Second of three weight class previews of the 2016-17 Panthers
Forys, Solomon Consistently Ranked By Various Outlets
Panthers Begin Official Practices in Anticipation of 2016-17 Season
Each Wednesday will feature a current Pitt wrestler from the WPIAL.
Incoming class tabbed 11th out of 20 by FloWrestling
2015-16: Won in a 13-12 decision against Evan Delong of Clarion … Beat Garrett Peppelman of Virginia in a 12-6 decision … Lost to No. 11 John Michael Staudenmayer of North Carolina in a 3-1 decision … Defeated No. 27 Connor Flynn of West Virginia in a 13-6 decision … Won a 7-6 decision over No. 11 David McFadden of Virginia Tech … Dropped a 1-0 decision to No. 7 Max Rohskopf of NC State … Suffered defeat by fall (0:24) to No. 1 Alex Dieringer of Oklahoma State … Named ACC Wrestler of the Week on Jan.12 … Defeated No. 12 Jake Faust of Duke by decision (6-2) and pinned Brian Hunter of Davidson (0:51) on his way to a perfect 4-0 record at Pitt Duals … Went 1-2 at the Lock Haven Classic with a win over Tony Braddock (Clarion) by fall (1:43) … Placed third at the Keystone Classic with a 4-1 record … Went undefeated at the Terrapin Duals after defeating James Meyer of Kutztown in a 16-5 major decision, winning by a 3-2 decision over Tyler Manion (Maryland) and a major decision over Demadre Turner (West Liberty) 18-6.
2014-15: 8-7 this season ...Recorded first official collegiate victory in a 5-3 decision against Edinboro's Casey Fuller ... Defeated Robert Schlitt of Bucknell by a 12-5 decision ... Handed Lehigh's Santiago Martinez a loss in a 9-5 decision ... Scored an 11-8 decision over Penn State's Garett Hammond ... Registered a 17-2 technical fall against Campbell's Ned Batts in the Keystone Classic ... Scored his first career major decision with a 13-5 victory over Maryland's Tyler Manion ... Wrestled at the Southern Scuffle, recording two victories by decision over John Weiss of Cambell (9-3) and Duke's Jake Faust (8-6) ... Competed in the Pitt Duals.
2013-14: 8-2 record with two falls, one technical fall and two major decisions competing in open tournaments...finished second at the Clarion Open and third at the Edinboro Open.
Personal: Born May 14, 1995...son of Edward and Bobbi...enrolled in College of Arts and Sciences.
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