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Wes Phipps
Wes  Phipps

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Grove City, Pa.

High School:
Grove City

Weight:
184

Position:
184

Experience:
Jr.


02/10/2016

NOTES: Nittany Lions at Lehigh Friday, Host Michigan State Saturday

Saturday night's dual in Rec Hall to serve as Senior Night for Penn State

02/03/2016

NOTES: Penn State hosts Ohio State in Sold Out BJC Dual

Friday's BTN Live broadcast begins at 6 p.m., nearly 16,000 to pack BJC

01/27/2016

NOTES: Penn State hosts Michigan Sunday in Rec Hall White Out

Lions and Wolverines both unbeaten in Big Ten action

01/20/2016

NOTES: No. 1 Penn State Continues Road Work at No. 8 Illinois

Top individual match-ups highlight live BTN broadcast Saturday at 4 p.m. Eastern

01/17/2016

No. 1 Penn State Rolls to 46-4 win at No. 25 Northwestern

Morgan McIntosh picks up career win 100, Retherford majors Tsirtsis

Wes Phipps heads into his junior campaign after missing the prior season due to an injury. The Grove City native started four dual meets as a red-shirt freshman in 2013-14 and heads into the new campaign ready to contribute once again. Parents: Sandy and Ed Phipps -- Major: Criminology.

Lion Career
2014-15: Did not wrestle in 2014-15, injured in pre-season.

2013-14:
Made Penn State dual meet debut on 11/24 in sold out Rec Hall, dropping hard fought 3-1 decision to #19 Fred Garcia of Lock Haven...picked up first career dual win with 9-1 major over Boston's Aaron Conrad, then downed Pitt's Aaron Rothwell in front of sold out BJC crowd on 12/8, notching a 13-3 major...moved up to 197 and battled #5 Nick Heflin of Ohio State to a hard-fought 3-1 loss on 12/15 in Big Ten dual debut...went 3-2 in Southern Scuffle including 13-8 win over #9 Boaz Beard of Iowa State.

2012-13:
Red-shirt season...went 13-9 in open tournaments...2-2 at Clarion Open on 11/4...3-3 at F&M Open on 1/5...2-1 at Hitchcock Open on 1/20...3-2 at Edinboro Open on 2/9...2-2 at National Collegiate Open on 2/24...collected a pin, a tech fall and three majors during the course of his red-shirt campaign.

High School/Personal:
Phipps was a four-time PIAA place winner and won a state title as a senior. Phipps placed fifth, third, second and first at Grove City High School. He left GCHS with a superb 144-14 record. 11 of those losses came as a high school freshman. Nationally, he was Freshman Nationals runner-up, placed third at Junior Nationals and on the Dapper Dan squad as well. Phipps was a four-year letterman at running back, was a first team All-State selection on the gridiron and was the PIAA District 10 Player of the Year and Male Athlete of the Year. He is the son of Sandy and Ed Phipps and is planning on majoring in Criminal Justice.

Career Statistics
YEAR OVERALL DUALS (B10) TRN (B10/NCAA) F TF M Pts.
2012-13 Red-shirt Season
2013-14 5-4 2-2 (0-1) 3-2 (0-0/0-0) 0-0 0-1 3-0 8
2014-15 0-0 0-0 (0-0/0-0) 0-0 (0-0/0-0) 0-0 0-0 0-0 0
Career 5-4 2-2 (0-1) 3-2 (0-0/0-0) 0-0 0-1 3-0 8

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