Gavin Teasdale battles Patrick Glory at Beat the Streets in New York (Photo/Juan Garcia)
Gavin Teasdale, one of the nation's top wrestling recruits in the Class of 2018, has left Penn State because of "health issues" and expects to be back in January. The 125-pounder made the announcement via Twitter on Tuesday. Teasdale has been removed from Penn State's online roster.
I have left Penn State this fall semester for health issues. I will be returning to Penn State University this January at full capacity.�" Gavin Teasdale (@Teasdale_Gavin) November 20, 2018
Penn State released the following statement:
"Gavin Teasdale has withdrawn from school for the fall semester for personal reasons and is no longer on the Penn State wrestling roster."
Teasdale, the nation's No. 20 recruit in the Class of 2018 by InterMat, claimed four Pennsylvania state championships for Jefferson-Morgan High School. He compiled a high school career record of 162-2. Teasdale was a Dave Schultz Award winner and named Pennsylvania Wrestler of the Year. He won three Powerade titles.