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Retherford tops century mark in career wins as one of seven Lion champs
Penn State roars to road dual victory with three pins
Penn State at Binghamton Friday night, at Keyestone Classic in Philly Sunday
Lions roll to second lopsided dual win of the weekend
Nittany Lions tally five pins in season-opening win over Black Knights
Pennsylvania native Corey Keener returns to the Keystone State for his final season of collegiate wrestling as a member of the Penn State Nittany Lions. Keener, a three-time NCAA qualifier at Central Michigan, will battle for the starting nod at 133 for the Nittany Lions and will be looking to earn a spot on the podium in Cleveland this year as an All-American.
Parents: Robin Keener -- Major: Educational Leadership Graduate Program
2016-17: Named Academic All-MAC and to the National Wrestling Coaches Association All-Academic Team, both for the second time...posted 17-11 overall record...6-2 in MAC and 7-4 in dual meets...MAC Runner-Up in 2016-17...qualified for NCAAs for the third time, going 1-2 at the NCAA Championships...four pins as a junior, eight for his career...improved career record to 55-37.
2015-16:Named Academic All-MAC and to the National Wrestling Coaches Association All-Academic Team...finished second at 133 lbs. at the MAC Championships...had a 19-12 overall record at 133 lbs., including a 6-2 mark in MAC duals...placed second at the Michigan State Open (11/15) and the Reno Tournament of Champions (12/20)...won four consecutive matches in early February, including three versus MAC opponents, by a combined margin of 43-8...fell 3-1 in sudden victory in the MAC Championship 133-lb. title match...went 1-2 at the NCAA Championships (3/17-3/18).
2013-14: Finished the season with a 19-14 record...went 4-1 and finished second in 125-open division at MSU Open (11/9)...upset No. 12 Jade Rauser (Utah Valley) by decision, 8-4 (11/15)...defeated No. 7 Anthony Kraisser (UNC) at the Northeast Duals by decision, 8-7 (11/30)...defeated Kevon Powell (Ohio) 3-1 in sudden victory to secure the conference win for the Chippewas (1/17)...defeated Alfredo Grey (Kent St.) 8-3 (1/26)...went 2-2 to finish fourth at the MAC Championships, earning a bid to the NCAA Championships...went 0-2 at the NCAA Championships (3/20).
Redshirt season...competed at the 2013 FILA Junior Freestyle Nationals and ASICS Junior Nationals at 60kg.
Four-time Schuylkill League Champion at Blue Mountain High School...four-time District 11 Class AA and four-time Northeast Regional Class AAA Champion...won back-to-back PIAA AAA state championships...winning the title at 126 as a senior and 118 as a junior...runner-up at 112 as a sophomore and fifth as a freshman...only wrestler in Blue Mountain history to place four times at states...left BMHS with a 190 career wins...two-time junior national champion in both freestyle and greco-roman.
|YEAR||OVERALL||DUALS (B10)||TRN (B10/NCAA)||F||TF||M||Pts.|
|2012-13||Red Shirt Season|
|2013-14||19-14||12-8 (0-0)||7-6 (0-0/0-2)||0-2||2-0||1-1||27|
|2015-16||19-12||9-7 (0-0)||10-5 (0-0/1-2)||4-0||2-0||4-1||37|
|2016-17||17-11||7-4 (0-0)||10-7 (0-0/1-2)||4-3||2-0||2-2||32|
|CAREER||55-37||28-19 (0-0)||27-18 (0-0/2-6)||8-5||6-0||7-4||96|