Penn State

PSU Wrestlers Continue Dominance on the Road

No. 1 Penn State wrestlers continue dominance with a pair of conference road wins over Purdue and Indiana.

Penn State wrestling (8-0, 3-0 B1G) remained undefeated through the weekend with two dominating performances in conference road matches against Purdue and Indiana.

Versus Purdue

Penn State opened the Big Ten road tour in Indiana on Friday night with a 42-3 victory over Purdue in West Lafayette. The Lions won nine of 10 bouts with seven victories bringing bonus points.

Here are how the matches ended up:

125: No. 4 Nico Megaludis PSU technical fall over Ben Thornton PUR, 21-6 (7:00) / 5-0
133: No. 4 Jordan Conaway PSU win over Luke Welch PUR, 8-3 / 8-0
141: Kade Moss PSU major decision over Danny Sabatello PUR, 11-3 / 12-0
149: No. 1 Zain Retherford PSU technical fall over Alex Griffin PUR, 17-1 (6:09) / 17-0
157: No. 3 Jason Nolf PSU technical fall over Doug Welch PUR, 21-5 (6:10) / 22-0
165: Shakur Rasheed PSU pinned No. 5 Chad Welch PUR, WBF (1:56) / 28-0
174: No. 1 Bo Nickal PSU technical fall over Tanner Lynde PUR, 16-1 (TF; 4:58) / 33-0
184: Brian Brill PSU win over Tanner Lynde PUR, 11-7 / 36-0
197: No. 1 Morgan McIntosh PSU pinned Drake Stein PUR, WBF (1:33) / 42-0
285: Tyler Kral PUR win over Jan Johnson PSU, 7-4 / 42-3

Versus Indiana

Penn State's No. 1 ranked wrestling team put in another impressive performance on Sunday against Indiana, beating the Hoosiers 34-8 to close out the squad's road trip. The Nittany Lions took eight of ten bouts and scored bonus points in is six of the contests.

Here are how the matches ended up:

157: No. 3 Jason Nolf PSU major decision over Jake Danishek IU, 21-8 / 4-0
165: Shakur Rasheed PSU major decision over Bryce Martin IU, 11-2 / 8-0
174: No. 11 Nate Jackson IU win over No. 1 Bo Nickal PSU, 7-6 / 8-2*
* Indiana penalized one team point for unsportsmanlike conduct
184: Devon Van Cura PSU win over Matt Irick IU, 5-3 / 11-2
197: No. 1 Morgan McIntosh PSU pinned Jake Masengale IU, WBF (2:50) / 17-2
285: Garret Goldman IU pinned Jan Johnson PSU, WBF (5:35) / 17-8
125: No. 4 Nico Megaludis PSU win over Elijah Oliver IU, 6-2 / 20-8
133: No. 4 Jordan Conaway PSU major decision over Alonzo Shepherd IU, 14-3 / 24-8
141: No. 13 Jimmy Gulibon PSU major decision over Cole Weaver IU, 11-3 / 28-8
149: No. 1 Zain Retherford PSU pinned Luke Blanton IU, WBF (2:43) / 34-8

Next up the Nittany Lions are back home against Nebraska on Friday, January 15 at 7:00 pm in Rec Hall.


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