EMU's J.J. Johnson Named MAC Wrestler of the Week

Updated 12/10/2008

MAC Wrestler of the Week

Dec. 10, 2008


J.J. Johnson ? Eastern Michigan

149 lbs

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.

Additional Nominations 

Clay Tucker - Ohio

157 lbs

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