Follow PSU Wrestling:    

Andrew Church
Andrew Church

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Erie, Pa.

High School:
Fort LeBoeuf

Weight:
174/184

Position:
174/184

Experience:
Sr.


03/14/2014

NOTES: Penn State Ready for 2014 NCAA Wrestling Championships

Sanderson's Lions seeking fourth straight NCAA team crown

03/03/2014

NOTES: No. 1 Penn State Ready for 2014 Big Ten Wrestling Championships

Nittany Lion wrestlers looking for fourth straight Big Ten title

02/19/2014

NOTES: #1 Penn State Hosts Clarion on Sunday for Senior Day in Rec Hall

19th-straight home sell out to send off senior class in dual finale

02/12/2014

NOTES: #1 Penn State Hosts #5 Oklahoma State in Showcase Non-Conference Dual

Sold out Rec Hall will welcome Cowboys to Penn State for first time since 1996.

02/05/2014

MATCH NOTES: #1 Penn State Visits Minnesota in B1G Dual Finale Sunday

Dual set to air live on Big Ten Network at 2 p.m. (Eastern)/1 p.m. (Central)

Senior Andrew Church heads into his final season with the Penn State wrestling program ready to help his Nittany Lions battle for fourth straight Big Ten and NCAA titles. Church is a key cog in Penn State's upper-weight success and will be one of five seniors on the Nittany Lion roster this year. Parents: Debbie and Tom Church -- Major: 2013 Mechanical Engineering graduate; pursuing Master's in Mechanical Engineering.

Lion Career
2012-13:
Church went 2-2 at Clarion's Knight Point Open on 11/4...5-1 at ESU Open on 11/17...0-1 at Nittany Lion Open on 12/1...2-2 at F&M Open on 1/5...3-1 at Edinboro Open on 2/9...notched two pins and two majors.

2011-12:
Church grabbed over 20 wins in `11-12, going 23-12...took second at Clarion Open on 11/6...5-2 at ESU Open on 11/6...3-1 at Laker Open on 11/19...4-2 at Nittany Lion Open on 12/4...3-2 at Hitchcock Memorial on 1/15...3-2 at `Boro Open on 2/11...closed out season with 2-2 performance at National Collegiate Open on 2/26.

2010-11:
174-pounder moving up to 184...stepping in for injured All-American Quentin Wright at 184...making his Penn State team-scored tournament debut at the Southern Scuffle on 12/29-30...went 3-2 at 174 at the W&J Open on 11/13...went 1-2 at 174 at the ESU Open on 11/20...went 0-1 at the Nittany Lion Open at 174 on 12/5...went 0-2 at 184 at the Southern Scuffle on 12/29...went 0-2 at 184 at Virginia Duals on 1/7-8...went 2-1 at Edinboro Open on 2/12.

2009-10:
Red-shirt season.


Career Statistics
YEAR OVERALL DUALS (B10) TRN (B10/NCAA) F TF M Pts.
2009-10 Red-shirt season
2010-11 8-12 0-2 (0-0) 8-10(0-0/0-0) 2-2 0-0 1-1 0
2011-12 23-12 0-0 (0-0) 23-12(0-0/0-0) 0-1 1-1 3-1 0
2012-13 12-7 0-0 (0-0) 12-7(0-0/0-0) 2-0 0-0 2-1 0
Career 43-31 0-2 (0-0) 43-29 (0-0/0-0) 4-3 1-1 6-3 0
Online Store