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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


02/19/2017

WREST: Lions Dominate Oklahoma State 27-13 to win NWCA Dual Championship

Lions ride seven straight wins to second straight title, this time in Stillwater

02/15/2017

WREST: Lions and Cowboys Battle for Dual Meet Crown

Cael Sanderson's squad treks to Stillwater for NWCA Dual Meet title event

02/10/2017

WREST: Lions Hammer No. 11 Illinois 34-7 to Remain Unbeaten

Retherford picks up another pin to lead Sanderson's Lions

02/08/2017

NOTES: Wrestlers Host Illinois and Maryland in Final Home Duals

Illinis Friday at 7 p.m., Terrapins Sunday at 2 p.m.

02/03/2017

Penn State Crushes Ohio State 32-12 in Columbus

Retherford techs No. 5 Michal Jordan at 149 to lead Lions on the road

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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