Opportunities abound for Penn State wrestlers to participate in national and international freestyle and Greco-Roman competition. The University is located in close proximity to several major wrestling clubs which have aided the development of numerous Nittany Lion standouts over the years.
Members of the Penn State coaching staff strongly encourage student-athletes to pursue their goals in the freestyle and Greco-Roman arenas.Read More Watch Video
Penn State boasts a long list of wrestlers who have distinguished themselves in competition around the globe. The program has produced two-time Olympian (2000 & 2004) and five-time U.S. National Champion Kerry McCoy, 2000 Pan-Am gold medalist Matt White, 1996 Olympian and Asian Freestyle Championships gold medalist Sanshiro Abe, 1988 Olympian Ken Chertow, Pan-American Games gold medalist John Hughes, National Freestyle champion Jim Martin, and university freestyle national champions Jeff Prescott, Troy Sunderland, Adam Mariano, John Bove, Dave Hart, Shawn Nelson, Glenn Pritzlaff, Biff Walizer, Marat Tomaev, Jake Strayer and Brad Pataky.
Over the years, Penn State wrestlers have trained and competed throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, South America, Japan, China and Korea.
Seoul, South Korea
(56-61kg), Paris, France