Penn Wrestling Rankings Round Up: November 24

PHILADLEPHIA - After two tournaments to open the 2010-11 season the Penn wrestling teams knows a bit more about what it has in the room - and so do the pollsters. A glance around the national polls shows many Penn wrestlers making noise and the Red and Blue as a whole gaining a bit more respect as a team.

EIWA Rankings (Nov. 2)

Team Ranking: No. 3 of 13
Individual Rankings (Rankings go to No. 6)

133 - No. 2 Rollie Peterkin
141 - No. 1 Zack Kemmerer
165 - No. 5 Gabriel Burak
174 - No. 2 Scott Giffin
184 - No. 5 Thomas Shovlin
197 - No. 2 Micah Burak

Notes: The Quakers, who finished second in the conference in 2009-10, start the year ranked third behind national No. 1 Cornell and Rutgers which finished 32nd at the 2010 NCAA Championships ... Zack Kemmerer is Penn's lone No. 1 in the preseason poll ... Scott Giffin and Micah Burak, both runner-up finishers at the 2010 conference championships, start the season ranked second behind the wrestlers who defeated them last March.

InterMat Division I National Rankings (Nov. 22)

Individual Rankings (Wrestlers Ranked to No. 20)

133 - No. 10 Rollie Peterkin Last Week: No. 13
141 - No. 16 Zack Kemmerer Last Week: Not Ranked
174 - No. 7 Scott Giffin Last Week: No. 7
197 - No. 13 Micah Burak Last Week: No. 15

Notes: Peterkin moves up three spots after winning the Keystone Classic in his first competition at 133 this season ... Kemmerer, who is 9-0 to start the season, has risen to his highest career ranking by InterMat ... Burak has moved up with a 6-1 record to start the season, including a win by fall over No. 20 Daniel Mitchell of American.

Amateur Wrestling News Rankings (Nov. 17)

Team Ranking: No. 21 Preseason Not Ranked

Individual Rankings (Rankings go to No. 20)

133 - No. 15 Rollie Peterkin Last Week: No. 15

141 - No. 18 Zack Kemmerer Last Week: No. 18

165 - No. 14 Gabriel Burak Last Week: No. 15

174 - No. 8 Scott Giffin Last Week: No. 7

197 - No. 12 Micah Burak Last Week: No. 10

Notes: Gabriel Burak moves up one spot, while Giffin and Micah Burak take a slide a bit ... Giffin moves down while pollsters wait for him to take the mat at 174 ... Micah slides two spots after a loss to the No. 1 ranked wrestler in the country, but no new A.W.N. rankings since his dominant win at the Keystone Classic.

W.I.N. Magazine Rankings

Individual Rankings (Wrestlers Ranked to No. 20)

133 - No. 12 Rollie Peterkin Last Week: No. 11

141 - No. 20 Zack Kemmerer Last Week: Not Ranked

184 - No. 10 Scott Giffin Last Week: No. 5 at 174

197 - No. 15 Micah Burak Last Week: No 15

Notes: Giffin is listed at 184 here after competing last week, he should move back to the 174 rankings this weekend when he competes at that weight ... Kemmerer is again in the rankings for the first time this season as national media takes note of his start.

TheOpenMat.com National Rankings

Team Ranking: No. 24 Last Week Not Ranked

133 - No. 5 Rollie Peterkin Last Week: No. 6
141 - No. 14 Zack Kemmerer Last Week: Not Ranked
174 - No. 6 Scott Giffin Last Week: No. 6
197 - No. 14 Micah Burak Last Week: No. 16
285 - No. 18 Kyle Cowan Last Week: Not Ranked

Notes: Freshman Kyle Cowan makes his first appearance in the national polls, one of two freshmen included at heavyweight by TOM ... Peterkin is back in the rankings after a week competing at 141, moving up one spot ... As a team, Penn has its first Top 25 ranking of 2010-11.