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Penn State Wrestling Rolls Over Rutgers 37-6

Penn State wrestling continued it's impressive streak of dominating Big Ten programs, beating its third consecutive Top 10 opponent in No. 10 Rutgers 37-6.

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The No. 2 Nittany Lion wrestling squad had little issue with No. 10 Rutgers as the Penn State squad headed back home to Rec Hall on Friday evening after a road bout. The Lions dominated the Scarlet Knights 37-6, moving their season record to 7-0 overall and 3-0 in Big Ten competition.

The squad had two pins, three technical falls and a major decision to grab it's third consecutive dominating victory over a Top 10 Big Ten opponent.

In the match the Lions managed to win eight of ten bouts to extend PSU's dual win stream to 24 straight.

Here's rundown of how the match played out:

125: No. 3 Nick Suriano (PSU) maj. dec. Brandon Paetzell -- 16-2 / 4-0
133: Scott DelVecchio (RU) dec. George Carpenter -- 11-4 / 4-3
141: No. 6 Anthony Ashnault (RU) dec. No. 12 Jimmy Gulibon -- 4-1 / 4-6
149: No. 1 Zain Retherford (PSU) pinned No. 14 Ken Theobold -- 5:33 / 10-6
157: No. 1 Jason Nolf (PSU) tech. fall No. 16 John Van Brill -- 22-4 (TF 4:09) / 15-6
165: No. 4 Vincenzo Joseph (PSU) tech. fall Willie Scott -- 19-3 (TF 4:55) / 20-6
174: No. 14 Geno Morelli (PSU) dec. Phillip Bakuckas -- 5-3 / 23-6
184: No. 2 Bo Nickal (PSU) pinned No. 14 Nicholas Gravina -- 4:22 / 29-6
197: No. 11 Matt McCutcheon (PSU) dec. Matthew Correnti -- 4-3 / 32-6
285: No. 5 Nick Nevills (PSU) tech. fall Randy Normandia -- 24-9 (TF 6:57) / 37-6

The Lions next head on the road to face No. 3 Iowa on Friday, January 20 at 9 pm ET.


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