MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (January 10,2004) - The 12th-ranked West Virginia University (1-2, 0-0) wrestling team fell 24-13 in dual meat action to 1lth-ranked Penn State University (4-0, 0-0) on Saturday evening at the WVU Coliseum.

The NITTANY Lions ended a three-match drought against the Mountaineers in taking six of ten matches from West Virginia. Penn State received strong performances from No. 3 ranked Josh Moore, No. 8 ranked Matt Stormiolo and James Waddell in taking three of the first four matches on the night to open a 11-3 team lead.

"We wrestled against a very good team in Penn State tonight," said head coach Craig Turnbull. "They had a lot of momentum coming in after big wins over Lehigh and Pitt. I think some of our guys could have wrestled better. Penn State came in and took care of business."

Penn State 24 (4-0, 0-0)
West Virginia 13 (1-2, 0-0)

133: #3 Josh Moore (PSU) Dec Scth Lisa (WVU) 11-5
141: #14 Joe Clarke (wvrr) Dec DeWitt Driscoll (PSU) 12-6
149: #8 Matt Stormiolo, (PSU} Dec Mike Torriero (WV) 10-3
157: Jmes Woodall (PSU) Tech. Fall Drew Joseph (WVU) 25-8
165: Zac Fryling (WVU) Major Jarrad Turner (PSU) 12-4
174: James Yonushonis (PSU) Fall T.R. Chinn (WVU) 4:48
134: #2 Greg Joncs (W) Dec #12 Eric Bradley (PSU) 7-2
197: #1X Matt Daddino (WVU) Dec #16 Joel Edwards (PSU) 10-4
285: #2 Pat Cummins (PSU) md Brent Miller (wvu) 12-6
125: Adam Smith (PSW) Major Casey Brewster (WVU) 18-7

Attendance: 1,069

Referee: Joe Tauber

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