MAC Wrestler of the Week
Dec. 10, 2008
J.J. Johnson ? Eastern Michigan
So.-R.Fr. - Rockford, Mich.(Rockford)
In an 18-15 team loss to Michigan State, Johnson turned in a stunning pin over Tim Hammer to put the Eagles on top, 15-12, with two matches remaining. That pin came at the 3:41 mark of the match.
Clay Tucker - Ohio
Junior, Martins Ferry, Ohio (Martins Ferry HS)
Tucker went 2-0 on Ohio's southern swing to help the Bobcats (4-2-1) pick up dual victories over The Citadel and Appalachian State. Tucker defeated the Bulldogs' Alex Croasmun by technical fall, 16-0, in Ohio's 35-3 win and then won a major decision over Brett Houghton of the Mountaineers, 11-2, to help Ohio grab another win. Tucker is now 8-5 on the year at 157 pounds.
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.
This Week’s Schedule
December 13 (Saturday)
Buffalo at Bloomsburg with East Stroudsburg, Sacred Heart (at Bloomsburg, Pa.), 9 am
Northern Illinois vs. Loras (at Sycamore, Ill.), 3 pm
December 14 (Sunday)
Central Michigan at Michigan, 1 pm
Clarion at Kent State, 3 pm