Nittany Lion wrestlers looking for fourth straight Big Ten title
Zack Beitz heads into his freshman campaign coming off a solid red-shrit season in 2012-13. Beitz collected well over 20 wins in open tournaments and is ready to battle for the starting spot at 141 for Penn State this year. Parents: Donna and Rusty Beitz -- Major: Energy, Business and Finance.
Lion Career 2012-13: Red-shirt season...posted outstanding 24-9 overall record in open tournaments...had six majors...went 2-2 at Binghamton Open on 11/11...took fifth at ESU Open on 11/17 with 7-2 mark, including two majors...posted 6-2 mark at Nittany Lion Open on 12/1...went 3-2 at Southern Scuffle on 12/31...went 6-2 at National Collegiate Open on 2/24 to take fourth.
Zack Beitz is the younger brother of teammate Seth Beitz. Beitz placed in the top five at states four straight years, finishing second fifth and third before winning it all last season at Juniata High School. An outstanding all-around athlete, Beitz lettered in track as well. He was wrestling team captain for three years. Beitz is planning on majoring in Mechanical Engineering and is the son of Rusty and Donna Beitz.