Kelsey Campbell named TheMat com Wrestler of the Week for Jan 10 16

By Craig Sesker USA Wrestling | Jan. 17, 2012, 10:53 a.m. (ET)
Kelsey Campbell (Colorado Springs, Colo./Sunkist Kids) has been named Wrestler of the Week for Jan. 10-16.

Each week, will select an Athlete of the Week, based upon performance within wrestling for that week. The selection committee will consider any level of wrestling, from youth programs through the Senior level.

Campbell, a two-time World Team member, won a gold medal at the Mongolian Open on Sunday in Ulan Baatar, Mongolia.

Campbell won the women's freestyle title at 59 kg/130 lbs.

Campbell dropped the first period but rallied to defeat T. Monkhtuya of Mongolia, 0-5, 1-0, 3-0 in the championship finals.

She won three bouts in the tournament. She also earned victories over Kumabe Chihio of Japan, 1-0, 5-0 and Baatarjay Shoowdor of Mongolia, 1-0, 0-1, 1-0.

Note: To nominate a wrestler for Wrestler of the Week, send the athlete's name, accomplishments for the week and career accomplishments to Craig Sesker at