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Wrestling

03/19/16 9:38am
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
For the most part, Penn wrestling lives to fight another day at the NCAA Championships.
03/17/16 12:51am
In collegiate wrestling, there exists a great disconnect between the NCAA and the Ivy League in their policies.
03/16/16 9:17pm
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
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
The road to NCAAs runs through Princeton.
02/22/16 2:13am
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
Penn wrestling’s head coach Alex Tirapelle likes to stress the importance of communication to his athletes.
01/13/16 1:33am
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
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
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.