Wrestling: Young and Pennesi Move Up in Rankings


By Brian Kuppelweiser for WVUsports.com
November 16, 2011 11:54 AM
MORGANTOWN, W.Va – After placing first at this past weekend’s Washington & Jefferson Tournament, junior Shane Young and redshirt sophomore Nathan Pennesi each moved up in the Wrestling Report and InterMat rankings.

Young (125) is ranked No. 18 in the Wrestling Report individual rankings and entered the InterMat for the first time this week at No. 20.

Pennesi (141) moved up one spot to No. 19 in the InterMat poll, while he rose three spots to No. 19 in the Wrestling Report rankings.

Redshirt senior Matt Ryan, who sat out on Saturday, is ranked No. 21 by Wrestling Report.

Also ranked for the Mountaineers are redshirt senior Brandon Williamson (HWT) at No. 15 by Wrestling Report, and redshirt junior Colin Johnston (133) at No. 16 by Wrestling Report and No. 14 by InterMat.

WVU will return to action this Saturday, as they travel to Annapolis, Md., for the Navy Classic.

Tags
WVU Wrestling, WVU Mountaineers, NCAA Wrestling


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