No. 7 PSU routs Rutgers

PISCATAWAY, N.J. – The Penn State Nittany Lion wrestling team, ranked No. 7 in the latest Intermat Tournament Power Index, dominated No. 25 Rutgers in The RAC Friday night.

Cael Sanderson’s Nittany Lions won eight of 10 bouts to roll to a 28-6 win in front of a Rutgers wrestling record crowd. More than 6,000 fans (6,071 capacity) packed the venerable venue as the Lions rolled to victory.

The Nittany Lions are now 7-1 overall, 3-1 in Big Ten duals, while Rutgers is 9-4, 0-4. Penn State will host Purdue on Sunday.

125-Conaway, PS, maj. dec. McCabe, 10-2. 133-Gulibon, PS, maj. dec. DelVecchio, 12-2. 141-Ashnault, R, dec. Moss, 6-4. 149-Theobold, R, dec. Beitz, 5-2. 157-D. Alton, PS, maj. dec. Painton, 11-3.

165-Hammond, PS, maj. dec. Visicaro, 13-4. 174-Brown, PS, dec. Bakuckas, 7-1. 184-McCutcheon, PS, dec. Pafumi, 10-4. 197-McIntosh, PS, dec. Campollatano, 8-2. 285-Jon Gingrich, PS, dec. Smith, 3-1 (sv).