Penn State Earns Wrestler of the Week Honors
Feb. 6, 2018


Wrestler of the Week
Anthony Cassar, Penn State
197 pounds - So. - Rocky Hill, N.J. - Montgomery
  • Defeated a top-ranked opponent to help the Nittany Lions take down No. 1 Ohio State and clinch at least a share of the Big Ten Dual Meet Championship 
  • Handed No. 1 Kollin Moore of Ohio State his first loss of the season by a 6-3 decision, helping spark a Nittany Lion run that overcame a 10-point halftime deficit and led to a 19-18 victory over the Buckeyes
  • Notched takedowns in the second and third periods and picked up 1:16 in riding time while not giving up a takedown en route to the victory 
  • Improved to 16-2 overall, including 4-0 against top-15 and 2-0 against top-five opponents 
  • Earns the first Wrestler of the Week award of his career 
  • Last Penn State Wrestler of the Week: Vincenzo Joseph (Jan. 16, 2018)

2017-18 Wrestlers of the Week
Nov. 7: Javier Gasca, Sr., MSU
Nov. 14: Adam Coon, Sr., MICH/Te'Shan Campbell, Jr., OSU
Nov. 21: Youssif Hemida, Jr., MD
Nov. 28: Michael Kemerer, So., IOWA
Dec. 5: Alec Pantaleo, Jr., MICH/Kollin Moore, So., OSU
Dec. 12: Alex Marinelli, Fr., IOWA
Dec. 19: Patrick Gerish, Jr., MD
Jan. 3: Michael Kemerer, So., IOWA
Jan. 9: Emery Parker, Jr., ILL
Jan. 16: Nathan Tomasello, Sr., OSU/Vincenzo Joseph, So., PSU
Jan. 23: Spencer Lee, Fr., IOWA
Jan. 30: Kevin Beazley, Sr., MICH
Feb. 6: Anthony Cassar, So., PSU

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