Pac-12 announces Wrestler of the Week
Shane Griffith, Stanford
(RFr., 165 – Westwood, N.J.)
• Went 2-0 during the week to hold onto his No. 3 ranking at 165.
• At North Dakota State, Griffith recorded a 5-0 decision over No. 11 Andrew Fogarty. It was his fifth win over a ranked opponent this season.
• At South Dakota State, Griffith recorded a dominating 16-5 major decision over Kenny O’Neil.
• Griffith has now won 26 straight, the second longest winning streak in program history.
Also nominated: Anthony Valencia, 174, Arizona State (posted a 31-seconds pin over Dylan Miricle of Cal Poly, then added another 41-second fall over Cal State Bakersfield’s Albert Urias as the Sun Devils improved to 14-1. Valencia is now 19-5 this season). Angelo Martinoni, 141, CSU Bakersfield (Went 2-0 with a 15-5 major decision over Cal Poly’s Jake Ryan and a fall in just 16 seconds over Arizona State’s Navonte Demison).
Pac-12 Championships: The 2020 Pac-12 Wrestling Championships will take place Saturday, March 7 in Maples Pavilion on the campus of Stanford University. Tickets available at gostanford.com
This Week in Wrestling:
Fri., Feb. 21 – Arizona State at Lehigh, 7 p.m. ET (Service Electric 2/Patriot League Network)
Fri., Feb. 21 – California Baptist at Cal State Bakersfield, 7 p.m. PT
Sat., Feb. 22 – Cal Poly at Oregon State, 1 p.m. PT (Pac-12 Los Angeles)
Sun., Feb. 23 – Arizona State at North Carolina, 2 p.m. ET (ACC Network Extra)
InterMat Team Rankings (Tournament): No. 5 Arizona State; No. 15 Stanford
InterMat Team Rankings (Dual): No. 4 Arizona State
NWCA Coaches Poll: No. 5 Arizona State; No. 23 Stanford
InterMat Individual Rankings:
125 – No. 10 Brandon Courtney, ASU
133 – No. 17 Devan Turner, OSU
141 – No. 3 Real Woods, Stanford
157 – No. 13 Jacori Teemer, Arizona State
165 – No. 3 Shane Griffith, Stanford; No. 7 Josh Shields, ASU
174 – No. 9 Anthony Valencia, ASU
184 – No. 1 Zahid Valencia, ASU
197 – No. 9 Kordell Norfleet, ASU; No. 11 Nathan Traxler, Stanford; No. 12 Thomas Lane, Cal Poly
HWT – No. 5 Tanner Hall, ASU
2020 Wrestlers of the Week
|Jan. 8||Real Woods, STAN|
|Jan. 15||Zahid Valencia, ASU|
|Jan. 22||Jackson DiSario, STAN|
|Jan. 29||Grant Willits, OSU|
|Feb. 5||Shane Griffith, STAN|
|Feb. 12||Jacori Teemer, ASU|
|Feb. 19||Shane Griffith, STAN|