March 6, 2009
The Big Ten Wrestling Championships, the nation's top wrestling qualifier, are being hosted by Penn State in the Bryce Jordan Center on Saturday and Sunday, March 7-8. The event will begin on Saturday with two sessions at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday's action, featuring placing bouts, kicks off at noon, with final rounds slated for a 2 p.m. start.
Following is the Big Ten Championships event schedule. Times are Central.
Session- Day - Time (CT) - Competition
Session I - Saturday - 10 a.m. - Through quarterfinals and consolation 1st round
Session II - Saturday - 5 p.m. - Through championship semifinals and up to the consolation semifinals
Session III - Sunday - 11 a.m. - Consolation semifinals, followed by 7th place matches. Championship, 3rd, and 5th place matches for each weight will start at 1 p.m.
All-session tickets are $30 for adults and $15 for students/youth. Fans can purchase tickets from the Bryce Jordan Center ticket office at 814-865-5555.
BIG TEN CHAMPIONSHIPS RESULTS
Brackets and team standings will be available throughout the tournament at www.bigten.org and www.gopsusports.com.
ON THE AIR
Television - The Big Ten Network will air a live broadcast of Sunday's finals at 1 p.m. (CT). Tim Johnson, Jim Gibbons and Ken Chertow will call the action.
The Championships event will also be available as a PayPer View event viawww.GoPSUsports.com for just $9.95. For more information, visit Penn State's offical athletic web site.
Internet - Press releases, meet results and audio broadcasts are available on the Penn State web site, www.gopsusports.com.
2009 Big Ten Championships Program
Complete Release in PDF Format