HappyValley.com staff report
The Penn State wrestling team will host two duals at the Bryce Jordan Center this season and one will feature a matchup against the defending national champions.
The Ohio State Buckeyes will visit the BJC on Feb. 3 after Wisconsin visits the nearly 16,000-seat venue on Dec. 13.
In addition, Penn State will host part of the 2016 NWCA Division I Dual Championship Series on Feb. 21 at Rec Hall. Designed to pit the Big Ten against the rest of the country, the series will feature the top eight ranked Big Ten teams facing off with the top eight ranked non-Big Ten team all at Big Ten sites.
Penn State will face non-conference foe Lock Haven to open the season at Rec hall on Nov. 13. The Nittany Lions will also face non-conference foes Virginia Tech (11/15), Cal-Bakersfield (11/20) and Stanford (11/22)on the road in the first month of the season.
Road trips to Rider on Dec. 19 and Lehigh on Feb. 12 round out Penn State’s non-conference schedule.
Penn State will host duals against Nebraska (1/15), Michigan (1/31) and Michigan State (2/13) and travel to Purdue (1/8), Indiana (1/10), Northwestern (1/17) and Illinois (1/23).
The Nittany Lion Open also returns to the schedule and will be held at Rec Hall on Dec. 6.
Penn State will travel to Iowa City for the Big Ten Championships from March 5-6 and to New York’s Madison Square Garden for the NCAA Championships from March 17-19.
Season ticket holders will receive renewal information in the next week. All seven home dates are included in the ticket package. The renewal period for season tickets will run through September 25. Information on public single tickets for the BJC events and availability for standing room only tickets for Rec Hall matches will be announced soon.