MAC Announces Wrestler of the Week

Updated 2/21/2008

MAC Wrestler Of The Week


Eric Kruger - Central Michigan

141, Junior, Oak Forest, Ill./Carl Sandburg HS

Kruger, ranked 12th nationally at 141 pounds by InterMat, earned a 7-2 decision over Chattanooga’s 13th-ranked Cody Cleveland on Sunday. Kruger’s victory extended CMU’s lead to 12-0 in an eventual 26-11 win over the 18th-ranked Mocs. Kruger improved to 21-7 overall with the victory and posted his third win this season against an opponent currently ranked in the InterMat top 20.


Other Nominees


Cory Mancuso ? Eastern Michigan

157, Senior, Brockway, Pa., Brockway Area

Mancuso was one of only two wrestlers to score winning decision against Kent State. He carded a 12-3 major decision over Sli Bostelman for his 10th straight win and 13 out of past 14.   With the win over Bostelman, he reached 20 wins on the season.  Mancuso has recorded six bonus-point wins in past 10 matches.  He is the No. 1 ranked wrestler in 157-pound class in latest MAC rankings.


Prevoius MAC Wrestlers Of The Week


Nov. 5: Sean Clair - Eastern Michigan, 133 lbs.

Nov. 12: Dan Mitcheff ? Kent State, 133 lbs

Nov. 20: Dana Gingerich, Buffalo, 149 lbs.

Nov. 27: Luke Smith, Central Michigan, 125 lbs.

Dec. 4: Duke Burk, Northern Illinois, 174 lbs.

Dec. 11: Andrew Novak, Eastern Michigan, 125 lbs.

Dec. 18: Sean Clair, Eastern Michigan, 133 lbs.

Dec. 27: Brandon Sinnott, Central Michigan, 174 lbs.

Jan. 2 ? Christian Sinnott, Central Michigan, 184 lbs.

Jan. 8: Bubba Gritter, Central Michigan, Hwt.

Jan. 15: Kurt Gross, Kent State, 165 lbs.

Jan: 22: Trevor Stewart, Central Michigan, 165 lbs.

Jan. 29: Sean Clair, Eastern Michigan, 133 lbs.

Fev. 5:  Jermail Porter, Kent State, Hwt.

Feb. 12: Pat Castillo, Northern Illinois, 133 lbs.

Feb. 19: Eric Kruger, Central Michigan, 141 lbs.