Wrestling

12/06/13 3:55am
With an old rival coming to town, a fresh, young Penn wrestling squad will look to make a statement at the Palestra on Sunday.
12/02/13 3:32am
For the first time in program history, the Quakers competed in the Grapple at the Garden tournament in Madison Square Garden. They pulled off a 29-9 victory over Boston, but fell to Bloomsburg, 21-16.
11/25/13 2:53am
Penn wrestling earned a hard-fought 19-13 victory in its first dual of the year against a veteran Maryland squad in College Park on Friday night, and the team followed that performance up with a fourth-place effort at the 19th iteration of the Keystone Classic on Sunday at the Palestra.
11/21/13 10:34pm

With expectations high, Penn wrestling gets ready for new campaign

Penn will take on a tough Maryland team for an early duel on Friday before hosting the 19th annual Keystone Classic on Sunday at the Palestra.
04/01/13 11:05pm
As Penn wrestling enters the 2013 offseason, the Quakers must prepare to lose two of their best senior grapplers: Mark Rappo (125 pounds) and Micah Burak (197).
03/25/13 1:34am
One year after senior Micah Burak finished seventh at 197 pounds to become Penn’s 26th All-American, the Quakers came back empty-handed from Des Moines, Iowa.
03/21/13 2:12am
From Thursday to Saturday, the madness takes to the mat at the Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines, Iowa, where six Penn wrestlers will battle for individual glory at the NCAA Division I Wrestling championships.
03/11/13 3:35am
And for Penn senior Micah Burak, finally winning an Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association (EIWA) Championship title in the 197-pound weightclass after being a runner-up three times in a row was definitely worth the wait.
02/25/13 3:02am
The No. 23 Quakers dominated Princeton and Drexel in their final home meets.
02/22/13 2:15am

Final tune-up for Penn wrestling

The No. 23 Quakers (8-3, 3-1 Ivy) will compete Saturday against Princeton and Sunday against Drexel before moving on to postseason play. The team will celebrate Senior Day versus Princeton.
02/18/13 2:38am
The No. 23 Quakers (8-3, 3-1 Ivy) came out swinging and eliminated any hope for a Lions (5-7, 1-2 Ivy) comeback, despite some struggles in the middle weights.
02/15/13 2:35am
Even with the recent news of wrestling’s demise from the 2020 Olympic Games, the Penn wrestling team is pushing on bravely. The No. 23 Quakers travel to New York to face Columbia this weekend.
02/13/13 4:06am
Wrestling head coach and former Olympian Rob Eiter reacts to the International Olympic Committee’s decision to drop wrestling from the Olympic program starting with the 2020 Games.
02/11/13 2:29am
The Quakers put on a show Saturday against Ivy League foes Harvard and Brown. The Crimson (4-5, 1-2 Ivy) drove the No. 22 Red and Blue (7-3, 2-1) to the edge in many bouts, but the latter avenged last year’s 23-19 loss by winning eight out of 10 bouts to secure a 24-6 victory at the Palestra.
02/08/13 4:14am
When Penn wrestling hosts Harvard at the Palestra Saturday, it won’t be an event for culinary enthusiasts. The reason why? Only one dish will be served that day – revenge.
02/05/13 2:18am
Wrestling is as intense and mentally demanding a sport as there is. It is the ultimate test of strength, flexibility, conditioning and character.
01/28/13 4:18am
The No. 24 Penn wrestling team suffered their 11th defeat to No. 8 Cornell in a row on Saturday in Ithaca, N.Y., but returned to the Palestra and demonstrated their class with a 23-10 victory over EIWA rival Bucknell.
01/25/13 3:18am
While the No. 24 Quakers have given up 10 in a row to the No. 8 Big Red, this season might very well be the team’s best shot to put an end to the long losing streak against its archrival.
01/14/13 5:41am
On Sunday at the Palestra, Iowa State handed Penn its second loss of the season, 25-9.
12/09/12 7:51pm
After sustaining a season-ending LCL strain only eight bouts into a promising college career a season ago, Cobb was in an unfamiliar spot. Undeterred, he launched into preparations for this season with gusto.