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Justin Ortega
Justin Ortega

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Oxford, Pa.

High School:
Oxford

Weight:
184/197

Position:
184/197

Experience:
Jr.


04/02/2012

SEASON WRAP-UP! Nittany Lion Wrestling Season Ending Notes!

Relive the championship run with the season-ending notes releaes/pdf!

03/12/2012

MATCH NOTES: Nittany Lion Wrestlers Head to NCAA Championship with Nine Qualifiers

Three top seeds ready to lead Nittany Lions on quest for NCAA Championship.

02/28/2012

TOURNEY NOTES: Nittany Lions Head to Big Ten Championships Looking for Second Straight Title

Cael Sanderson's crew ready to battle for '12 conference title at NCAA qualifier at Purdue

02/15/2012

MATCH NOTES: Lions host #9 Pitt in Sold Out Rec Hall to Close Out Dual Meet Season

Seniors Molinaro and Wade set for final PSU duals

02/08/2012

MATCH NOTES: Nittany Lion Wrestlers Trek to Utah Valley for Non-Conference Dual

First-ever meeting between Penn State and UVU on Saturday night.

Junior Justin Ortega enters his junior year with Penn State having started at 177 and 197 during periods of each of the past two seasons. Ortega will be yet another veteran helping to bolster the Penn State line-up in 2011-12

Lion Career
2010-11:
Ortega, a starter at 174 last year, began the year as the starter at 197...went 3-2 at the Nittany Lion Open on 12/5 to take sixth place...went 1-3 at Virginia Duals on 1/7-8, including major over VMI's Chris Gill.

2009-10:
Downed David Erwin 6-2 in intrasquad dual...moved up to 184 for opening weekend, dropping decisions against Lehigh and Bloomsburg (11/13 and 11/15)...first collegiate dual meet win against Harvard on 11/22 in Sprawl and Brawl Duals...went 2-2 at the Nittany Lion Open on 12/6...key win over Pitt senior David Sullivan in dual at Pitt on 12/12...went 0-2 at Reno TOC on 12/20...8-6 (sv) win over Lock Haven's Derek Caldwell on 1/3...went 1-3 at Virginia Duals on 1/8-9...win was a forfeit...dropped 2-1 (tb) decision to #8 Jeff James of Oklahoma on 1/9...went 0-2 in opening weekend of Big Ten action on 1/22 and 1/24.

Big Ten Championships
(0-2, DNP): Went 0-2 in his first run at the Big Ten Championships.

2008-09:
Red-shirt season...posted 6-4 mark as unattached wrestler.


Career Statistics
YEAR OVERALL DUALS (B10) TRN (B10/NCAA) F TF M Pts.
2010-11 4-9 1-7 (0-2) 3-2 (0-2/0-0) 0-2 0-0 1-2 4
2009-10 6-20 4-14 (0-8) 2-6 (0-2/0-0) 2-1 0-2 0-2 15
2008-09 Red-Shirt Season
Career 10-29 5-21 (0-10) 5-8 (0-2/0-0) 2-3 0-2 1-4 19
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