Penn State and Lehigh will have to wait until next season to stage its 100th meeting.
The Nittany Lions advanced to the finals of the Virginia Duals with a 27-15 victory over Kent State. The big surprise came in the other semifinal, where Michigan defeated Lehigh 21-18. The Nittany Lions (9-0) and Wolverines meet at 8:30 p.m. Penn State also wrestles Michigan on Feb. 6.
The Nittany Lions received a boost against the Golden Flashes when Brad Pataky hit a cement mixer to pin 10th-ranked Nic Bedelyon in 4:02 at 125. Penn State opened a 24-0 lead before Kent State compiled its first victory: Ross Tice's 8-2 decision over Jake Kemerer at 165.
No. 2 Penn State 27, No. 23 Kent State 15125: Brad Pataky (PSU) pinned Ross Tice, 4:02133: Andrew Long (PSU) dec. Tyler Small, 6-1141: Andrew Alton (PSU) pinned Chase Skonieczny, 3:23149: Frank Molinaro (PSU) maj. dec. Marcell Clopton, 8-0157: David Taylor (PSU) tech. fall Matt Cathell, 19-4165: Ross Tice (K) dec. Jake Kemerer, 8-2174: Ed Ruth (PSU) dec. Brandonn Johnson, 11-8184: Casey Newburg (K) dec. Nick Fischer, 6-2197: Dustin Kilgore (K) pinned Justin Ortega, 4:59Hwt: Brendan Barlow (K) dec. Cameron Wade, 10-5