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University of Pittsburgh Team Press Releases

Pitt Panthers Place First NCWA All-American

03/17/2008 -
The University of Pittsburgh's Chris DeSanctis took 3rd at nationals on March 15 to give the team its first all-American in the NCWA.

This comes in the Panther's first year in the NCWA and only the second year of the program. Pitt sent three wrestlers to Nationals after qualifying Dave Crown (133), Derrick Jusczak (157) and the heavyweight.

DeSanctis started off the tournament with a strong 6-1 victory over the returning runner-up in the weight class, an upset in the tournament.

Panthers get serious, take on first-year woes

11/19/2007
Upon starting up the Panther Wrestling Club at the University of Pittsburgh last year, founder Jacob Brown found a new challenge: getting his team into competition. In its second year, the Panther Wrestling Team came out with a new attitude towards competition. With more than double th....

Panthers surprise at Rio Grande

01/24/2008
In their first invitational as a club, the University of Pittsburgh's Panther Wrestling Club placed three wrestlers to take seventh overall. Entering only five wrestlers in the tournament, including four freshmen and a junior, freshmen Suk Jong Ko at 125 and Derrick Jusczak at 16....

Small Squad Propels Panthers at Penn. State Tourney

02/22/2008
With a strong core of wrestlers, the University of Pittsburgh's Panther Wrestling Club placed four of five wrestlers to take fourth overall at the Pennsylvania Collegiate State Championships. Leading the Panthers with first place titles were junior Dave Crown at 133 and freshman Derrick....

Pitt Panthers Place First NCWA All-American

03/17/2008
The University of Pittsburgh's Chris DeSanctis took 3rd at nationals on March 15 to give the team its first all-American in the NCWA. This comes in the Panther's first year in the NCWA and only the second year of the program. Pitt sent three wrestlers to Nationals after qualifying Dave....

Panthers place seventh with half-team

01/25/2009
The Pittsburgh Panther Wrestling Club placed two wrestlers at the Doug Cherry Invitational to place seventh out of 13 teams. Competing for the first time in three years, junior Donald Osinski stepped on the mat in the 165 lb. weight class and finished the day with a third place finish g....

Pitt heavyweight places sixth

03/17/2009
For the second year in a row, the University of Pittsburgh's heavyweight took sixth in the nation. Chris DeSanctis, a junior, became Pitt's first NCWA All-American with a sixth-place finish in his program's inaugural NCWA season. At last weekend's NCWA Championships, DeSanctis repeated in....

Panthers at Penn State - NK Open

11/18/2013
Eight Pitt Panther wrestlers entered the Penn State - New Kensington (PSNK) Open on 11/17/13 to start off the 2013-14 season. Of the eight wrestlers to enter five placed top 4. Matthew Bruskin took 1st at the 197lb weight class by finishing his day with a pin. Third place went to Daniel Al....

Panthers go 2-0 at Notre Dame Tri meet

01/20/2014
First the Panthers faced Michigan, and after a few tough battles pulled away with a 23-19 victory. Following that match the Panthers faced Notre Dame. The meet was tied at 21 coming into the heavyweight match where John Lemon came through with a second period pin, sealing the win for th....