MAC Wrestler of the Week
Jan. 2, 2008
Christian Sinnott, Central Michigan
Senior - Allen Park, Michigan (Allen Park HS))
At the 2007 Midlands, which featured eight of the top 20 ranked teams in the nation, Sinnott compiled a 6-1 record and finished third at 184 lbs., dropping only a 2-1 decision to eventual champion Jake Varner of Iowa State in the semifinals. Sinnott defeated Derek Cummins of Cleveland State (15-3), Adil Kolvic of Northwestern (15-3) Andy Oloughin of Northern Iowa (16-5) and Phil Keddy of Iowa (3-2) before facing Varner. Sinnott came back with a 5-2 decision over Louis Caputo of Harvard in the wrestlebacks, then beat Keddy for a second time (5-3) for third place.
Sean Clair, Eastern Michigan
Sophomore -Turtlecreek, Pa. (Plum HS)
Swept all three matches at the Wolverine Quad held at No. 7 ranked University of Michigan. Defeated Seth Ciasulli (Lehigh) 7-5 in overtime before handing Chris Diehl (Michigan) a 5-2 loss and pinning Joe Wilson (Buffalo) late in the first period of the Mid-American Conference match. Has compiled an 18-3 record on the year including a perfect 9-0 dual mark to lead the Eagles to a 7-3 start to the season.