Lions Dominate Oklahoma State 27-13 to Win NWCA Dual Championship
February 19, 2017
STILLWATER, Okla. Penn State (14-0, 9-0 B1G) dominated home standing Oklahoma State (14-1, 6-0 Big 12) in the title match-up of the 2017 NWCA Dual Championship Series. Head coach Cael Sanderson squad posted a 27-13 victory to claim its second-straight national dual meet title.
In a dual meet featuring 18 ranked wrestlers, Penn States young line-up, with seven underclassmen, handled the Cowboy squad. Penn States win came in front of an Oklahoma State wrestling all-time record crowd of 14,059 in sold out Gallagher-Iba Arena. The win is the 31st straight dual meet victory for Penn State. The Nittany Lions, who suffered a nine-point swing with an injury default loss in the duals first bout, reeled off seven straight wins after dropping the first three matches to roll to the lopsided victory.