MAC Names Wrestler of the Week

Updated 11/20/2008

MAC Wrestler of the Week

Nov. 20, 2008



Danny Mitcheff ? Kent State

133 lbs. ? Senior

Lorain, Ohio/Elyria  

Mitcheff went 3-0 this past weekend at the Boilermaker Classic with two decisions and one major. Against UT-Chattanooga, a team receiving votes in the Nov. 11 Intermat poll, Mitcheff defeated Stephen Hromada 10-2 to help put the Golden Flashes up 10-0 after two matches. After a 6-1 decision over Tommy Pretty of Campbellsville, he defeated Robert Joyce of Northwestern 5-1.


Additional Nominations 

Jimmy Hamel ? Buffalo

197 lbs. -   Sophomore

Natick, Mass. (Natick)
Hamel won all five of his bouts as UB went 4-1 overall during its trip to North Carolina.
Hamel scored a pair of major decisions on Saturday with wins over Duke’s Robert Holbrook and  Davidson’s Jorge Estrada and followed on Sunday with a 9-4 decision over David Pritz of Appalachian State.


J.J. Johnson ? Eastern Michigan

133 lbs. -  Redshirt Freshman

Rockford, Mich. (Rockford)

 Johnson went 2-1 Saturday at the inaugural Boilermaker Challenge in West Lafayette, Ind. He won a 9-6 decision against Andrew Nadhir of Northwestern in the 133 lb. weight class. His second victory came via a 17-2 tech fall against Daniel Waddell of Chattanooga.


This Week’s Schedule

November 21 (Friday)

Eastern Michigan at Clarion, 7:30 pm


November 22 (Saturday)

Buffalo, Kent State at Body Bar Invitational (Ithaca, N,Y.), 9 am

Northern Illinois at Nebraska-Omaha Open, 9 am