the Palestra this weekend to complete its home dual meet season with a perfect 6-0 record.
02/16/15 12:13am

Key trio leads Penn wrestling to knockout of Columbia

Behind dominating victories by the core trio of sophomore Caleb Richardson, senior C.J. Cobb and senior Lorenzo Thomas, the Quakers tallied their fourth straight victory in a 25-10 defeat of their New York rivals.