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Expectations High For Pitt Wrestling Entering 2014-15 Season

Pitt beings the season as a consensus top-20 team in the country and brings back seven starters.


No. 17 Pitt Wrestling Closes Dual Season with Trip to No. 15 Edinboro

Match is Pitt's final EWL Dual


No. 14 Panthers Wrap Up Home Slate with Lehigh

Dual will serve as Senior Night and Alumni Night


No. 15 Pitt Wrestling Hosts No. 3 Penn State

Match between Panthers and Nittany Lions is sold out


No. 13 Pitt Wrestling Opens EWL Slate with CSU and Clarion

Panthers look to extend 18 match EWL win streak

Career: 9-28 record with three pins, a tech fall and one major decision.

2013-14: 2-6 record competing in open tournaments...went 2-2 at the Clarion Open.

2012-13: Went 1-2 on the season competing in open tournaments...earned a 16-0 (3:29) tech fall over Bloomsburg's Othoniel Cantres in the Edinboro Open.

2011-12: Finished with a 6-20 record as one of just two true freshmen in Pitt's starting lineup...went 2-2 at the Mat Town Open in Lock Haven, where he registered his first win, a 1-0 decision over Tyler Malys (Penn State Club), and his first pin, a fall over Othoniel Cantres (Bloomsburg) in 4:00...went 2-2 at the Cleveland State Open...picked up first career dual win with a 2-0 decision over Princeton's Bobby Grogan at the Pitt Duals...finished with three pins and one major decision on the year.

High School: Had two seasons of more than 30 wins, going 37-2 as a senior and 32-10 as a sophomore...placed fourth at the PIAA state tournament as a senior...Northwest Region champion...two-time district champion...placed seventh at Flonationals...also played Honor Graduate.

Personal: Born Sept. 1, 1992...son of Ed and Mary Beth...has three brothers: Gavin, Pierce and Reese...Accounting major.

Joel Yahner

Joel  Yahner


Brockway, Pa.

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