Drew Lashaway Named MAC Wrestler of the Week

Updated 1/7/2009

 

Drew Lashaway ? Kent State
141 lbs.
Senior -: Bowling Green, Ohio (Eastwood)
Lashaway pinned defending national champion J. Jaggers of Ohio State in 2:37 as the No. 6 ranked Buckeyes edged the No. 24 ranked Golden Flashes, 20-15. Lashaway, ranked 13th in the nation at 141 according to W.I.N., now has a record of 16-3 after his first fall of the year. He was runner-up in the Mid-American Conference Tournament a year ago and will represent KSU this weekend at the Virginia Duals.

 

Additional Nominees

Tony D-Alie ? Central Michigan

141 lbs.

Junior ? Rochester, Wisc. (Horlick HS)

D'Alie pinned Michigan State's Colin Dozier in the No. 12 ranked Chippewas' 29-6 win over the Spartans on Saturday. D'Alie was leading in the match, 11-5, when he scored the fall with 44 seconds remaining in the third period. The fall extended CMU's lead in the team score to 10-3 and was the first of five consecutive victories for the Chippewas midway through the match.

 

Previous Wrestlers of the Week

Nov. 13: Steve Brown ? Central Michigan, 149 lbs.

Nov. 20: Danny Mitcheff ? Kent State , 133 lbs.

Nov. 27: Drew Lashaway ? Kent State, 141 lbs.

Dec. 3: Jacob Ison ? Ohio, 174 lbs.

Dec. 10: J.J. Johnson, Eastern Michigan, 149 lbs

Dec, 17: Scotti Sentes, Central Michigan, 125 lbs.

Dec. 24: Jimmy Hamel, Buffalo ? 197 lbs.; and Nick Purdue, Ohio ? 174 lbs.

Jan. 2: Mike Miller, Central Michigan ? 174 lbs; and Dustin Kilgore, Kent State ? 184 lbs.

  

Upcoming Schedule

January 9 (Friday)

Central Michigan, Kent State, Ohio at Virginia Duals (Hampton, Va.), tba

 

January 10 (Saturday)

Buffalo at National Duals (at Cedar Falls, Iowa), tba

Central Michigan, Kent State, Ohio at Virginia Duals (Hampton, Va.), tba

Northern Illinois at SIU Edwardsville, 2 pm

Northern Illinois vs. Missouri Baptist (at Edwardsville, Ill.), tba

 

January 11 (Sunday)

Buffalo at National Duals (at Cedar Falls, Iowa), tba

Cleveland State at Eastern Michigan, 3 pm