Wrestling

Samuel N. Gerson

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Born in a small town in the Ukraine on November 30, 1895, Sam emigrated to America in 1906, by himself, to live with sponsoring cousins. He worked to support himself before and after school. Joining the wrestling team at South Philadelphia High enabled him to receive a partial sports scholarship to the University of Pennsylvania… Read more »

David Groverman

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Groovygrove is his nickname and wrestling is his game. David grew up in Havertown and attended The Haverford School where he lettered in soccer, lacrosse and especially wrestling. Haverford’s wrestling team won the InterAcademic Championship for three consecutive years, 1968-70. At the University of Pennsylvania Dave wrestled all four years (1970-74) and captained the team… Read more »