MAC Names Wrestler of the Week

Updated 12/17/2007

MAC Wrestler of the Week

Nov. 29, 2007


Luke Smith ? Central Michigan

125 lbs.

Senior ? Chippewa Falls, Wisc. (Chippewa Falls HS)

Smith went 4-0 at Northeast Duals on Saturday. He won his first two matches by major decision, then pinned American's Jasen Borschoff in 11 seconds to record the third-fastest fall in school history. CMU defeated Appalachian State 30-6, Lehigh 39-0, American 43-3 and Maryland 36-6 for its four victories.



Other nominations

Jimmy Hammel ? Buffalo

197 lbs.

Freshman ? Natick, Mass. (Natick HS)

W by dec 17-7 vs. Josh White, Lock Haven.  W by dec 13-3 vs. Raymond Bennett, Millersville. W vs. Nick Sommerfeld, Columbia  Hamel won the Mat Town at 197 pounds, it was his first career collegiate title.


Pat Castillo ? Northern Illinois

133 lbs.

Senior ? Western Springs, Ill. (Lyons Township HS)

L, dec. 4-3 vs. No. 2 Mack Reiter (Minnesota) W, MD 18-4 vs. Eric Sanders (NDSU) W, MD 14-4 vs. Blayze Bahe (UNC)


Jacob Ison ? Ohio

165 lbs.

Sophomore ? Batavia, Ohio

Competed with the Bobcats at the Hoosier Duals where Ohio’s leader in pins and wins last season finished with a 4-1 record. Recorded an 8-0 major decision against Liberty’s Chad Porter and defeated Duke’s Addison Nuding 7-3 before recordings pins against the Cumberlands’ Robert Germaine (2:10) and Oregon’s Zach Frazier (6:59). His lone loss came in Ohio’s final dual of the day, a 7-3 decision to Indiana’s No. 4-ranked Matt Coughlin.