Last year, Penn State was coming off a fourth-place finish at the Big Ten Tournament and looking to improve on its placement heading into the NCAA Tournament a few weeks later.
The Nittany Lion Wrestling Club's most recent freestyle event was also its biggest, as the State College-based club hosted a 17-bout card on Tuesday.
No. 2 Penn State may have waltzed its way to a 44-0 victory over Maryland, but a slew of freshmen appear to have hit their stride with postseason wrestling right around the corner.
One of the many successful sports programs at Penn State, Cael Sanderson’s wrestling program almost always puts on a show on the mat.
With 15 days until the start of the postseason, Penn State appears to have found its stride, as it defeated its second straight ranked opponent in as many weeks.
Pennsylvania is often thought of as a hotbed for talented wrestlers — but one area in particular lives and breathes the sport.
It doesn't seem to matter much what sport it is: Penn State's rivalry with Ohio State is well documented and wrestling is no different.
For the second week in a row, fans of Cael Sanderson's squad can catch Penn State wrestle on national television.