NEWBERRY, S.C. – After a three-pin run to his third consecutive MIAA championship, Nebraska-Kearney 197-pounder Romero Cotton is the final D2Wrestle National Wrestler of the Week for the 2015-16 season.
Cotton – the two-time defending national champion at 197 lbs. – 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.
Previous National Wrestlers of the Week
Feb. 11 – Cole Wilson, Southwest Minnesota State (III)
Feb. 4 – Jordan Simpson, Newberry (II)
Jan. 27 – Joshua Ailey, Central Oklahoma (IV)
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)