2022-23 Men’s Wrestler of the Week – November 23, 2022

Courtesy of the NAIA – Link

Week 2 (November 23, 2022)

Wrestler of the Week: Steven Villalobos, Life (Ga.)

Villalobos went undefeated in a competitive bracket that hosted wrestlers ranked 9th, 11th, 16th, and 20th in the NAIA as well as multiple NCAA D1 opponents claim the 157 lbs. bracket title. In the quarterfinals he defeated the 9th ranked wrestler, getting revenge on Young who put him out in last year’s national tournament.

Nominees: Alex Hernandez, Southern Oregon; Steven Villalobos, Life (Ga.); Chandlar Akins, Cumberlands (Ky.); Hunter Bennett, Doane (Neb.); David Corretjer, Central Baptist (Ark.); Brandon Kidd Jr., Ottawa (Kan.); Jack Kitchingham, Oklahoma City; Joe Lupton, Graceland (Iowa); Hunter Yackee, Lourdes (Ohio)


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