KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Cameron Jones of Cumberlands (Ky.) has been named the NAIA National Wrestler of the Week, announced Wednesday by the national office. He was chosen based on his performances from January 8 – 14.
National Wrestler of the Week
Cameron Jones, Cumberlands (Ky.)
184 pounds, So., Indianapolis, Ind.
• Jones helped the Patriots to a 2-0 record last week, including a 31-3 victory against then-No. 11 Campbellsville (Ky.).
• The 184-pound sophomore pinned Jeffery Pinkney of Brewton-Parker (Ga.) in his opening match, before defeating then-No. 1 Chuck Sharon of Campbellsville in a sudden victory decision, 12-10.
• Jones is now 7-0 this season.
For the complete NAIA Wrestler of the Week calendar, click here.
Nominees: Khaleel Johnson, Williams Baptist (Ark.); Aaron Vaughan, St. Andrews (N.C.); Chandler Michael, Southern Oregon; Brett Johnson, Marian (Ind.); Justin Harbison, Providence (Mont.); Steven Garcia, Morningside (Iowa); Isiah Lysius, Briar Cliff (Iowa); Jeremiah Gerl, Hastings (Neb.); Trevor Murano, Grand View (Iowa); Zachary Durbin, Missouri Valley; Taylor Moeder, Kansas Wesleyan; Hunter Smith, Life (Ga.); Jon Floyd, Cumberland (Tenn.); Justin Brown, Campbellsville (Ky.); Jacob Pinedo, Waldorf (Iowa); Matthew Cates, Southeastern (Fla.); Sawyer Miller, Indiana Tech; Bobby Kelley, Lourdes (Ohio).
2017-18 NAIA National Wrestler of the Week Winners
Week 1 (Nov. 22): Olson Delisca, Southeastern (Fla.)
Week 2 (Dec. 6): Randy Keesler, Providence (Mont.)
Week 3 (Jan. 10): Artie Bess, Grand View (Iowa)
Week 4 (Jan. 17): Cameron Jones, Cumberlands (Ky.)