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Saturday night's dual in Rec Hall to serve as Senior Night for Penn State
Friday's BTN Live broadcast begins at 6 p.m., nearly 16,000 to pack BJC
Lions and Wolverines both unbeaten in Big Ten action
Top individual match-ups highlight live BTN broadcast Saturday at 4 p.m. Eastern
Morgan McIntosh picks up career win 100, Retherford majors Tsirtsis
2014-15: Did not wrestle in 2014-15, injured in pre-season.
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.
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.
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.
|YEAR||OVERALL||DUALS (B10)||TRN (B10/NCAA)||F||TF||M||Pts.|
|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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