NLWC Collects Two Bronze Medals at U23 WTT
Josh Rodriguez (57 kg/125.5 lbs.) and Riley Lefever (97 kg/213 lbs.) had strong performances, both finishing 3rd earlier today at the U23 World Team Trials. Josh had a bye and a technical fall before dropping an 8-3 decision in the semifinals. He then scored two more technical falls to wrestle back for the bronze. Riley started the day with a win by technical fall, lost a 5-0 decision in the semifinals, and then had two more victories by technical fall to get 3rd.
The Nittany Lion Open hosted 235 wrestlers in Penn State's Rec Hall today. Below are the final results. For full brackets, click here.
125: #11 Jordan Conaway PSU dec. Dalton Macri, UANR, 10-3
133: #5 Jimmy Gulibon PSU dec. Anthony Giraldo RUT, 3-1
141: Dennis Gustafson VT dec. Tyson Dippery RUT, 8-1
149: Richard Durso F&M dec. Laike Gardner, LEH, 7-5
157: Jason Nolf PSU maj. Dec. Cody Law PSU, 21-8
165: Nestor Tafur F&M dec Craig Eiffert UANR, 6-3
174: #3 Matt Brown PSU dec. Bo Nickal PSU, 10-7
184: #19 Matt McCutcheon PSU maj. Dec. Zack Zavatsky VT, 8-0
197: Bryce Barnes, Army W, medical forfeit
285: Not Contested