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The Penn State Nittany Lion wrestling team posted a perfect Friday night at the 2016 NCAA Wrestling Championships in New York’s Madison Square Garden and finds itself on the brink of yet another NCAA National Championship. Head coach Cael Sanderson’s squad was unbeaten in five national semifinal bouts as well as consolation action in session four of the three-day event.
The Penn State Nittany Lion wrestling team closed out day one of the 2016 NCAA Wrestling Championships in New York’s Madison Square Garden in first place. Head coach Cael Sanderson’s squad will have six, a full two-thirds of its nine qualifiers, in the national quarterfinals tomorrow morning.
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