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Stanford's Nathan Butler earns Pac-12 Wrestler of the Week honors

Jan 25, 2017
Nathan Butler, Stanford 
Redshirt Junior, HWT, Leavenworth, Kan.
• Butler earned a 4-2 double-overtime decision over fourth-ranked Tanner Hall of Arizona State on Sunday to help Stanford to a 21-14 win over the Sun Devils. Butler, who is ranked 13th, scored a takedown with just five seconds left in the second sudden-victory period to improve to 3-1 all-time against Hall. 
• Butler also earned a 3-1 decision over Kerry Powers of Air Force on Friday as Stanford dominated the Falcons, 31-3. With the two wins this weekend, the Cardinal is now 7-2 overall and 3-0 in the Pac-12.
Also Nominated: Zahid Valencia, Arizona State and Russell Rohlfing, CSU Bakersfield.
The Rankings: 
USA Today/NWCA - No. 20 Stanford, No. 22 Arizona State
InterMat (Tournament) - No. 14 Arizona State, No. 17 Stanford
Individual Rankings (InterMat):
125 - No. 19 Gabriel Townsell, Fr., STAN
133 - No. 13 Connor Schram, Jr., STAN
141 - No. 3 Joey McKenna, So., STAN; No. 17 Russell Rohlfing, Fr., CSUB
149 - No. 18 Joey Delgado, Sr., OSU
157 - No. 10 Josh Shields, Fr., ASU
165 - No. 9 Anthony Valencia, Fr., ASU; No. 18 Keaton Subjeck, Jr., STAN
174 - No. 3 Zahid Valencia, Fr., ASU; No. 19 Peter Galli, Sr., STAN
HWT - No. 7 Tanner Hall, So., ASU; No. 9 Nathan Butler, Jr., STAN
This Week's Schedule: 
Sat., Jan. 28 - North Dakota State at CSU Bakersfield, 2 p.m. PT
Sat., Jan. 28 - Stanford at Boise State, 2 p.m. PT
Sat., Jan. 28 - North Dakota State at Cal Poly, 4 p.m. PT
Sat., Jan. 28 - CSU Bakersfield at Cal Poly, 6 p.m. PT
Sun., Jan. 29 - Illinois at Arizona State, 3 p.m. PT
Mon., Jan. 30 - Stanford at Oregon State, 7 p.m. PT (P12N)
Pac-12 Wrestling Championships
Sun., Feb. 26 - Stanford, host