MAC Announces Wrestler of the Week

Updated 1/8/2008



Bubba Gritter, Central Michigan

Senior -  Grandville, Mich. (Grandville HS)


Versus No. 16 ranked Hofstra Gritter pinned Tom Daddino, 6:21, and  versus No. 13 Edinboro, he pinned No. 16 Joe Fendone, 4:00  Gritter, ranked fifth nationally at heavyweight, improved to 14-2 on the season with a pair of pins on Sunday. His pin of Daddino secured a 22-14 team victory for CMU over Hofstra after the Chippewas had trailed 14-3 after five bouts. Five of Gritter's 14 wins this season have come via fall.


Also Nominated

Micky Moran, Buffalo

Senior ? Pittsburgh, Pa. (Shaler Area HS)

184 lbs.

Moran wrestled to a perfect 4-0 record last week, improving his record to 21-6 on the season. Moran pinned JD Ramsey of West Liberty State at 6:36. He scored decision victories over Scott Joseph of Clarion (6-1), Bryan Wolff of Mercyhurst (6-4) and Derek Cummins of Cleveland State (8-5).


Sean Clair, Eastern Michigan

Sophomore -Turtlecreek, Pa. (Plum HS)

133 lbs.

Clair posted a perfect 4-0 record at the 11th Annual Lone Star Duals over the weekend. Defeated Zach Valdez (Air Force) 9-7 in OT, Cory Vombaur (Wyoming) 7-1, Terreyl Willaims (Appalachian State) 7-3, and Logan Wilson (Utah Valley State) 17-0.  Has an EMU best 22-3 record on the year, including a perfect 14-0 record in dual matches. His winning streak stands at 14 matches, with his last loss coming nearly two months ago at the Michigan State Open, Nov. 11.

Previous Wrestlers of the Week

Nov. 5: Sean Clair - Eastern Michigan, 133 lbs.

Nov. 12: Dan Mitcheff ? Kent State, 133 lbs

Nov. 20: Dana Gingerich, Buffalo, 149 lbs.

Nov. 27: Luke Smith, Central Michigan, 125 lbs.

Dec. 4: Duke Burk, Northern Illinois, 174 lbs.

Dec. 11: Andrew Novak, Eastern Michigan, 125 lbs.

Dec. 18: Sean Clair, Eastern Michigan, 133 lbs.

Dec. 27: Brandon Sinnott, Central Michigan, 174 lbs.

Jan. 2 ? Christian Sinnott, Central Michigan, 184 lbs.