Former Bald Eagle Area and current Penn State wrestler Jon Gingrich is a Centre Daily Times Athlete of the Week.
Gingrich had a pair of victories at heavyweight as the seventh-ranked and four-time defending NCAA champion Nittany Lions defeated Pittsburgh 24-12 and Clarion 44-0.
On Friday against Pitt, Gingrich dominated former three-time PIAA champion John Rizzo to cap the meet with a 9-1 major decision.
A day later, Gingrich rallied from an early takedown to knock off Clarion’s Evan Dailey 9-4.
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Gingrich, ranked seventh nationally, improved to 3-0 on the season. The Nittany Lions’ next dual is Dec. 11 at Maryland.