NEWBERRY, S.C. – Here are the four student-athletes who have earned Regional Wrestler of the Week honors in the final week of the award this season.
This honor is for matches wrestled from February 8-14.
The national wrestler of the week will be selected from these four and announced Thursday.
Super Region One
Tyler Reinhart, Pitt-Johnstown
165 lbs. – So. – Greensburg, Pa.
Tyler Reinhart earned PSAC Wrestler of the Week honors as the Mountain Cats clinched their first PSAC Division II dual championship.
With Pitt-Johnstown trailing 12-7 midway through the match against Mercyhurst, Reinhart had a pivotal victory. He defeated No. 2 Francis Mizia, 5-3, to draw the Mountain Cats to within two points. Reinhart’s win started a streak of five consecutive Pitt-Johnstown victories that close out the championship, 24-12.
Reinhart will enter the post-season with a 21-5 overall record and a 13-2 mark in dual meets. His five wins by technical fall are tied for the team lead.
Super Region Two
Evan Rosborough, Lake Erie
197 lbs. – Jr. – Concord Twp, Ohio
Evan Rosborough is the Super Region II honoree after an upset win over No. 5 Luke Cramer of Tiffin.
Rosborough used a first period takedown and 2 back points to build an early 4-0 lead. He ended with a 9-5 upset decision of Cramer.
Super Region Three
Clint Poster, St. Cloud State
165 lbs. – Sr. – Pierz, Minn.
Poster won NSIC Wrestler of the Week for his efforts in SCSU’s 35-3 victory over No. 8 ranked Upper Iowa on Feb. 11. Poster scored a pin at 3:43 against UIU’s Zak Benitz, who is ranked number four in the country at 165-pounds.
The victory helped the Huskies clinch their fifth consecutive NSIC championship and win their 43rd consecutive NSIC dual match. Poster currently owns a 30-1 overall record, which includes 16 pins this season.
Poster owns a 138-15 career record with the Huskies and is six wins from the team record of 144 career wins.
Super Region Four
Romero Cotton, Nebraska-Kearney
197 lbs. – Sr. – Hutchinson, Kan.
Two-time defending national champion Romero Cotton won the individual title and helped the Lopers run away with the team title at the MIAA Championships.
Cotton was dominant in winning a third MIAA title, with all three wins coming by fall.
He pinned Grant Sparks of Central Missouri (1:15), Dalton Weidl of Newman (1:36) and Dillon Archer of Lindenwood (3:29).
He improves to 16-1 on the season with 11 falls.
Selections are made from entries submitted by coaches and SIDs throughout the nation. A group of SIDs representing all four super regions select the wrestlers of the week.