Ipsarides Gets Win As #B1GCATS Fall To No. 2 Nittany Lions

By Northwestern Athletics

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. – Redshirt freshman Jason Ipsarides used a third period reversal to earn a 4-3 victory over Penn State’s George Carpenter on Sunday, as the Wildcats fell 45-3 to the Nittany Lions in front of a capacity crowd at Rec Hall.

Northwestern was shorthanded against the defending national champions, forced to forfeit at both the 149 and 174 weight classes due to injuries.

The Wildcats will host in-state Big Ten foe Illinois on Friday, Feb. 3, at 7 p.m. CT, on Senior Day at Welsh-Ryan Arena.

No. 2 Penn State 45, Northwestern 3
125: No. 3 Nick Suriano (PSU) Fall Anthony Rubinetti (NU), 3:10 [PSU 6, NU 0]
133: Jason Ipsarides (NU) dec. George Carpenter (PSU), 4-3 [PSU 6, NU 3]
141: No. 12 James Gulibon (PSU) Tech Fall Alec McKenna (NU), 20-5 (5:24) [PSU 11, NU 3]
149: No. 1 Zain Retherford (PSU) win by forfeit [PSU 17, NU 3]
157: No. 1 Jason Nolf (PSU) Fall Ben Sullivan (NU), 3:39 [PSU 23, NU 3]
165: Caleb Livingston (PSU) Fall Anthony Petrone (NU), 2:19 [PSU 29, NU 3]
174: No. 7 Mark Hall (PSU) win by forfeit [PSU 35, NU 3]
184: No. 2 Bo Nickal (PSU) maj. dec. No. 20 Mitch Sliga (NU), 10-1 [PSU 39, NU 3]
197: No. 10 Matt McCutcheon (PSU) dec. Jacob Berkowitz (NU), 10-3 [PSU 42, NU 3]
285: No. 4 Nick Nevills (PSU) dec. Conan Jennings (NU), 5-4 [PSU 45, NU 3]

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