Nittany Lions lose

STILLWATER, Okla. -The Penn State wrestling team, ranked No. 5, dropped a 21-18 dual meet to No. 8 Oklahoma State on Sunday.

The dual came down to a tie-breaking heavyweight bout with Oklahoma State escaping with the win.

At 285 pounds, Penn State senior Jon Gingrich nearly pulled off the upset, using a second period reversal to take a lead over No. 5 Austin Marsden.

Marsden used two escapes to send the bout to extra time. After a scoreless sudden victory period, Marsden reversed Gingrich in his :30 tie-breaker and clinched the dual meet with a 4-3 win.

125-Klimara, OS, dec. Conaway, 8-7. 133-Gulibon PS, pinned Harding, 3:32. 141-Heil, OS, dec. Moss, 8-5 (TB). 149-Beitz, PS, pinned Kindig, 3:17. 157-Collica, OS, tech fall D. Alton, 24-9 (7:00). 165-Dieringer, OS, maj. dec. Hammond, 14-4. 174- Brown, PS, dec. Crutchmer, 9-7 (sv). 184-Boyd, OS, dec. McCutcheon, 4-0. 197-McIntosh, PS, dec. Bean, 6-1. 285-Marsden, OS, dec. Gingrich, 4-3 (TB).


Records: Penn State (10-4); Oklahoma State (11-2).