2011-12 Wrestling News

June 5, 2012
Season Recap: 2011-12 Harvard Wrestling
Jay Weiss, the David G. Bunning '88 Head Coach for Harvard Wrestling, discusses the 2011-12 season which saw four Crimson head to the NCAA Championships with two returning as All-Americans...

May 23, 2012
Ten Harvard Student-Athletes Honored at Senior Letterwinners' Dinner
Ten members of the Harvard class of 2012 were honored at the annual Senior Letterwinners' Dinner, held Wednesday night at the Murr Center. Keith Wright of the men’s basketball team was presented with the William J. Bingham Award as Harvard's outstanding male athlete and softball pitcher Rachel Brown took home the Radcliffe Prize as Harvard's outstanding female athlete.

May 14, 2012
Eight Grapplers Will Join Harvard Wrestling for 2012-13 Season
Jay Weis, the David G. Bunning '88 Head Coach for Harvard Wrestling, has announced the addition of eight incoming freshmen for the 2012-13 season...

May 8, 2012
Keith, Peppelman Receive NWCA All-Academic Honors; Wrestling Posts Second Highest GPA in Nation
Harvard has placed in the top 10 of the team academic standings nine times under Jay Weiss, the David G. Bunning ’88 Head Coach for Harvard Wrestling...

May 7, 2012
Keith, Peppelman Named Wrestling Captains for 2012-13 Season
The Harvard wrestling team recently hosted its annual postseason awards banquet where it announced the captains for the 2012-13 season and handed out its major awards...

May 4, 2012
Highlights: 2011-12 Harvard Wrestling
Highlights from the 2011-12 Harvard wrestling season. The Crimson placed five on the podium at the EIWA Championships, advanced four to the NCAA Championships and returned from St. Louis with two All-American's...

April 4, 2012
Ten Winter Student-Athletes Tabbed Academic All-Ivy League
The Ivy League has announced the names of 80 student-athletes – including 10 from Harvard—who have been named to the winter 2011-12 Academic All-Ivy League team.

March 17, 2012
4th-Seeded Peppelman and 11th-Seeded Keith Place Eighth at NCAA Wrestling Championships
Fourth-seeded Walter Peppelman and 11th-seeded Steven Keith have advanced to the seventh-place match at the 2012 NCAA Wrestling Championships...

March 13, 2012
Weekend Watch - Tournament Edition
Find information below on how to watch your favorite Harvard teams on TV or over the internet this weekend.

March 13, 2012
Wrestling Heads to St. Louis for 2012 NCAA Championships
James Fox, Corey Jantzen, Steven Keith and Walter Peppelman will represent the Crimson at Nationals with their sights set on capturing individual titles...

March 7, 2012
Fox Earns At-Large Bid to St. Louis, NCAA Championships Brackets Revealed
Walter Peppelman, Corey Jantzen and Steven Keith each received automatic bids to the tournament while James Fox earned one of 43 at-large invites...

March 6, 2012
NCAA Wrestling Selection Announcements and Show to be Unveiled on NCAA Social Media Platforms
In conjunction with and the NCAA’s social media platforms, the 330 athletes participating in 2012 NCAA Wrestling Championships will be announced on Wednesday, March 7...

March 4, 2012
Five Crimson Finish on Podium at 2012 EIWA Championships
No. 5 Corey Jantzen, No. 6 Walter Peppelman and No. 12 Steven Keith earned automatic bids to the NCAA Championships to lead the Crimson at Eastern's...

March 3, 2012
No. 22 Wrestling Set For Big Weekend at 2012 EIWA Championships
The Crimson looks to combine youth and experience at the 2012 EIWA Championships this weekend in Princeton, N.J...

March 2, 2012
Head Coach Jay Weiss Previews the 2012 EIWA Championships
Jay Weiss, the David G. Bunning '88 Head Coach for Harvard Wrestling, previews the 2012 EIWA Championships...

March 1, 2012
No. 5 Jantzen, No. 6 Peppelman and No. 12 Keith Talk EIWA Championships
Harvard wrestling will begin competition at the 2012 EIWA Championships on Saturday with its deepest team in several years...

February 27, 2012
No. 12 Keith and No. 6 Peppelman Named to All-Ivy Wrestling Teams
No. 12 Steven Keith was a unanimous first team selection while No. 6 Walter Peppelman earned second team honors...

February 23, 2012
NCAA Releases Automatic Qualification Allotments for NCAA Championships, Final Coaches' Panel Rankings
The EIWA will receive 46 automatic qualifiers to the 2012 NCAA Championships while five Crimson were featured in the final coaches' panel rankings...

February 18, 2012
No. 25 Wrestling Falls in Dual-Meet Finale at Columbia, 30-12
No. 7 Walter Peppelman, No. 12 Steven Keith, Josh Popple and James Fox each picked up wins for the No. 25 Crimson as it closed out its regular season...

February 17, 2012
No. 25 Wrestling Closes Out Dual Meet Schedule at Columbia
The Crimson has moved back into the InterMat top 25 and will face Columbia in New York City in its dual meet finale...

