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UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- No. 1 Penn State (11-0, 7-0 B1G) returns to State College for its two final home duals of the season. Penn State, under the direction of head coach Cael Sanderson, hosts No. 11 Illinois (8-2, 5-2 B1G) on Friday at 7 p.m. in Rec Hall and then Maryland (2-12, 0-7 B1G) on Sunday at 2 p.m. for Senior Day. All rankings listed are InterMat individual and InterMat Tournament Power Index (TPI).
The Nittany Lions are coming off a resounding 32-12 win at No. 3 Ohio State last Friday night. The win was Penn State's 28th straight dual victory and 16th straight Big Ten dual win. Penn State won seven of ten bouts in the lopsided road victory, including four over ranked opponents.
Penn State features a very young line-up, with seven underclassmen in its starting rotation. True freshman Nick Suriano is 14-1 overall and ranked No. 2 at 125. George Carpenter, a sophomore, sports a 1-9 mark at 133 while red-shirt freshman Triston Law is a possibility at 0-1. Jimmy Gulibon, the lone senior in Penn State's starting line-up, sports an 11-6 mark and is ranked No. 11 at 141. Junior Zain Retherford is 16-0, ranked No. 1 at 149, and one of three unbeaten wrestlers in the Lion line-up. Sophomore Jason Nolf is 16-0 and ranked No. 1 at 157.
Red-shirt freshman Vincenzo Joseph is 12-2 and ranked No. 4 at 165. True freshman Mark Hall, one of two true freshmen in Penn State's starting line-up, is 21-2 and ranked No. 7 at 174. Sophomore Bo Nickal is 15-0 and ranked No. 2 at 184. Junior Matt McCutcheon is 12-3 and ranked No. 9 at 197 and sophomore Nick Nevills is 13-2 and ranked No. 3 at 285. Six of Penn State's nine ranked wrestlers are in the top four and all nine are in the top 11.
Illinois will enter the weekend with an 8-2 mark, 5-2 in Big Ten action, coming off two victories last weekend (28-15 over Northwestern and 30-6 over Purdue). The Illini are being led by junior Isaiah Martinez, who is 21-0 and ranked No. 1 at 165. Senior Zane Richards is 19-2 and No. 6 at 133 while classmate Zac Brunson is 24-5 and No. 12 at 174. Junior Kyle Langenderfer is 20-4 and No. 12 at 157 and sophomore Emery Parker is 24-4 and No. 12 at 184. Junior Brooks Black is 10-4 and No. 15 at 285 and freshman Eric Barone is 8-5 and No. 19 at 149.
Maryland heads to Happy Valley with a 2-12 overall record, 0-7 in Big Ten action, after last weekend's tough 22-19 loss to Indiana The Terrapins are coached by former Penn State great Kerry McCoy. Maryland also features a starting line-up that could include up to seven underclassmen. The Terrapins feature senior Billy Rappo, who is 10-10 at 133, sophomore Youssif Hemida who is 14-8 at 285 and freshman David-Brian Whisler, who is 14-8 at 197.
Illinois leads the all-time series with Penn State 9-7, but the Nittany Lions have on the last three. Penn State won 30-15 last year in Champaign on 1/23/16. The Nittany Lions also won the last meeting in Rec Hall, a 31-3 victory on 1/24/14. Penn State owns a 39-2-2 lead in the all-time series with Maryland. The Nittany Lions have won 24 straight, including a 38-3 victory in Maryland on 12/11/14 in the last meeting. Penn State own the last meeting in Happy Valley, a 45-0 victory way back on 1/18/92.
Penn State will take part in the NWCA Dual Championship Series next weekend, on the road, vs. a non-Big Ten team. Rec Hall duals are sold out but a limited number of standing room only tickets are available to the events. Fans can purchase these SROs on a first-come, first-serve basis by calling the Penn State Athletics ticket office at 1-800-NITTANY while supplies last. Penn State Fans are encouraged to follow Penn State wrestling via twitter at @pennstateWREST, on Penn State Wrestling's Facebook page at www.facebook.com/pennstatewrestling and on Instagram at www.instagram.com/pennstatewrest. The 2016-17 Penn State wrestling season is presented by The Family Clothesline. This is PENN STATE. WRESTLING lives here.
