A handful of wrestling programs in the Minnesota College Athletic Conference opened up their seasons this past week and of the top performers has been tabbed Athlete-of-the-Week in the MCAC Wrestling ranks.
The Minnesota College Athletic Conference recognizes an Athlete-of-the-Week in Wrestling; each week, beginning Friday, 11/8, with MCAC honors posted on Facebook and Twitter and the MCAC Wrestling page at: https://www.mcacsports.org/sports/wrest/index
The NJCAA Wrestling page, including National Championship information, is found at: https://www.njcaa.org/sports/wrest/index
Fr. / 157 Lbs. Division
Rochester Community & Technical College
Rochester Community and Technical College saw Alex Lloyd get his 2019-20 campaign off to great start as he goes 5-0 and claims 1st place in the 157 lbs. category at the Yellowjacket Open last weekend.
Lloyd - a freshman from Shakopee, Minnesota - comes to RCTC after a stellar career at Shakopee High School, where he was a five-time state medalist, and three-time MN class AAA champion.
Champ. Round 1 - Alex Lloyd (Rochester-CTC) won by major decision over Nolan Miller-Johnston (Iowa Central Community College) (Maj 16-6)
Champ. Round 2 - Alex Lloyd (Rochester-CTC) won by fall over Adam Rients (UW-Eau Claire) (Fall 2:39)
Quarterfinal - Alex Lloyd (Rochester-CTC) won by decision over Ryan Steffen (Upper Iowa University) (Dec 6-4)
Semifinal - Alex Lloyd (Rochester-CTC) won by injury default over Blake Pomajzl (Northwestern) (Inj. 1:26)
1st Place Match - Alex Lloyd (Rochester-CTC) won by fall over Tyler Zeman (Triton Community College) (Fall 5:27)
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