Gene Wettstone dies at 100

Updated: August 19, 2013, 2:31 PM ET
Associated Press

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Gene Wettstone, the former Penn State men's gymnastics coach who holds the NCAA record for most team championships in that sport, has died. He was 100.

The school said Wettstone died Tuesday in State College. He coached at Penn State for 36 seasons, winning nine NCAA team titles.

Wettstone's gymnasts also won 35 individual national titles, and three Nittany Lions won the Nissen-Emery Award for the nation's top gymnast during his tenure. Wettstone retired from ...

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