Wrestling Travels to Pitt-Bradford

Wrestling Travels to Pitt-Bradford

ERIE, Pa. – The Penn State Behrend wrestling team will travel to Bradford, PA to take on Pitt-Bradford on Wednesday night, beginning at 7 p.m.



Penn State Behrend News & Notes

* The Behrend Lions went 0-2 last weekend against Case Western and Kent State Tuscarawas
* Freshman Michael Binni (Canonsburg, PA/Canon McMillan), Sophomore Levko Higgins (Palmyra, PA/Palmyra Area), and Cole Ruffo (Mercer, PA/Hickory) each tallied a pair of wins on the day
* Tyler Speraw (Annville-Cleona, PA/Annville-Cleona) earned his first career win with a 6-4 decision over Case Western at 165
* Sophomore Jake Paulson (Erie, PA/McDowell) is leading Behrend with an overall record of 19-2 followed by Levko Higgins at 16-4
* The Lions defeated Pitt-Bradford in their first match of the season

Pitt-Bradford News & Notes

* The meet on Wednesday will be the first-ever home dual meet in program history for the Panthers
* Pitt-Bradford most recently competed in the Messiah Open where three wrestlers placed in the Top 10
* Sam Colebert placed seventh in the 285 weight class while Daniel Sibel placed eighth at 184 and Mitch Dowd also finished seventh at 197
* The Panthers are led by Colebert and Neiko Kuntz who both have a total of 14 wins

Probable Behrend Lineup

125 – Michael Binni
133 – N/A
141 – Seth Cowan
149 – Cole Ruffo
157 – Trey Kovalick
165 – Tyler Speraw
174 – Sam Tubbs
184 – Jake Paulson/Levko Higgins
197 – Zackery Trim
HWT –Jake Kelly