Pac-12 Wrestler of the Week - Feb. 10, 2021
WRESTLER OF THE WEEK: Nathan Traxler, R-Sr., STANFORD (258, St. Charles, Ill.)
• Won a pair of duals last week, highlighted by a pin which clinched Stanford's Pac-12 victory over Oregon State.
• With the Cardinal trailing 16-13 entering the final bout, Traxler earned a first-period fall (1:55) to lift the Cardinal to a 19-16 win.
• Closed week with 6-3 dual victory over Chase Trussell of then-No. 20 Utah Valley.
• Competing at the heavyweight class for the first time in his collegiate career, Traxler has posted a 5-1 record so far this season. Compiled a 69-24 record at 197 pounds in previous three seasons.
• As a team, Stanford is now 5-3 overall and 4-0 in the Pac-12.
ALSO NOMINATED: Hunter Willits, 157, Oregon State.
InterMat Team Rankings (Tournament): No. 5 Arizona State; No. 14 Stanford
InterMat Team Rankings (Dual): No. 13 Arizona State
NWCA Coaches Poll: No. 11 Arizona State; RV Stanford
InterMat Individual Rankings:
125 – No. 3 Brandon Courtney, ASU
133 – No. 8 Michael McGee, ASU; No. 18 Devan Turner, OSU
141 – No. 3 Real Woods, STAN; No. 18 Grant Willits, OSU
149 - No. 12 Legend Lamer, Cal Poly; No. 16 Jaden Abas, STAN
157 – No. 12 Jacori Teemer, ASU; No. 14 Hunter Willits, OSU; No. 15 Requir van der Merwe, STAN
165 – No. 3 Shane Griffith, STAN; No. 5 Anthony Valencia, ASU
174 – No. 15 Trey Munoz, ASU; No. 19 Bernie Truax, Cal Poly
197 – No. 3 Kordell Norfleet, ASU
HWT – No. 6 Cohlton Schultz, ASU
2021 PAC-12 WRESTLERS OF THE WEEK
|Feb. 3||Requir van der Merwe, STAN|
|Feb. 10||Nathan Traxler, STAN|