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Penn State Daily: ‘23 Wrestler on Campus, David Taylor Throws out 1st Pitch

Keep updated on the latest news concerning Penn State sports in today’s Penn State Daily.

Update (3:06 p.m.)— 

**Penn State wrestling great and two-time Hodge Trophy winner David Taylor threw out the first pitch at Friday’s Cleveland Guardians game. Taylor’s a native of St. Paris, Ohio, which is roughly three hours from Cleveland.

Update (2:54 p.m.)—

**Blake Belin was at Penn State for this weekend’s White Out Camp. Belin (2025), is a 6-foot-3, 275-pound DT from Manhattan, New York’s Cardinal Hayes High School. Belin has offers from Duke, Temple, Wake Forest and West Virginia.

Update (2:41 p.m.)—

**Penn State wrestling Class of 2023 signee AJ Fricchione is on campus. Fricchione, a New Jersey state finalist wrestler, committed to Penn State this past September. Fricchione, who goes to St. Joseph Regional High School, was a state finalist in the 195-pound weight class last season. He is currently the No. 17 prospect in the 182-pound weight class, according to FloWrestling. He’s wrestled in multiple weight classes throughout his career and also played football for St. Joseph. This season, he competed at Bergen Catholic High School, where he took fourth in the New Jersey state tournament.

Update (9:00 a.m.)—

**James Horton was at Penn State’s specialist camp this weekend. Horton’s a long snapper from Connecticut’s Kohls High School.

Update (8:30 a.m.)—

**Hunter Smart was at Penn State for this weekend’s specialist camp. Smart (2025) is a long snapper from Ohio’s Austintown Fitch High School.

Update (8:00 a.m.)—

**Penn State football has extended an offer to Lex Cyrus (2025), an in-state, 5-foot-10, 170-pound WR/DB from Harrisburg’s Susquehanna Township High School. Cyrus was at Penn State’s White Out Camp this weekend. He also has offers from Duke, Iowa State, Nebraska, Old Dominion, Rutgers, Texas A&M, UConn, UMass and West Virginia.

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