Penn State welcomes record 15,996 fans

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Three-time defending NCAA champion Penn State welcomed intrastate rival Pittsburgh to a sold-out Bryce Jordan Center on Sunday and came away with a rousing 28-9 victory. Despite a developing snow storm, the dual meet was wrestled in front of 15,996 fans, setting a new NCAA all-time dual meet record and a new record for a Penn State Athletics event in the BJC.

Junior Nico Megaludis (Murraysville, Pa.), ranked No. 3 nationally at 125, opened up the dual meet with an outstanding 4-1 win over No. 9 Anthony Zanetta of Pittsburgh in the dual’s first bout.

Read full GoPSUSports.com recap.

#2 Penn State 28, #23 Pittsburgh 9
125: #3 Nico Megaludis PSU dec. #9 Anthony Zanetta PITT, 4-1 / 3-0
133: #17 Shelton Mack PITT dec. Jordan Conaway PSU, 5-2 / 3-3
141: #11 Zain Retherford PSU dec. Edgar Bright PITT, 3-2 / 6-3
149: Mike Racciato PITT pinned James English PSU, WBF (6:52) / 6-9
157: James Vollrath PSU dec. Cole Sheptock PITT, 7-2 / 9-9
165: #1 David Taylor PSU pinned Geno Morelli PITT, WBF (3:09) / 15-9
174: #3 Matt Brown PSU dec. #9 Tyler Wilps PITT, 9-3 / 18-9
184: Wes Phipps PSU maj. dec. Aaron Rothwell PITT, 13-3 / 22-9
197: #4 Morgan McIntosh PSU dec. Nick Bonaccorsi PITT, 4-3 (tb) / 25-9
285: #10 Jimmy Lawson PSU dec. P.J. Tasser PITT, 3-1 / 28-9

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