PHILADELPHIA CREAM – Penn Wrestling is gearing up for three doubleheaders this weekend. The Quakers travel to Lehigh on Friday, then host Cornell and LIU on Sunday. Penn Wrestling will team up with Penn Gymnastics to host Cornell Wrestling and Gymnastics for Rumble and Tumble.
#19 Penn (3-1, 3-0 EIWA 3-0 Ivy League) at Lehigh (8-5, 4-0 EIWA)
January 28, 2022 | 7 p.m. | Pizzitola Sports Center | Bethlehem, Pa.
#19 Penn (3-1, 3-0 EIWA 3-0 IVY) vs. #11 Cornell (8-2, 3-0 EIWA, 3-0 IVY)
February 6, 2022 | 1 p.m. | The Palaestra | Philadelphia, Pa.
#19 Penn (3-1, 3-0 EIWA 3-0 IVY) vs. LIU (0-10, 0-4 EIWA)
February 6, 2022 | 3:30 p.m. | The Palestra | Philadelphia, Pa.
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Penn is coming off a successful road trip, picking up victories at Brown and Harvard last Friday. The Quakers’ day started with a 36-3 victory at Brown in Providence, then ended the night at Harvard with a 29-6 win. Penn took a 10-0 lead in the two encounters highlighted by the No. 9 Michel Colaiocco go 2-0 on the day with a pair of major decisions. #15 CJ Composto fought back to beat Timothy Levine (Brown) in overtime, 16-10. #33 Ben Goldin closed Brown’s encounter winning by technology. fall and then closed out Harvard’s encounter with a 25-11 decision. Including Colaiocco, seven Quakers went 2-0 on the day as Penn won the day by a combined score of 65-9.
Lehigh is coming off a 26-9 loss to No. 4 Oklahoma State on Sunday. Josh Humphreys (157), Brian Meyer (165), and Jordan wood (285) had wins for the Mountain Hawks.
Cornell is currently riding a five-game winning streak with recent wins over Columbia (31-9) and Navy (34-9). Before the Big Reds game at Penn, they will face #20 Princeton.
LIU is a pair of losses against The Citadel (28-17) and Davidson (21-20). In the encounter against Davidson, HIM nearly defeated the ‘Cats as Devin Matthews (141) won a major decision but lost at 149 pounds as Davidson won the encounter 21-20.
* For the 2021-22 season, Roger Queen named Carmen Ferrante, Zapfand Ben Goldin as captains for #TheMovement.
*For the third week in a row, Penn had at least one wrestler ranked in each of the ten weight classes
*Ten Quakers currently hold national rankings*, as reported by six national news outlets. Miller (125), Colaiocco (133), Compost (141), Antoine Artalona (149), Zapf (157), Lucas Revano (165), Nick Incontrara (174), Neil Antrassian (184), cole urbas (197), goldin (285) all achieved national rankings.
PENN’S PROJECTED RANGE *
125:20 ryan miller Where Blair Orr
133:9 Michel Colaiocco
141:16 CJ Composto Where Carmen Ferrante
149:20 Antoine Artalona
157:20 Doug Zapf
165:21 Lucas Revano
174:18 Nick Incontrara
184:32 Neil Antrassian
197:29 cole urbas Where Greg Bensley
285:29 Ben Goldin
THE PROJECTED LEHIGH RANGE *
125: Jaret Alley
133: Malyke Hines
141: Connor McGonagle
149: Manzona Bryant IV or Dan Moran or Paul Watkins
157: Josh Humphreys
165: Brian Meyer
174: Jake Logan
184: AJ Burkhart
197: JT Davis or Eli Jones
285: Jordan Wood
CORNELL’S PROJECTED RANGE *
125: 3 Vito Arujau or Greg Diakomihalis
133: #30 Dom LaJoie or Phillip Moomey
141: JJ Wilson or Cole Handlovic
149: #1 Yianni Diakomihalis or Mike Venosa
157:25 Hunter Richard or Adam Santoro
165:8 Julian Ramirez or Jake Brindley
174:12 Chris Foca or Andrew Berreyesa
184:15 Jonathan Loew or Ethan Hatcher
197:19 Jacob Cardenas or Ben Darmstadt
285:17 Lewis Fernandes or Brendan Furman
LIU’S PROJECTED RANGE *
125: Robbie Sagaris and Kaelen Francois
133: Kaelen Francois?
141: Devin Matthews
149: Drew Witham
157: James Johnston and Rhise Royster
165: Blake Bahna
174: Ryan Ferro
184: James Langan
197: Nunzio Crowley and Karl Oz Bouyer
285: Tim Nagoski
* Ranks listed are the highest individual rankings in the following rankings list: Amateur Wrestling News, Flo-wrestling, Intermat, Wrestlstat, The Open Mat and Wrestling Insider Newsmag.