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The Quakers head to New England this Saturday for a pair of Ivy League duals. No. 13 Bryan Ortenzio (pictured) will have a key bout at Harvard (10 a.m.) against No. 11 Steven Keith before the team heads to Brown (2 p.m.)
Hempstead, NY - Red-shirt junior Justin Accordino recorded a pin and junior Steve Bonanno added a tech fall to lead #24 Hofstra to a 23-13 victory over the University of Pennsylvania at the Mack Sports Complex Sunday afternoon.
Ian Korb (pictured) had one of four wins for the Quakers, but the Red and Blue couldn't erase a big deficit in a 23-13 loss at No. 24 Hofstra.
Long Island native Steve Graziano (pictured) and his wrestling teammates will head to Hofstra on Sunday looking to earn their way back into the Top-25 against the No. 24 Pride.
Lorenzo Thomas (pictured) had a major decision, one of three bonus-point wins for the Quakers against No. 5 Cornell, but it wasn't enough as the Big Red escaped with a 21-17 win.
Penn hosts No. 5 Cornell on Saturday inside The Palestra (1 p.m.) in the start of Ivy competition for both teams. Steve Robertson (pictured) is tied for the team lead in wins with 19.
Broncs out-dualed at the Palestra Sunday afternoon.
Zack Kemmerer (pictured) was one of seven winners for Penn as the Quakers downed Rider, 22-9.
Erich Smith (pictured) and Penn's wrestling team host Rider on Sunday in The Palestra at 1 p.m. The Quakers are 4-0 all-time in duals against Rider.
#3 seed and national #9 Micah Burak finished second at the 49th Midlands, losing in the finals to the #1 seed, 4-0. He is Penn's highest finisher since 2004.
Illinois native Steve Robertson (pictured) will return to his home state when Penn participates in the Midlands Championships Dec. 29-30 hosted by Northwestern.
No. 8 Micah Burak (pictured) had a win by fall at 197 pounds, but the No. 24 Quakers dropped a close one with No. 13 Maryland, 21-15.
Eight nationally-ranked wrestlers will be in action on Sunday as No. 24 Penn hosts No. 13 Maryland at The Palestra. Troy Hernandez (pictured) has a match with N0. 14 Kyle John at 157 pounds.
Zack Kemmerer is undefeated this season with wins over two wrestlers inside the Top-15 according to InterMat. This week, he moved from No. 4 to No. 2 at 141 lbs. after a string of loses to the top two at the weight.
No. 14 Bryan Ortenzio was one of four winners for No. 22 Penn on Sunday, but an early 12-0 lead slipped away late as No. 10 Lehigh won six of the last seven bouts.
Ian Korb (pictured) and the No. 22 wrestling team will have a busy slate this weekend with a dual on Friday at Bloomsburg followed by a home contest with No. 10 Lehigh on Sunday on The Palestra.
No. 4 Zack Kemmerer (pictured) won both of his matches against Top-15 wrestlers on Saturday, pacing No. 20 Penn to a 2-1 day at the Northeast Duals. He defeated No. 9 Matt Mariarcher of No. 14, 5-1, to start the day.
No. 20 Penn has three duals on the horizon Saturday at the Journeyman/Asics Northeast Duals in Troy, N.Y. Penn will wrestle No. 14 American, Arizona State and North Carolina.
Tournament action continues for No. 17 Northwestern as the Wildcats head east to Philadelphia, Pa., for the Keystone Classic. Northwestern is one of 11 teams competing in the classic that begins at 9 a.m. CT inside The Palestra.
Zack Kemmerer (pictured) won at 141 pounds and Bryan Ortenzio won at 133 as Penn placed eight wrestlers to open its season at the Binghamton Open on Sunday.