Week Six Men's Wrestler of the Week: Mike Siwiec (Belmont Abbey)

Belmont Abbey's Siwiec Named Week 6 Men's Wrestler of the Week

               

HIGH POINT, N.C.Belmont Abbey College's Mike Siwiec has been named the South Atlantic Conference Carolinas Men's Wrestler of the Week for meets held during the week of Dec. 3-9, the league announced today.

Siwiec, a junior from Toms River, N.J., led Belmont Abbey to a 36-20 win over Bluefield College in the team's lone dual last week. Siwiec picked up his sixth win of the season by recording his sixth fall in 1:17 in the 285 bout against Bluefield.


Newberry's Palmer Named Week 5 Men's Wrestler of the Week

               

HIGH POINT, N.C.Newberry College's Austin Palmer has been named the South Atlantic Conference Carolinas Men's Wrestler of the Week for meets held during the week of Nov. 26 - Dec. 2, the league announced today. This marks the first POTW for Palmer and the second overall for Newberry.

A junior from West Columbia, S.C., Palmer posted a perfect 3-0 record with two falls at the Newberry Duals, picking up wins in the 157-pound weight class. Palmer would tally a fall over Bellarmine's Eric Beck in 3:17, which was followed by a fall against Jason Slaughter of No. 9 Western Colorado in 3:46. Palmer closed out the day with a 2-1 decision over Taner Trembley of No. 1 St. Cloud State.


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Emmanuel's Cline Named Week 3 Men's Wrestler of the Week

               

HIGH POINT, N.C.Emmanuel College's Emery Cline has been named the South Atlantic Conference Carolinas Men's Wrestler of the Week for meets held during the week of Nov. 12-18, the league announced today. 

Cline, a senior from Shady Dale, Ga., collected the 133 weight class title at the Georgia Open with three falls and a 5-0 record.

Cline would start his day with back-to-back falls over Truett McConnell's Leonel Silvestre (4:49) and Life's Cooper Simon (1:16), respectively. He would then defeat Life's Lucas Patterson with a 9-4 decision. Cline would then beat Spartanburg Methodist's Tramone Jenkins in sudden victory by a score of 6-4. He would conclude his championship run with a fall over Life's Dashanieal Porter (4:05).


Limestone's Prince Named Week 2 Men's Wrestler of the Week

               

HIGH POINT, N.C.Limestone College's Hayden Prince has been named the South Atlantic Conference Carolinas Men's Wrestler of the Week for meets held during the week of Nov. 5-11, the league announced today. 

A freshman from Goose Creek, S.C., Prince posted a dominant 4-0 record and won the 184 weight class at the King Open.

Prince would start his day with a 11-3 major decision over eventual third-place finisher Darius Rutland. In his second match he would register a 16-1 tech fall over Pedro Daher of Coker. Prince would finish his championship run with back-to-back falls of Reinhardt's Tate Holmes (2:50) and Midway's Richard Almodovar (0:32), respectively.


Newberry's Gant Named Week 1 Men's Wrestler of the Week

               

HIGH POINT, N.C.Newberry College's Zebrandon Gant has been named the South Atlantic Conference Carolinas Men's Wrestler of the Week for meets held during the week of Nov. 1-4, the league announced today. 

Gant, a freshman from Springfield, Ga., posted a 5-1 record and finished sixth in the 184 weight class at the Hokie Open.

Gant would pick up a 10-7 decision in a match against Samuel Fisher from Falcon RTC, before registering a fall in 2:16 against Seth Spell of Coker. He would earn a 22-5 tech fall against Jacob Booth of Bluefield College. Gant would then sneak out some close matches, winning 8-6 over Paul Pierce of George Mason and 6-5 against Jackson Moomau of Vest Virginia. He would drop a 3-5 decision against D'angelo Dewitt of Virginia Tech in the fifth-place match to earn a sixth-place finish.