#1 PENN STATE NITTANY LIONS (11-0, 7-0 B1G)125 #2 Nick Suriano Fr. Paramus, N.J./Bergen Catholic / 14-1
133 George Carpenter So. Chapel Hill, N.C./Carrboro / 1-9
OR Triston Law Fr. Windber, Pa./Forest Hills / 0-1
141 #11 Jimmy Gulibon Sr. Latrobe, Pa./Derry Area / 11-6
149 #1 Zain Retherford Jr. Benton, Pa./Benton / 16-0
157 #1 Jason Nolf So. Yatesboro, Pa./Kittanning / 16-0
165 #4 Vincenzo Joseph Fr. Pittsburgh, Pa./Central Catholic / 12-2
174 #7 Mark Hall Fr. Apple Valley, Minn./Apple Valley / 21-2
184 #2 Bo Nickal So. Allen, Texas/Allen / 15-0
197 #9 Matt McCutcheon Jr. Apollo, Pa./Kiski Area / 12-3
285 #3 Nick Nevills So. Clovis, Calif./Clovis / 13-2
#11 ILLINOIS ILLINI (8-2, 5-2 B1G)125 Travis Piotrowski Fr. Crystal Lake, Ill./Prairie Ridge / 13-10
133 #6 Zane Richards Sr. Carbondale, Ill./Carbondale Community / 19-2
141 Mousa Jodeh So. Chicago, Ill./Oak Forest / 11-13
149 #19 Eric Barone Fr. Crystal Lake, Ill./Crystal Lake South / 8-5
157 #12 Kyle Langenderfer Jr. Mokena, Ill./Lincoln Way East / 20-4
165 #1 Isaiah Martinez Jr. Lemoore, Calif./Lemoore / 21-0
174 #12 Zac Brunson Sr. Eugene, Ore./Churchill / 24-5
184 #12 Emery Parker So. Wadsworth, Ill./Warren Township / 24-4
197 Andre Lee So. Maywood, Ill./Oak Park River Forest / 9-12
285 #15 Brooks Black Jr. Dover, Pa./Blair Academy / 10-4
MARYLAND TERAPINS (2-12, 0-7 B1G)125 Michael Beck Jr. Ellicott City, Md./River Hill / 5-10
133 Billy Rappo Sr. Holland, Pa./Council Rock South / 10-10
141 Jhared Simmons Jr. Montgomery Village, Md./Good Counsel / 4-10
149 Alfred Bannister So. La Plata, Md./Bishop McNamara / 21-3
OR Adam Whitesell So. Silver Spring, Md./Good Counsel / 21-12
157 Justin Alexander Jr. Pittsburgh, Pa./Central Catholic / 5-5
OR Danny Boychuck Fr. Haddonfield, N.J./Wyoming Seminary / 13-11
165 Patrick Gerish So. Fairfield, N.J./Newark Academy / 10-10
OR Josh Ugalde Fr. Bound Brook, N.J./Bound Brook / 5-9
174 Sam Rowell Fr. Laurel, Md./Mount St. Joseph / 11-19
184 Idris White Fr. Philadelphia, Pa./Father Judge / 5-15
197 David-Brian Whisler Fr. Warren, Ohio/Howland / 14-8
285 Youssif Hemida So. Mamaroneck, N.Y./Mamaroneck / 14-8
Individual rankings are InterMat, team ranking is InterMat TPI
(Tournament Power Index) as of 2/7
THIS WEEKNo. 1 Penn State (11-0, 7-0 B1G) returns to State College for its two final home duals of the season. Penn State hosts No. 11 Illinois (8-2, 5-2 B1G) on Friday at 7 p.m. in Rec Hall and then Maryland (2-12, 0-7 B1G) on Sunday at 2 p.m. for Senior Day.
UP NEXTPenn State will take part in the NWCA Dual Championship Series next weekend, on the road, vs. a non-Big Ten team.
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NOTESPENN STATE RIDING A 28-DUAL WIN STREAK
The Penn State Nittany Lions are riding a 28-dual win streak dating back to the end of the 2014-15 season. Head coach Cael Sanderson's squad won its final dual of the 2014-15 season. The Nittany Lions went a perfect 16-0 last year, winning both the Big Ten dual meet crown and the NWCA Dual Meet Championship Series title win a victory over Oklahoma State in Rec Hall. Penn State is currently 11-0. In addition, the Nittany Lions have won 16 straight Big Ten dual meets (9-0 in 2015-16 and 7-0 to date this year).
