Category Archives: Stat Nuggets

Penn State Takedown performance at the Southern Scuffle

The stats you’ll find in the chart are simple. We only need to record the following: Number of total seconds wrestled in neutral Number of takedowns acquired With that information (thanks to FloWrestling), we can get a sense of takedown … Continue reading

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Cliff Keen Las Vegas Tidbits

It was the strongest tournament we will see until the NCAA Championships.  Here are some tidbits from a great wrestling weekend. Top Freshman Performances by Point Differential Name School Weight (Place) PF/7 PA/7 PD/7 Diakomihalis Cornell 141 (1st) 8.225 2.162 … Continue reading

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Breakdown of GOAT Steveson’s Dominance at the Daktronics Open

Well who couldn’t see this coming?  Young Gable Steveson, wrestling extraordinaire, dominates yet another tournament.  In what appears to be Steveson’s modus operandi, Gable sought out older competition by taking his talents to the Daktronics Open—making use of new rules … Continue reading

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Determining Takedown Efficiency

 A Guide to Takedown Efficiency  As wrestling fans, coaches, or participants, we know that supplementing takedowns with good timing and solid mat wrestling  is essential to  successful wrestling tactics.  We understand that, unless you are Jason Nolf, it can be difficult … Continue reading

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Point Differential Explained + a Closer Look at the 2016 Clarion Open

Breaking down 141-pound weight class at 2016 Clarion Open using Point Differential per 7 minutes The 2017-2018 wrestling season is nearing!  The first weekend of Open tournaments will feature plenty of exciting wrestling, some of which is sure to occur … Continue reading

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Welcome to Content to Lose by Three

Stats matter. And yet sometimes they don’t.  But of certain, there’s at least an appreciation from fans for those who document them. Even to the non-viewer, sports statisticians leave behind the gift of tiny information nuggets—enjoyed and easily digestible to … Continue reading

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