Local Media Highlights NWCA All-Star Classic

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PHILADELPHIA -With two days remaining before the 49th NWCA All-Star Classic at The Palestra on November 1, member's fo Penn's Wrestling program have been featured in local and national media outlets in advance of the collegiate wrestling season's kickoff event.

Head Coach Alex Tirapelle was featured on KYW Radio in Philadelphia over the weekend, speaking with KYW's Matt Leon about the All-Star Classic, highlighting the numerous national champions expected to compete in the event.

Earlier this week, former Penn head coach Roger Reina, an instrumental part of the local organizing committee for the All-Star Classic, caught up with the "Short Time Wrestling Podcast presented by Flips Wrestling" to break down the many events surrounding the NWCA All-Star Classic.

The University's daily student publication,The Daily Pennsylvanian, published its season preview of the wrestling team on Wednesday, highlighting the early months of Alex Tirapelle's tenure and the rise of Lorenzo Thomas into the nation's top contenders for a national championship at 184 pounds.