NAIA Wrestler of the Week - No. 1
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Jacob McNutt of Cumberlands (Ky.) has been named the NAIA National Men's Wrestler of the Week, the National office announced Tuesday. McNutt was chosen over a pool of conference winners based on competition from Nov. 11 – 17.
National Wrestler of the Week
Jacob McNutt, Cumberlands (Ky.)
165-pound So., Maxie, Va.
- Unranked at 165 the sophomore went 5-0 at the NAIA Challenge Duals
- 2-0 run against ranked opponents (Lee of Williams Baptist & Johnson of Marian)
- 10-2 major over No. 5 Brett Johnson (Marian, Ind.)
- Two pins in a combined time of 6:34
Nominees: Blake Zalapi, Hannibal-LaGrange (Mo.) ; Tyree Avery, Central Baptist (Ark.) ; Korinthian Nabors, Lindenwood-Belleville (Ill.) ; Jacob Henderson, Reinhardt (Ga.) ; Levi Perry, Corban (Ore.) ; Shonn Roberts, Providence (Mont.) (Mont.) ; Isiah Lysius, Briar Cliff (Iowa) ; Chris Kimball, Concordia (Neb.) ; Evan Hansen, Grand View (Iowa) ; Derrick Smallwood, Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) ; Avery Jones, Thomas More (Ky.) ; Marvin Galette, Campbellsville (Ky.) ; R.j. Walker, Oklahoma City ; Stepheh Kelle, Southeastern (Fla.) ; Matthew Gimson, Indiana Tech
2019-20 Men's Wrestling Composite Award Winners
Week 1 (November 20): Jacob McNutt, Cumberlands (Ky.)