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George Carpenter
George  Carpenter

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Chapel Hill, N.C.

High School:
Carrboro

Weight:
133

Position:
133

Experience:
Jr.

Major:
Kinesiology


03/12/2018

WR NOTES: Lions Ready for 2018 NCAA Championships!

Penn State seeking seventh NCAA National Championship in the last eight years

02/27/2018

WR: Nittany Lions Ready for B1G Championships

Sanderson's squad heads to Michigan State looking for sixth title in last eight years

02/14/2018

WR: Penn State Hosts Buffalo Sunday on Senior Day

Final home dual for Penn State seniors starts at 2 p.m. in sold out Rec Hall

02/07/2018

WR: Top-Ranked Lions Host Iowa in SOLD OUT BJC!

Saturday night's dual is sold out, airs live nationally on the BTN!

01/31/2018

WR: Penn State Hosts Ohio State Saturday in Sold Out Rec Hall

Nittany Lions and Buckeyes battle in key Big Ten match-up

Junior George Carpenter heads into the 2017-18 season looking to battle for the starting spot at 133 pounds once again. Carpenter manned the spot throughout much of last year and wrestled in nine dual meets for the Nittany Lions.

Parent: Antonette Carpenter -- Major: Kinesiology.

Year-by-Year:

2016-17: Went 0-2 at Binghamton Open on 11/13 and 0-2 at Keystone Classic on 11/20...Penn State dual meet debut was successful on 12/1, getting a 17-2 technical fall over Binghamton’s Ian Lupole at the 5:00 mark in Rec Hall...dropped close 2-1 decision to #18 Mitch McKee of Minnesota in Big Ten dual debut in Minneapolis on 1/6.

2015-16: Posted 7-10 record in open tournaments, wearing the Nittany Lion singlet for the first time...picked up a pin, a tech fall and a major in the process.

2014-15: Red-shirt season...went 4-9 with one major unattached in open tournaments.

High School/Personal: Came to Penn State after a an outstanding high school career, winning the state title at Carrboro High School...was a four year starter at CHS and was team captain his last three years...won the state title as a junior and finished third his senior season...a versatile athlete, earning letters in football and track...led his wrestling team to the conference title in 2013-14 and helped guide the Jaguar football squad to conference and regional titles that year as well...also a member of the National Technical Honors Society.


Career Statistics
YEAR OVERALL DUALS (B10) TRN (B10/NCAA) F TF M Pts.
2014-15 Red Shirt Season
2015-16 7-10 0-0 (0-0) 7-10 (0-0/0-0) 1-1 1-0 1-1 0
2016-17 1-12 1-8 (0-7) 0-4 (0-0/0-0) 0-0 1-4 0-1 5
Career 8-22 1-8 (0-7) 7-14 (0-0/0-0) 1-1 2-4 1-2 5

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