Michigan State's McClure Earns Weekly Wrestling Award

Nov. 13, 2012

Wrestler of the Week
Michael McClure, Michigan State
Hwt – Jr. – Holland, Mich. – Holland West Ottawa

  • Won the heavyweight title at the Michigan State Open
  • Pinned unattached grappler Jory Hamilton in 0:57 in the first round, followed by 6-1 decisions over Olivet’s Jake Ceslick and Lindsey Wilson’s Theodore Furnish in Rounds 2 and 3, respectively
  • Earned a 4-2 decision against 19th-ranked Ernest James of Edinboro in the semifinals before taking a 3-1 overtime decision over No. 8 Jeremy Johnson of Ohio to win the title
  • Currently the 13th-ranked heavyweight in the country
  • Earns the first weekly award of his career
  • Last Michigan State Wrestler of the Week: David Cheza (Jan. 26, 2010)


2012-13 Wrestlers of the Week

Nov. 6
Tony Dallago, Jr., ILL

Nov. 13
Michael McClure, Jr., MSU