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Wrestling

03/18/11 4:03am
After four of six Penn wrestlers advanced to the second round of the NCAA championship, the Quakers were brought back to earth.
03/17/11 6:16pm
It was some of Penn's least experienced of the core group who will be advancing to the second round later tonight.
03/17/11 5:27am

Penn Wrestlers in the Tourney

With the 81st NCAA Wrestling Championship starting this morning at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, here is the rundown for the Quakers who are competing for a national championship.
03/17/11 3:26am
Thursday will be a landmark day for Philadelphia wrestling.
03/08/11 3:39pm

Five earn automatic NCAA wrestling bids

For the second straight year at the Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association Championships, the Quakers had two wrestlers make the finals. But as in 2010, neither could take home the title. As a team, Penn finished fifth at this weekend’s championships, hosted by Bucknell.
03/03/11 3:19am
The Quakers only have three weeks before the Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association Championships — and they have work to do.
02/21/11 5:36am
The Penn wrestling team wrapped up the dual meet portion of its season on a low, losing to perennial powerhouse No. 10 Lehigh on Sunday.
02/18/11 4:38am
The Quakers have yet to put together a string of strong matches where every wrestler pulls his own weight.
02/15/11 7:50pm
For the Penn wrestling program, junior co-captain Mark Rappo has become the epitome of fighting with all your heart.
02/14/11 5:22am

Big Red snaps Penn’s three-meet streak

Cornell (11-1, 3-0 Ivy) overpowered Penn (9-4, 4-2), winning four of the first five bouts, and left the Quakers gasping for air with little room to recover.
02/11/11 5:12am
The boys from Ithaca have become the largest obstacle standing between the Red and Blue and league supremacy.
02/09/11 4:12am
Senior Scott Giffin nearly quit the wrestling team amidst injuries, but he returned to the mat in dramatic fashion last weekend with two wins.
02/06/11 11:46pm
Senior wrestler Scott Griffin had a triumphant return from injury this past weekend, taking his first two bouts via major decision victories and picking up a forfeit win against Princeton.
02/04/11 5:45am
Last Sunday at the Palestra, Penn wrestling coach Rob Eiter announced a lineup that included a list of familiar faces — NCAA tournament qualifiers and nationally ranked seniors.
01/31/11 2:55am

Weekend split sours strong start

Two days could not produce more different results for the wrestling team as they split their weekend matches, with a victory over Bucknell but loss to Hofstra.
01/16/11 11:58pm

Freshman Cowan headlines Penn's sweep of UVA, VMI

The Quakers (5-3) traveled to Charlottesville, Va. for a dual meet and left with a 18-15 win over Virginia and a dominating 33-6 victory over VMI.
01/12/11 1:00am
Penn wrestler Rollie Peterkin took the 133-pound title at the Dec. 29-30 Southern Scuffle in Greensboro, N.C., while the team finished eighth in the 34-team field and recorded two other medalists.
01/09/11 10:37pm

Wrestling drops narrow dual to Bloomsburg

Half of the Red and Blue (3-3) recorded impressive victories against solid opponents; the other half struggled in the spotlight against Bloomsburg (11-2).
12/13/10 3:55am

Wrestling picks up dual 'W'

The Penn Wrestling team transitioned seamlessly from wrestling in tournaments to wrestling in duals, defeating Rider, 23-18, in their first dual meet of the season.
12/10/10 3:23am
For Penn's Gabe Burak, Sunday’s dual meet with the Broncs will be more than just a rematch — it will be a chance for redemption.