From Mirror reports
MADISON, Wis. - The third-ranked Penn State University wrestling team dominated Wisconsin on Sunday, hammering Badgers in 43-0 shutout.
The shutout marked the first time Wisconsin had been blanked in more than half a century and was the first shutout for Penn State in a Big Ten dual meet.
True freshman Nico Megaludis gave Penn State a bolt of energy out of the gates, pinning Wisconsin's Austin Hietpas at the 6:05 mark. Sophomore Frank Martellotti followed that with a 14-6 major decision over Shane McQuade at 133, and junior Bryan Pearsall downed Thomas Glenn 4-2 at 141, giving Penn State an early 13-0 lead.
Frank Molinaro, ranked No. 1 at 149, had no trouble with No. 9 Cole Schmitt of Wisconsin, posting a 12-0 major decision. The shutout was Molinaro's second of the weekend and his 10th of the year. Red-shirt freshman Dylan Alton closed out the first half with an 11-4 win over Shawn Perry, giving Penn State a 20-0 lead.
David Taylor, ranked No. 1 at 165, opened up the second half with a quick pin of Wisconsin's Alex Yde, and Ed Ruth followed with a 17-2 technical fall over Scott Liegel. Defending national champion Quentin Wright then pinned Timmy McCall, getting the fall at the 6:05 mark.
True freshman Morgan McIntosh was then dominant in a 7-3 decision over UW's Jackson Hein. Senior Cameron Wade closed out the dual and secured the shutout with a 6-4 win over Cole Tobin.
The Nittany Lions moved to 7-1 overall, 3-1 in the Big Ten.
125-Megaludis, PSU, pinned Hietpas, 6:05. 133-Martellotti, PSU, maj. dec. McQuade, 14-6. 141-Pearsall, PSU, dec. Glenn, 4-2. 149-Molinaro, PSU, maj. dec. Schmitt, 12-0. 157-Alton, PSU, dec. Perry, 11-4. 165-Taylor, PSU, pinned Yde, 2:28. 174-Ruth, PSU, tech fall Liegel, 17-2 (TF; 5:37). 184-Wright, PSU, pinned McCall, 6:05. 197-McIntosh, PSU, dec. Hein, 7-3. 285-Wade, PSU, dec. Tobin, 6-4.
Records: Penn State (7-1, 3-1 in Big Ten), Wisconsin (5-5, 0-3 in Big Ten).