Three-Time NCAA Champ Ed Ruth joins USA Wrestling Google+ Hangout panel this Thursday

By Richard Immel USA Wrestling | May 12, 2014, 2:02 p.m. (ET)
 Three-Time NCAA Champion Ed Ruth.
Tony Rotundo/ Photo

Join USA Wrestling this Thursday at 6:00 p.m. EDT for a special edition Google+ Hangout On Air featuring one of the all-time great collegiate wrestlers, three-time NCAA Champion Ed Ruth.

Throughout his tenure at Penn State, Ruth racked up countless accolades en route to three NCAA titles, four All-American honors and an overall record of 136-3, placing himself amongst the most dominant collegiate wrestlers of all-time. 

In 2014 Ruth alongside Nittany Lion teammate David Taylor became Penn State’s first ever four-time Big Ten Champion. The duo led the Nittany Lions to four straight Big Ten and NCAA team championships.

Most recently Ruth competed at the 2014 U.S. Open, placing third in a deep 86 kg/189 lbs. weight class.

USA Wrestling is inviting fans to sign up for a chance to join the Google+ Hangout and chat live with Ed Ruth. For any fan interested in this opportunity to chat with one of the nation’s elite wrestlers simply email and give a brief description of why you deserve this opportunity.

In order to participate in the Ed Ruth Google+ Hangout the following requirements must be met. Each participant must have a Google account (Gmail), a computer with a webcam and a solid Internet connection.

For more details and to RSVP for the Ed Ruth Google+ Hangout visit the USA Wrestling Google+ Page.

Fans can watch this event live on the USA Wrestling YouTube channel and are encouraged to ask Ed questions either directly on the Google+ Hangout Q&A application or on twitter using the hashtag #HangWithEd.