PSU news by
Penn State's student blog

Topics

About

Penn State Wrestling Dominates Purdue 34-3

It was 22 days since Penn State’s last dual meet, but it was clear the team didn’t miss a beat. The Nittany Lion wrestlers defeated Purdue 34-3 in Rec Hall Sunday afternoon, dropping only one bout to the Boilermakers.

Top-ranked David Taylor had the only pin of the match over Chad Welch at 2:23, after three takedowns, for his 47th career pin. Andrew and Dylan Alton both won by decision in their dual meet debuts this season, after missing the beginning of the season recovering from shoulder surgery this past summer.

No. 9 Jimmy Gulibon faced Cashe Quiroga at 133. With 1:30 left in the first period, Quiroga had the first takedown of the bout and added three near fall points. Quiroga escaped to start the second period, and then took Gulibon down to extend the lead to 8-0. Gulibon started neutral in the third period. He avoided losing by major decision by taking down Quiroga for a 9-2 decision after letting Quiroga escape.

In the only bout with two ranked wrestlers, No. 8 Morgan McIntosh faced the only ranked Boilermaker of the match, No. 16 Braden Atwood. McIntosh took Atwood down with a minute left in the first period. After Atwood escaped, McIntosh closed the period with a second takedown for a 4-1 lead. Atwood escaped to start the second period, but McIntosh countered with a third takedown. Atwood escaped at the end of the second period to give McIntosh 6-3 lead. Atwood rode McIntosh out for the third period, giving Atwood a riding time point and McIntosh a 6-4 decision.

No. 2 Ed Ruth bounced back after his first loss in 84 matches at the Southern Scuffle. Ruth took Tanner Lynde down five times in the bout. No. 2 Zain Retherford clinched a 10-2 major decision, after a takedown with less than a minute in the bout and a riding time point. No. 2 Nico Megaludis and No. 3 Matt Brown each had six takedowns resulting in major decisions for each grappler.

Penn State improves to 8-0 on the season and 2-0 in the Big Ten. Next up for the Nittany Lions is an away dual at Indiana on Friday at 7 p.m. The team returns to Rec Hall on Sunday at 2 p.m. against Northwestern for its second match in three days.

About the Author

Katie Blitz

I'm a freshman Public Relations major. I was born in Staten Island, but I prefer to say I'm from New York City. I went to Brooklyn Tech High School, a specialized high school, and I'm very proud of it. I'm a huge sports fan - mostly (and sadly) a New York Jets fan.

Comments

Athletics

Incoming Penn State Track & Field Athlete Kristian Marche Shot To Death In Philadelphia

The incident surrounding Marche’s death is “under investigation,” according to the Philadelphia police department.

Former Women’s Gymnastics Coach Files Lawsuit Against Penn State Over Handling Of Abuse Allegations

Men’s Soccer Trio, Reading United Win PDL Eastern Conference Title, Fall Short Of National Championship

Penn State Hockey’s Evan Barratt, Aarne Talvitie Participate In World Junior Summer Showcase

Ally McHugh Wins 400 Medley National Championship

Student Life

Penn State Parking Office Runs Into Student Permit Purchase Issues

Students were delayed hours on Tuesday afternoon while trying to purchase on-campus parking permits.

Girirajan Lab Seeks To Bridge The Gap Between Fly And Human Genomes

Join Onward State: Fall 2018 Application

Plans Submitted For New KFC In State College

Developers have submitted preliminary land development plans to build a new KFC restaurant at 1780 S. Atherton St. in State College.

Join Onward State: Fall 2018 Application

Onward State is hiring for the fall semester and we’d love to have you join us.

Incoming Penn State Track & Field Athlete Kristian Marche Shot To Death In Philadelphia

The incident surrounding Marche’s death is “under investigation,” according to the Philadelphia police department.

Be the first to know

  • Top posts and the best Penn State stories

Thank you for subscribing.

Something went wrong.

Madden NFL 19 Ratings For Nittany Lions

For the second consecutive year, Sean Lee is the highest-rated Nittany Lion in the Madden video game.

Send this to a friend