Pennsylvania Collegiate Wrestler for the 2009 Season


  At the conclusion of each college wrestling season, WrestlingReport.com selects its Pennsylvania Collegiate Wrestler of the Year.  This annual recognition goes to a wrestler who is both a Pennsylvania native and competed for a Pennsylvania college or university.

  WrestlingReport, under the direction of Bruce Closson, today announced that the Pennsylvania Collegiate Wrestler of the Year for the 2009 season is Jarrod King, a senior from Connellsville, Pennsylvania.

  Mr. King wrestled very well the whole season, winning the Oklahoma Gold tournament, the PSAC title, the Reno Invitational, the Eastern Wrestling League Championships, and the 2009 NCAA Tournament, held in St. Louis.  Coached by Tim Flynn, King completed the 2009 season with a won/lost record of 32-5.

  Congratulations to Jarrod King, WrestlingReport.com's Pennsylvania Collegiate Wrestler of the Year for 2009.  Past winners of this WR.com recognition were:  Penn State's Jeremy Hunter for the 2000 wrestling season; Edinboro University's Josh Koscheck for 2001; Lehigh University team mates Rob Rohn and Jon Trenge (tie vote) for 2002; Lehigh University's Troy Letters for both 2003 and 2004; Pitt-Johnstown's Thad Benton for 2005; Phil Davis of Penn State for 2006; and Pittsburgh's Keith Gavin for 2007 and 2008.