NEWBERRY, S.C. – After a 3-0 week including helping his team upset No. 3 Maryville, Central Oklahoma’s Joshua Ailey has been named the D2Wrestle National Wrestler of the Week.
Ailey was named the Super Region IV and MIAA Wrestler of the Week for his performance in three matches for the Bronchos last week.
The junior 141-pounder had three bonus-point wins in helping lead the Bronchos to three dual victories.
Ailey had a first-period fall in a 29-12 road win over Newman, another first-period pin in a big 24-15 home upset of No. 3-ranked Maryville and a 13-2 major decision in a 37-6 road rout of Ouachita Baptist.
A two-time junior college All-American at Northeastern Oklahoma A&M, Ailey is 13-7 on the season with 12 bonus-point wins.
Previous National Wrestlers of the Week
Jan. 20 – Paul Wilson, Colorado Mines (IV)
Jan. 13 – Cobey Fehr, Notre Dame (I)
Jan. 6 – Francis Mizia, Mercyhurst (I)
Dec. 23 – Nate Rodriguez, Maryville (III)
Dec. 16 – Destin McCauley, Nebraska-Kearney (IV)
Dec. 9 – Travis McKillop, Pitt-Johnstown (I)
Nov. 25 – Nate Rodriguez, Maryville (III)
Nov. 18 – Austin Goergen, St. Cloud State (III)
Nov. 11 – Terrance McKinney, Chadron State (IV)