What Were the Biggest Developments from #2 PSU vs. UPenn?

Penn State returns to State College after a month break from home matches. This weekend marked the second home match for the No. 2 ranked Nittany Lions, where they took on the University of Pennsylvania Quakers in Rec Hall. While the meet itself had few surprises with nearly all of the matches going in favor of Penn State, there were still several storylines that emerged from the wrestling. Here are some of the biggest changes and developments that are happening within Penn State’s lineup:

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What are the Best and Worst Things to Say as a Coach?

After observing so many coach-wrestler interactions, it’s clear to me now that a coach’s attitude and tone when talking to their athlete can have a profound impact on the athlete’s performance, for better or worse. With that in mind, my partner (Sam Herring) and I decided to compile a list of the best and worst things that you can say to your competitor.

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2019-20 Lineup Preview: Iowa Edition, by Dysen Gould

2020 could be the first year the Hawkeyes are favored to win the title since 2015, they were also the favorite in 2014 and 2011. The Hawkeyes, however, were unable to come out on top in those years. The last time the Hawkeyes were able to capture the title was in 2010 when Brent Metcalf, Jay Borschel, and Matt McDonough all won national titles in Omaha, Nebraska. Iowa crowned eight All-Americans that year and scored 134.5 team points.

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