February 12, 2012
No. 8 Peppelman Moves to Third Place on Career Pins List, Wrestling Falls to No. 12 Lehigh
No. 8 Walter Peppelman moved into third place on Harvard’s all-time falls list with the 25th pin of his career, as the Crimson wrestling team lost its home finale Sunday to No. 12 Lehigh...

February 12, 2012
Highlights: Wrestling's Peppelman Moves to Third Place on Career Falls List
Junior Walter Peppelman earned his 25th career fall against Brian Tanen of Lehigh to move into third place on Harvard's career falls list...

February 11, 2012
Wrestling Falls to Brown and BU Despite 2-0 Days from No. 8 Peppelman and No. 12 Keith
No. 8 Walter Peppelman and No. 12 Steven Keith each went 2-0 on Saturday despite a pair of losses for the Harvard wrestling team...

February 10, 2012
Four Crimson Listed in the Second Set of NCAA Coaches' Panel Rankings
Walter Peppelman, Corey Jantzen, Steven Keith and James Fox were each listed among the top wrestlers at their respective weight class...

February 10, 2012
Busy Weekend on Tap for Wrestling
The Crimson will compete three times this weekend when it takes to the mat against Brown, Boston University and No. 12 Lehigh...

February 4, 2012
No. 23 Wrestling Ends Drought Against Penn, Falls to Princeton
The Crimson won six of 10 bouts to post its first win over Penn in 22 years before falling to Princeton in the nightcap...

February 4, 2012
Highlights: No. 23 Wrestling vs. Penn
Harvard wrestling defeated Penn 23-19 for the first time since 1990 on Saturday morning. Head coach Jay Weiss talks about his team's performance...

February 3, 2012
No. 23 Wrestling Welcomes Penn and Princeton to the MAC
The No. 23 Harvard wrestling team will continue its homestand Saturday when it welcomes Penn and Princeton to Cambridge for a pair of Ivy League showdowns...

January 31, 2012
Harvard Wrestling Mic'd Up
Jay Weiss was wired for sound when the Crimson hosted Army in its home opener Jan. 28. Watch and listen as Harvard battled back from a 15-0 hole only to come up one win shy in its comeback attempt...

January 28, 2012
No. 25 Wrestling Can't Complete Comeback in 24-17 Loss to Army
The No. 25 Crimson battled back from a 15-0 deficit and trailed by just one point as the heavyweights took to the mat, but could not complete its comeback...

January 28, 2012
Highlights: No. 25 Wrestling vs. Army
Highlights from the No. 25 Crimson's home opener against Army featuring an interview with No. 4 Walter Peppelman who improved to 17-3 on the year with a 12-0 major decision...

January 26, 2012
No. 25 Wrestling Set To Open Home Slate Saturday Against Army
The No. 25 Harvard wrestling team will host its first home dual meet of the season Saturday, Jan. 28 when the Army Black Knights visit the MAC...

January 23, 2012
Four Crimson Wrestlers Featured in First NCAA Coaches' Panel Rankings
The NCAA released its first of three coaches’ panel rankings for the 2011-12 wrestling season on Friday, and four Crimson found themselves listed among the top grapplers in the nation...

January 20, 2012
Jantzen Featured in Q&A With WIN Magazine
Senior co-captain Corey Jantzen was recently featured by WIN Magazine’s Mike Finn in a special Q&A session posted on the magazine’s Website...

January 20, 2012
No. 5 Peppelman, Osleeb Victorious For No. 24 Harvard at No. 5 Cornell
No. 5 Walter Peppelman and Ryan Osleeb led the No. 24 Crimson Friday evening when it took to the mat at No. 5 Cornell...

January 18, 2012
Wrestling Moves to No. 24 in InterMat Rankings, Will Face No. 5 Cornell Friday
The Crimson has entered the InterMat top 25 this week at No. 24, days before taking on its toughest opponent to date in No. 5 Cornell...

January 17, 2012
Peppelman Earns EIWA Wrestler of the Week Honors
Junior co-captain Walter Peppelman earned the first EIWA Wrestler of the Week award of his career and second for the Crimson this season...

January 14, 2012
Peppelman Wins 3 as Wrestling Goes 1-2 at Lone Star Duals
No. 5 Walter Peppelman went 3-0 and picked up a pair of falls to lead the Crimson at the Lone Star Duals Saturday in Grand Prairie, Texas...

January 13, 2012
Wrestling To Take On No. 7 Oklahoma, Air Force and Appalachian State at Lone Star Duals
The Crimson will head to Texas this weekend where it will face No. 7 Oklahoma, Air Force and Appalachian State on Saturday, Jan. 14 at the Lone Star Duals in Arlington, Texas...

January 9, 2012
Jantzen Named EIWA Wrestler of the Week
Senior co-captain Corey Jantzen has been named the EIWA Wrestler of the Week after posting a 4-0 record over the weekend...

