(photo courtey of David Peterson & RCTC Athletics)
As wrestling programs in the Minnesota College Athletic Conference head into the Thanksgiving holiday, one of the top performers from this past weekend has been tabbed the Wrestler-of-the-Week (WOW) in the MCAC.
The Minnesota College Athletic Conference recognizes an athlete each 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
For week four, Alex Lloyd of RCTC picks up the WOW honor, marking the fourth time in as many weeks that a Yellowjacket has earned the award.
The NJCAA Wrestling page, including National Championship information, is found at: https://www.njcaa.org/sports/wrest/index
Fr. / 157 Lbs. Division
Alex Lloyd, a freshman at Rochester Community & Technical College from Shakopee, Minnesota went 4-0 in the Gold 157 at the Augsburg Invite this past weekend.
In the finals, Lloyd beat Grant Zeman of UW-LaCrosse, who was ranked #3 in the NCAA Division III at the time.
Lloyd is currently 14-1 so far in 2019-20 for the Yellowjackets.
Round 1 - Alex Lloyd (Rochester Comm/Tech) won by fall over Anthony Metallo (Platteville) (Fall 1:20)
Quarterfinal - Alex Lloyd (Rochester Comm/Tech) won by decision over Nolan Hertel (La Crosse) (Dec 9-5
Semifinal - Alex Lloyd (Rochester Comm/Tech) won by major decision over Patrick Boulanger (St Mary) (Maj 17-3)
Championship Match - Alex Lloyd (Rochester Comm/Tech) won by decision over Grant Zamin (La Crosse) (Dec 5-3).
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