Andrew Long Joins Nittany Lion Wrestling Team
<div id="Content" readability="53">Dec. 27, 2010
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. - The Penn State wrestling team has added All-American Andrew Long (Creston, Iowa) to its active roster. Long has joined the team and is eligible to compete immediately for the Nittany Lions.
Long, who will be a sophomore and compete at 133 pounds this year, was the 2010 NCAA National Runner-Up at 125 pounds, advancing to the national finals in Omaha last year for Iowa State. The Creston, Iowa, native posted a 27-7 record in 2009-10 on his way to becoming a freshman All-American. He had six majors, four technical falls and seven pins over the course of the season. Long red-shirted in 2008-09 after a superb high school career that in which he posted a 175-13 record and won three Iowa high school championships. He is the son of Matt and Debbie Long.
Penn State will next be in action on Dec. 29-30 at the Southern Scuffle at North Carolina-Greensboro. Penn State's next home dual is a nationally televised match-up with No. 21 Pittsburgh on Jan. 21. Action in the Big Ten Network live event begins at 6 p.m. in Rec Hall. Fans wishing to purchase single dual meet tickets for the 2010-11 Penn State Nittany Lion wrestling season can place their orders by calling 814-865-5555 or visit the Bryce Jordan Center ticket office. The box office is open Monday-Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Ticket pricing is $8 for adults and $5 for youth, and there will be a limit of eight tickets per order. Group sales are also available. The 2010-11 Penn State wrestling season is presented by the Family Clothesline. All Penn State events will once again air live on Forever Broadcasting's WRSC
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