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Mike Bacior

Bacior is a reporter for Onward State and is studying Economics and Criminology at Penn State.

Articles by Mike Bacior

Matt Brown Captures 174-Pound Wrestling National Championship Matt Brown Captures 174-Pound Wrestling National Championship
287 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Mike Bacior
This served as a true storybook ending to Brown's esteemed career. He lost a 2-1 decision in the 2013 NCAA final, and tonight he returned to the championship to finish what he started. He did just that, securing his place among the Lions' all-time greats. [Read More]
Penn State Wrestling Garners Five All-American Nods, Brown To Compete For National Title Penn State Wrestling Garners Five All-American Nods, Brown To Compete For National Title
287 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Mike Bacior
Matt Brown's All-American bid came in the most impressive fashion, as he blasted his way into the national finals at 174 pounds. The second-seeded Brown faced off once again with Iowa's Mike Evans in the national semifinal. Five Penn State wrestlers earned All-American honors on Friday. [Read More]
Wrestling Preview: Penn State Seeking Fifth-Straight NCAA Championship Wrestling Preview: Penn State Seeking Fifth-Straight NCAA Championship
287 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Mike Bacior
The Lions qualified seven of 10 wrestlers and are looking to make a splash in the tournament despite coming in as more of an underdog than in recent years. [Read More]
Morgan McIntosh Captures Big Ten 197-lb Championship, Team Finishes in 6th Place Morgan McIntosh Captures Big Ten 197-lb Championship, Team Finishes in 6th Place
289 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Mike Bacior
No. 4 Morgan McIntosh earned another individual Big Ten crown for Penn State’s wrestling program Sunday, taking down No. 3 Kyle Snyder of Ohio State at 197 in front of Snyder’s hometown crowd in Columbus. [Read More]
Wrestling Seeks To Continue Big Ten Tournament Dominance Wrestling Seeks To Continue Big Ten Tournament Dominance
289 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Mike Bacior
Despite winning the last four Big Ten Championships, the Lions enter this tournament with lower expectations than in previous years. “The guys who have passed through these rooms the last four years have set a very high standard and we’re looking to follow it,” said heavyweight Jimmy Lawson. [Read More]
Penn State Wrestling Dominates Rider on Senior Day Penn State Wrestling Dominates Rider on Senior Day
291 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Mike Bacior
While most of the buzz in State College centered on THON at the BJC, the Nittany Lions still drew swarms of fans for Senior Day. Brown ignited the crowd with a 14-3 major over Rider's Ryan Wolfe. The victory put PSU up 20-3 and launched Brown into 17th place on the Lions' all-time win list. [Read More]
Penn State Wrestling Falls To Iowa In The Bryce Jordan Center Penn State Wrestling Falls To Iowa In The Bryce Jordan Center
293 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Mike Bacior
The Bryce Jordan Center’s capacity crowd of 15,967 gave this already huge match an even greater sense of importance. The Penn State wrestling team fought valiantly against powerhouse Iowa on Sunday in the Bryce Jordan Center, but ultimately lost to the top-ranked Hawkeyes. [Read More]
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