picture of Mark Hall

National Champion for the Penn State Nittany Lions. Now a coach with the Penn Quakers wrestling program and an athlete with the Pennsylvania-RTC.

  1. Projecting The 2022 World Team Trials Seeds

    Projecting The 2022 World Team Trials Seeds

    May 13, 2022

    The 2022 World Team Trials are set to go down in Coralville, Iowa May 21-22. This tournament will set the top two wrestlers at every weight who will wrestle-off for the world team spot in June at Final X. Seeds for the trials likely won't be released until a few days prior to the tournament, but because of its importance, we decided to predict what the top 7-8 seeds at each weight will look like. Take a look at those projections for men's freestyle below.
  2. US Open Men's Freestyle Upperweight Preview + Predictions

    US Open Men's Freestyle Upperweight Preview + Predictions

    Apr 28, 2022

    The US Open finally returns, and with it, a chance for the top senior level contenders to qualify for the World Team Trials Challenge Tournament in May, which determines who participates in Final X. Challenge Tournament seeds will also largely be determined by the results from the Open.
  3. US Open Men's Freestyle Cheat Sheet

    US Open Men's Freestyle Cheat Sheet

    Apr 25, 2022

    In which we provide a quick guide to the men's freestyle weight classes at the USMC US Open.
  4. Why Penn State Fans Can't Miss The US Open

    Why Penn State Fans Can't Miss The US Open

    Apr 15, 2022

    The NCAA season might be over, but there is no off-season for true wrestling fans. College wrestling fans can now switch their hopes to their favorite wrestlers making World Teams. That process starts with the US Open.
  5. Mark Hall Used Star Power To Grow Grappler Fall Classic

    Mark Hall Used Star Power To Grow Grappler Fall Classic

    Sep 30, 2021

    Mark Hall may not have known it at the time, but he was the driving force behind one of the biggest wrestling tournaments in the country.
  6. Cadet Worlds = NCAA Champs And Olympians

    Cadet Worlds = NCAA Champs And Olympians

    Jul 14, 2021

    The 2021 Cadet World Championships will go down in Budapest, Hungary July 19-25. Team USA has sent a team to Cadet Worlds every year since 2011. In this article, we’ll take a look back at Cadet Worlds since 2011 to see USA’s best performances. We’ll also explore how the best countries fared at Cadet Worlds during this time and highlight this year’s Tokyo Olympians performances.
  7. Cadet Worlds Predicts USA's Future Stars

    Cadet Worlds Predicts USA's Future Stars

    Jul 8, 2021

    The 2021 Cadet World Championships will go down in Budapest, Hungary July 19-25 . Since 2011, team USA has sent a team to the Cadet World Championships every year. This age level competition gives wrestling fans a first-look at the best wrestlers in the world under 17 years old. In this article, we’ll explore how current American wrestling stars fared at the Cadet world championships (in men’s freestyle), ultimately predicting their success at the collegiate level.
  8. Best Potential Matches At Senior Nationals

    Best Potential Matches At Senior Nationals

    Apr 28, 2021

    There will be a number of incredible matches going down this weekend at the US Open. Take a look at the top 5 we hope to see at the senior level.
  9. Interesting Storylines That The NCAA's Created For The Olympic Team Trials

    Interesting Storylines That The NCAA's Created For The Olympic Team Trials

    Mar 22, 2021

    Not to detract from any accomplishments that happened in St Louis, but as far as Im concerned the NCAA tournament was one big Olympic Team Trials qualifier. 
  10. NCAA 197-Pound Preview: Amine's To An End

    NCAA 197-Pound Preview: Amine's To An End

    Mar 17, 2021

    The longest anyone has ever had to wait for an NCAA Tournament since World War II ended is finally over. The competitors have made their way to St Louis and we are going to crown 10 new champs for the first time since 2019.
  11. Complete America's Cup Preview

    Complete America's Cup Preview

    Feb 6, 2021

    On February 10 and 11, many of the nation's top freestylers and a few high level Canadian wrestlers will meet in a six-team dual tournament. Day 1 will feature two pools which will set the stage for a bracketed tournament that will take place on day 2. Here's a rundown of what to expect from this event.
  12. All The Wrestlers Eligible To Compete At America's Cup

    All The Wrestlers Eligible To Compete At America's Cup

    Feb 5, 2021

    List of eligible men’s freestyle athletes for America’s Cup dual meet competition released
  13. Reliving The Wild 2020 Spring & Summer Of RTC Transfers

    Reliving The Wild 2020 Spring & Summer Of RTC Transfers

    Dec 11, 2020

    We're entering into a phenomenal era of US wrestling. More and more athletes are able to wrestle for a living full time post college and the RTC structure has been a big reason for this. The recent RTC Cup was a success and hopefully laid the ground work for similar events in the future. It also had me reminiscing about the wild time this spring and summer when it seemed like every other day a major athlete was transferring from one RTC to another. 
  14. Focused On Philly: Jordan Burroughs Highlights The PRTC's Busy Summer

    Focused On Philly: Jordan Burroughs Highlights The PRTC's Busy Summer

    Aug 20, 2020

    Despite the ongoing disruptions, delays, and cancellations across the world as the COVID-19 pandemic persists, it’s been a busy summer in Philadelphia.
  15. Cael's All-Time Penn State Lineup

    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.