11 Lions and 4 club members compete in Vegas
Sanderson's Lions seeking fourth straight NCAA team crown
Nittany Lion wrestlers looking for fourth straight Big Ten title
19th-straight home sell out to send off senior class in dual finale
Sold out Rec Hall will welcome Cowboys to Penn State for first time since 1996.
Red-shirt sophomore Jordan Conaway was Penn State's break-out wrestler last year. Conaway, a natural 125-pounder, finished just one win shy of All-America laurels at 133, helping Penn State to its third straight NCAA team title. Conaway nearly hit the 20 win mark in his red-shirt freshman campaign, going 19-10 overall. Parents: Jackie and David Conaway -- Major: Rehabilitation and Human Services
Big Ten Championships (2-2, 5th, NCAA Qualifier): Posted a 2-2 mark in his first Big Ten Championship tournament, taking fifth place and earning a trip to the NCAA Championships.. beat #11 Daryl Thomas of Illinois 6-5 (tb2)...lost to #1 Logan Stieber of Ohio State, lost to #6 Chris Dardanes of Minnesota...beat #11 Thomas again for fifth, 4-1.
NCAA Championships (3-2, `Round of 12'): Posted a 3-2 mark at his first NCAA Championship tournament in Des Moines, finishing just one win shy of All-America laurels in the `round of 12'...opened with hard fought 3-1 (sv) loss to Rutgers' Vincent Dellafave in the opening round...rebounded with three straight wins...6-4 (sv) over Dylan Hyder of Air Force, 6-4 over Dane Harlowe of Boston and a first period pin (1:17) of Michigan's Rosario Bruno...then lost 14-4 to #8 Cody Brewer in the All-America round.