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Nittany Lion Wrestling Club To Host Live Freestyle Event September 19

Penn State wrestling fans will get a chance to watch some past and present Nittany Lion starts compete in an upcoming freestyle event hosted by the Nittany Lion Wrestling Club this week.

The NLWC’s online freestyle event will kick off at 8 p.m. on Saturday, September 19 through the club’s Rofkin channel. The event will be held without in-person fans and features 13 premier matchups showcasing some of the world’s top freestyle wrestlers.

The highly anticipated event will feature numerous All-Americans, NCAA champions, and even one Olympic champion, Kyle Snyder. There are also two women’s freestyle matchups set to take place.

Fans will get to watch some former Penn State stars, as Bo Nickal, Vincenzo Joseph, Zain Retherford, and Jason Nolf are all set to compete against top competition from other clubs.

The full slate of match-ups currently listed to take place include:

  • 74 Kg: Rick Durso (NLWC) v. Malik Amine (Cliff Keen Wrestling Club)
  • 125 Kg: Nick Nevils (NLWC) v. Jordan Wood (Lehigh Valley Wrestling Club)
  • 62 Kg: Jennifer Page (NLWC) v. Desiree Zavala (Unattached)
  • 196 Lbs: Jaime Espinal (NLWC) v. Domenic Abounader (CKWC)
  • 157 Lbs: Zain Retherford (NLWC) v. Alec Pantaleo (CKWC)
  • 79 Kg: Jason Nolf (NLWC) v. David McFadden (Pennsylvania RTC)
  • 77 Kg: Vincenzo Joseph (NLWC) v. Dan Vallimont (Pennsylvania RTC)
  • 125 Kg: Greg Kerkvliet: (NLWC) v. Youssif Hemida (CKWC)
  • 77 Kg: Bekzod Abdurakhmonov (NLWC) v. Logan Massa (CKWC)
  • 62 Kg: Jane Valencia (NLWC) v. Julia Salata (New York Athletic Club)
  • 59 Kg: Thomas Gilman (NLWC) v. Darian Cruz (LVWC)
  • 99 Kg: Kyle Snyder (NLWC) v. Michael Macchiavello (Wolfpack RTC)
  • 190 Lbs: Bo Nickal (NLWC) v. Alex Dieringer (CKWC)

Fans can watch the stream exclusively on Rokfin via the NLWC’s channel. For more information on how to subscribe and watch the event, click here.

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Max Tolson

Max is a senior majoring in print journalism. He hails from the small town of Millsboro, DE and loves to watch the Eagles and Penn State wrestling. Follow him on twitter @TolsonMax or send emails to [email protected] Go Birds!


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