Buckeyes will visit Penn St.

From Mirror report

UNIVERSITY PARK — The Penn State Nittany Lion wrestling team on Monday announced its 2021-22 schedule that includes seven home matches, including one with Ohio State at the Bryce Jordan Center.

The Nittany Lions, under the direction of coach Cael Sanderson, will open the 2021-22 season at the Journeyman Duals in York, Pa., on Saturday, Nov. 13. Penn State will battle both Oregon State and Sacred Heart in dual meets that day. Penn State’s home opener is set for Thursday, Nov. 18, when Army visits Rec Hall.

Penn State has a split weekend to start December. The Nittany Lions are at Penn on Friday, Dec. 3, before returning home to host Lehigh in Rec Hall on Sunday, Dec. 5. Penn State will then head to Niceville, Fla., just east of Pensacola, to take part in the 2021 Collegiate Wrestling Duals on Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 20-21.

The Big Ten schedule begins on Friday, Jan. 7, when the Nittany Lions visit Maryland. Two days later, Penn State welcomes Indiana to Rec Hall on Sunday, Jan. 9. The Rutgers Scarlet Knights invade Rec Hall on Sunday, Jan. 16. The Nittany Lions make a two-dual swing through Michigan the following weekend — at Michigan on Friday, Jan. 21, and at Michigan State on Sunday, Jan. 23. The Nittany Lions visit Iowa City to take on the Iowa Hawkeyes on Jan. 28.

The 2022 BJC Dual takes place the next weekend when the Ohio State Buckeyes visit Penn State on Friday, Feb. 4.

Penn State will host Nebraska in Rec Hall on either Sunday, Feb. 6 or Friday, Feb. 11, depending on national television scheduling. The Nittany Lions close out the dual-meet season on Sunday, Feb. 20, when they host Rider in Rec Hall.

The postseason begins with the 2022 Big Ten Championship on Saturday and Sunday, March 5-6. The two-day event will be hosted by the University of Nebraska in Lincoln, Neb. The NCAA Wrestling Championships will take place in Detroit, Mich., on Thursday through Saturday, March 17-19.


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