Seniors to be honoroed prior to battle with the Broncs
Senior Nick Fischer heads into his final season with the Nittany Lions as a key veteran in Penn State's middle weights. Fischer is an Academic All-Big Ten honoree as well.
Lion Career 2011-12: Went 10-5 in open tournaments last year...4-1 at ESU Open on 11/12 with two pins...4-2 at Nittany Lion Open on 12/4...2-2 at Southern Scuffle.
2010-11: Went 6-0 to win 165-pound title at Washington and Jefferson Open on 11/13....went 3-3 and took eighth place at the Nittany Lion Open on 12/5...picked up first PSU dual meet win wrestling up a weight at 174, downing Lock Haven's Michael Khoury 7-5 in Penn State's 48-0 win on 12/12...stepped in at 165 to beat Ohio State's Jared Kusar 5-1 in Big Ten dual debut on 12/19...went 3-2 with two majors at the Southern Scuffle on 12/29...moved up two weights to 184 at Virginia Duals on 1/7-8, losing two close decisions...solid 9-1 major over Michigan State's Bobby Nash on 2/4...lost close 5-2 decision to #19 Dan Yates of Michigan on 2/6.
2009-10: Wrestled up two weights at 174 in Penn State's season opener vs. Bloomsburg on 11/15...took fifth at the ESU Open...won the Hitchcock Open on 1/17 with five straight wins....ended year with 12-7 mark and 4-0 record in matches decided by a pin.
2008-09: Red-shirt season...went 9-9 as an unattached wrestler...went 2-1 in pins...posted a 3-2 mark in matches decided by a major decision.