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Derek Reber
Derek Reber

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lewisburg, Pa.

High School:
Lewisburg

Weight:
133

Position:
133

Experience:
Sr.


03/29/2013

Nittany Lion Wrestlers Top Academic All-Big Ten List

15 Penn Staters, including four All-Americans, earn laurels for classroom excellence

03/28/2013

Sixty-Four Penn State Winter Student-Athletes Earn Academic-All Big Ten Honors

Penn State has 164 honorees through fall and spring campaigns

02/13/2013

MATCH NOTES: #1 Penn State Hosts Rider in Home Dual Finale

Seniors to be honoroed prior to battle with the Broncs

02/10/2013

Nittany Lions Roll Past #6 Ohio State 29-18 for Big Ten Road Win

Taylor and Ruth get pins as Lions close out Big Ten dual schedule in style

02/08/2013

Nittany Lions Dispatch #15 Pitt 31-7 for Road Dual Victory

Quentin Wright pins No. 2 Wilps in first period at 197

Senior Derek Reber heads into his final season as a collegiate wrestler ready to continue to battle for a spot in Penn State's starting line-up. Reber debuted for Penn State last year but was hampered by injuries as the season progressed. A transfer from Bucknell, Reber heads into his senior year with over 50 career wins.

College Career
2011-12: Beat Cam Kelly 4-0 in Intrasquad on 11/3...dropped 2-0 decision to Bloomsburg's Nick Wilcox in PSU debut on 11/13...went 2-0 (plus a NC win) at the Nittany Lion Open on 12/4...first PSU dual win was a 12-4 major over West Virginia's Jesse Schiffbauer on 12/11...went 0-2 at Southern Scuffle on 1/1...went 2-1 at the Jamestown Open on 1/28 to take third...went 4-3 at `Boro Open on 2/11 to place sixth.

2010-11: Went 15-14 at Bucknell in his first year back after a serious injury the year prior.

2009-10: Injured just prior to start of season, did not compete for the Bison.

2008-09: Outstanding true freshman campaign, qualifying for NCAAs as a rookie at Bucknell...went 31-12 including a 16-4 dual meet mark for the Bison with two pins, a tech and seven majors...took third at EIWAs to earn spot in NCAAs as a true freshman.

High School/Personal
2008 PIAA state champion...four-time place winner...2008 high school nationals finalist...two-time NHSCA national champ...took fifth at junior nationals in 2007...went 165-10 during his career at Lewisburg High School...son of Franklin and Theresa Reber.


Career Statistics
YEAR OVERALL DUALS (B10) TRN (B10/NCAA) F TF M
2008-09 31-13 16-4 (0-0) 15-8 (0-0/0-2) 2-0 1-0 7-2 n/a
2009-10: Red Shirt Season (injured)
2010-1115-149-9 (0-0)6-5 (0-0/0-0)3-01-00-3n/a
2011-1210-92-3 (0-1)8-6 (0-0/0-0)2-01-01-17
Career 56-35 27-16 (0-1) 29-19 (0-0/0-2) 7-0 3-0 8-6 7
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