Kennard-Dale grad Chance Marsteller improves to 28-1 with 4-0 effort at Virginia Duals


Kennard-Dale High School graduate Chance Marsteller continued his standout season with the Lock Haven University wrestling team over the weekend.

Chance Marsteller

The redshirt junior compiled a 4-0 record at the Virginia Duals to improve to 28-1 on the season.

In the latest Intermat rankings, Marsteller was ranked No. 7 among NCAA Division I wrestlers in the 165-pound weight class.

Marsteller's wins were a 10-4 decision over Fresno State's Isaiah Hokit, a 5-4 decision over Oklahoma's DaWaylong Barnes, a 12-3 decision over Bucknell's D.J. Hollingshead and a 12-4 decision over Chattanooga's Chad Pyke.

Marsteller was the Eastern Wrestling League Wrestler of the Week last week after finishing third in the prestigious Southern Scuffle.

As a team, Lock Haven went 3-1 on Saturday in the Virginia Duals. Lock Haven qualified for Sunday's Silver Round finals against Iowa State, but opted of Day 2 competition after wrestling four duals on Saturday. 

Lock Haven is 7-1 on the season and is ranked No. 17 in NCAA Division I in the latest Intermat rankings.



No. 1 Penn State routs Michigan State: Penn State (7-0, 3-0 Big Ten) dominated home-standing Michigan State (4-5, 0-3) in Big Ten wrestling action Sunday in East Lansing.

The top-ranked Nittany Lions rolled to a 48-3 victory on the back of five pins to move their dual-meet win streak to 38.

Head coach Cael Sanderson’s squad won nine of 10 bouts, all for bonus points.

The Lions got pins from No. 1 Zain Retherford at 149, No. 1 Jason Nolf at 157, No. 1 Vincenzo Joseph at 165, No. 1 Bo Nickal at 184 and No. 8 Nick Nevillis at 285.

No. 2 Mark Hall had a technical fall at 174, as did Nick Lee at 141. PSU's other wins were major decisions from Corey Keener (133) and Anthony Cassar (197).