Wrestling: Pennesi Named Wrestler of the Week

  • By Brian Kuppelweiser
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  • January 30, 2012 12:45 PM
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MORGANTOWN, W. Va. – Redshirt sophomore Nathan Pennesi (133) has been named the Eastern Wrestling League’s Wrestler of the Week.

The native of Latrobe, Pa., collected two victories over the weekend for the Mountaineers. On Friday night, Pennesi tech falled his opponent from Lock Haven, 15-0, and majored his opponent from Rutgers on Sunday afternoon, 13-2.

Pennesi’s two wins helped WVU gain two crucial team victories and moved its record to 6-3 overall, 2-1 EWL this season.

Pennesi now has a team-high 23 wins and has outscored his opponents in dual meets by a 78 to 30 margin. He also has three tech falls along with 10 major decisions this season.


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