NOT JUST WINNING, BUT WINNING BIG
Penn State isn't just winning its dual meets this year, it is doing so in dominant fashion. Besides the 28-dual win streak dating back to the end of the 2014-15 season, Penn State is winning by large margins. This year alone, Penn State has scored at least 26 points in all 11 of its duals to date and has won seven or more bouts in each dual meet.
ZAIN AND NOLF ON ALL-TIME PINS LIST; NICKAL NEAR
Junior Zain Retherford is now tied for 11th on Penn State's all-time pins list with 30. Retherford has 11 pins this year alone. Sophomore Jason Nolf is already tied for 18th on the all-time list with 25 career pins. He has 10 this season. Sophomore Bo Nickal is nearing the top 20 list. Nickal has 11 pins this year and 19 for his career.
NINE LIONS RANKED BY INTERMAT AND FLO
Ten Nittany Lions are ranked by InterMat in the latest release by the site. Nick Suriano is #2 at 125, Jimmy Gulibon #11 at 141, Zain Retherford #1 at 149, Jason Nolf #1 at 157, Vincenzo Joseph #4 at 165, Mark Hall #7 at 174, Bo Nickal #2 at 184, Matt McCutcheon #9 at 197 and Nick Nevills #3 at 285. Nine Penn Staters are ranked by Flo Wrestling: Suriano #2, Gulibon #14, Retherford #1, Nolf #1, Joseph #5 at 165, Hall #9 at 174, Nickal #2, McCutcheon #9 and Nevills #5.
NICKAL DOMINATES MARTIN IN WIN AT OHIO STATE; ONE OF FOUR LIONS WITH RANKED WINS IN ROAD VICTORY
Sophomore Bo Nickal controlled #10 Myles Martin of Ohio State from start to finish, posting three takedowns on his way to an 8-2 victory in Columbus on 2/3. Nickal was one of four Nittany Lions to pick up win versus ranked opponents in Penn State's 32-12 victory over #3 Ohio State. Nick Suriano teched #18 Jose Rodriguez 19-4 at 125, Jimmy Gulibon downed #15 Luke Pletcher at 141 and Zain Retherford teched #5 Micah Jordan 20-5 at 149.
RETHERFORD TECHS #5 JORDAN OF OHIO STATE
Junior Zain Retherford rolled over #5 Micah Jordan of Ohio State, posting a 20-5 tech fall with 1:20 in riding time in Penn State's 32-12 win at Columbus on 2/3. Retherford's victory was one of seven for the Nittany Lions in the lopsided dual win.
PENN STATE'S RUGGED B1G ROAD TRIP...
As the Big Ten dual meet schedule rotates, 2016-17 is a season that has the Penn State Nittany Lions at home for four duals and on the road for five (last year the team was home five/four away). In addition to having one more conference dual on the road and starting seven underclassmen, the schedule broke in such a way that the Nittany Lions have faced of the toughest road dual schedules in recent memory. In conference, Penn State has been at #9 Minnesota (a 33-6 win), at #6 Nebraska (a 27-14 win), at #3 Iowa (a 26-11 win), at #13 Wisconsin (a 33-11 win) and at #3 Ohio State (a 32-12 win) and will certainly face one of the nation's best non-Big Ten teams on 1/19 when it takes part in one of the dual meets in the NWCA Dual Championship Series.
LIVINGSTON'S PIN LEADS NITTANY LIONS TO 45-3 VICTORY OVER NORTHWESTERN
Senior Caleb Livingston had a `dream come true' moment in Penn State's 45-3 victory over Northwestern on 1/29. Livingston got the nod at 165 in front of a sold out Rec Hall crowd of over 6,600 fans and thrilled the raucous building by pinning NU's Anthony Petrone at the 2:19 mark in the first period. The win was Livingston's first dual meet victory as a Nittany Lion. Penn State won nine of ten bouts in the lopsided victory.
GULIBON MAJORS #15 MARTIN & McCUTCHEON DOWNS #12 ROBERTSON TO LEAD LIONS TO 33-11 WIN AT WISCONSIN
Senior Jimmy Gulibon majored #15 Cole Martin of Wisconsin at 141 to lead the Nittany Lions to a dominating 33-11 win in Madison on 1/27. Junior Matt McCutcheon was also impressive, posting a 2-0 victory over #12 Ricky Robertson at 197. Gulibon tallied five takedowns in the victory. Penn State won seven of ten bouts in the win.
