4 Takeaways & 2 Questions From Penn State Media Day
Jan 12, 2021
Earlier today, Penn State released their media day press conference call featuring Cael Sanderson, Aaron Brooks, and members of the media. The full press conference is available on Penn State's site. Here are four big takeaways and two questions after that call.
2020 NCAA Qualifiers Breakdown & Heatmaps
Mar 11, 2020
The NCAA announced the final at-large bids, completing the set of 330 wrestlers that will be in Minneapolis for the 2020 NCAA Championships. We've already broken down the number of qualifiers each school earned; now we're breaking down the data even further, no matter if or when this tournament takes place.
Penn State Closed The Gap At Big Tens. Can They Catch Iowa?
Mar 10, 2020
Ever since the injury of heavyweight NCAA champion Anthony Cassar, the team title has seemed just out of reach for the Nittany Lions, but their history of winning on the biggest stage has left many wrestling fans wondering if there's still a path to victory for the perennial powerhouse.
2020 Big Ten Championships 184-Pound Preview
Mar 4, 2020
The offseason was the long dull slog of the offseason, mercifully broken in the fall by the start of the regular season. All of which was all prelude to college wrestling's main event: the postseason. So here we are, on the cusp of the Big Ten Championship, the greatest conference tournament, which are themselves a lead up to the NCAA Championships. Below, our preview for 184-pounds.
Can Penn State Run Down An NCAA Title?
Feb 27, 2020
The previous articles in this series have examined teams vying for one of four team trophies to be awarded at NCAAs. Penn State will finish either first or second barring a series of unexpected outcomes, so this article will look at their chances of winning the whole thing.
Penn State Can Beat Iowa On Friday. Here's How
Jan 28, 2020
It has been almost two years since Iowa and Penn State met in a dual meet. The Hawkeyes have won six of the last 10 times they met, but Penn State is on a two-dual winning streak.
Week 13 Roundup: Major Shakeups At The Top Of The Rankings
Jan 27, 2020
From Friday to Sunday, week 13 of NCAA wrestling was packed with dual meets between some of the nation's best teams. Plenty of results added to the intrigue of an already drama-filled season. From individual weight-class results to team dual meet results, this weekend provided all kinds of rankings shakeups. Here are the top stories of the week.
Will Nebraska Beat Penn State On Friday?
Jan 21, 2020
Nebraska is coming off losses to Wisconsin and Iowa but has a lineup that should present a serious challenge to Penn State in this Friday's dual. Here's a breakdown of what this dual could look like.
5 Big Developments And 3 Major Questions In Iowa/PSU Team Race
Jan 8, 2020
Before the season began, Iowa was projected to finish in second place and score 103 points. Now, halfway through the season, they're the top-ranked team with a projected team total of 135.5.
3 Big Iowa/PSU Questions After Senior Nationals
Dec 23, 2019
While Senior Nationals added a lot of clarity to what the field will look like at the Olympic Trials, it raised a few big questions for the NCAA team race between this year’s front-runners, Iowa and Penn State. Here are three important questions to consider after Senior Nationals.
Cassar, Kerkvliet, Brooks, & Lee Headline NLWC Registration List
Dec 17, 2019
A handful of Nittany Lion Wrestling Club members registered for this weekend's Senior Nationals - US Olympic Trials Qualifier. Their registration list includes Anthony Cassar, Greg Kerkvliet, Aaron Brooks, and Nick Lee. Two names not on the registration list, at least so far, are 74kg contenders Vincenzo Joseph and Jason Nolf.
Penn State & Iowa Intrigue: Brooks In, Brands & Young Drop Bouts
Dec 10, 2019
Between the preseason rankings and last week, Iowa steadily improved their point projection in our while Penn State’s projected total dipped slightly. This week, Penn State pulled Aaron Brooks' redshirt, a move that adds intrigue to the team race and could eventually put Penn State back in the lead.