Red-shirt freshman takes second at 149 to lead four Lion Penn State placers
Scott Syrek is heading into the 2013-14 season after a solid `12-13, posting double-digit wins in open tournaments. Syrek could see action at either 184 or 197 for the Nittany Lions. Parents: Kristy and Rich Syrek -- Major: Labor Studies and Employment Relations
Lion Career 2012-13: Notched 11-9 mark in open tournaments...1-2 at Binghamton Open on 11/11...1-2 at ESU Open on 11/17...0-1 at NLO on 12/1...2-1 at Hitchcock Open on 1/20...perfect 4-0 mark at Messiah Open on 1/26 to win 197 pound title...4-2 at National Collegiate Open on 2/24.
2011-12: Red-shirt season...went 2-2 in open tournaments as an unattached wrestler.
Scott Syrek came to Penn State after having his senior year at Owen J. Roberts High School cut short by injury. Despite only wrestling in 12 matches as a senior (going 9-3 at 215); Syrek compiled an impressive 112-30 career record with 45 pins. He went 33-7 as a junior, 31-10 as a sophomore and 39-10 as a freshman. Syrek is the son of Kristy and Rich Syrek.