Nov. 20, 2007
Co-Wrestlers of the Week
Jake Strayer, Penn State
Jr., 141, South Fork, Pa. / Forest Hills
Strayer, ranked seventh in the 141-pound class nationally, claimed an upset over second-ranked Charles Griffin of Hofstra to lead the Nittany Lions past the Pride in a dual meet. Strayer nearly pinned the former NCAA semifinalist on his way to a 6-1 decision. Penn State also won the overall dual, 28-11. This is Strayer's second weekly honor of his career.
Last PSU WOW: Aaron Anspach (2/7/2007)
Dallas Herbst, Wisconsin
Jr., 197, Winneconne, Wis. / Winneconne
Herbst went 5-0 on the week, in leading Wisconsin to a dual win over Cornell and being crowned 197-pound champion at the Body Bar Invite in Ithaca, N.Y. Herbst's Badger team trailed Cornell, 18-15, heading into the final bout of the meet when he pinned Matt Panasevich to propel Wisconsin past the Big Red to take the dual by a score of 21-18. Herbst also dominated opponents at the Body Bar Invite, pinning three of four grapplers in route to winning his class championship. This is Herbst's second weekly laurel of his career.
Last WIS WOW: Zach Tanelli (1/24/07)