Sanderson Wins World Team Trials

Penn State Head Coach Cael Sanderson won the 84kg/185lb weight class and earned a spot on the U.S. World Team for this September's World Championships in Turkey. Wresfan will be around early this week with analysis, but for tonight we can turn to our friends at flowrestling.org, who covered the event and captured video of the action. They have also graciously provided the embed code, so we can see a few of our Nittany Lion Wrestling Club friends in action here.

84kg/185lbs

Sanderson defeated U.S. Open champion, Jake Herbert, in two decisive wins:

Here is Sanderson's Challenge Tourney final against Jon Reader, a former recruit of his at Iowa State:

Quentin Wright lost in the semifinals to Reader, but in the quarterfinals, he upset top-seeded Keith Gavin, a former National Champion from Pitt. Here is that match:

55kg/121lbs

Nick Simmons defeated Sam Hazewinkel. Check out flowrestling.org for their video.

66kg/145.5lbs

NLWC wrestler Teyon Ware beat former Iowa star Brent Metcalf in a rematch of the U.S. Open semifinal from March:

120kg/264.5lbs

Tervel Dlagnev defeated Steve Mocco. Check out flo for videos of the big boys.

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