Wrestling Finishes Up Wrestle-Offs

PHILADELPHIA – Penn held its annual wrestle-offs on Sunday in The Palestra in preparation for the 2008-09 wrestling season. 29 intrasquad matches were held across all weight classes as head coach Rob Eiter looks to set his starting lineup for Penn’s season-opening duals against Princeton and No. 10 Michigan on Nov. 22 at home.

The matches were held in a round-robin format and the results are as follows.

125 pounds

Match #1 – Rollie Peterkin def. Zack Ellis: Fall, 1:27

Match #2 – Mark Rappo def. Zack Ellis: Tech Fall, 19-3; 5:22

Match #3 – Rollie Peterkin def Mark Rappo:Maj, 12-4

133 pounds

Match #1 – Marty Borowsky def. Dan White: 4-2

Match #2 – Bryan Ortenzio def. Dan White, 4-2

Match #3 – Bryan Ortenzio def. Marty Borowsky: 4-0

141 pounds

Match #1 – Zack Kemmerer def. Brett McCurdy: 4-3

Match #2 – Brett McCurdy def. Zack Kemmerer: 7-3

149 pounds

Match #1 – Cesar Grajales def. Jake Hunter: 8-2

Match #2 – Andrew Valenti def. Jake Hunter: 4-2(SV)

Match #3 – Cesar Grajales def. Andrew Valenti: 11-4

157 pounds

Match #1 – Matt Dragon def. Tom Timothy: 8-6

Match #2 – Gabriel Burak def. Brian Spangler: 4-2

Match #3 – Matt Dragon def. Gabriel Burak: 6-5

Match #4 – Brian Spangler def. Tom Timothy: 11-4

Match #5 – Matt Dragon def. Brian Spangler: Tech Fall, 15-0

Match #6 – Gabriel Burak def. Tom Timothy: 7-0

165 pounds

Match #1 – Zack Shanaman def. Mitchell Stromsdorfer: Maj. Dec., 12-4

Match #2 – Zack Shanaman def. Andrew Coles: 7-6

Match #3 – Andrew Coles def. Mitchell Stromsdorfer: Fall, 0:59

165/174 pounds

Match #1 – Cory Beaver def. Mitchell Stromsdorfer: 4-2

174 pounds

Match#1 – Scott Giffin def. Cory Beaver: 6-1

174/184 pounds

Match #1 – Scott Giffin def. Colin Hitschler: 5-4

184/197 pounds

Match #1 – Colin Hitschler def. Jack Sullivan: 4-3

197 pounds

Match #1 – Jack Sullivan def. Dan Zander: 10-4

Heavyweight

Match #1 – Trey McLean def. Tyler Blakely: 8-1

Match #2 – Trey McLean def. Tyler Blakely: 15-9