COLLEGE PARK, Md. - The Maryland wrestling team looks to rebound from a loss to Stanford when Penn comes to town Friday at the Comcast Center. Action is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m.
Who: Penn (0-0, 0-0 Ivy League)
Where: College Park, Md.
When: 7 p.m. Friday.
Venue: Comcast Center (main floor)
125 - Caleb Richardson / Jeremy Schwartz
133 - Ken Bade
141 - Jeff Canfora
149 - Andrew Lenzi
157 - Stephen Robertson / Ra Bethea
165 - Casey Kent
174 - Brad Wukie
184 - Canaan Bethea / Lorenzo Thomas
197 - Frank Mattiace / Harrison Cook
285 - Steven Graziano
Last Time Out:
Friday's dual will be the Quakers first of the season. Select wrestlers competed in the ESU Open. The squad went 10-3 last year.
The Terps defeated the Quakers, 21-15, at the Palestra in the last meeting between the two teams.
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Hall of Fame Credentials
Maryland head coach Kerry McCoy was named to the National Wrestling Hall of Fame's class of 2014, as announced by the organization.
McCoy finished his college career at Penn State University with an overall record of 115-18. A three-time All-American, he won the NCAA Heavyweight Title in 1994 and 1997
Following his college career, McCoy starred for his United States, earning a sliver medal at the 2003 World Championships and winning five straight U.S Open Freestyle Championships from 2000-2004. McCoy twice represented the U.S. at the Olympic Games, finishing fifth in 2000 and seventh in 2004.
McCoy was named Maryland head coach in 2008 and has accumulated a 77-25-1 record over five years. A three-time ACC Coach of the Year, McCoy has won three ACC titles and coached seven All-Americans since he arrived in College Park.
“I’m truly honored and humbled by this,” McCoy said. “I’ve seen so many greats get into the hall and knowing my name will be listed with them is unbelievable. I’m so happy.”
All Star Status
Jimmy Sheptock began his season with an exhibition win over No. 6 Jake Swartz of Boise State in the featured 184-pound bout at the NWCA All-Star Classic at George Mason University.
An All-American last season, Sheptock will look to improve on his finish at the NCAA Championship last season and defend his ACC tittle. The senior is 8-0 in his campaign this season, with three dominating victories at the Terrapin Duals, a victory against Stanford and a tournament title at the Roadrunner Open. His final victory over of Kutztown put him over 100 victories for his Maryland career.
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