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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


01/17/2018

WR: Lions host Purdue, visit Maryland in B1G 'Split' Weekend

Lions and Boilermakers tangle Friday night at 7 p.m. in Rec Hall

01/10/2018

WR: Penn State visits No. 4 Michigan and Michigan State this Weekend

Lions and Wolverines live on BTN, Friday night, 9 p.m.!

01/02/2018

WR: Lions Win Seventh Southern Scuffle Title

Sanderson’s crew claims six champions on its way to tourney crown; Rasheed named OW

01/01/2018

WR: Penn State Dominates Day 1 of Southern Scuffle

Nittany Lions with eight semifinalists as day one of Southern Scuffle comes to a close

12/29/2017

NOTES: Penn State Heads to Southern Scuffle

Nittany Lions looking for seventh Scuffle title

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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