NICKAL'S FAST PIN OF #5 BROOKS SPARKS PENN STATE TO 26-11 WIN AT #3 IOWA
Sophomore Bo Nickal silenced a raucous Carver Hawkeye Arena crowd of over 14,000 fans by catching and pinning #5 Sammy Brooks at the 0:38 mark to remain unbeaten on the year. Nickal's pin was one of seven Penn State wins in the dual as the Nittany Lions rolled to a 26-11 win over the homestanding Hawkeyes on 1/20.
GULIBON, RETHERFORD, NOLF, NICKAL PICK UP RANKED WINS IN PENN STATE'S 26-11 VICTORY AT #3 IOWA
Senior Jimmy Gulibon notched four third-period takedowns in an 8-6 comeback win over #18 Topher Carlton at 141, Zain Retherford held on for a hard-fought 9-8 (tb2) win over #3 Brandon Sorensen and Jason Nolf used four takedowns to dominated #2 Michael Kemerer 9-4 in Penn State's 26-11 victory at Iowa on 1/20. Sophomore Bo Nickal's pin of #5 Sammy Brooks at the 0:38 mark at 184 gave the Nittany Lions four ranked wins in its seven victories in the dual.
LIONS DOMINATE #21 RUTGERS 37-6 FOR B1G WIN
The Penn State Nittany Lions downed #21 Rutgers 37-6 to win their 24th straight dual meet dating back to the 2014-15 season. The Lions won eight of ten bouts, including two pins, three techs and a major, to roll to the Big Ten win in front of the 32nd straight Rec Hall sell out crowd. Zain Retherford pinned #14 Ken Theobold (5:33), Bo Nickal pinned #14 Nicholas Gravina (4:27), Jason Nolf teched #16 John Van Brill while both Vincenzo Joseph and Nick Nevills picked up techs as well. Nick Suriano stayed unbeaten with a major and Geno Morelli and Matt McCutcheon picked up decisions.
NOLF'S BIG WEEKEND NOTCHES HIM B1G WoW HONORS
Sophomore Jason Nolf dominated two of the Big Ten's best in a road swing through the midwest. Nolf pinned #9 Jake Short of Minnesota at the 3:44 mark of the second period. Nolf's fall came after opening up a gaudy 14-4 lead after one period. His win helped Penn State roll over the homestanding Gophers 33-6. Two days later, the Nittany Lion All-American cruised past #3 Tyler Berger of Nebraska with a 15-7 major. Nolf dominated the match from start to finish, posting a six to one takedown edge. Nolf's win helped propel Penn State to a dominating 27-14 win over #6 Nebraska in Lincoln. The honor is the second for Nolf (he won once last year) and the first for Penn State this year.
NITTANY LIONS HAND MINNESOTA LOPSIDED DEFEAT IN MINNEAPOLIS
The Nittany Lion wrestling team roared through Minneapolis on Friday, Jan. 6, handing the homestanding Golden Gophers a 33-6 defeat. Penn State won eight of ten bouts in the lop-sided dual, including three pins. True freshman Nick Suriano downed #6 Ethan Lizak 8-6, rolling up four takedowns to get the win at 125. Jimmy Gulibon downed #9 Tommy Thorn 6-3 at 141, Vincenzo Joseph beat #14 Nick Wanzek 7-4 at 165 and Nick Nevills shut-out #8 Michael Kroells 4-0 at 285. Penn State got pins from Zain Retherford at 149, Jason Nolf (over #9 Jake Short) at 157 and Bo Nickal at 184.
PENN STATE'S YOUTH TAKES DOWN SENIOR-LADEN NEBRASKA SQUAD IN LINCOLN
Penn State's line-up featuring six underclassmen rolled through Lincoln, Neb., on Sunday, Jan. 8, to beat #6 Nebraska 27-14. The Nittany Lions youthful line-up won seven of 10 bouts against a veteran NU squad that featured six seniors. True freshman Nick Suriano downed #5 Tim Lambert 3-2 in one marquee match-up while sophomore Nick Nevills pinned senior Collin Jensen at the 6:01 mark in another key bout at 285. Sophomore Bo Nickal handled No. 3 TJ Dudley in the showcase bout at 184, with Nickal rolling up four takedowns in a 10-5 win over the senior. Penn State also got key wins from Zain Retherford at 149, Jason Nolf with a 15-7 major over No. 3 Tyler Berger at 157, Vincenzo Joseph at 165 and Geno Morelli at 165.
