Penn State Claims Outright Big Ten Dual Championship

Feb. 12, 2017

ROSEMONT, Ill. – With its 45-6 win over Maryland on Sunday, No. 2 Penn State clinched the outright Big Ten Wrestling Dual Meet Championship.


The Nittany Lions finished with a perfect 9-0 conference record and are 13-0 overall on the season. The conference title marks the fourth in the last six years for Penn State.


Penn State claimed nine bouts, five by pins, against the Terrapins, with wins from Nick Suriano (125 pounds), James Gulibon (141), Zain Retherford (149), Jason Nolf (157), Vincenzo Joseph (165), Mark Hall (174), Bo Nickal (184), Matt McCutcheon (197) and Nick Nevills (285).


The 2017 Big Ten Wrestling Championships will be held from March 4-5 at Indiana.