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Pac-12 Wrestler of the Week - Feb. 22, 2022

Feb 21, 2022
Pac-12 Wrestler of the Week - Feb. 22, 2022
Scobel Wiggins/Oregon State Athletics

WRESTLER OF THE WEEK: Grant Willits, R-Jr., OREGON STATE (141, Pueblo, Colo.) 

  • The No. 13 ranked wrestler at 141 lbs. went 2-0 in Oregon State's victories over CSU Bakersfield and Stanford. 
  • Picked up a 20-2 technical fall over CSUB's Louie Ramos to open the weekend. It marked Willits' fourth tech fall of the season.
  • Also scored his seventh pin of the season and second over a ranked opponent in bout against No. 4 Real Woods (Stanford).
  • Willits leads Oregon State with a 22-4 record and has won 15 consecutive bouts dating back to Dec. 4.
  • Second career Pac-12 Wrestler of the Week award and joins brother, Hunter, who earned the award in January.

ALSO NOMINATED: Cohlton Schultz, Arizona State; Jaden Abas, Stanford

InterMat Team Rankings (Tournament): No. 4 Arizona State; No. 10 Cal Poly; No. 20 Stanford
InterMat Team Rankings (Dual): No. 11 Arizona State; No. 20 Oregon State
NWCA Coaches Poll: No. 13 Arizona State; RV Oregon State; RV Cal Poly
InterMat Individual Rankings:
125 – No. 4 Brandon Courtney, ASU; No. 14 Brandon Kaylor, OSU; No. 28 Antonio Lorenzo, Cal Poly 
133 – No. 4 Michael McGee, ASU; No. 12 Devan Turner, OSU; No. 24 Chance Rich, CSUB
141 – No. 8 Real Woods, STAN; No. 13 Grant Willits, OSU; No. 32 Lawrence Saenz, Cal Poly; No. 33 Angelo Martinoni, CSUB;
149 - No. 7 Kyle Parco, ASU; No. 12 Jaden Abas, STAN; No 16 Legend Lamer, Cal Poly; No. 25 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. 8 Anthony Valencia, ASU
174 – No. 13 Adam Kemp, Cal Poly; No. 27 Aaron Olmos, OSU; No. 31 Albert Urias, CSUB; No. 33 Tyler Eischens, STAN
184 – No. 5 Bernie Truax, Cal Poly; No. 10 Trey Munoz, OSU
197 – No. 10 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
Feb. 15 Albert Urias, CSUB
Feb. 22 Grant Willits, OSU