January 9, 2012
Corey Jantzen on Takedown Radio
Senior co-captain Corey Jantzen appeared on Takedown Radio after being named the EIWA Wrestler of the Week Jan. 9...

January 7, 2012
Wrestling Shuts Out Millersville, Takes Out F&M to Improve to 3-1
The Harvard University wrestling team recorded its first shutout in 10 years en route to a pair of wins Saturday at Millersville and Franklin & Marshall...

January 6, 2012
Jantzen Returns to Harvard Lineup As Crimson Opens Dual Meet Schedule
The Crimson welcomed the return of senior co-captain Corey Jantzen to its lineup as it opened the dual meet portion of its schedule Friday against Rider and Rutgers...

December 30, 2011
Keith Places 8th to Lead Crimson at Midlands Championships
No. 9 Steven Keith placed eighth at 133 lbs. to lead a contingent of four Crimson wrestlers at the 2011 Midlands Championships...

December 21, 2011
Harvard Wrestling Midseason Update caught up with Jay Weiss, the David G. Bunning '88 Head Coach for Harvard Wrestling, to get a midseason update on the Crimson grapplers...

December 6, 2011
Keith Joins Peppelman in Top 10
Keith moved up eight places to No. 10 at 133 lbs. while Peppelman is ranked No. 8 at 157 lbs...

December 5, 2011
Steven Keith Named Harvard COOP Athlete of the Week
Harvard wrestling’s Steven Keith has been named the Harvard COOP Athlete of the Week for Dec. 5. Keith won four matches at 133 lbs. to place third individual and help the Crimson to a 15th-place finish at the 2011 Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational.

December 3, 2011
No. 18 Keith, Fox Reach Podium at Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational
No. 18 Steven Keith placed third and freshman James Fox took seventh to pace the Harvard wrestling team at the 2011 Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational...

December 2, 2011
Wrestling Returns to Action at Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invite; Peppelman and Keith Featured in Rankings
The Crimson will be back in action Dec. 2-3 at the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational led by No. 7 Walter Peppelman and No. 18 Steven Keith...

November 20, 2011
Peppelman Wins, 7 Crimson Finish on Podium at Keystone Classic
No. 7 Walter Peppelman won his first individual title to lead the Crimson to a fifth-place finish at the Keystone Class...

November 15, 2011
Peppelman, Keith Featured in Rankings
Walter Peppelman was ranked seventh in this week's rankings while Steven Keith appeared at No. 20...

November 13, 2011
Wrestling Puts Six on Podium at Binghamton Open
Walter Peppelman and Steven Keith placed third to lead the Crimson in their first competition of the year...

November 11, 2011
Wrestling Opens Season Sunday at Binghamton Open
2011 NCAA All-American Walter Peppelman will lead the Crimson as it opens its season Sunday at the Binghamton Open...

November 11, 2011
Walter Peppelman Season Preview
2011 NCAA All-American Walter Peppelman gives fans insight into the upcoming year as the Crimson prepare to open the season at the Binghamton Open this weekend...

November 8, 2011
Bryan Panzano Season Preview
Senior Bryan Panzano brings you inside the Harvard wrestling program as the Crimson prepare to open competition this weekend at the Binghamton Open...

November 4, 2011
Season Preview: Harvard Wrestling Back on Track
Jay Weiss, the David G. Bunning '88 Head Coach for Harvard Wrestling, sat down with for a season preview.

October 25, 2011
Steven Keith Season Preview
Two-time NCAA Qualifier Steven Keith takes you inside the Harvard wrestling room to discuss the upcoming season...

October 20, 2011
Cameron Croy Preseason Interview
Cameron Croy, a 2011 All-Ivy League Honorable Mention selection, discusses his summer training and the impact his teammates have on him...

October 18, 2011
Former National Champ O'Connor '10 Joins Wrestling Coaching Staff
J.P. O'Connor '10, who became Harvard wrestling's third NCAA National Champion in 2010, has rejoined the Crimson as an assistant coach...

October 14, 2011
Peppelman Ranked 5th in Preseason Poll
Peppelman enters his junior campaign with a 63-26 career record and 16 career falls...

October 3, 2011
Wrestling Releases 2011-12 Schedule
The Crimson will compete in three of the nation's most prestigious tournaments in 2011-12 and will host four dual meets in the MAC...

October 3, 2011
Head Wrestling Coach Jay Weiss Featured on

September 26, 2011
Harvard Wrestling's Preseason Conditioning Program
Get an inside look at Harvard wrestling's preseason conditioning program...

August 25, 2011
Former Harvard Wrestling Head Coach Jim Peckham Passes Away at 81
National Wrestling Hall of Fame inductee and former Harvard wrestling head coach Jim Peckham passed away Wednesday night at the age of 81. Peckham coached the Crimson from 1986-1994.

August 16, 2011
Seven Freshmen Join Crimson Wrestling Squad for 2011-12 Season
The Harvard Crimson wrestling program has added seven members of the class of 2015 for the 2011-12 season.