Michigan State's McClure Earns Weekly Wrestling Award




Dec. 18, 2012

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

  • Won the heavyweight title at the Reno Tournament of Champions
  • Defeated Stanford’s Brendan TerWee by major decision, 9-0, in the first round, followed by a 6-0 decision over Grand Canyon’s Peter Angiuano in Round 2 and a 4-2 decision against ninth-ranked J.T. Felix of Boise State in Round 3
  • Posted a 5-2 decision over sixth-ranked Chad Hanke of Oregon State in the semifinals before pinning 16th-ranked Odie Delaney of The Citadel (3:40) to win the title
  • Currently the seventh-ranked heavyweight in the country
  • Earns his second weekly award of the season and of his career
  • Last Michigan State Wrestler of the Week: Michael McClure (Nov. 13, 2012)

2012-13 Wrestlers of the Week

Nov. 6
Tony Dallago, Jr., ILL

Nov. 13
Michael McClure, Jr., MSU

Nov. 20
Matt McDonough, Sr., IOWA

Nov. 27
Daryl Thomas, Sr., ILL

Dec. 4
Logan Stieber, So., OSU

Dec. 11
Derek St. John, Jr., IOWA

Dec. 18
Michael McClure, Jr., MSU