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PSU’s Nickal named Big 10 Wrestler of the Week

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Courtesy of PSU Athletics

Penn State Claims Wrestler of the Week Honor

Nittany Lions’ Nickal earns Wrestler of the Week plaudit after pinning previously undefeated Kollin Moore of Ohio State


Wrestler of the Week

Bo Nickal, Penn State
197 pounds – Sr. – Allen, Texas – Allen – Kinesiology


  • Picked up a victory over a top-five opponent to help No. 1 Penn State defeat No. 2 Ohio State 28-9 in sold out St. John Arena in Columbus, Ohio
  • Handed No. 2 Kollin Moore of Ohio State his first loss of the season, pinning the Buckeye at the 1:38 mark
  • The pin marked his 13th of the year and the 54th of his career, good enough for second all-time in Penn State’s record books
  • Improved to 19-0 on the year and 109-3 for his career, with 85 of his 109 wins for bonus
  • Earns his sixth career Wrestler of the Week award and first since Jan. 8, 2019
  • Last Penn State Wrestler of the Week: Jason Nolf (Jan. 15, 2019)



2018-19 Wrestlers of the Week

Nov. 6: Joey McKenna, Sr., OSU

Nov. 13: Mikey Labriola, Fr., NEB

Nov. 20: Gable Steveson, Fr., MINN

Nov. 27: Kaleb Young, So., IOWA

Dec. 4: Isaiah White, Jr., NEB/Myles Martin, Sr., OSU

Dec. 11: Drew Hughes, So., MSU

Dec. 18: Mark Hall, Jr., PSU

Jan. 2: Sebastian Rivera, So., NU

Jan. 8: Bo Nickal, Sr., PSU

Jan. 15: Jason Nolf, Sr., PSU

Jan. 22: Jake Danishek, Sr., IND/Austin DeSanto, So., IOWA

Jan. 29: Taylor Venz, So., NEB

Feb. 5: Anthony Ashnault, Gr., RU

Feb. 12: Bo Nickal, Sr., PSU

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