Coast Guard Academy junior wrestler Joel Wyman has been named CGASPORTS.COM Athlete of the Week after going 4-0 at the prestigious Lycoming Bud Whitehill Duals over the weekend.
Wyman won a pair of matches by pinning his opponents on Friday starting with Cris Ramirez of Ithaca at 3:27. Wyman, a heavyweight, then proceeded to pin Luke Hoffmann of Wisconsin-Stevens Point in 3:35 in his second match of the evening.
In his final match on Saturday, Wyman defeated Alex Ortiz of Alfred State by a score of 7-1 to help secure a Coast Guard victory – their first of the season – over Alfred State, 33-12.
Wyman now has an individual record of 5-0 on the year wtih three pins. With the Bears win in the weekend finale, Coast Guard now has some momentum built heading into their next contest.
Coast Guard returns to action on Sunday, January 19th when they travel to Johnson & Wales to take on the host Wildcats as well as Norwich and Western New England.