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.
Cael's All-Time Penn State Lineup
Jun 24, 2020
Cael Sanderson is like Professor X. The bald mastermind leader of an incredible team. Cael has done his fair share of managing to get his best athletes in the lineup for as many years as possible. So, it’s now my turn to channel my inner Cael and put together the best possible lineup using athletes from all of his Penn State teams.
Creating The Best Indiana D1 Lineup Of All Time
May 15, 2020
A few weeks ago I asked my Twitter followers how they would put together an all-time great college dual team with the current weights using athletes from their home states. The responses were great and really got me curious. So, I did the research and have now putting together the best possible team for some of the top states, including some formidable back-up teams.
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.
How Pletcher Is Preparing For Another Shot At Nick Lee
Mar 8, 2020
Luke Pletcher spent all but two weeks of his regular season as the top-ranked man in the country at 141 pounds. He earned the top spot in his first tournament of the year and lost it to Penn State’s Nick Lee in Ohio State’s final dual meet.
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.
8 Top-10 Upsets In Week 16
Feb 17, 2020
The second to last weekend of dual meet action had 27 upsets, eight of which were over wrestlers inside the top 10. Here are the biggest upset stories of the week along with every upset we could find. If you saw an upset we missed, email firstname.lastname@example.org so we can be sure to include it.
Week 16 Roundup: Iowa Holds Serve + A New #1
Feb 17, 2020
The second-to-last week of the dual meet season had its share of excellent action, but the postseason narratives have now nearly taken shape. The Hawkeyes held on to their rankings in a number of important spots, and several title contenders made themselves known.
Pletcher vs Lee For The #1 Spot And Possibly The Dual
Feb 12, 2020
Saturday night's contest between Penn State and Ohio State features the second- and third-ranked teams in the country, teams that are currently separated by just three projected points in this week's team tournament rankings.
Week 15 Roundup: Rivalry Duals & Title Contender Clashes
Feb 10, 2020
This weekend was marked by impressive dual meet results and a handful of matchups between NCAA title contenders. Here are the biggest stories from week 15 of NCAA wrestling.
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.
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.
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.
2019-20 NCAA Preview & Predictions: 141 Pounds
Oct 23, 2019
The NCAA wrestling season has finally come to resurrect our passions and deliver us from the autumnal doldrums. Our job, as the first whistle draws ever closer, is to illuminate the most important storylines of the season. Forewarned is forearmed, so arm yourself with our warnings of what to watch for in the 141-pound weight class next season.
FRL 392 - Most Wide Open Weight Next Year?
Jul 30, 2019
FRL 392 discusses the most wide open weight at NCAA's, Cadet Worlds, D1 recruiting and 125 redshirt report.