Mark Hall WINS SOUTHERN SCUFFLE TITLE; NAMED OW!
True freshman Mark Hall, red-shirting and wrestling unattached, blazed through a rugged field of nationally ranked opponents to win the 174-pound title at the 2017 Southern Scuffle in Chattanooga, Tenn. Hall went 5-0 with two pins and a major to claim the crown and was named the tournament's Outstanding Wrestler. He pinned Martin Duane of the Citadel in the first round and majored Oklahoma State's Jordan Rogers 12-4 in the second. He then dominated tourney top seed and No. 3-ranked Casey Kent of Penn 9-4 in the quarterfinals. In the semifinals, he pinned No. 15 Ryan Preisch of Lehigh to advance to the championship finals. Hall then roughed up No. 6 Kyle Crutchmer of Oklahoma State in the finals, opening up a 6-0 lead and rolling to a 10-3 victory.
HALL WINS CSU OPEN TITLE
True freshman Mark Hall, red-shirting this year and competing unattached, posted a perfect 5-0 mark at 174 with three pins and a major to win the 2016 Cleveland State Open on 12/17. Hall's victory was his second open tourney title of the year. Classmate Luke Gardner also competed at the event, picking up a tech fall win at 149.
WEATHER KEEPS LIONS FROM COMPETING AT RENO
A nation-wide weather event, from ice storms in the East to snowstorms in the Rockies, kept the Penn State Nittany Lions from competing at the 2016 Reno Tournament of Champions on Dec. 18. Missing the tournament means that Penn State was out of action from Dec. 11, 2016, to Jan. 6, 2017, nearly one full month.
PENN STATE'S THREE UNBEATENS ON BONUS STREAK
The Penn State Nittany Lions head into the weekend's action with three unbeaten starters, each of which are piling up bonus point victories. Zain Retherford is 15-0 at 149 with 11 pins, one forfeit win, one technical fall and one major. Jason Nolf is 15-0 at 157 with nine pins, four techs and a major. Bo Nickal is 14-0 at 184 with 11 pins and two majors.
NICKAL MAJORS #13 SCHNEIDER TO LEAD PSU TO 46-0 SHUT OUT WIN V. BINGHAMTON
Sophomore Bo Nickal dominated #13 Steve Schneider of Binghamton on 12/11, posting an 18-7 major over the talented Bearcat. The victory was the highlight in Penn State's 46-0 shut out victory over BU in front of a sold out Rec Hall crowd.
SURIANO DOWNS #4 CRUZ IN BJC DUAL WIN OVER LEHIGH
True freshman Nick Suriano continued his superb start to the 2016-17 season with a dominating 7-0 win over returning All-American Darian Cruz of Lehigh on 12/4. The win helped spark Penn State to a 30-10 victory over #9 Lehigh in front of over 15,000 fans in this year's BJC Dual. It was Suriano's second win over a returning All-American.
NICKAL AND RETHERFORD CONTINUE PIN PARADE IN BJC DUAL WIN OVER LEHIGH
Sophomore Bo Nickal and junior Zain Retherford each picked up their seventh straight pin in Penn State's 30-10 win over #9 Lehigh in the BJC Dual on 12/4. Nickal pinned Kyle Gentile at the 2:35 mark for his seventh pin in as many matches while Retherford pinned #9 Laike Gardner at the 3:55 mark for his seventh straight pin in his eighth match.
LIONS CROWN 8 AT KEYSTONE CLASSIC; DOMINATE THE FIELD IN PHILLY
Penn State dominated the field in the Keystone Classic on 11/20, crowning eight champs with ten finalists, to win the team title. Nick Suriano (125) went 4-0 to win at 125; Zain Retherford went 5-0 with five pins to win at 149 and claim OW honors; Jason Nolf went 5-0 with three pins and two techs to win at 157; Vincenzo Joseph went 4-0 with two techs, and wins over #5 and #13, to win at 165; Shakur Rasheed went 5-0 and won the 174-pound title with a 2-1 (tb2) victory over teammate Geno Morelli, who took second with a 4-1 mark and three pins; Bo Nickal went 4-0 with four pins to win at 184; Matt McCutcheon went 4-0 to win at 197 and Nick Nevills went 4-0 to win at 285. Kade Moss was runner-up at 141 with a 4-1 mark; Jered Cortez went 4-1 to take third at 133 and Gary Dinmore went 3-2 to take fourth at 149.
