InterMat has tabbed Penn State 157-pounder David Taylor the national Freshman of the Year, announced on Tuesday. Taylor finished the 2010-11 season with a 38-1 record, winning his first 38 collegiate bouts before falling in the 157-pound title bout at the NCAA Championships. The Nittany Lion newcomer earned Big Ten Wrestler and Freshman of the Year honors after leading Penn State to its first Big Ten title. The Nittany Lions closed out the season with their second NCAA Championship and first since 1953.
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