Wrestlers Head to NCAA Southeast Regional at Lycoming

Wrestlers Head to NCAA Southeast Regional at Lycoming

ERIE, Pa. – The Penn State Behrend wrestling team travels to Williamsport, PA to Lycoming College to participate in NCAA Southeast Regional, a two-day NCAA Championships qualifier at the Keiper Recreation Center. Preliminary matches begin at 10 a.m. on Friday, while the championship rounds kick off at 10 a.m. on Saturday.


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Penn State Behrend News & Notes

* The Lions will have eight wrestlers competing this weekend at a chance to advance to the NCAA Championships
* Sophomore Jake Paulson (Erie, PA/McDowell) is Behrend's lone wrestler who placed in last year's regional
* Paulson was one win away from punching his ticket to the NCAA Tournament, placing fourth at 184
* Paulson enters with a team-leading 23-2 overall record
* Freshman Levko Higgins (Palmyra, PA/Palmyra Area) will lead the Lions at 174
* Higgins will put his 20-5 overall record on the line this weekend against two Top-10 ranked wrestlers in No. 9 Sidoni from York and No 10. Kowalski from Gettysburg

Competing Teams

Averett, Delaware Valley, Ferrum, Gettysburg, Greensboro, Johns Hopkins, King's, Lycoming, McDaniel, Messiah, Penn College, Penn State Behrend, Pitt-Bradford, Southern Virginia, Thiel, Washington & Jefferson, Washington & Lee, Waynesburg, Wilkes, York

Probable Behrend Lineup

125 – Michael Binni
133 – N/A
141 – N/A
149 – Cole Ruffo
157 – Tyler Speraw
165 – Joe Houston
174 – Levko Higgins
184 – Jake Paulson
197 – Zackery Trim
HWT –Jake Kelly