SURIANO, MORELLI AND NEVILLS NOTCH BIG WINS TO LEAD LIONS OVER #12 STANFORD
True freshman Nick Suriano dominated #4 Connor Schram at 125, rolling up nearly 2:00 in riding time to post a 3-0 shutout in his Rec Hall dual debut; senior Geno Morelli dominated #13 Jim Wilson to post a 6-3 win at 174; and sophomore Nick Nevills beat #10 Nathan Butler 3-1 at 285 to lead Penn State to a resounding 36-6 win over 12th-ranked Stanford. Penn State won eight of ten bouts in sold out Rec Hall.
LIONS SHUTOUT ARMY WEST POINT 45-0
Penn State opened up its season at Army West Point on 11/11 and won all ten bouts. Three Nittany Lions won their Penn State and collegiate debuts: Nick Suriano (125), Jered Cortez (133) and Vincenzo Joseph (165) all got wins in their inaugural action in the blue and white singlet. Jimmy Gulibon got the night's most impressive win, a 17-6 major over #17 Logan Everett. Matt McCutcheon had a 4-2 win over #11 Rocco Caywood at 197.
HALL WINS BEARCAT OPEN; DINMORE SECOND
Ten members of the Penn State Nittany Lion wrestling team trekked to Binghamton, N.Y., for the 2016 Bearcat Kaloust Open today. True freshman Mark Hall, wrestling unattached, came away with 174 pound title while red-shirt freshman Gary Dinmore took second at 149. Five members of the team were competing attached, five unattached. Hall rolled to the title at 174 in his first open tournament wrestling unattached at the collegiate level. Hall went 5-0 with two pins, a tech fall and a 12-4 major over Harvard's Josef Johnson in the finals. Dinmore went 4-0 with a major, winning four straight before losing in the finals to a non-collegiate wrestler (meaning the loss does not count on his record). In addition to Dinmore and Hall, eight other Lions wrestled at Binghamton. Red-shirt freshman Dominic Giannangeli went 2-2 at 141 and red-shirt freshman Kellan Stout went 2-1 at 197. Francisco Bisono picked up a win at 174 and upped his season long win total to seven. Bisono went 6-1 at last week's Clarion Open to place third.
BISONO TAKES THIRD AT CLARION OPEN
Red-shirt freshman Francisco Bisono rolled to a 6-1 record at the Clarion Open on 11/6, placing third at 174. Bisono had one pin during his run as well. True freshman Bo Pipher went 2-2 with a pin at 141 as well. Devon Van Cura picked up a win at 184 while true freshmen Devin Schnupp and Brian Friery competed as well.
PENN STATE RADIO NETWORK SET FOR 2016-17
The Penn State Wrestling Radio Network has been finalized for the 2016-17 campaign. Forever Media's WRSC-AM 1390 will serve as the flagship station for the network. The Penn State Coaches Show featuring Cael Sanderson, presented by Pepsi, will be carried by Forever Broadcasting as well. Forever Media will air the bulk of the season on WRSC-AM 1390 with select dates tabbed for WQWK-AM 1450. In addition to those two stations WIBF-FM 92.5 Mexico/Lewistown and WDBF-FM 106.3 Mt. Union/Huntingdon will broadcast the full season as well. Jeff Byers will once again serve as the voice of Penn State Wrestling, calling each broadcast mat-side with the Nittany Lions. The Penn State Coaches Show featuring Cael Sanderson, presented by Pepsi, will air on Forever Media as well this year. The one-hour program will take place at Lettermans on East College Ave. in State College nearly every Wednesday at 6:05 p.m. from November 11 through mid-March. Fans are encouraged to attend the program throughout the year. The show will air live on WQWK-AM. Sanderson will be the featured guest for most shows from November 16 through mid-March. In addition to Sanderson, The Penn State Coaches Show will include various coaches from other Penn State teams and athletics administrators. The show is slated for Nov. 16, Nov. 30, Dec. 6, Dec. 14, Jan. 4, Jan. 11, Jan. 18, Jan 25, Feb. 8, Feb. 15, Feb. 22, March 1 and March 8. The Penn State Coaches Show featuring Cael Sanderson, presented by Pepsi, will feature guests answering questions from fans at Lettermans and online. Fans can submit questions to www.GoPSUsports.com/askthecoach. All Penn State wrestling broadcasts this season, both live action and the Penn State Coaches Show featuring Cael Sanderson, will be streamed online for free on GoPSUsports.com via GoPSUNow.