MAC Wrestler of the Week
Nov. 20, 2008
Danny Mitcheff ? Kent State
133 lbs. ? Senior
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.
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