Pac-12 announces Wrestler of the Week

Nathan Butler, Stanford
(RSr., HWT – Leavenworth, Kan.)
• Went 6-1 on the week at heavyweight, including a third-place finish at the Southern Scuffle in Chattanoga, was 5-1 at the tournament.
• Defeated No. 12 Jordan Wood of Lehigh, 4-2, in sudden victory to reach the semifinals.
• He also topped No. 13 Thomas Haines of Lock Haven with a pin in just 12 seconds to reach the third-place bout.
• There, he defeated third-ranked Nick Nevills of Penn State, 2-0.
• Butler also earned an 8-2 decision against Patrik Garren on Sunday to help seal a 21-20 Stanford dual win over Penn.
• Butler now has 96 career victories and is 17-5 on the season.

Also nominated: Zahid Valencia, ASU.

This Week in Wrestling:
Fri., Jan. 12 – CSU Bakersfield at Wyoming, 7 p.m. PT
Fri., Jan. 12-Sat., Jan. 13 – Arizona State at Virginia Duals
Sat., Jan. 13 – Stanford at Brown, 10 a.m. PT
Sat., Jan. 13 – Stanford at Harvard, 2:30 p.m. PT
Sun., Jan. 14 – CSU Bakersfield at Northern Colorado, 3 p.m. PT
Sun., Jan. 14 – CSU Bakersfield at Duke, 3 p.m. PT
Sun., Jan. 14 – Wyoming at Oregon State, 7 p.m. PT (P12N, P12O)

The Rankings:
InterMat: No. 9 Arizona State
USA Today/NWCA: No. 10 Arizona State

Individual Rankings:
125 – No. 8 Ronnie Bresser, Oregon State; No. 17 Ryan Millhof, Arizona State
133 – No. 19 Ali Naser, Arizona State
157 – No. 7 Josh Shields, Arizona State; No. 17 Coleman Hammond, CSU Bakersfield; No. 19 Paul Fox, Stanford
165 – No. 15 Anthony Valencia, Arizona State
174 – No. 1 Zahid Valencia, Arizona State; No. 10 Keaton Subjeck, Stanford
197 – No. 14 Matt Williams, CSU Bakersfield; No. 16 Corey Griego, Oregon State
HWT – No. 4 Tanner Hall, Arizona State; No. 7 Nathan Butler, Stanford; No. 12 Amarveer Dhesi, Oregon State

Pac-12 Championships:
Sun., Feb. 25 - hosted by Oregon State (P12N)

  Wrestler
Jan. 10 Nathan Butler, STAN
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