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Pac-12 Wrestler of the Week - Feb. 8, 2022

Feb 8, 2022
Pac-12 Wrestler of the Week - Feb. 8, 2022
John Lozano/Stanford Athletics

WRESTLER OF THE WEEK: Shane Griffith, R-Jr., STANFORD (165, Westwood, N.J.) 

  • Ranked third nationally at 165 lbs, Griffith registered a reversal with 30 seconds remaining to defeat No. 7 Anthony Valencia of Arizona State on Friday, 7-6.
  • Griffith jumped out to a 5-0 lead, but gave up a takedown and four back points in the third period before scoring the winning reversal.
  • Win marks the third top-10 win for Griffith this season as he improved to 12-2 overall.
  • Second Pac-12 Wrestler of the Week award of the season and fourth of his career.

ALSO NOMINATED: Michael McGee, Arizona State; Albert Urias, CSU Bakersfield; Brandon Kaylor, Oregon State

InterMat Team Rankings (Tournament): No. 4 Arizona State; No. 12 Cal Poly; No. 17 Stanford
InterMat Team Rankings (Dual): No. 6 Arizona State; No. 24 Oregon State
NWCA Coaches Poll: No. 13 Arizona State; RV Cal Poly; RV Oregon State;
InterMat Individual Rankings:
125 – No. 4 Brandon Courtney, ASU; No. 15 Brandon Kaylor, OSU; No. 29 Antonio Lorenzo, Cal Poly 
133 – No. 4 Michael McGee, ASU; No. 12 Devan Turner, OSU; No. 23 Chance Rich, CSUB; No. 31 Jackson DiSario, STAN
141 – No. 5 Real Woods, STAN; No. 14 Grant Willits, OSU; No. 27 Angelo Martinoni, CSUB; No. 31 Lawrence Saenz, Cal Poly
149 - No. 9 Kyle Parco, ASU; No. 12 Jaden Abas, STAN; No 16 Legend Lamer, Cal Poly; No. 27 Cory Crooks, OSU
157 – No. 3 Jacori Teemer, ASU; No. 15 Hunter Willits, OSU
165 – No. 1 Evan Wick, Cal Poly; No. 3 Shane Griffith, STAN; No. 7 Anthony Valencia, ASU
174 – No. 8 Adam Kemp, Cal Poly; No. 28 Aaron Olmos, OSU; No. 29 Tyler Eischens, STAN
184 – No. 5 Bernie Truax, Cal Poly; No. 12 Trey Munoz, OSU
197 – No. 9 Kordell Norfleet, ASU
HWT – No. 2 Cohlton Schultz, ASU; No. 9 Gary Traub, OSU


Tickets are now on sale to the general public for the 2022 Pac-12 Wrestling Championships at The one-day event returns to Desert Financial Arena in Tempe, Ariz., on Sunday, March 6.


Date Wrestler
Nov. 9 Mateo Olmos, OSU
Nov. 16 Shane Griffith, STAN
Nov. 23 Michael McGee, ASU
Nov. 30 Cohlton Schultz, ASU
Dec. 7 Evan Wick, Cal Poly
Dec. 21 Devan Turner, OSU
Jan. 4 Real Woods, STAN
Jan. 11 Joseph Bianchi, Little Rock
Jan. 18 Jacori Teemer, ASU
Jan. 25 Hunter Willits, OSU
Feb. 1 Michael McGee, ASU
Feb. 8 Shane Griffith, STAN