BETHLEHEM - The fifth-ranked Penn State Nittany Lion wrestling team dominated No. 10 Lehigh in the 100th dual meet between the two venerable eastern powers and rolled to a 24-12 win in LU's Stabler Arena.
The Nittany Lions won six of ten bouts, bolted out to a big early lead and coasted to the victory to take a 63-34-3 lead in the all-time series.
Red-shirt freshman Dylan Alton, ranked No. 10 at 157, majored Sean Bilodeau 10-1 to give Penn State a 15-3 lead at the break.
In a rematch of last year's national championship bout at 184, Nittany Lion Quentin Wright, the defending national champion, dropped a tough 8-3 decision to top-ranked Robert Hamlin, whom he defeated in the finals last year.
Penn State moves to 2-1 on the year while Lehigh falls to 5-3. Penn State dominated the dual statistically as well, winning the takedown battle 16-7 and picking up riding time points in six matches (while Ruth had over 3:00 in his injury default win).
Penn State picked up six bonus points to none for LU as well.