Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Lycoming's Conrad named MAC Wrestler of the Week

Senior Brandon Conrad earned his first career MAC Wrestler of the Week award.
(Photo courtesy of Lycoming Sports Information)
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - After beating a top-10 opponent in his second straight event to lead the Warriors to a 2-1 record at the Washington & Lee Duals, senior Brandon Conrad (Bloomsburg, Pa./Bloomsburg Area) has earned his first career Middle Atlantic Conference Wrestler of the Week award, the conference office in Annville, Pa., announced on Tuesday, Dec. 26.

Conrad went 3-0 at the duals as he improved to 17-2 on the season and 97-41 in his career, moving into seventh in the school's career record book. The 174-pounder beat Matt Marcotte, ranked 10th by the NWCA, of North Central by major decision, 8-0, in opening match of the duals. He also posted a pin of Averett's Deangelo Evans in 49 seconds and wrapped up the event with a 2-1 win, scoring a third-period reversal to post win over Washington & Lee's Brandon LeFore.

Conrad is the third Warrior to earn the MAC Wrestler of the Week award this year, joining junior Garrett Wesneski (Canton, Pa./Canton Area), who earned it Nov. 6, and junior Trevor Corl (Howard, Pa./Bellefonte Area), who took the award Dec. 4.

The Warriors get back on the mat on Saturday, Jan. 6, when they head to the N.Y./Pa. Duals at King's College, facing RIT at 1 p.m. and Oswego at 2:30 p.m.

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