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Derry alum Gulibon ranked No. 11 for Penn State wrestling

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St. Vincent gameday

vs. Bethany

1 p.m. Saturday

Chuck Noll Stadium, Latrobe

TV/radio: WCNS-AM (1480)

Records: Bethany (3-6 overall, 3-4 Presidents Athletic Conference); St. Vincent (0-9, 0-7 Presidents Athletic Conference)

Notable: Since defeating Washington & Jefferson and Waynesburg in consecutive weeks, Bethany has dropped three straight games including a 49-14 loss to Thomas More on Saturday. Senior quarterback Matt Grimard broke of his own single-season Bethany records. Grimard broke the completions, attempts and total passing yards marks, all of which he set during the 2012 campaign. Grimard sits at 230 completions and 383 attempts, passing his records of 226 completions and 364 attempts. Grimard also broke his passing yardage record of 2,605 and now sits at 2,684.

Seton Hill gameday

vs. Cheyney

Noon Saturday

O'Shields-Stevenson Stadium, Cheyney

Records: Seton Hill (0-10 overall, 0-7 Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference-Western); Cheyney (0-10, 0-7 PSAC-Eastern)

Notable: Seton Hill fell to Slippery Rock, 55-21, on Nov. 9. Quarterback Nick Halfhill completed 15 of 34 passes for 228 yards and two touchdowns. Jarvis McClam, who also plays quarterback, rushed for a touchdown. Norman Darden caught six passes for 104 yards, and McClam caught six passes for 59 yards. Ricardo Housen had two interceptions, and Tyler Zimmer had one. … Seton Hill has lost 23 consecutive games. … Cheyney was beaten by Shippensburg, 42-0. Marcus Jones rushed for 66 yards, and quarterback Adler Thory completed 10 of 25 passes for 50 yards. Isaiah Fleming recorded 16 tackles including 12 solo. Cheyney has dropped 20 consecutive games.


By Paul Schofield

Published: Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013, 9:00 p.m.

Penn State redshirt freshman wrestler Jimmy Gulibon (Derry) finished fourth at the Binghamton Open. He posted a 4-2 record.

Gulibon is ranked No. 11 in the country at 133 pounds. He had a pin and a major decision in the tournament.

Pennesi ranked No. 17

West Virginia senior wrestler Nathan Pennesi, who sat out the Mountaineers' trip to Charlottesville, Va., was expected to make his season debut at Mercyhurst.

Pennesi (Latrobe), a three-time NCAA Championships qualifier, leads WVU with 75 career wins and tallied a team-high 22 victories in 2012-13. In the latest poll released by InterMat, Pennesi is ranked No. 17 in the 133-pound weight class.

Burkley selected

Allegheny College senior linebacker Brad Burkley (Latrobe) has been selected to the 2013 Capital One Academic All-District Team as presented by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). His name will move to a national vote for Academic All-America.

Burkley has bounced back from an early-season injury to regain his role as a mainstay on the Gators' defense. In seven games, he has 31 tackles, including five tackles for loss, while also adding an interception and three passes defensed. In his third year as a full-time starter, he is the Gators' active leader in career tackles with 134. He has also 191⁄2 tackles for loss and 61⁄2 sacks in 35 career games.

A mathematics major and economics minor, Burkley is a three-time Doane and Alden Scholar, carrying a grade-point average of 3.94.

National voting for Academic All-America will began Nov. 12 with the final Capital One Academic All-America teams announced at the end of the month.

 

 

 
 


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