MAC Announces Wrestler of the Week

Updated 12/2/2010


For Immediate Release-Thursday, Dec. 2, 2010

MAC Wrestler of the Week

Ben Bennett, Central Michigan-Sophomore, Rockford, Mich. (Rockford High School)

Central Michigan sophomore Ben Bennett won all three of his matches at the Northern Quad last weekend. Bennett posted an 8-1 decision over North Dakota State's Steven Monk, a 7-1 decision over No. 10 Scott Glasser (Minnesota) and a pin in just 2:00 against Appalachian State's Carter Downs. Bennett, who entered last week ranked No. 6 nationally by InterMat, improved to 6-2 on the season with the trio of victories.

Additional Nominees:

Brad Dieckhaus, Northern Illinois-Junior, St. Charles, Mo. (Francis Howell Central High School)

Northern Illinois junior Brad Dieckhaus is currently ranked No. 28 by the Wrestling Report, after posting a 2-1 record at the Hoosier Duals Saturday at Indiana University. Dieckhaus posted a 4-2 decision over Joe Budi of Old Dominion in his first match of the day helping lift the Huskies to a 16-14 victory over the Monarchs. He also defeated Indiana's Eric Cameron, 4-2, in NIU's final match of the day. His lone loss of the day was an 8-5 decision to No. 15 Andrew Saunders UNC-Greensboro.